You stopped scrawling "World Domination" on the backs of school notebooks. You swapped your Pearl Jam Christmas singles for some Warp Records vinyl when you were graciously informed that this was the next big thing. You didn't recognize Kim Thayil in that recent photograph, what with his nav ... More >>
Richard HaickSoundgarden at Bill Graham Civic last night.
July 22, 2011
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Better than: Any food item you've stashed away since the '90s
Soundgarden didn't experiment or branch out in any way in its first visit to San Francisco in 15 years: no ballads, ... More >>
I really miss Sub Pop's Loser days. Back before Seattle had a Sound(TM), the Northwest had a severely caustic, nihilistic musical aesthetic, egged on by punks who had beards when they didn't give a fuck about shaving. These were dudes who personified the sarcastic sneer--Green River, Mudhoney, Ta ... More >>