Krist Novoselic

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Crash proof

I've never trusted music that's too engineered, too perfect. Headphones on the drummer and a hundred tracks running off a laptop? Most bands practice and practice to get things just right, but it's that threat of the unexpected that makes a show worth
Arms and Sleepers are more than just a hard drive
By MATT PARISH  |  October 02, 2009


Seattle’s Presidents of the United States of America were the right band from the right place at the right time when their homonymous debut flew up the charts back in 1995.
Chris Ballew’s POTUSA
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 06, 2008

Nirvana versus Foo Fighters

Are Foo Fighters more important than Nirvana? Such a thought might have been considered heresy even five years ago.
Has the sideman surpassed his hero?
By MATT ASHARE  |  November 27, 2007

Nirvana revisited

True’s book coincides with a bit of Nirvana’s Phoenix lore, and this week we’re publishing an excerpt from the book alongside several related articles from our archives.
A new Nirvana biography and excerpts from the Phoenix archives shed new light
By CARLY CARIOLI  |  March 30, 2007

About a girl

“Mary Lou Lord has been almost written out of the Kurt Cobain story,” writes True. “Yet I have a strong memory from around this time of meeting a besotted Kurt going on about how in love with her he was, and how he was going to move to Boston to be with
When Mary Lou Lord met Kurt Cobain. An exclusive excerpt from Everett True’s new Nirvana: The Biography
By EVERETT TRUE  |  March 28, 2007

State of Nirvana

This article originally appeared in the March 11, 1994 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
A conversation with Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselic
By KURT ST. THOMAS  |  March 28, 2007

Kurt Cobain

This article originally appeared in the April 15, 1994 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
By JON GARELICK  |  November 14, 2006

Curt Kirkwood

As frontman of the Meat Puppets back in the mid 1980s, Curt Kirkwood blew minds marrying hardcore punk rock to sunbaked country music.
SNOW | Little Dog
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  January 14, 2006