This week in “Stuff We Liked,” check out this interesting look back at the late 1990s neo-swing music fad by Billboard magazine. It’s a pretty fair assessment of the era, and what were some of the factors that led to that resurgence in interest in some aspects of swing culture and music:
For those of us who remember that time, it’s a fun article. And for those of you that missed it, you might be fascinated to see a neo-swing band playing at the Super Bowl, with all those very cheesy dance moves to match.
Other Stuff We Liked:
- This ZIPS dry cleaning ad is pure jiving joy. We’re sorry / not sorry.
- Read this sweet homage to Pasadena, California, “the center of the swing dance universe” by writer / dancer Kay Hwangbo.
- Are you an introvert? (Raises hand meekly.) Intimidated by large dance events? This blog post might help you. We agree with all of these tips.
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