Bob Mould

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From his days fronting punkers Hüsker Dü, to the pol­ished alt-rock of Su­gar and a decades-span­ning solo ca­reer, Bob Mould is a man whose in­flu­ence on pop­u­lar mu­sic has al­ways far out­stripped his main­stream recog­ni­tion or com­mer­cial suc­cess, with acts like Ryan Adams, the Pix­ies, Green Day and, of course, Nir­vana all ac­knowl­edg­ing their debt to Mould’s brand of mus­cu­lar, pop-in­flected rock. “I’m a re­ally good rhythm gui­tar player, a fair vo­cal­ist and a pretty sim­ple song­writer,” he said in 2016. Let’s look at the ev­i­dence.

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