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Soul Asylum

Soul Asylum

10 articles


Hüsker Dü, Soul Asylum: Irving Plaza, New York

Live Review by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, 1 March 1986

SOUL ASYLUM are lean, scrappy, hungry. they play with a determination to make their mark quickly. They play to win. ...

Soul Asylum: Plaider Than You’ll Ever Be

Profile and Interview by Ira Robbins, Creem, May 1988

It might be said that Soul Asylum is just a wonderful rock 'n' roll band from Minneapolis, a rough and ready quartet embodying explosive energy, ...

Soul Asylum: The Thin White Nose-Candy Line

Interview by Mark Sinker, New Musical Express, 28 May 1988

2005 note: I don’t think I ever played one of their records ONCE in all the years since I interviewed them (haha a "sensible Clash" ...

Soul Asylum: Soul Asylum and the Horse They Rode In On (Twin-Tone/A&M) ***

Review by Evelyn McDonnell, Rolling Stone, 29 November 1990

THE FOUR MEMBERS of the Minneapolis band Soul Asylum honed their chops in the imposing shadow of the almighty Hüsker Dü. When the Hüskers split ...

Soul Asylum: Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA

Live Review by Bill Holdship, Spin, April 1993

"WE'RE THE opening band," mumbled Dave Pirner, as Soul Asylum burst into 'Veil of Tears', kicking off the final set of what was a pretty ...

Soul Asylum, Screaming Trees: Greek Theatre, Berkeley CA

Live Review by Steffan Chirazi, Kerrang!, 18 September 1993

Seeking Asylum... ...

Soul Asylum: Town & Country Club, Leeds

Live Review by Simon Warner, The Guardian, 22 March 1994

A MERE six years ago, rock records accounted for half the world's popular music sales. Today the white, Anglo-American alliance has seen its market share ...

The Minneapolis Scene: Left Of The Dial

Overview by Marc Weingarten, Guitar World, August 1995

In the early Eighties, Hüsker Dü, The Replacements and a handful of other scruffy Minneapolis bands forged what is now known as indie rock. This ...

Soul Asylum: The Man Who Souled The World

Interview by Paul Elliott, Kerrang!, 25 November 1995

Soul Asylum singer Dave Pirner has made a packet out of one big hit. And if he ever gets short, he can borrow a few ...

Drowning in Genius: Surveying this season's mountain of greatest-hits albums

Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, December 2000

SO, WHAT'LL IT BE: Tears for Fears? .38 Special? Whitesnake? It's become impossible to keep abreast of all the best-ofs, as labels keep foisting greatest-hits ...

see also Golden Smog


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