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"About a Girl" is a song by American rock band, Nirvana.
Adam Kasper is a Seattle area record producer and engineer,with platinum and gold awards, working with such bands as Aerosmith, Mudhoney, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, R.E.M., The Tragically Hip, Soundgarden and Pearl Jam.
Album-oriented rock (abbreviated AOR) is an American FM radio format focusing on album tracks by rock artists.
Alex Grey (born November 29, 1953) is an American visionary artist, author, teacher, and Vajrayana practitioner.
"All Apologies" is a song by American rock band Nirvana, written by vocalist and guitarist Kurt Cobain.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Alternative Songs (also called Alternative and formerly known as Modern Rock Tracks and Hot Modern Rock Tracks) is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in ''Billboard'' magazine since September 10, 1988.
Andy Wallace is an American music studio engineer with a long track record of successful productions, beginning with the 1986 production of the Run-DMC/Aerosmith collaboration on "Walk This Way" with Rick Rubin.
The Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers (Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas, CAPIF) is an Argentine organization member of the IFPI, which represents the music industry in the country.
The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
Art director is the title for a variety of similar job functions in theater, advertising, marketing, publishing, fashion, film and television, the Internet, and video games.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters.
The Hungarian Recording Industry Association (Hungarian: Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége, more commonly abbreviated to MAHASZ or Mahasz) is the Hungarian music industry association, founded in 1992.
An audio engineer (also sometimes recording engineer or a vocal engineer) helps to produce a recording or a performance, editing and adjusting sound tracks using equalization and audio effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound.
Mastering, a form of audio post production, is the process of preparing and transferring recorded audio from a source containing the final mix to a data storage device (the master); the source from which all copies will be produced (via methods such as pressing, duplication or replication).
In sound recording and reproduction, audio mixing is the process of combining multitrack recordings into a final mono, stereo or surround sound product.
The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry which was established in 1983 by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers (AARM) which was formed in 1956.
Bad Animals Studio is a music and media recording studio on 4th Avenue in downtown Seattle.
Barbara G. Walker (born July 2, 1930, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American author and feminist.
The Belgian Entertainment Association (BEA) is the organization that represents the interests of the music, video and video game industries in Belgium.
Big Black was an American punk rock band from Evanston, Illinois, active from 1981 to 1987.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of singles or albums in the United States and elsewhere.
Bleach is the debut studio album by the American rock band Nirvana, released on June 15, 1989 by Sub Pop.
Blender was an American music magazine that billed itself as "the ultimate guide to music and more".
Robert C. Ludwig (born c. 1945) is an American mastering engineer.
Bob Weston (born 1965) is an American musician, producer, recording engineer, and record mastering engineer.
The BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited, commonly known as the British Phonographic Industry or BPI, is the British recorded music industry's trade association.
Campus radio (also known as college radio, university radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college, university or other educational institution.
Cannon Falls is a city in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States.
The Central Waterfront of Seattle, in the state of Washington, US, is the most urbanized portion of the Elliott Bay shore.
Charles Peterson (born 1964 in Longview, Washington) is an American photographer well known for his work with the Seattle independent record label Sub Pop and for capturing the then-newly emerging grunge scene in images.
Charles R. Cross is a Seattle-based music journalist, author and editor.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
For the late comedian and Saturday Night Live actor, see Chris Farley. Christopher John Farley is a Jamaican-born American journalist, columnist, and author.
Come as You Are: The Story of Nirvana is a 1993 book by Michael Azerrad, covering the career of Nirvana from its inception.
The Compact Audio Cassette (CAC) or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the cassette tape or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.
Courtney Michelle Love (née Harrison; born July 9, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and visual artist.
Darcey Steinke (born April 25, 1962) is an American author.
David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film director.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
David Browne (born 19 May 1960) is an American journalist and author.
David Fricke (born June 4, 1952) is a senior editor at Rolling Stone magazine, where he writes predominantly on rock music.
David Lawrence Geffen (born February 21, 1943) is an American business magnate, producer, film studio executive, and philanthropist.
The decibel (symbol: dB) is a unit of measurement used to express the ratio of one value of a physical property to another on a logarithmic scale.
DGC Records (an initialism for the David Geffen Company) is an American major record label that currently operates as a division of Interscope Geffen A&M Records, which is owned by the Vivendi-based Universal Music Group.
Discogs (short for discographies) is a website and crowdsourced database of information about audio recordings, including commercial releases, promotional releases, and bootleg or off-label releases.
Distortion and overdrive are forms of audio signal processing used to alter the sound of amplified electric musical instruments, usually by increasing their gain, producing a "fuzzy", "growling", or "gritty" tone.
