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Our Band Could Be Your Life Tribute @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 5/22/11

It’s ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY ’80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music culture that changed irrevocably a decade before that with the release of Nevermind. Round anniversaries make apt opportunities for retrospectives, and in the case of Our Band, this year ha… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 23, 2011 - 10:01 am

Kurt Cobain In His Own Words: The About A Son Premiere @ IFC Center

Attending the premiere of AJ Schack and Michael Azerrad’s Kurt doc About A Son was an awesome experience, but only part of that was based on the movie itself; hearing nothing but Kurt’s audio from interviews with Michael gradually revealed a fascinating portrait of the Nirvana icon, but having those words framed and contextualized by… More »

By: Stereogum / October 5, 2007 - 11:55 am