Krist Novoselic

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2014

    10 Reasons St. Paul Is an Underrated Music City

    When you're trying to assert yourself as a premier Midwestern city that celebrates music, it's not ideal to have a shouting match with the folks just across the river. The case for Minneapolis's musical greatness is nothing new -- First Avenue, Prince, Paul Westerberg, etc. -- but don't count out ... More >>

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    September 26, 2013

    How Steve Albini convinced Nirvana to record In Utero in MN

    While music fans mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's In Utero -- either by comparing it to Nevermind or Counting Crows' August and Everything After -- the historical documents of the time have emerged. One of particular interest to locals is the original 1992 pitch for working on the album that p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    Nirvana's In Utero vs. Nevermind: Which is better?

    It's been 20 years since Nirvana released it final studio album, In Utero. Recorded at Pachyderm Studio in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, the release is getting the deluxe treatment with a 70-song reissue, including a remastering of the original album tracks, B-sides, demos, remixes of "Heart-Shaped Box," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    An argument for Grant Hart's The Argument

    Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.Concept records get a bad rap, a really bad rap. I blame it on Yes. On paper, something that mixes 17th-century blank verse and the crown prince of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    The Week That Was: Mariah's Baby Bump, Travis McCoy's Spray Can

    ‚Äč Last night, you were gleefully egging strangers' Camaros. (Not so bitchin' now, eh, monied day-trader douchebags?) Tomorrow, you can vote. The day after tomorrow, you can freak out about who everyone else voted for, nullifying your own vote five-fold. But today, why not mull over last week's mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Reporter's Notebook: Radiohead Project

    Imran Hussain, an actual rock star in Bangladesh, talks about the difference between Radiohead and other bands.

  • Music

    December 1, 2004

    All Apologies

    Nirvana's box set takes the best band of the '90s and reveals the very worst

  • Music

    December 3, 2003

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    Lynne Truss delivers us from our sins, Johnny Cash finds redemption, and Kurt Cobain loses Nirvana in the afterlife

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    October 23, 2002
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    August 20, 1997