Tag: Grunge

Song Of The Day: Gruntruck, “Bar Fly”

Taken from the forthcoming Found Recordings release, Gruntruck.

Screaming Trees: Dust: Expanded Edition (HNE Recordings)

In 1996, Screaming Trees released what would be their final album: a superbly produced album that found them shaking off the “grunge” tag. This expanded edition reminds just how good it was, while expanding it with a second disc of period b-sides and compilation tracks.

Various Artists: Singles: Deluxe Edition (Legacy Recordings)

Some thoughts on the bittersweet, unfortunately timed deluxe reissue of the Singles soundtrack.

Steven Jesse Bernstein: You Are Asking Me Now If This Is The Whole World And I Am Saying It Is

We sit down with filmmaker Peter Sillen to discuss I Am Secretly An Important Man, his captivating and important documentary on controversial artist Steven Jesse Bernstein.

The Melvins: Across The USA in 51 Days: The Movie (Ipecac Recordings)

This short film captures The Melvins during their 2012 “51 shows in 51 days tour,” and is less a tour documentary than a collage that wonderfully captures the mindset of a band on the road with a lot of spare time on their hands. In other words: twisted, demented fun. In other words, The Melvins!

7 Year Bitch: Live At Moe (Moe Recordings)

This live recording–the first in a series of live albums recorded at Seattle venue Club Moe–captures a potent-as-hell set from one of the finest and most underrated Seattle bands in 1996, shortly before their split.

R.I.P. Lemmy. It feels like most everything that rocked about rock music departed the world when you did.

Everett True waxes philosophical on the late, great Lemmy.

3AM Eternal: Nirvana, “Heart-Shaped Box” (1993)

Just because you’re on a downward spiral doesn’t mean you can’t produce a masterpiece in the process….

Mudhoney: The Sound And The Fury From Seattle (Voyageur Press)

An in-depth, enjoyable book by the band that invented, defined, and then overcame Grunge.

3AM Eternal: The Freewheeling Mark Arm (1990)

In the long and storied Mudhoney discography, this little single is an anomaly. Surprisingly, it’s lead singer Mark Arm‘s only solo release, and it’s a corker. Yes, it’s designed as a parody of Bob Dylan‘s album of the same name, but that’s where the parody ends. His take on “Masters of War” is surprisingly straightforward,… Read More ›