Is it just me, or are the 90s making a comeback? Everywhere I turn, bands from the 90s are doing reunion tours. (In the case of The Pixies, reunion tours of reunion tours.) There’s a new book out by Sara Marcus called Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution. And there’s even an entire television series dedicated to the 90s art and music scene, which is still alive and well in at least one American city. Hello, Portland.
Is this a sign that we’re discontent with the present time? Is the first decade (plus change) of the new millennium just not cuttin’ it? (more…)