April 14, 2016
(photo by Travis Bozeman) Washington, DC quartet Big Hush premiere today their cover of Nirvana‘s 1988 classic, ‘Sifting’, via NPR Music: http://www.npr.org/sections/allsongs/2016/04/14/473967006/big-hush-turns-nirvanas-sifting-into-a-droney-dream Comprised of Emma Baker, Owen Wuerker, Genevieve Ludwig and Chris Taylor, Big Hush trade in their usual blissed-out shoegaze fuzz for a slightly more subtle approach to the sludgey classic. Bassist Chris Taylor […]
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April 06, 2016
Texas post-rock band This Will Destroy You premiere their cover of Nirvana’s “Paper Cuts” today via Pitchfork: http://pitchfork.com/news/64621-this-will-destroy-you-cover-nirvanas-paper-cuts-listen/ The quartet, comprised of Jeremy Galindo, Chris King, Donovan Jones and Alex Bhore, enlisted the additional vocal talents of Kate Fisher and Lily Taylor to create a haunting, expanded rendition of the “Bleach”-era classic. On their approach […]
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March 29, 2016
English rock band Basement unveil their tribute to Nirvana‘s “Bleach”-era classic, ‘School’ via The AV Club: http://www.avclub.com/article/basement-goes-back-school-nirvana-tribute-compilat-234431 Utilizing their renown sound of heavy yet melodic hardcore/alternative rock, Basement opts for a somewhat traditional rendition of the frustrated anthem. On their approach to the song, vocalist Andrew Fisher elaborates: “We picked ‘School’ because it’s really heavy […]
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March 21, 2016
We are extremely stoked to announce our third Nirvana tribute LP, “Doused In Mud, Soaked In Bleach”, completing a trifecta of homages to the legendary band’s official studio albums. The Hall of Famer’s debut LP “Bleach” is covered in full, start to finish, by a diverse range of independent/alternative artists including Basement, Beach Slang, Big Hush, Circa […]
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July 09, 2015
Philadelphia’s Nothing have released a stunning music video for ‘Something in the Way’, their Nirvana cover released in April on Robotic Empire’s “Whatever Nevermind” tribute album. Stereogum premiered the video, stating that Nothing‘s rendition “does heighten the melancholic lyrics by including a plodding piano in its inaugural moments. Kevin Haus directed the accompanying video, which navigates a fragmented narrative about a woman […]
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