Double tracking or doubling is an audio recording technique in which a performer sings or plays along with their own prerecorded performance, usually to produce a stronger or "bigger" sound than can be obtained with a single voice or instrument.
Drug rehabilitation (often drug rehab or just rehab) is the processes of medical or psychotherapeutic treatment for dependency on psychoactive substances such as alcohol, prescription drugs, and street drugs such as cocaine, heroin or amphetamines.
"Dumb" is a song by American rock band, Nirvana, written by vocalist and guitarist, Kurt Cobain.
DV (Dagblaðið Vísir) is a tabloid newspaper in Iceland published by DV ehf.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Eric Olsen (born August 5, 1958) was the founder, editor-in-chief, and publisher of broad-based online critical magazine Blogcritics and author of local Cleveland blog Cleve-blog.
For the cartoon character, see The Outbursts of Everett True. Everett True (born Jeremy Andrew Thackray 21 April 1961) is an English music journalist and musician, who grew up in Chelmsford, Essex.
Frances Bean Cobain (born August 18, 1992) is an American visual artist, model and the only child of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and Hole frontwoman Courtney Love.
Frances Elena Farmer (September 19, 1913 – August 1, 1970) was an American actress and television host.
Geffen Records is an American major record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M Records imprint.
Goldmine, established in September 1974, by founder Brian Bukantis out of Fraser Michigan is an American magazine that focuses on the collectors' market for records, tapes, CDs, and music-related memorabilia.
The Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album is an award presented to recording artists for quality albums in the alternative genre at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.
Greg Kot (born March 3, 1957) is an American writer, author and journalist.
Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the in the Pacific Northwest U.S. state of Washington, particularly in Seattle and nearby towns.
Guitar World is a monthly music magazine devoted to guitarists, published since July 1980.
The Gulag (ГУЛАГ, acronym of Главное управление лагерей и мест заключения, "Main Camps' Administration" or "Chief Administration of Camps") was the government agency in charge of the Soviet forced labor camp system that was created under Vladimir Lenin and reached its peak during Joseph Stalin's rule from the 1930s to the 1950s.
"Heart-Shaped Box" is a song by American rock band Nirvana, written by vocalist and guitarist Kurt Cobain.
The Radio Songs chart (previously named Hot 100 Airplay) is released weekly by Billboard magazine and measures the airplay of songs being played on radio stations throughout the United States across all musical genres.
"I Hate Myself and Want to Die" is a song by the American grunge band, Nirvana, written by vocalist and guitarist, Kurt Cobain.
Incesticide is a compilation album by the American grunge band Nirvana.
Independent music (often referred to as indie music or indie) is music produced independently from commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing.
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is the organisation that represents the interests of the recording industry worldwide.
The Irish Singles Chart (Irish: Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by The Official Charts Company.
Jack Endino (born 1964) is an American producer and musician based in Seattle, United States.
James DeRogatis (born September 2, 1964) is an American music critic and co-host of Sound Opinions.
Jon Pareles (born October 25, 1953) is an American journalist who is the chief popular-music critic in the arts section of The New York Times.
Kmart Corporation (simply known as Kmart and stylized as kmart) is an American big box department store chain headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States.
Krist Anthony Novoselic (Krist Novoselić; often referred to as Chris Novoselic, born May 16, 1965) is an American musician and political activist, and was the bassist and founding member of the grunge band Nirvana alongside electric guitarist and lead singer Kurt Cobain, with Dave Grohl as the drummer.
Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician.
Live and Loud is a live video released by American grunge band Nirvana in September 2013.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Macmillan Publishers Ltd (occasionally known as the Macmillan Group) is an international publishing company owned by Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.
Mainstream Rock is a music chart in Billboard magazine which ranks the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that combines the formats of active rock and heritage rock.
"Marigold" (originally titled "Color Pictures of a Marigold") is a song written and composed by American rock musician Dave Grohl, that was first released on Pocketwatch, an album Grohl issued under the pseudonym Late! in 1992.
MegaCharts, since 2008 called GfK Dutch Charts, is a chart company responsible for the composition and exploitation of a broad collection of official charts in the Netherlands, of which the Single Top 100 and the Album Top 100 are the most known ones.
Melody Maker was a British weekly music magazine, one of the world's earliest music weeklies, and—according to its publisher IPC Media—the earliest.
Michael Azerrad is an American author, music journalist, editor, and musician.
Michael Lavine (born October 13, 1963, San Francisco) is a portrait photographer based in New York City.
Modern rock is an umbrella term describing rock music made between the late 1970s to present day.
Mojo is a popular music magazine published initially by Emap, and since January 2008 by Bauer, monthly in the United Kingdom.
