About this title: As the 1970s turned into the 1980s, the first explosion of punk had run its course, and what we now call "post-punk" or "alternative rock" had yet to really coagulate. In the meantime, there were many bands who took their unconventional attitude from the punk era, but sought a more musically diverse format. Totally Wired is an 18-song compilation of bands that were staples of college radio during the time, although they were virtually ignored (or scorned) by the mainstream. Featured are key cuts by bands like Gang of Four, ...
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