Short clips of live performances by Soundgarden and Alice In Chains were included in Cameron Crowe’s 1992 film, Singles — whose soundtrack served as a touchstone for an entire generation of grunge fans — but the full performances haven’t been available until recently. Video of Alice In Chains doing “It Ain’t Like That” and “Would?”… More »
Soundgarden and the scene that birthed them were both peaking, at least in the popular imagination, around the time they contributed their song “Birth Ritual” to the iconic Singles soundtrack. They also appeared briefly in the movie, performing the song. Somehow, though, Soundgarden haven’t performed the song in the years since. Over the weekend, though,… More »
Singles was the second movie written and directed by Cameron Crowe. It’s an amiable rom-com starring Campbell Scott and Kyra Sedgwick, and some say a great movie, but is most notable because it was filmed and set in Seattle, 1991, just as that city’s musical subculture was about to explode.
In the book… More »