July 10th, 2014

Don’t make Mudhoney mad. Watch Mudhoney’s Mark Arm and the Long Winters’ John Roderick in this amusing video for KEXP. (Backstory here.)

July 7th, 2014

Watch Mark Lanegan's recent KEXP in-studio performance, which includes two new songs from Lanegan’s album Phantom Radio, which KEXP reports is due later this year. (The record has yet to be officially announced.)

July 3rd, 2014

KEXP is live-streaming a Mark Lanegan in-studio performance, starting in five minutes (at 11 a.m. PT). Perhaps he’ll perform material from his forthcoming EP No Bells on Sunday.

July 1st, 2014

The original lineup of Love BatteryRon Rudzitis, Kevin Whitworth, Jason Finn and Tommy Simpsonplayed together for the first time in about 25 years, Saturday night at Slim’s in Seattle. Video here. (H/T Ben London)

June 13th, 2014

subpop:

Well, this MTV News coverage of a newly world famous Nirvana playing their first Seattle stadium show in a September 1992 homecoming is an absolute treasure. A tiny Phil Elverum at 1:50!

Grunge Rock Parking Lot! Indeed, this is priceless. Kurt’s mom and extended family at 9:20!

UPDATE: Video was yanked from YouTube. Watch it here.

Reblogged from Sub Pop
June 11th, 2014

Eddie Vedder introduces Guided by Voices at the Showbox in Seattle, June 8, 2014.

(Source: twitter.com)

June 2nd, 2014

"Los Angeles, start your VCRs…"

You must watch this alternately silly and seedy Bud Light L.A.-market “grunge” spot from the 1990s. I hope this is for real. (H/T maura)

May 29th, 2014

Watch the new music video for Vaporland's “vaporland.” The band features former members of old school Sub Pop acts Love Battery, TAD and the Fluid.

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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.