Tag: Kurt Cobain

Serving The Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain (Ecco Press)

Nirvana manager Danny Goldberg had a ringside seat as one of rock and roll’s most tumultuous bands redefined rock music and underground culture. He has a unique insight into the machinations of one of the best bands of all time. Unfortunately, this book doesn’t offer any, and feels like a missed opportunity.

Take Me Down To Anorak City: A Conversation with Author Marc Spitz

We’ve been in shock over the sudden death of writer and friend Marc Spitz, who passed away suddenly at the age of 47. This is the conversation that introduced us, and it’s one of my favorite interviews.

The Electrical Storm: Grunge, My Part In Its Downfall (Rejected Unknown)

Everett True sits down and tells some choice tales from his wild and adventure-filled life. Enjoy ’em now, because nobody’s making memorable life stories like this anymore.

3AM Eternal: Mary Lou Lord, “Camden Town Rain” (1993)

A painfully beautiful goodbye song to a heartbreaker.

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….

I Found My Friends: The Oral History of Nirvana (St. Martins)

A new book takes a fascinating, interesting, and unique approach to the retelling of the already well-known story of Nirvana.

Take Me Down To Anorak City: A Critical Conversation with Author Marc Spitz

A negative reaction to the recently-published book Twee led us to seek out its author, Marc Spitz, to get his side of the story. A gentle revolution, indeed.

Mark Lanegan: Has God Seen My Shadow?: An Anthology 1989-2011 (Light In The Attic)

    Mark Lanegan came to prominence in the Nineties with his band Screaming Trees, a group that melded metal, rock, and the blues in a loud and truly innovative way. Sadly, like many bands of the era, personality conflicts and substance abuse problems would eventually destroy the band. Unlike many of his contemporaries, Lanegan’s… Read More ›