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.
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Tranzac in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday March 23, 2018. Our guest panellists were podcast hosts/producers, Katie Jensen from The Secret Life of Canada, James Hartnett and Michael Balazo of The Landlord and Tenant Podmess, Michelle Parise of Alone: A Love Story, and Tyler Allen of The Minds of Madness. With announcer/applause wrangle Linda J. Paolucci and our house band, the Bicycles. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Spring Morris. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad’s Donuts, Planet of Sound, and Humber College’s online Music Composition course.