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XRT Celebrates A Kurt Cobain Birthday Bash As Our Friday Feature

Join us tomorrow, beginning on the XRT Morning Show with Lin Brehmer & Mary Dixon for a Kurt Cobain Birthday Bash!

02/19/2015

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24 Films for the Music Fan at Sundance

Films starring musicians like Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky and Kathleen Hanna; docs looking at the lives of Kurt Cobain and Nina Simone; films that were scored by Brian Eno and a member of fun. And there’s more than one that has Pharrell’s stamp all over it.

01/22/2015

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Kurt Cobain’s Suicide Note Gets Emblazoned on a Tank Top

Would Cobain have approved of the shirt? According to his wife, Courtney Love, perhaps.

01/13/2015

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Ten of the Best Songs Released Posthumously [Playlist]

Everybody has a favorite musician they look up to, and when that artist passes away, it can feel like your best memories have vanished with them. The days you would race to the music store to grab your copy of their new album or wait in line for hours just to see them perform live; the people you were with and the places you were at when you first heard the songs that would soon become your favorites.

12/23/2014

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‘South Park’ Pokes Fun at Celebrities, Holograms and Holiday Specials

The latest ‘South Park’ holiday episode went for broke, poking fun at bloated holiday specials, smug celebrities and especially holograms, including those of Kurt Cobain, Tupac, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson.

12/11/2014

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Kurt Cobain Documentary ‘Montage of Heck’ Coming to HBO

Fans of Nirvana—and, more specifically, frontman Kurt Cobain—will have their eyes glued to HBO next year.

11/25/2014

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Dave Grohl Rags on ‘American Idol,’ Defends Bob Dylan on ’60 Minutes’

You might know Dave Grohl as the frontman of the Foo Fighters, but according to the former drummer, he’s just a dad who spends a lot of time shuttling his kids around in a mini-van. And when he’s not busy doing that, he plays a little music.

10/27/2014

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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

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