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 Powell discusses the new Land of Talk album Performances, caregiving and a culturally-rich upbringing, experimenting with their singing voice, trading guitar in for keys, gender fluidity, abuse, and the lack of protection in music communities and infrastructures, voyeurism, objectification, and dress codes, sitcoms like Family Ties, the Twin Peaks theme song, reflecting on who they are and who they are becoming, Patreon treats, other future plans, and much more.
Jay Ferguson, Andrew Scott, Patrick Pentland, and Chris Murphy of Sloan discuss the inspirations and stories behind and making of each and every song on Steady, the thirteenth album by one of the world’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands, future plans, and much 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.