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Generation Riff

Your Home For 90s Music & Culture

Generation Riff was created with you, the reader and 90s music lover in mind. If you're part of the Gen X crew like I am, chances are you grew up listening to punk rock, grunge, alternative, and hip-hop. This music defined us and created a brand new culture around the music. Generation Riff is here to discuss those times in detail via blogs, articles, videos, interviews, podcasts, and a book.

Slacker: 1991, Teen Spirit Angst, and the Generation it Created (Inspired by You Books) due early 2024. Sign up for your signed, limited 1st print run edition here


Let's bring the past back to life and relive the times, moments, and music that defined us then, and led us to become the people we are now. 

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90 For The 90s

The blog series created by Rob Janicke discussing a bunch of albums from the 1990s for you to argue with him about Album #2 Fugazi -...

90 For The 90s

The blog series created by Rob Janicke that discusses a bunch of albums from the 90s for you to argue with him about Album #1 Jane's...

When Sound Evokes Memory

Science suggests music can bring back memories and my soul agrees I recently heard a song off of the 1995 album Above by the short-lived...

Precursor To Immortality

Both a treasure map of things to come and a sometimes disjointed debut album, Radiohead released Pablo Honey 30 years ago I've always...

Toadies Are Alive And Well

Fort Worth rock veterans owned the crowd at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey Photo credit - Michael Kravetsky/Watermrk Studios...

A Superstar Is Born

Dave Grohl debuts with Nirvana 32 years ago today No one could've predicted that a skinny punk rock drummer from the Washington D.C....

Getting Better With Age

R.E.M.'s 1992 album Automatic For The People still sounds amazing 30 years later Automatic For The People was released in the United...

East To West And Back Again

Adam Silvestri of Radiator King rocks the East Coast again "Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the...

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