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EVERYBODY LOVES OUR TOWN: AN ORAL HISTORY OF GRUNGE by Mark Yarm; Crown Archetype, 2011

It was the age of needy validation in music, fueled by MTV and massive major label deals that sprung from the newfound oasis of money that was the CD. Seattle became ground zero for expense account excess from industry players, and eventually the town became part of the problem rather than part of the solution. […]

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THE VASELINES Sex With An X CD/LP

On one hand, the reunion of Frances McKee and Eugene Kelly allowed for a surprise of an appearance in the U.S.—they arrived in Los Angeles for the first time last year, two decades older but still with a playfully dirty sense of humor, more she than the dry he, and if anything, this new record […]

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THE VASELINES Enter The Vaselines 2xCD/LP

Kurt Cobain had lousy taste in women, but he had great taste in music. Case in point: The Vaselines, an indie pop band that made some noise in the late 80s in its hometown of Glasgow, Scotland before breaking up unnoticed by the rest of the world. The group was, in effect, plucked from obscurity […]