authenticity


V.22 No.15 |
Julia Minamata

Music

Ode to grunge

Depending on your aural upbringing and age, the term "grunge" may conjure up wildly divergent things. Read all about Alibi Copy Editor/Staff Writer Mark Lopez's romance with the Seattle sound in Seattle Wall of Sound: A paean to grunge. For me, Nirvana's Bleach was revelatory; Lopez prefers In Utero. Exploring difference is fun, no? In honor of this myriad genre, I compiled an hour-long grunge-tastic playlist for our dear readers, featuring tracks by: Flipper, L7, Babes in Toyland, 7 Year Bitch, Hole, Nirvana, Mudhoney, Tad, Wool, Melvins, Sleep Capsule, Coffin Break, Soundgarden, Killdozer, Pixies, The Breeders and Green River. Stream it below. Less-than-fresh coiffures, well-worn flannel and Dr. Martens are optional.

V.22 No.15 | 4/11/2013
Julia Minamata juliaminamata.com

Aural Fixation

Seattle Wall of Sound

A paean to grunge

Staff writer Mark Lopez explores the fuzzy riffs, frenzied corporate co-opting and ethos of authenticity that the grunge movement birthed.
V.22 No.3 | 1/17/2013
Keith Johnson

Music

Sioux City Pete rawks Iron Haus

Hyper-local archivist, DJ and DIY devotee Derek Caterwaul shares his experiences with depraved blues-rawk bandleader Sioux City Pete. Read all about it in Sioux City Pete & the Beggars Call up Thunder. Scroll on to peruse Sioux City Pete & the Beggars A/V. Iron Haus • Sioux City Pete & the Beggars • Pancakes! • Terri Schiavo Dance Party • Wed Jan 3 • 8:30 pm • $5 • 21+