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Lost in the ’90s: Xymox, “Twist of Shadows”

What's a Xymox? Ask John C. Hughes, who's Lost in the '90s with the band's "Cure-inspired danceable goth" this week....

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Lost in the ’90s: Elastica

Remember Elastica? John C. Hughes does -- in fact, this week, he's completely Lost in the '90s over them....

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Lost in the ’90s: Redd Kross, “Show World”

Punk legends in Los Angeles before they could legally drink, Jeff and Steve McDonald spent most of the ’80s as a cult sensation,...

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Lost in the ’90s: Sam Phillips

In 1988, Leslie Phillips turned her back on a successful career as a Christian Contemporary artist, changed her performing moniker to...

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Lost in the ’90s: The Sundays, “Cry”

John C. Hughes is Lost in the '90s again -- and this week, he's listening to a track from the dearly departed Sundays....

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Lost in the ’90s: Kon Kan, “Liberty”

Yes, we’ve just gone and declared this week Kon Kan Week here at Popdose.  Seeing as the duo nicked their name from the Canadian...

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Lost in the ’90s: Adam Ant, “Manners & Physique”

No, no, dear reader, I didn’t lose track while writing at 11pm once again and accidentally throw up a Lost in the ’80s...

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Lost in the ’90s: Garbage, “Subhuman”

John Hughes is lost in the '90s once again...and this time, he's got Shirley Manson sitting bitch in the wayback machine....

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Lost in the ’90s: Marcy Playground, “Shapeshifter”

When Marcy Playground’s borderline-annoying novelty hit “Sex And Candy” was all over alternative radio in the late...

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Lost in the ’90s: Kirsty MacColl, “Walking Down Madison”

She’s the voice you hear on the Smiths’ “Ask” and Morrissey’s “Interesting Drug.” She’s the...

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Lost in the ’90s: Cake Like

Record deals were being handed out like Halloween candy to anything remotely resembling “alternative” in the post-Nirvana...

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Lost in the ’90s: The Candyskins, “Feed It”

Sometimes I can forgive a band for anything if I love them enough.  Even being featured in a Pringles ad or an Adam Sandler film....

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Lost in the ’90s: Suede, “The Living Dead”

Morrissey was one of the earliest fans and champions of Britpop glumlords Suede, and it’s not too tough to figure out why. Besides...

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Lost in the ’90s: Dink

I’ve had it up to here listening to a small segment of people trying to put down America.  America’s the greatest land on...

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Lost in the ’90s: Trash Can Sinatras, “I’ve Seen Everything”

Is there such a thing as a casual Trash Can (or Trashcan, if you prefer) Sinatras fan? I ask that since every TCS fan I’ve met has...

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Lost in the ’90s: One Dove

Scottish trio One Dove found themselves branded with the trip-hop label after releasing their debut Morning Dove White in 1993.  It...

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Lost in the ’90s: Tuscadero

Note from John: My Phagz on 45 partner (not THAT way!) Matty has been on my jock non-stop, begging me to feature today’s artist on...

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Lost in the ’90s: Unrest

Combining shoegaze and dreampop with straight-ahead power pop, Washington D.C. indie-rock darlings Unrest were the brainchild of Mark...

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Lost in the ’90s: Chumbawamba, “Amnesia”

Anyone who’s ever worked at a record store that buys and sells used CDs can tell you what titles they see over and over again. ...

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Lost in the ’90s: Belinda Carlisle

Naked Eyes, ABC, Belinda Carlisle, and the Human League are currently crisscrossing the country on the Regeneration Tour, an oldies-revival...

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Lost in the ’90s: Echobelly

Throughout the ’80s and ’90s, Morrissey made quite of a bit of noise in the music press (this is back when he deigned to speak...

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Lost in the ’90s: MC 900 Ft. Jesus

Years before Eminem fantasized about killing his baby mama, another white rapper was crafting hip-hop joints about killing annoying...

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Lost in the ’90s: The Breeders

Here’s one I’ve been saving because … well, I’ve been too lazy to break out the USB turntable. 1994 was a great...

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Lost in the ’90s: Superdrag

Knoxville, Tennessee combo Superdrag’s 1996 major-label debut, Regretfully Yours, will always remind me of driving. Y’see, I...

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Lost in the ’90s: Riverside

Since we’ve got the Ocean Blue on the brain, we should probably take a look at the band most commonly associated with them to the...

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Lost in the ’90s: Space

Let’s get this out there up right up front: I love this song. Space’s 1997 single, “Female of the Species”...

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Lost in the ’90s: Echo & the Bunnymen

When Ian McCulloch left Echo & the Bunnymen in 1988 for a solo career, no one really expected the rest of the band to carry on without...

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Lost in the ’90s: Monaco

Former New Order bassist Peter Hook has a pretty big set of brass balls. When the band decided to take a break after 1993’s Republic,...

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Lost in the ’90s: Jawbox

Washington D.C.-based art-punk quartet Jawbox earned the ire of indie purists in 1993 when they left Dischord Records for major-label...

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Lost in the ’90s: Possum Dixon

By all rights, L.A.-based Possum Dixon’s second full-length album, 1996’s Star Maps, should have been an unfocused disaster....