We are celebrating drums this month and we are turning our spotlight on one of our drumming students, 16-year-old Quentin! Read about all his awesome pets and his love of Nirvana. Some nice pics from last November’s recital, too.
On October 22, 1990 – 25 years ago today – a little band called Mookie Blaylock nervously performed its first concert at the old Off Ramp Café on Eastlake Avenue. Within a few months, a name change would rechristen them Pearl Jam. Within the decade, the world would christen them […]
Today, Cameron Crowe is a Hollywood hotshot, but in the early 1990s, he was coming off of his debut movie, “Say Anything” and he was looking for something new. He found it in Seattle’s burgeoning grunge scene and started filming “Singles,” with Matt Dillon playing a member of a local […]
Thanks for sauntering along with us this week. Or, at least just humoring us. It’s been fun. So here are some of the videos that we promised. There is lots of good stuff on Nirvana and no shortage of material, especially considering that they weren’t around very long. Here are […]
Got a Nirvana fan in your life? How about someone who enjoys Seattle’s rich music history? Let’s take a look at some of the best Nirvana books out there! But before that, let’s hear what Kurt Cobain has to say about one of his favorite books, “Perfume,” in this August, 1993, […]
Twenty-five years ago today, September 22, 1990, Seattle’s own Nirvana played what is now recognized as one of the band’s most iconic concerts on its journey to national acclaim — not just for the band, but for the slowly growing genre of grunge. At the downtown intersection of Stewart and […]
Why this week? Because something monumental happened in Seattle this week in 1990. It had to do with a pink-cheeked Nirvana with a rent-a-drummer and a Seattle garage-turned-concert venue. Enough hyphens for you? Follow along, now.
Ever been interested in hearing the gritty back story of Seattle grunge? Well, who can tell it better than the guys who lived it … and created it? Check out this this Rock Cellar interview — and some great pics — with Mark Yarm, author of “Everyone Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge,” […]