Today’s trip down memory lane takes us back 28 years to 1986. In March of ’86, Reagan was President, the Chicago Bears were Super Bowl Champions and Depeche Mode was about to put out their fifth album Black Celebration.
This week’s Wayback Wednesday is sure to make some of you feel old. On this day in 1991, REM released what would become their biggest selling album, ‘Out of Time.’
Tripping Daisy weren’t around long. They formed in Dallas in 1991 and broke up for good in 1999. The song “I Got a Girl” took off and eventually reached #6 on the Modern Rock Charts. They even played the 1995 HFStival.
Out of nowhere, I remembered Ned’s Atomic Dustbin. I loved Ned’s back in the day. In fact, they played one of my favorite HFStivals of all time in 1993.
In 1980, Whip It blew my young mind. I had never heard anything like it before. It was the precursor to all the synth-heavy new wave I listened to as a teenager. But my Wayback Wednesday is not Whip It. While good, there are a couple other Devo songs that really take me back to that time.
Get to know Baltimore’s Sun Club and their “dirty sunshine circus pop”, then check them out for free at Rams Head Live on May 11th for the inaugural HFS Cheap Date.
Tonight’s HFS Locals Only Spotlight highlights a Baltimore band that is making music for a good cause. I first came in contact with Rich from Firekite at last year’s Firefly Music Festival. Rich, an 11 [...]