This week's playlist features songs from The Gromble, SLED, Bassnectar with Macntaj, and Noah Kahan.
On August 17, 1991, Nirvana filmed the “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video featuring real Nirvana fans for an audience. The video cost less than $50,000 to produce. The video won many awards like the Best New Artist and Best Alternative Group at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards.”
Metallica threw a party at Madison Square Garden for their self-titled album, Black Album on August 3, 1991. Both Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic from Nirvana attended the party, being fans of Metallica. Watch Kirk talk about Kurt Cobain
Vattnet have announced their self-titled LP release date for September 15, 2017. Vattnet have also released their video “Spun” on Revolver. Watch “Spun” here. With the release of their widely heralded 2015 album “Settler,” Vattnet (formerly Vattnet Viskar,) rode the line between American black metal and a more experimental blend of atmospheric, melody driven metal. read more
Chicago has long been a breeding ground for great indie labels, and it’s time to add a new one to the list. Dodgeball Records, co-founded by Chris Messer, frontman of Chicago band Showoff and his wife Dani Messer, and recently joined by longtime friend Mike Felumlee (Smoking Popes/Alkaline Trio/Live From The Rock Room), runs like read more
Listen to Vampire Weekend's "Oxford Comma", Authority Zero's "Summer Sickness", Larry and his Flask's "Call It What You Will", & Black Label Society's "Godspeed Hellbound".
Los Angeles band, Silent Rival, releases their debut album, The Kindness of Strangers. Recorded on Listen Loud Records, the album was produced by Matt Wallace and mixed by Neil Aaron. Wallace has produced albums with Maroon 5, Sugarcult, Andy Grammar, and Faith No More. Aaron has mixed albums for Twenty-One Pilots, Blink 182, and Misterwives. read more