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Everybody Loves Our Town Goes Behind the Grimenew

With all of the buzz surrounding the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's breakthrough album Nevermind and Pearl Jam's chart-topping debut Ten, it's cool to have an additional perspective to balance the story of the two bands' rise. Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, released this fall via Crown/Archetype, provides a hefty companion to those re-releases.
Charleston City Paper  |  T. Ballard Lesemann  |  11-03-2011  |  Profiles & Interviews

Nirvana: Back in 'Bleach'new

The first Nirvana album was probably the last one you heard, but it marks a critical chapter in Seattle music history. It's worth going back to for a fresh -- or first -- listen, even two decades after the fact and long after grunge was laid to rest.
Seattle Weekly  |  Chris Kornelis  |  11-02-2009  |  Music

After 20 Years, Mudhoney Gets Back to Basicsnew

This year, Mudhoney hit their 20th-anniversary and re-released a deluxe edition of their debut EP, Superfuzz Bigmuff. They also offered up a new release, The Lucky Ones, and it's no coincidence that their latest album sounds so much like their first.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Scott McDonald  |  11-12-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Trendzilla: The Return of Grunge Fashionnew

I wouldn't go so far as breaking out those floral Laura Ashley baby-doll dresses again to wear with Doc Martens, but the same concept still looks great, if you're careful.
OC Weekly  |  Vickie Chang  |  10-07-2008  |  Fashion

Fall Trends Go Grunge, Knitted, and Bohonew

This year, these industry bibles (guided by designers' runway shows, of course) suggest a resurgence of a number of trends, some of which haven’t been this big in over a decade.
The Georgia Straight  |  Rebecca Tay  |  08-29-2008  |  Fashion

The Toadies Revert to the Bare Bones of Their Pastnew

It was a Big Deal time slot: Lollapalooza co-headliners Wilco and Rage Against the Machine were scheduled to go on at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 2, only about an hour after The Toadies were scheduled to perform their own gig at the three-day Chicago festival.
Dallas Observer  |  Pete Freedman  |  08-19-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

All Water Under the Bridge for Denver's The

The evolution of The Fluid is an involved tale--one that emerged from the burgeoning Denver-Boulder punk movement of the mid-'80s.
Seattle Weekly  |  Michael Roberts  |  07-15-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Seminal Seattle Grunge Group Green River Reunites for a One Nightnew

Eight months ago Mark Arm, current Mudhoney front man and Sub Pop warehouse manager, e-mailed his old friends Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, Alex Vincent, Steve Turner, and Bruce Fairweather to see if they'd be interested in bringing their now-legendary band Green River together for Sub Pop's anniversary.
Seattle Weekly  |  Brian J. Barr  |  07-15-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Lasting Impact of the Fluid on Sub Pop's Rosternew

In fact, it was the Fluid who turned Nirvana on to Nevermind producer Butch Vig.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Bill Forman  |  06-24-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Sub Pop's Twentieth Anniversary Spurs Denver's Unlikeliest Band Reunionnew

The Fluid was the first group based outside the Pacific Northwest to ink with Sub Pop, the indie that served as the launching pad for what became known as the grunge sound; as such, it became a key component of a musical revolution that helped define the late-'80s/early-'90s rock era.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  06-23-2008  |  Music

Time Machinenew

Songwriting and willful idiocy are two of the strengths of the Omens' debut album.
Westword  |  Jason Heller  |  07-26-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Frontline Spearheads a West Coast Rap Renaissancenew

Frontline's recording, "What Is It," became an anthemic call to arms for what the upstart underdogs optimistically called the "New Bay" movement. A year and a half later, that movement is huge, and they're on top of it.
East Bay Express  |  Eric K. Arnold  |  02-08-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

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