Lo-fi eschewed polished recording techniques for a D.I.Y. ethos and was spearheaded by Beck, Sebadoh and Pavement. Space rock seemed again to progressive roots, with drone heavy and minimalist acts like Spacemen three, the two bands created out of its cut up, Spectrum and Spiritualized, and later groups together with Flying Saucer Attack, Godspeed You! Despite a general lack of spectacular album gross sales, the original different rock bands exerted a considerable influence on the generation of musicians who came of age within the Nineteen Eighties and ended up breaking through to mainstream success in the Nineties.
In the UK Gothic rock was dominant within the early Nineteen Eighties, but by the top of the decade indie or dream pop like Primal Scream, Bogshed, Half Man Half Biscuit and the Wedding Present, and what have been dubbed shoegaze bands like My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, Ride and Lush. Particularly vibrant was … Read More