Tag Archives: Kurt Cobain

Wednesday Music News

Local hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis return with the sentimental track “Growing Up,” dedicated to Macklemore’s baby daughter, Sloane. He says on his website, “When you try to escape yourself, life has an interesting way of creating situations that force you to come back. To look at who you are. This is whyRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Montage of Heck

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck opened Thursday, April 23, as an exclusive engagement in select movie theaters prior to the HBO televisionRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Kurt Cobain Montage of Heck at SIFF 4/23-4/30

For one week only, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the only ever fully authorized portrait of the famed music icon, will screen in Seattle at the SIFF Egyptian theater. Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen will be in attendance on opening night, Thursday, April 23rd, at 7:00 PM. Be sure to tune in to The MorningRead more…

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Friday Music News

The first official Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage of Heck, will have a theatrical run before its premiere on HBO. According to Billboard, the film will debut in Los Angeles, New York, and our very own Seattle on April 24. Rumor has it that the theatrical release will put this highly anticipated documentary up for OscarRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Next year, HBO will broadcast a “fully authorized” Kurt Cobain documentary. Montage of Heck, named after a Cobain mixtape from the 80s, will feature great amounts of previously unheard material. According to a press release, filmmaker Brett Morgen has “no-holds-barred access to Kurt Cobain’s archives, home to his never-before-seen home movies, recordings, artwork, photography, journals,Read more…

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Monday Music News

Late last month, Colin Meloy of The Decemberists took to the streets of Brooklyn to announce the Portland band’s new album, What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World, will be out January 20th on Capitol Records. Today, we’ve got the studio version of the track “Make You Better” to share, and it’s even dreamierRead more…

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Monday Music News

The legacy of Kurt Cobain was clearly on a lot of people’s minds this weekend on the 20th anniversary of his death. At Saturday night’s show at The Riviera in Chicago, St. Vincent paid her own tribute with a cover of Nirvana‘s “Lithium” — watch below. [Stereogum]

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Video Roundup: Nirvana’s Cover Songs

On the 20th anniversary of his death, KEXP is celebrating the life of one of Seattle’s greatest musicians. On April 5, 1994, Kurt Cobain took his own life but left an indelible legacy for musicians and fans across the world. Throughout the day on Friday, April 4, KEXP DJs are playing a variety of songsRead more…

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KEXP DJs and Staff Remember Kurt Cobain

It’s a day that stands out in the memory of any music lover: on April 8th, 1994, it was announced to the public that the body of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain had been found on dead in his home on Lake Washington Boulevard in Seattle. Whether you lived in Seattle at the time or not,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

In KEXP’s ongoing bid to make The War on Drugs “The Most Popular Band in the World,” we present to you the music video for the track “Red Eyes,” which features the Philadelphia boys as hosts of a kooky talent competition. Their album, Lost in the Dream, comes out March 18th on Secretly Canadian, andRead more…

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