Tagged: Nirvana


In Remembrance of Kurt Cobain, Revisit Our 2011 Feature on the Nirvana Frontman

On the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain‘s death, we honor the musician and his career by looking back at a 2011 FADER feature written by Kurt St. Thomas, a current KROQ DJ who premiered Nirvana‘s … read more »

POSTED April 5, 2014 1:46PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,

GoodHood Draws Axl Rose, Kurt Cobain and Ian Curtis into their Spring Collections

For their new style feature called As Worn By, the immaculately curated British boutique GoodHood collaborated with illustrator Clara Lacy to draw rock icons like Ian Curtis, Kurt Cobain, Henry Rollins, Axl Rose and Malcom … read more »

POSTED May 6, 2013 11:16AM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Watch Kanye West, Members of Nirvana Perform at 12-12-12 Benefit

Last night, the 12-12-12 Sandy benefit concert went down at Madison Square Garden, with a legion of superstar artists performing. Among them were a leather kilt-wearing Kanye West, who ran through a set featuring Cruel … read more »

POSTED December 13, 2012 10:59AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,

Personal History: Ethan Greene

A young composer navigates the murky zone between making difficult music and easy listening. The life of a classical music composer is, by and large, an unglamorous one. Take, for example, the case of Philip … read more »

POSTED May 11, 2012 1:30PM IN NWSPRINT TAGS: , , , ,

Dive, “Bambi Slaughter” (Kurt Cobain Home Demo Cover) MP3

Nirvana are not even close to the primary influence—that would be shoegaze, Cure-style emotive guitar, and any band that loves a delay pedal in a really pretty way—we hear in Dive‘s music, but it doesn’t … read more »

POSTED April 6, 2012 1:37PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,

Dive, “How Long Have You Known?” MP3

Dive is a Brooklyn four-piece helmed by Beach Fossils’ on-tour guitar player, Zachary Cole Smith. The band’s described by their label, Captured Tracks, as “one part THC and two parts MDMA.” Today Pitchfork premiered their … read more »

POSTED April 5, 2012 3:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

By The Numbers: Nirvana’s Nevermind

In By The Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits and primary colors. This week, we look at Nirvana’s seminal Nevermind, which is being re-released today as … read more »

POSTED September 27, 2011 11:12AM IN BY THE NUMBERS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (11) TAGS: , ,

Everybody Loves Our Town: The Oral History of Grunge

It’s hard to tell where the reality of grunge stops and its post-coital nostalgia begins, so quick was the world to jump into bed with Nirvana, Seattle and flannel. Punk might have had a few … read more »

POSTED September 9, 2011 2:00PM IN ART+CULTURE, STYLE, STYLE TAGS: , , , , , , ,

The Tripwire: On Male Bonding, Versatility and Escaping Lo-Fi Stigmas

Male Bonding has always seemed to me a band that suffered from some unfortunate categorization. Don’t get me wrong. A lot of people have had a lot of very positive things to say about the … read more »

POSTED August 8, 2011 5:30PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , ,

Little Roy Sees the Rasta in Kurt Cobain

And really so do we. I mean, couldn’t you see this guy getting stoned before his shift at the coop? Playing a little acoustic “Redemption Song” around a fire pit in J Tree? In Little … read more »

POSTED June 15, 2011 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,