Weezer - Say It Ain’t So

Alternative Choices

Summer 1994

Episode date - August 6, 2014

The Time Was
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    1994 was the year that ‘alternative’ music took off with a vengeance.

    It allowed bands to reinvent rock and roll in their own image, with little regard for precedent, or trying to match some preconceived ‘formula’. It even allowed a lot of bands to record entire albums in their own home-based studios, or even in basements on ‘low-fi’ equipment. Of course, the ‘alternative’ movement would eventually betray its own name, as the style inevitably moved toward the mainstream. These albums represent a time before that happened.

    Featured tracks include; 1) Buddy Holly – Weezer

    2) Surf Wax America – Weezer

    3) Say It Ain’t So – Weezer

    4) Fearless – American Music Club

    5) Wish the World Away – American Music Club

    6) Ifwhiteamericatoldthetruth… - Manic Street Preachers

    7) 4st 7 lb - Manic Street Preachers

    8) Hardcore UFOs – Guided By Voices

    9) Buzzards and Dreadful Crows – Guided By Voices

    10) Tractor Rape Chain – Guided By Voices

    11) Goldheart Mountaintop Queen Directory – Guided By Voices

    12) Hot Freaks – Guided By Voices

    13) Gold Star for Robot Boy – Guided By Voices

    14) Kicker of Elves – Guided By Voices

    15) I Am a Scientist – Guided By Voices

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