The final decade of both the twentieth century and the second millennium, the 1990s were years of optimistic uncertainty for the Western world. Prosperity was on the rise as everything hi-tech was booming, but what would happen when Y2K arrived? Rock in the nineties mirrored that atmosphere as the phenomenal success of hip-hop soared alongside the ascending angst of grunge.
With questions on the fronts and concise answers on the backs, this deck's 48 cards cover the wide spectrum of nineties rock. Music is a key to memory. This deck rewinds minds: it s neuroscience with a chart-topping 1990s soundtrack!
The New-York Historical Society presents the rock & roll world of Bill Graham (1931–1991), one of the most influential concert promoters of all time. Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution explores the life and work of the legendary music impresario who worked with the biggest names in rock music. Showcasing more than 300 objects—including rock memorabilia, photographs, and concert posters with a site-specific installation of “The Joshua Light Show,” the trailblazing liquid light show conceived in 1967 by multimedia artist Joshua White that served as a psychedelic backdrop to Graham’s concert productions in New York. On view February 14 – August 23, 2020.