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President Trump’s War on the Media Goes Nuclear

As President Trump escalates his attacks on the media—he called the New York Times ‘evil’—Jon Stewart advises the press to ‘stop whining’ and get on …

Inside Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Pool Party, 25 Years Later

‘Nevermind’ the Baby, Here’s the Stand-In<p>That is from the album cover shoot. That's a rescue diver holding the doll so I could frame and practice the …

Rock Music

A Tour Of Seattle During The Glory Days Of Grunge

Grunge isn’t a music style. It’s complaining set to a drop D tuning.— Jeff Gilbert, KZOK DJ<p><b>FROM THE MUDDY BANKS OF THE WISHKAH</b><p>It’s a grey place. Little three room mill houses line the streets. Logs still float down the murky Chehalis River. The smell of sawdust fills the air. This was Aberdeen, …

Rock Music

How 1991 Changed Music Forever

From the arrival of 2Pac to Kurt Cobain ascending to superstar status with ‘Nevermind,’ a look back at one of the most influential years in music …

Scientists Discovered A New Color And It's Absolutely Gorgeous

It's no wonder people are going nuts over this new color -- look at it. LOOK AT IT. It's beautiful.<p>The blue, called YInMn, was accidentally …

Chemistry

Watch a very tired Nirvana being interviewed just a few weeks after ‘Nevermind’ came out

I find it difficult to imagine what the final months of 1991 and the first months of 1992 could possibly have been like for the members of Nirvana.</i> …

Great Britain

Watch Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic Perform ‘Helter Skelter’ in Seattle

Paul McCartney‘s One on One Tour has been packed with surprises since its Fresno launch on April 13th, with the singer performing tracks like the …

Paul McCartney

40 Greatest Punk Albums of All Time

40<p>Dead Kennedys, ‘Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables’ (1980)<p>Dead Kennedys' debut LP is the ultimate hardcore comedy album, with singer Jello Biafra …

Indie Music

Incredible early Nirvana gig at a tiny East Coast goth club, 1990

<i>Kurt Cobain playing a gig at ManRay in Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 18th, 1990. Photo by JJ Gonson.</i> <br>So here’s something that your ears will …

Rock Music

Is "Saturn Return" Real? An Astrological Investigation

In your late 20s and feel like your life is falling apart? This might be why.<p>At the farewell party from my last job—my first magazine gig, the job that had taught me how to be a grown-up—I was a tearful wreck, crying into multiple margaritas as I explained how emotional the last few days had been. …

Relationships

Butch Vig on the 25th Anniversary of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ and the ‘Mediocre’ State of Music

The legendary producer sat down at SXSW to discuss his production of the Nirvana classic, the Nirvana/Neil Young album that wasn’t, and much more.<p>He …

Butch Vig Revealed What It Was Like To Work On Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’

Whenever documentaries are made about landmark moments/bands/albums in music history, the interviewees often talk about “sparks” or “magic.” Somehow, these people just knew that whatever they were working on was going to impact the history of recorded sound. So, it’s remarkably refreshing to hear …

Indie Music

The Earth Has Lungs. Watch Them Breathe.

What a difference a leaf makes! Well, not one leaf. We have 3.1 trillion trees on our planet—that’s 422 trees per person. If we count all the leaves on all those trees and take a look at what they do collectively to the air around us, the effect—and I do not exaggerate—is stunning. I’ve got a video …

Spectacular Photos Reveal Newly Protected Great Bear Rainforest

An area the size of Ireland is now protected from logging.<p>Long heralded as the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest, the Great Bear forest in western British Columbia is home to a stunning array of wildlife, from birds to wolves to the iconic white Kermode, or spirit, bears. Conservationists …

‘Cobain On Cobain’ has some new Nirvana bon mots

“Cobain On Cobain”<p>Edited by Nick Soulsby<p>Chicago Review Press, $28.95<p>Ever since Nirvana found fame, the world has been fascinated with the story of …

Kurt Cobain

Stories of Rock | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Rock & Roll

Music-versary: Kurt Cobain died on April 5, 1994

Kurt Cobain had always been a slight man, standing at 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 125 pounds toward the end of his life, but the heroin he …

