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Photoessay: Nirvana exhibit at the EMP, Head and the Heart at Easy Street

Between the star-studded opening of the Nirvana exhibit at the EMP, and the 800 different kinds of awesome that took place on Record Store Day, we could barely keep up. However, we did manage to sneak a few shots off at the EMP, as well as at The Head and the Heart’s evening set at […]

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Nirvana exhibit opens this weekend: EMP members prefunk tonight with Kurt Bloch, Steve Fisk, Charles Peterson, and more!

Based on all current internet reports, tonight is going to kick some serious ass. EMP members, press, and invited guests are being beckoned down to Seattle Center to check out the prefunk for the opening of Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses. It’s just the beginning of a weekend full of grand-opening events, but we’re […]

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Are you a Bleach fan or into In Utero? This question, not exactly worded like that, has sort of replaced the “Beatles vs. Stones” dumb-ass everyone-has-an-opinion question in every rock-loving bar from Portland to Portland. The truth is, someone out there must have loved Nevermind, because copies of it are everywhere. But attaching yourself to […]

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Legendary NW rock band D.O.A. release DVD autobiography

When old school Seattle punk-metal icon Duff McKagan wrote about punk rock at the Seattle Weekly a couple of weeks ago, he gave a little list of bands he considers essential to the canon. Though it wasn’t specifically numerical in importance, the phenomenon-by-response stack of heroes began with The Ramones (good choice), then The Clash […]

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Happy birthday, Sub Pop! Fave 20 releases of all time

It's a common practice among music critics and fans alike to make lists. Here, in tribute to the Seattle label's 20 years of not going out of business, are my favorite 20 releases from Sub Pop from the past two decades. I encourage you to check out their catalog and provide yours, too. For my […]

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