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Kurt Cobain: Artist Collection

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Cobain's Journals: The Writer Behind The Rock Star 2010 (NPR)

4/2/2016
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Page after page of Kurt Cobain's terrible handwriting is reproduced in faithful facsimile — covering forthcoming gigs, favorite songs, prophecies of fame, janitorial wages and the firing of terrible drummers. Author Karan Mahajan says these funny, self-aware writings are much more than a pacifier for weepy fans.

Duration: 00:05:00


Remembering Kurt Cobain, 10 Years Later 2004 (NPR)

4/1/2016
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Ten years ago, Kurt Cobain -- co-founder and lead singer of the group Nirvana -- apparently committed suicide. Cobain introduced the sound known as grunge to audiences around the world. His death prompted thousands of fans to hold vigils in his hometown of Seattle, Wash. Many likened its impact to the effect John Lennon's murder had on their parents. Marcie Sillman of member station KUOW has a remembrance.

Duration: 00:05:00


'Nevermind' At 20: Producer Butch Vig On Nirvana 2011 (NPR)

11/22/2015
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Vig looks back on a band eager to work and an artist struggling with his success.

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Dave Grohl And Krist Novoselic Share Memories, Unreleased Tracks From 'In Utero' 2013 (NPR)

11/22/2015
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Nirvana's In Utero celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. On this episode of All Songs Considered, the band's two surviving members recall their time recording what would be the band's last album.

Duration: 00:01:00


Nirvana Feature Album - MTV unplugged in New York 2014 (Afternoons with Simon Mercep)

11/22/2015
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Today's album features Nirvana with Kurt Cobain, singing and playing in a live TV setting.

Duration: 00:01:00


About A Song: Thou On Nirvana's 'Something In The Way' 2011 (NPR)

11/22/2015
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Thou vocalist Bryan Funck says the song is about "being completely crushed and obliterated."

Duration: 00:05:00


Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' Remembered 2009 (NPR)

11/22/2015
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Nirvana's 1991 hit "Smells Like Teen Spirit" defined grunge music for a generation of music fans. On the 15th anniversary of singer Kurt Cobain's death, NPR looks back on the impact of the song with reflections from fans themselves.

Duration: 00:05:00


20 Years Later, Seattle Music Scene Still Channels Spirit Of Nirvana 2011 (NPR)

11/22/2015
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KUOW - The band behind Nevermind didn't just bring punk to the masses. It also put Seattle on the map. On Saturday, Seattle's Experience Music Project opens the first major exhibition ever devoted to Nirvana and the music scene that spawned the band.

Duration: 00:05:00


'Smells Like Teen Spirit' 2000 (NPR)

11/22/2015
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The popularity of "Smells Like Teen Spirit," by the Seattle rock band Nirvana, announced the dominance of grunge music over the synthesized sounds of late-'80s pop and rock. Nirvana remains widely celebrated as a rock band that, unlike many of its peers, became enormously popular on its own terms.

Duration: 00:05:00


Kurt Cobain Speaks — Through Art And Audio Diaries — In 'Montage Of Heck' 2015 (NPR)

11/22/2015
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"The idea was not to tear him down, nor was it to put him on a pedestal," says director Brett Morgen. Instead, executive producer Frances Bean Cobain told Morgen to "make it honest."

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Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck - film review 2015 (At the Movies)

11/22/2015
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Simon Morris reviews a documentary about Nirvana front-man, the late Kurt Cobain. Montage Of Heck is not quite all you ever wanted to know about Nirvana.

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Kurt Cobain - 156 - Generation Why

11/21/2015
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Kurt Cobain. April 5, 1994. Shortly after arriving at a rehab center, a musician flees and heads back home to Seattle. Unbeknownst to his friends and family, he has hit the end of his road. Struggling with a heroin addiction and the realization that he could not change his course, he had made the decision to end his life. With his heroin, syringes, and a shotgun, he made his way to his greenhouse. In this room, essentially an attic, he would inject high doses of heroin and then turn the...

Duration: 01:00:00