Nirvana
Features // 14 Articles
Columns // 3 Articles
Reviews // 8 Articles
Blogs // 18 Articles
News // 4 Articles
Media // 3 Articles
//Features

I Found My Friends: The Oral History of Nirvana
9 Apr 2015 // 8:05 PM

Right from the start, Nirvana had numerous musicians backing their cause.

Uncool Britannia: Radiohead's 'The Bends' vs. Britpop in a Battle for the Soul of Britain
15 Mar 2015 // 8:20 PM

The successors to Radiohead and The Bends are a generation who liked how the film started, but lost the script halfway through.

//Columns

I Was Young When I Left Home: How Kurt Cobain's Voice Resonates
6 Apr 2014 // 8:30 PM

There are times when you hear Kurt Cobain sing that you believe no other voice has ever told the truth about suffering. But it's more complicated than that, isn't it?

Grunge: Straining to Challenge the Status Quo
9 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

Grunge: Music and Memory casts grunge as the unsure middle weight stepping into the ring against one pop music brawler after another. Down goes Michael Jackson, down goes Guns 'n' Roses, and while Springsteen is putting the finishing touches onHuman Touch/Lucky Town, Nirvana and Pearl Jam release the most influential albums of the decade.

//Reviews

Ride: Nowhere (20th Anniversary Edition)
14 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

Alan Moulder's mix reveals, in these Rhino remasters, a grittier coating over the hazy smear.

'Nirvana Live at the Paramount': Stand Near This Fire
17 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM

Nirvana were always like some neighborhood kid's angsty little brother: loud, intense, and thoroughly unguarded even as wise-ass irony leaked through the veneer.

//Blogs

The Legacy of Kurt Cobain
8 Apr 2014 // 4:00 AM

Twenty years since the world learned of Kurt Cobain's death, what impact does he have on rock music today?

Nirvana - "Rape Me"
7 Apr 2014 // 5:12 AM

“Rape Me” was intended as a razor-sharp anti-rape anthem, an emblem of the feminist messages Kurt began channeling during the last two years of his life. That's not how it was taken.

//News

‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ Achieves a Kind of Heightened Truth
4 May 2015 // 2:32 AM

Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films, called the production “the most unusual biopicture I’ve been involved in”.

Kurt Cobain Documentary Gets Emotional Reception in Seattle
28 Apr 2015 // 2:54 AM

The HBO film makes use of home movies from Cobain’s childhood, his time with his wife, Courtney Love, and later their infant daughter, Frances Bean. It also relies heavily on his journals, art and personal recordings.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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