Calling all Duranies! Call for submissions

  (Updated and Revised 4/25/15) If you’re a thirty to sixty-something, chances are you might have heard of a little band from Britain called Duran Duran. You couldn’t go to a magazine rack in the 1980’s without seeing Duran Duran on the covers of all the popular teen...
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10 Controversial Classic Alternative Tunes [mix tape]

Julie Brown Homecoming Queen
Political Correctness – it’s all around us and you cannot escape its stifling grip.  I remember going to Disneyland as a child and riding the Pirates of the Caribbean ride with my parents and seeing the historically correct “Auction! Take a wench for a bride!”, thinking nothing of...
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Alternative Music Dreams

high fidelity rob gordon music snobs
Isn’t it funny how hearing a song from days gone by can trigger emotions and transport you back in time? Even better, you can magically remember each and every lyric to a song you haven’t heard in a while – sometimes to songs you didn’t even care for....
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Classic Alternative Car Blast Mania [mix tape]

The Cure 1980s
  It’s been a complete flashback week with music for me. I’ve done a lot of writing for other publications I submit to and called on my classic alternative music past to inspire me to greatness. This year marks my 25th high school class reunion. To be honest, when...
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Punk – Then and Now [The Mid]

  My first piece went live today on The Mid! The Mid is a great site for reads about life in the messy middle age, 80’s and 90’s pop culture, family life and more!  This piece is about the Punk subculture then and now. Punk holds a special place...
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Clash of the 80’s Music Video Titans

clash of the 80s music titans
  Growing up in the 1980’s was an absolutely magical experience, musically speaking of course.  Anyone who knows me can tell you that I am a huge 80’s music fan. The 80’s perfectly blended pop, rock, new wave and r&b on almost every station on the radio. I...
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