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.
This is a shirt that I designed that Wavves printed for the tour that they are either on now or just finished. This is a very Tumblr oriented shirt. I was told that these are selling really well and that they’ve already had to reprint them.
If you can’t tell, it’s Charles Barkley and Nirvana from when they were on SNL together. The drawing is based on the promo they did for the episode and the text is something Barkley said during the promo.
They printed it really nicely with discharge ink so it doesn’t sit on top of the shirt like plastic based inks but is really thin and doesn’t change the texture of the fabric.
My friend David Peisner wrote this for Spin: Let It Bleed: The Oral History of PJ Harvey’s ‘Rid of Me’ The unblinking story of how inter-band tension spawned a rubbed-raw masterpiece and influenced Nirvana
The Seattle Times: Grunge producer Jack Endino steps out of the studio
Is there an act [Endino] hasn’t produced that he would like to work with?
“Pearl Jam,” he says, pausing for effect. “But I don’t think they need me.”
Rise Against cover Nirvana’s “Sliver” for the Onion A.V. Club in 2010.
SeattlePI.com: Kurt Cobain suicide scene: Previously unpublished photos
WARNING: Though there’s nothing overly graphic in these photos, the shots of Kurt’s sheet-covered body being carried out on a stretcher are particularly disturbing. (There are also photos of people attending Kurt’s memorial ceremony, plus some previously unpublished live shots.)