back when i was the target market
"How well is Morrissey going to do in the Midwest?" he said. "I wouldn't venture to guess. The problem is that there is just not a really large interest in alternative music. What was called alternative in the 90's was exploding with something new, with Pearl Jam and Nirvana. It was exciting stuff."
Mr. Hurwitz said many of his concerts, including those by younger acts like Evanescence and Three Doors Down, were selling well.
"They tried to pull together Morrissey and Sonic Youth," he said, on an alternative bill. "But there are not enough people who care about it."
Aw, hell. I would have come to see you, Thurston and Kim, honest, if I had any idea what city I was going to be in on any given day this summer. Is Evanescence really all that is left to us? I am become an old and crotchety college-radio listener. Bring me my cane, and my leather strop; that mainstream needs a whupping.