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Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s

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The Dean of American Rock Critics tackles the decade when music exploded.

The '90s saw more albums produced and distributed than any other decade. It was a fertile era for new genres, from alt-rock to Afropop, hip hop to techno. Rock critic Robert Christgau's obsessive ear and authoritative pen have covered it all-over 3,800 albums graded and classified, from A+s to his celebrated turkeys and duds. A rich appendix section ensures that nothing's been left out-from "subjects for further research" to "everything rocks but nothing ever dies." Christgau's Consumer Guide is essential reading and reference for any dedicated listener.

About the Author

Robert Christgau has reviewed rock and popular music for over thirty years. He is a senior editor and chief music critic at the Village Voice, and writes for Playboy, Rolling Stone, Spin and other publications. Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the 90s is his third record guide. Christgau is also the author of Any Old Way You Choose It: Rock and Other Pop Music, 1967-1973 and Grown Up All Wrong: 75 Great rock and Pop Artists from Vaudeville to Techno.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312245603
Author:
Christgau, Robert
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Rock music
Subject:
Popular
Subject:
Discography & Buyer's Guides
Subject:
Sound recordings
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
286
Publication Date:
20001015
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.25x6.19x1.05 in. 1.15 lbs.

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