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Kurt Cobain (Courtesy Sub Pop)

Nirvana Practiced Ten Hours a Day for ‘Nevermind’ to Stay Warm

According to producer Butch Vig, the band’s relentless practice schedule before recording the 1991 classic was a way to stay warm during the brutal Northwestern winter.

10/03/2014

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Ten Musical Costumes To Rock Your Halloween

We’re officially in October now, so it’s time to figure out what you’re going to be for Halloween. Why not put some creative thought into it this year? You know you’re tired of using the same costume every year. If you’re having trouble finding inspiration, you might be surprised by how many ideas you can get from the world of music. You could dress up as a favorite artist of yours, or you could even be a literal representation of your favorite band or song. If your costume gets recognized at a Halloween party, then you might have just met someone who shares a similar taste in music. So here are ten costumes from the world of music to help you change things up on Halloween this year.

WXRT–10/02/2014

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Hump Day Unusual Moment: Shonen Knife “Cookie Day”

Kurt Cobain liked them so much that he invited them to open Nirvana’s Nevermind tour. Kitsch-pop from Japan from a trio of women, it’s Shonen Knife. But wait. There’s more. Their 1998 album Happy Hour […]

10/01/2014

(Photo: Chris Cwiak/WXRT)

Hump Day Unusual Moment: Half Japanese “Paint It Black”

What can you say about a band whose lead guitarist feels that only an improperly tuned guitar can convey the intended musical message? Half Japanese has been around since the late 70’s. Kurt Cobain was […]

08/13/2014

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Courtney Love Spent All of Kurt Cobain’s Nirvana Money

What would you do with $27 million?

08/12/2014

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Courtney Love On Kurt Cobain Biopic: ‘I Am Leading The Charge’

“Some beautiful blond, tragic, gorgeous actor boy is hitting on me, and why? He wants to play Kurt. So I am moving that over to the agency side. I am not Cecil B. DeMille or anything like that.”

07/24/2014

Kurt Cobain (Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Courtney Love says Kurt Cobain ‘Wanted Fame Bad,’ Contrary to Myth

“He wrote to every major, minor label: ‘We’ll pay. Let us be on your label.’ He was desperate to be the biggest rock star in the world. But he made it look like it was thrust upon him.”

06/24/2014

(Chuck Grant for Interscope Records)

Lana Del Rey Responds To Frances Bean Cobain’s Criticism, Denies Romanticizing Death

In an interview, Lana claimed she wishes she was dead, just like Kurt Cobain. His daughter took umbrage with the comment, tweeting yesterday (June 23) that Lana should “embrace life because you only get one.”

06/24/2014

Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Times Like These: 10 of the Best from Foo Fighters [Playlist]

Dave Grohl is truly a wonder of the music industry. From his entrance into the music scene as drummer for Nirvana to being front man of the Foo Fighters (among other production and engineering roles), Grohl has become an icon of the music world.

06/06/2014

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How Our Favorite Singers’ Vocal Ranges Compare

The website Concert Hotels dot com has compiled a list of pop, rock, country and R&B singers and measured their recorded vocal ranges. The site lists the songs for which both male and female singers […]

05/27/2014

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