Minneapolis: The Rise And Fall Of The ’80s Scene


All the brilliance, beers, breakups and bastards of young: MAGNET presents an oral history of the ’80s Minneapolis scene and the stories of Hüsker Dü and the Replacements, told by the band members and those who were there.

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  1. Posted May 4, 2011 at 10:08 pm | Permalink

    They had to have been together in the eighties what was the scene like for them and where are they now

  2. Posted May 4, 2011 at 10:11 pm | Permalink

    Soul asylum were A great band why shouldn’t they be mentioned?

  3. NRS3
    Posted November 2, 2011 at 12:13 am | Permalink

    What a great time to grow up in the Twin Cities. I didn’t completely know what I was in the middle of at the time. Soul Asylum should not be omitted as neither should Trip Shakespeare, the precursor to Semisonic. Or The Suburbs. You get the idea.

  4. David Sherman
    Posted January 8, 2014 at 5:06 am | Permalink

    how come no one mentions information society?

  5. Niko
    Posted January 20, 2014 at 12:31 am | Permalink

    I made Babes in Toyland their espressos when they were blowing up.They hosted the best parties in Uptown.