News featuring Nirvana

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’14 Nov 20 Thu

Thursday 20th November

  • Watch American Horror Story‘s Take On Nirvana’s “Come As You Are”

    The latest season of American Horror Story has been all about the music, taking a page from series creator Ryan Murphy’s other show Glee. So far this season, we’ve heard takes on David Bowie, Fiona Apple, and Lana Del Rey, and now cast member Evan Peters offers a rendition of Nirvana’s “Come As You Are.” [...]

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  • Soundgarden to Reissue 'Ultramega OK,' Share Unreleased Track

    Soundgarden are getting to celebrate their grungy career via the upcoming three-disc, 50-song Echo of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across the Path rarities compilation, but there's even more back catalogue saluting in the works apparently. According to guitarist Kim Thayil, the band have plans to reissue their 1988 album, Ultramega OK. Though details behind the release are still developing, Thayil revealed to The Pulse of Radio [via Blabbermouth] that he and producer Jack Endino (Nirvana, Mudhoney) have already put time into remixing the late '80s effort, giving the...Read More

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’14 Nov 19 Wed

Wednesday 19th November

  • Chumped: Teenage Retirement

    This is an LP to bounce along to, whether it’s in your car or in your bedroom.

    Brooklyn-based quartet Chumped have stirred quite the potent blend of ‘90s indie rock meets pop-punk on their debut album, Teenage Retirement. Without seemingly devolving into cliché, this is music that cassette tapes were made for. The record is like a secret, something you would clandestinely pass around at the locker of your high school 20 years ago. All of the elements for delectability are there: the honeydew female vocals, the Nirvana-esque guitar and drum sound,…

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  • Foo Fighters announce stadium tour, playing Citi Field (and don't tell Dave Grohl, but Extreme is playing Long Island)

    Foo Fighters in Chicago in October (more by James Richards IV)

    Foo Fighters put out their stadium rock album, Sonic Highways, earlier this month, and now they've announced a tour where they'll appropriately be playing stadiums. Following a NJ show at Susquehanna Bank Center (7/6), the Foos will hit NYC on July 16 at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets. In order to "beat the bots" (aka scalper bots), there will be a box office-only presale for most dates starting Saturday (11/22) at 10 AM local time. You can visit the band's website for the complete list of box office locations. You'll just have to camp out for tickets like people did in the ol' days.

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’14 Nov 17 Mon

Monday 17th November

  • KEN mode Headed To The Studio This Week

    Initial recording sessions for KEN mode‘s new album “Success” will take place at Empire Recording in Winnipeg, MB by the weeks end. As the band previously announced, producer/engineer Steve Albini (Nirvana, Zao) will be behind the boards for the album. Oxbow‘s Eugene Robinson and members of Full Of Hell are expected to make guest appearances.

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  • Steve Albini: the internet has solved the problem with music

    The man who produced Nirvana, Pixies and wrote the 1993 essay, The Problem with Music, has always been an industry outsider. In 2014, it’s his optimism that sets him apart

    • Read Steve Albini’s Face the Music speech in full

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Tuesday 4th November

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Friday 31st October

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Wednesday 29th October

  • A guide to 2014 NYC Halloween events in NYC

    pugkin @ McCarren Dog Costume parade (more by Mimi Hong)

    No longer content to celebrate Halloween just on October 31, NYC has turned into a full week of festivities. We're mainly focusing on the music stuff, but a list of notable events follows...

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