MTV Unplugged in New York is a live album by American grunge band Nirvana.
"My Best Friend's Girl" is a song by American rock band The Cars from their 1978 self-titled debut album on Elektra Records, released on June 6 of that year.
Neil Darrow Strauss, also known by the pen names Style and Chris Powles (born March 9, 1969) is an American author, journalist and ghostwriter.
Nevermind is the second studio album by American rock band Nirvana, released on September 24, 1991.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett.
Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.
Nirvana is a "best-of" compilation album by the American rock band Nirvana, released in October, 2002.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
No Alternative is an alternative rock compilation album produced by Paul Heck and Chris Mundy.
Noise rock (sometimes called noise punk) is a diverse style of experimental rock employing noise music elements, which spun off from punk rock in the 1980s.
The Official New Zealand Music Chart is the weekly New Zealand top 40 singles and albums charts, issued weekly by Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand).
Pachyderm Recording Studio, is a residential music recording studio located in rural Cannon Falls, Minnesota, United States, 35.8 mi (57.6 km) southeast of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.
Pazz & Jop is an annual poll of musical releases compiled by American newspaper The Village Voice since 1971.
"Pennyroyal Tea" is a song by the American rock band, Nirvana, written by vocalist and guitarist, Kurt Cobain.
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer is a 1985 literary historical fantasy novel (published originally in German as Das Parfum) by German writer Patrick Süskind.
A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.
The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Polly Jean Harvey, MBE (born 9 October 1969) known as PJ Harvey, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, writer, poet, and composer.
Pod is the debut album by the American alternative rock band the Breeders, released on 4AD in May 1990.
Portland is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maine, with a population of 67,067 as of 2017.
Productores de Música de España (Spanish Music Producers) (shortened as Promusicae, sometimes stylised PROMUSICAE) is the organisation responsible for the Spanish Albums Chart and other music charts.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Q is a popular music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom.
R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, that was formed in 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and lead vocalist Michael Stipe.
"Rape Me" is a song by American rock band Nirvana, written by frontman Kurt Cobain.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
Record Store Day is an annual event inaugurated in 2007 and held on one Saturday every April to "celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store".
Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
The is an industry trade group composed of Japanese corporations involved in the music industry.
Reverberation, in psychoacoustics and acoustics, is a persistence of sound after the sound is produced.
Richard Theodore Otcasek (born March 23, 1944 or 1949) (sources differ) known as Ric Ocasek, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer.
Rid of Me is the second studio album by English singer-songwriter and musician PJ Harvey.
Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist and music journalist.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
"The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" is a 2003 special issue of American biweekly magazine Rolling Stone, and a related book published in 2005.
RPM (and later) was a Canadian music industry publication that featured song and album charts for Canada.
"Sappy" is a song by the American rock band, Nirvana, written by vocalist and guitarist, Kurt Cobain.
Scott Litt (born c.1954) is an American record producer who mostly works with artists in the alternative rock genre and is best known for producing six R.E.M. albums during the band's most successful period.
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
Select was a United Kingdom music magazine of the 1990s which was particularly known for covering Britpop, a term coined in the magazine by Stuart Maconie.
Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender.
Shadowland: Search for Frances Farmer is a 1978 biographical novel by William Arnold, ostensibly about the life of actress Frances Farmer.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.
Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.
Steven Albini (pronounced; born July 22, 1962) is an American musician, record producer, audio engineer and music journalist.
Surfer Rosa is the debut studio album by the American alternative rock band Pixies, released in March 1988 on the British independent record label 4AD.
Sverigetopplistan (lit. "Sweden top list") is the Swedish national record chart, earlier known as Topplistan (1975–1997) and Hitlistan (1998–2007) and known by its current name since October 2007, based on sales data from the Swedish Recording Industry Association (in Swedish Grammofonleverantörernas förening).
The National Syndicate of Phonographic Publishing (Syndicat national de l'édition phonographique; SNEP) is the inter-professional organization which protects the interests of the French record industry.
The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Beavis and Butt-Head Experience is a compilation album, released in 1993 by Geffen Records.
The Breeders are an American alternative rock band formed in 1989 by Kim Deal of Pixies and Tanya Donelly of Throwing Muses.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.
The Official Finnish Charts (Suomen virallinen lista, Finlands officiella lista) are national record charts in Finland composed by Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.
The Transparent Anatomical Manikin (TAM) is a three-dimensional, transparent model of a human being, created for medical instructional purposes.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Ultratop is an organization which generates and publishes the official record charts in Belgium.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.
Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc..
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die is a musical reference book first published in 2005 by Universe Publishing.
The 36th Annual Grammy Awards were held in 1994.
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