Established in February 2009 and based in Denver, Colo., Slicing Up Eyeballs celebrates the legacy of ’80s college, modern and indie rock, the music — once relegated to campus radio, pioneering commercial stations like San Diego’s 91X and the Sunday night ghetto of MTV’s “120 Minutes” — that paved the way for Nirvana and the alternative revolution.

Slicing Up Eyeballs publishes news items daily about new album releases, reissues, box sets, tours, reunions and other activity by ’80s college rock bands, their spinoffs and their individual members, as well as video clips both new and archival, and streaming and downloadable audio. The site also hosts regular contests with prizes provided by record companies, publicists and publishers, and posts a monthly mixtape for readers’ downloading pleasure.

Since November 2010, Slicing Up Eyeballs also has hosted a weekly show on Strangeways Radio. The hour-long program, spotlighting songs new and old by ’80s college rock veterans, airs every Tuesday at 10 p.m. EST and repeats every Friday at 2 p.m. EST on strangewaysradio.com. 

And, if you’re still wondering, the name comes from the lyrics to the Pixies’ “Debaser.”

 

Contact

Founder/Editor: Matt Sebastian
info@slicingupeyeballs.com

 

Awards

Best Music Blog (winner): Westword’s Best of Denver 2012
Best Music Blog (finalist): Westword’s Denver #WebAwards 2011

 

Web Empire

Facebook: facebook.com/slicingupeyeballs
Twitter: twitter.com/slicingeyeballs
Tumblr: slicingeyeballs.tumblr.com
Pinterest: pinterest.com/slicingeyeballs
Google+: gplus.to/slicingupeyeballs
YouTube: youtube.com/slicingupvideo
Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/slicingupeyeball
Spotify: open.spotify.com/user/slicingeyeballs

 

Advertising

Slicing Up Eyeballs accepts paid advertising, affiliate links, sponsorships and other forms of compensation to help support the production and maintsenance of this site. While compensation received has no influence on editorial content, it may influence advertising content — but that advertising space will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

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The owner of Slicing Up Eyeballs is not compensated to provide opinions on products, services, Web sites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this site are purely the site owner’s. If the site claims or appears to be an expert on certain topics or products or service areas, it will only endorse products or services that it believes, based on its expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

For information on how to advertise, e-mail info@slicingupeyeballs.com.