July 6th, 2013

Tune in to KEXP tonight to hear:

KEXP welcomes Jonathan Poneman and Megan Jasper of Sub Pop Records to guest DJ on Audioasis on KEXP  on Saturday, July 6th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM PT.

w/ LIVE music from:
6:30 PM Poor Moon
8:30 PM Feast

While you’re listening, check out this Guardian article on Sub Pop at 25.

June 26th, 2013

Attention, Ireland! I’m excited to announce that I will be discussing my book Everybody Loves Our Town and all things grunge with Irish Times music writer Jim Carroll at the Kilkenny Arts Festival on Saturday, 10 August. Click here for more info on this event, part of the Banter salon series.

August 3rd, 2012

This Sunday (August 5), Charles R. Cross, longtime publisher and editor of the The Rocket (and Kurt Cobain biographer), is throwing a 33 anniversary party for the now-defunct Seattle music magazine. Check out the Facebook page for the West Seattle event.

June 11th, 2012



The Rocket, January 1983
Illustration: Charles Burns, art director: Helene Silverman

Vintage Burns.

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Official Tumblr for Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, a Time magazine book of the year. (Now in paperback; purchase info here.) The blog is run by the author, freelance writer/editor Mark Yarm; he is of no relation to Mark Arm of Mudhoney.