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Video of the Day: Unorthodox Nirvana Cover

I unearthed this awesome cover of Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box” while scrolling through my Facebook news page yesterday. Nemes is a New England band that has apparently been making music since the early 2000’s, but this appears to be their breakthrough. The best part of the song is the violin player, who plucks his instrument like … Continue reading

My 150 Favorite Albums of All-Time

Of everything that has changed or disappeared on the music landscape in the past 20 years, perhaps nothing has been so altered as the album. Gone are the days of platinum hits every other week. Gone are the mass trips to record stores to pick up the new compact discs. Gone are the times when … Continue reading

Video of the Day: Nirvana Fights Security

  Nirvana was playing a show near Dallas in October of 1991—about a month after the release of their epic grunge album Nevermind—when a stage dive by Kurt Cobain went wrong. Cobain, drummer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic were in the middle of a rendition of “Love Buzz” when the frontman leaped into the … Continue reading

Playlist: Washington State

The state of Washington has produced an outstanding crop of musicians—possibly the best of any of the 50 states in our union. Besides the now-legendary grunge movement of the early 1990s, Washington has produced a couple of famous rappers and indie rock outfits, as well as classic rockers like Jimi Hendrix. Today’s playlist highlights the … Continue reading

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