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Nirvana hanging with their influences Sonic Youth
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15 songs that influenced Nirvana (probably)

Grunge was portrayed in the media as a brand new phenomenon, but Nirvana themselves would be the first to tell you that their music wasn't really as original as people were saying it was. Here are 15 of the songs that (probably) helped make them...

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Nirvana’s 10 Best Cover Songs

As good as Kurt Cobain was at songwriting, he was also a master of interpreting the work of others. His covers were rarely straightforward renditions -- they almost always brought something new to the song and were sometimes even better than the originals...

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Lou Barlow with Dinosaur Jr at Brooklyn Bowl in 2017 (more by Greg Cristman)
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Lou Barlow made a playlist of songs that inspired Dinosaur Jr in the ’80s (listen)

The very awesome playlist includes music by Wipers, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Dream Syndicate, Venom, Saint Vitus, Meat Puppets, and more.

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Kvelertak at Irving Plaza
Kvelertak at Irving Plaza in 2016 (more by Greg Cristman)
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Kvelertak made us a playlist of their indie rock influences for Beachheads LP

To further promote their power pop side project Beachheads, Kvelertak members Vidar Landa (guitar) and Marvin Nygaard (bass) go long on their indie rock and other non-metal influences.

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La Sera and Springtime Carnivore ready collaborative punk covers LP (listen), touring together

Their covers album puts a folky, moody spin on classics by The Replacements, Buzzcocks, Bad Brains, The Stooges and more. Springtime Carnivore also has her own album on the way.

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JEFF the Brotherhood share Wipers and Pixies covers from new EP (listen)

As mentioned, JEFF the Brotherhood are set to release an EP of covers, titled Dig the Classics, which will be out via Infinity Cat/Warner Brother next week (9/30)...

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Kurt Cobain’s 50 favorite albums

Via Buzzfeed & Laughing Squid, comes this handwritten list Kurt Cobain made, as published in Journals in 2002. Read the whole thing typed, below...

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