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 +1Posted on Apr 12th | re: Live Through This Turns 20 (14 comments)

Miss World is up there with Gold Soundz and Let Down for best songs of the nineties in my book.

“You know I can’t talk about it. Anyways, how is your sex life?”

I think, and this is just a guess, that these four were chosen in part to represent how people of all generations were affected by and interested in Nirvana’s music. Obviously Joan Jett’s from an era a little before grunge, Sonic Youth were at their best around the late-80′s/early ’90′s so that could be Gen X, St. Vincent is a millennial, and Lorde could show that teens today still are invested in the band’s catalog. That’s what I gathered from this, anyways.

Here’s a crazy thought: Buzz Osborne.

 +2Posted on Apr 5th | re: The 10 Best Nirvana Songs (163 comments)

Joining the bandwagon of people confused about the lack of In Utero tracks.

1. Heart-Shaped Box
2. Pennyroyal Tea (In Utero version)
3. Smells Like Teen Spirit
4. Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
5. All Apologies (In Utero version)
6. On a Plain (Nevermind version)
7. About a Girl (MTV Unplugged version)
8. Rape Me
9. Serve the Servants
10. Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle

 0Posted on Apr 1st | re: Album Of The Week: Cloud Nothings Here And Nowhere Else (58 comments)

Can’t speak on Bows + Arrows (haven’t really divulged into their catalog yet) but I think Veckatimest and Alligator have a much more delicate drum style, whereas Cloud Nothings have a balls-to-the wall approach.

The only drummers I can think of on the top of my head that have that sort of fun-loving, all-hands-on-deck no-holds-barred style today are Gerycz, Dave Grohl, the guy from Mars Volta whose name I’m forgetting, and Matt Thomas (the Joy Formidable), which is too bad because that’s by far my favorite type of drumming to listen to/play

No Driveshaft? :(

 +1Posted on Mar 18th | re: Here's How Fans Dressed Up For Arcade Fire In Philadelphia (25 comments)

Looks like a lot of people aren’t dressing up, which is good for people like me because it was hard enough convincing friends to come with, and I don’t think they’d be too psyched if this were a strictly enforced thing.

 0Posted on Mar 4th | re: Shut Up, Dude: This Week's Best And Worst Comments (59 comments)

I did slightly, in the background/musical section, but a lot of it was about the counter culture and riot grrrl.

 +3Posted on Mar 1st | re: Shut Up, Dude: This Week's Best And Worst Comments (59 comments)

Just imagine what they’d give Ringo Starr’s “paintings.” (http://www.ringostarrart.com/starr_artwork.htm for those who hate their eyes.)

Of course, we know Rolling Stone and NME would eat it up.