Tag Archives | Nirvana

Remember Whensday – Nevermind

Even with Bruce Springsteen’s birthday yesterday, it would be a disservice to write about anything other than Nirvana’s iconic album Nevermind, which came out today in 1991. As a kid, I remember rifling through my dad’s CD collection, seeing the swimming naked baby. I was too young to listen to or appreciate the music, but […]

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Monday Mixer

This list is all about the germ that comes before the album: demos. Demos serve as the artist’s way of hearing how the song they’ve been working on actually sounds. These earlier versions of a song can be radically different when they appear on an album. A lot of times they are recorded at the artist’s house, […]

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CBS Greenlights “Smells Like School Spirit” Sitcom

CBS just greenlighted a sitcom comedy titled “Smells Like Teen Spirit”. Which sounds awesome, maybe a sitcom based off of 90s Seattle Alternative and Grunge? Not quite. As CBS described it: “The multicamera comedy revolves around an 18-year-old budding entrepreneur who forgoes Harvard and instead opts to launch a multibillion-dollar Internet company from his garage […]

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M83, The Shins, White Stripes to Release on Black Friday

If you are looking for another reason to look forward to Thanksgiving, WPGU has you covered. After you’ve eaten your turkey and stuffing, find a local record store on Black Friday to pick up exclusive physical releases from a multitude of artists including, M83, Nirvana, The Shins, and The White Stripes. These records will be […]

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Monday Mixer

Coming up this Sunday is Father’s Day, so I put together a little mixtape for my father.  However, the normal length playlist seemed insufficient, so I decided to make him a double LP, following in the footsteps of one of our mutual favorite albums, the Beatles’ white album.  Each side has a different character to […]

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DJ Blog: This Day in Music History – Nirvana

February 9, 2012. That’s today. February 9, 1990. That’s the day that Nirvana opened for Dinosaur Jr.

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