Now you can explore Mars using this official map

While the British mapping agency Ordnance Survey is known for documenting the towns and cities on earth, it has gone above and beyond this time and created the first ever OS map of Mars.<p>The map was created using open data from NASA and was published on the organization’s Flickr, as well as a …

Art Exhibit In L.A. Features Belongings From Kurt Cobain's Personal Archives

In Cobain Unseen, a 2008 photo book from Kurt Cobain biographer Charles R. Cross, the author unearthed treasures from the iconic rocker's personal archives.<p>Including snaps from Kurt's childhood and teen years, the book includes entries from the musician's journals, as well as sketches and scribbles.<p>…

Kurt Cobain

Cult heroes: Wipers – the sound of emptiness and dread

We kick off our new series on music’s cult heroes with a celebration of Wipers and Greg Sage, who took American punk in thrilling new directions<p>“Romeo,” murmurs Greg Sage, “walks the city at night.” Beneath his voice, drums thunder along, almost motorik in their linear path, but twice as fast. “The …

Jimi Hendrix

Bizarre Found Photos Follow A Man In A Bear Suit Through Nazi Germany

The strange corner of German history you never knew existed.<p>"In short: from the very first day, I loved being a bear."<p>Photography collector Jean-Marie Donat discovered a bizarre blip in the world of found photography. In Germany, between the 1920s and the 1960s, there was a preponderance of photos, …

Kids' Creative Drawings Become Real Inventions We Can Use

Designer Dominic Wilcox asked 450 kids to draw the most imaginative inventions they could think of and later, surprisingly, made their dreams a reality. In collaboration with The Cultural Spring, Wilcox created the Inventors! project, which aims to harness and display the power of childhood …

new kurt cobain photo exhibit takes a look into his personal world

Photographer captures rare archival images from the musician's private vault.<p>In an exhibit opening on Thursday, February 11 in L.A., photographer Geoff Moore will be displaying his prints of never-before-seen private objects owned by Kurt Cobain. The show, entitled "Endorsement — The Unseen Kurt …

Steph Curry dabbed during the Warriors’ win over the Thunder, setting the stage for Super Bowl 50

Steph Curry dropped 26 points, 10 assists, six rebounds and a Cam Newton-esque dab on the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena Saturday night to cap off the front end of what the reigning MVP likes to call “a win and a win.” That is, a win for his Golden State Warriors and one for his Carolina …

Dave Navarro Responds To Kurt Cobain Murder Conspiracy Theory

Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro responded to a fan who asked him what he thought about the Kurt Cobain murder conspiracy theory docudrama</i> …

Kurt Cobain Once Confronted Scott Weiland: 'People Tell Me You Sound Like Nirvana'

Former Mudhoney manager Bob Whittaker shared a memory on Krist Novoselic’s Facebook page last month following Scott Weiland’s death. He shared a …

See the Unseen Kurt Cobain

A lot of Kurt Cobain has spilled lately. The vertiginous voyeurism of Brett Morgen's 2015 HBO documentary <i>Montage of Heck</i> was only amplified by the release of a 31-track album of dialogue and sounds Cobain recorded onto cassettes in his home. And now the photographer Geoff Moore is mounting an …

Kurt Cobain to John Baldessari: Exhibitions to Check Out in L.A. This February

<i>(An overhead shot of Kurt Cobain's many notebooks, by Geoff Moore. Courtesy KM Arts)</i><p>February is a busy month in Los Angeles. Award shows abound (Grammy's and Oscars, for example). The streets are clogged with red carpets, not to mention the L.A. Marathon and Valentine's Day (the last two …

Watch How The World’s Population Has Exploded (And Isn’t Stopping)

In the year 1800, there were just 913 million people in the world. By 2050, there could be more than 9.5 billion, meaning the global population will have grown 10-fold in 250 years. Our planet is becoming ever more full of people, with all the implications you can think of for food resources, …

I Tried to Trip Using Only My Breath

Breathwork was born out of LSD research in the 1960s, and suggests that by hyperventilating, you can experience the same feeling as an acid trip.<p>Breathwork is a type of industrial-strength meditation, believed to replicate the effects of LSD. By hyperventilating for long periods of time you get to …