Summer of '93

July 15, 2013

Join Soundcheck all this week as they revisit albums, singles and watershed moments that sizzled under the sun in 1993. We will hear about landmark releases from Liz Phair, Biz Markie, Sheryl Crow, Smashing Pumpkins, Bjork, Nirvana, PJ Harvey and others. WDET's own Ann Delisi and Craig Fahle talk music and their own experiences in the summer of '93 with host John Schaefer. Listen to the show live this week at 2pm via the player below. You can hear the broadcast nightly at 9pm on WDET.

Where were YOU in the summer of ’93 – and what were you listening to?
Tell us your story at 866-939-1612 or send us a message on Twitter or Facebook.

MONDAY: Pop chart columnist Chris Molanphy on what was hot on Billboard’s albums and singles charts. Plus, his personal favorites.
TUESDAY: NPR Music blogger Frannie Kelley on hip hop of ’93 and Ann Delisi talks about three of her favorite albums (and a hit single) from that summer.
WEDNESDAY: Maura Johnston of Maura magazine Craig Fahle talks about life, music and culture in Detroit during summer of 1993, when Craig split his time between WDET’s newsroom and part-time work in a record store.

Also during the course of the week: writers Maura Johnston on albums by the Breeders, PJ Harvey and Smashing Pumpkins