The official report says Kurt Cobain died on April 5th, 1994. It's an estimate—Cobain's body wasn't found until April 8th, and questions and conspiracy theories still linger about the circumstances of his death. But today feels as fitting as any day to look back on In Utero, Nirvana's last studio album.
Grunge, drones, and fame: This is the last paragraph of the third chapter of my recently published 33 1/3 book Selected Ambient Works Volume II, about the Aphex Twin album by that name released by the labels Warp and Sire 20 years ago last month. Today marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain.…
Plaid shirts will always represent for me Kurt Cobain, riot grrrls and grunge music. That's because I'm self-centered and lived my twenties in the '90s. But today when I see my husband putting on a plaid shirt, it inspires entirely different connotations. He couldn't be less grunge, but he is a certified geek. And it…
I first picked up a guitar when I was 11, about a year after Kurt Cobain killed himself. All I wanted was the Fender guitar he designed. I never got it, but now there's a new Cobain guitar for me to drool over.
You've gotta admire the brazenness of this developer's balls. Offering "a brief, yet throughout [sic] introduction about Nirvana - the legendary rock band of US," the Nirvana: The Complete Biography iPhone app costs $40—and features copied-and-pasted Wikipedia content.
Boy, I hope that Courtney Love is making a lot of money off this one. The Kurt Cobain action figure immortalizes the poster boy of grunge rock in 18 inches of dyed plastic (was the dyed part distasteful?) Sorry.