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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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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April 16, 2015
Philly heads: NOTHING is doing an acoustic set on Record Store Day (this Saturday) at A.K.A. Music. They will have copies of “Whatever Nevermind” with them! Everyone anywhere else, here’s the (available) list of US stores stocking the album: 1-2-3-4 Go! Amoeba – Berkeley Amoeba – Hollywood Amoeba – San Francisco Angelos – Main Aquarius […]
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March 24, 2015
We are extremely stoked to announce our second tribute to Nirvana, this time with their breakout Nevermind album being covered in full by a diverse range of bands. The new tribute LP, titled Whatever Nevermind, is being released April 18th in conjunction with Record Store Day 2015, and sees diverse contributions from Boris, Cave In, Circa Survive, Kylesa, […]
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April 21, 2014
Wow so Record Store Day was awesome! Lots of folks picked up the Nirvana tribute LP – and of course, inevitably, copies are now showing up on ebay as well. No major surprise there, but the volume and silly prices the release is commanding have initiated a bump up in the need for mailorder copies […]
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