The Trouser Press Guide to '90s Rock: The All-new Fifth Edition of The Trouser Press Record Guide
Ira A. Robbins, David Sprague
Simon & Schuster, 1997 - Music - 846 pages
"The Trouser Press Record Guide" has been hailed by music fans and the record industry as "the bible" of nonmainstream rock, stretching across the stylistic boundaries of punk, grunge, indie-pop, techno, noise, avant-garde and ska into hip-hop, new country, metal, roots rocks, folk, modern dance and world music.
All new and bigger than ever, "The Trouser Press Record Guide to '90's Rock" definitively covers 2,300 of this decade's most innovative and influential artists, reviewing 8,500 records -- insanely obscure and familiar alike -- from all over the world. Each insightful entry contains pungent critical analysis, biographical information and a complete album disography.
Selected praise for "The Trouser Press Record Guide to '90's Rock"
"My trustworthy fact checker, be-all-and-end-all arguement settler and the last word on modern rock. I don't go on the air without it." -- Gary Cee, WLIR-FM
"Still the most comprehensive guide through the labryrinth of indie and alternative rock. WHen you need a refresher course on all of Steve Albini's bands, or if you just wan tto know what Boy George did after Cultrue Club, this is the book to grab." -- David Browne, "Entertainment Weekly"
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Robbins has edited the definitive guide to rock in the Nineties. Designed not as an update but as a companion to the fourth edition of The Trouser Press Record Guide (Macmillan, 1991), which covers ... Read full review