Listen to a new Melvins track, “Dr. Mule,” from Scion’s 10th anniversary compilation.
The Nirvana stuff is fucking cursed in my opinion… Somebody has to guard the gates of this thing. Because you know what would happen? The second I sell [the rights], it becomes a jukebox musical, makes a billion dollars, and you’ve got jazz hands on Broadway. Or he’ll be in Gatorade commercials. I will never sell the fucking stakes I have in it, because no one else will bother protecting him.
Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star: Lullaby Versions of Pearl Jam (top) comes out May 28, bringing to three the number of PJ lullaby albums on the market. Listen to TTLRS: LVoPJ’s version of “Just Breathe” here. (The new album also features a version of Temple of the Dog’s “Hunger Strike.”)
Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell and Ben Shepherd live at the Sinclair in Cambridge, Mass., May 15, 2013 (pro-shot, full set).
My latest story for Wired, on the tech behind the massive star of the King Kong musical. The production goes into previews in Melbourne, Australia, May 28, and there’s talk of it coming to Broadway eventually.
I guess writing about robots for Wired is becoming a thing for me. (My next piece for the mag—a feature I’m very excited about—has some bots in it, too.)