Michael Azerrad discusses his wonderful new book, The Amplified Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana, interviewing Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselic for the original Come As You Are book and his subsequent friendship with the band, the truth and rock mythology, self-consciousness and indifference about perception, Kurt’s clinical conditions, how he seemed so relatable, shame, collage, and other recurring motifs in Nirvana’s work, jamming with Nirvana, citing certain podcasts, possible prequels, other future plans, and much more.
Elizabeth Stokes and Jonathan Pearce of the Beths discuss their latest album, Expert in a Dying Field, New Zealand life, busking, word-y lyricists, and garage blues guitar, the evolution of metal, Stokes’ remarkably poignant and witty wordplay, loving comedy and collaborating on songs, their magical four-part vocal harmonies, therapeutic art, Breakfast and Travel Updates, current and future plans, and more. Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.
José Miguel Contreras talks about the new By Divine Right double LP, Otto Motto, the state of Ontario cities, getting reviewed in Newfoundland, the Smiths and the Cure, regaining lost momentum, Shotgun Jimmie, future plans, and much more. Supported by you on Patreon, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.