Pavement throws its biggest curveball, the Arctic Monkeys combine hip-hop tendencies with Black Sabbath distortions, R.E.M. explores the darkest depths of the South, and The Kinks build a bridge between American and British rock music.
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MC5 kicks out the jams, R.E.M. turns to flashy glam mixed with grunge dirt, and The Velvet Underground flirt with country on their quietest record.