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Jun 1 '14
Static and Feedback - Radio Static, Episode 28: Self Pollution (Radio Static)

Radio Static, Ep. 28: Self Pollution

To accompany the release of our long piece on Vitalogy, “Restless Souls,” Nick has pulled together a podcast of some great bootleg Pearl Jam moments from the 1993-95 era.

Listen along here, or download the MP3. [Running time: 41:42]

Jun 1 '14
Restless Souls: How Pearl Jam fought back and saved themselves with Vitalogy
By 1994, Pearl Jam had been backed into a corner. They responded with a dark album that was catchy as it was anti-commercial. Check out our longform look into Vitalogy.
Read it here, or download the PDF for your tablet.

Restless Souls: How Pearl Jam fought back and saved themselves with Vitalogy

By 1994, Pearl Jam had been backed into a corner. They responded with a dark album that was catchy as it was anti-commercial. Check out our longform look into Vitalogy.

Read it here, or download the PDF for your tablet.

May 28 '14
Running full circle with Pete Townshend’s “Drowned”
Nick has some stray thoughts on a classic song, acoustic or otherwise.

Running full circle with Pete Townshend’s “Drowned”

Nick has some stray thoughts on a classic song, acoustic or otherwise.

May 18 '14
Static and Feedback - Radio Static, Episode 27 (Radio Static)

Radio Static, Ep. 27: Top of the Pops

Please enjoy this quick spin through the dial while Nick pulls some stuff out that he thinks everyone should hear, because this is all he does, apparently.

Listen here, or download the mp3 (right click, save as, etc.)

[Running time: 33:13]

May 16 '14
The Black Keys settle in for the slow burn on Turn Blue
There might not be the same kind of up-tempo hit on the latest Black Keys record, but the results deliver a different kind of reward this time around.
Read more…

The Black Keys settle in for the slow burn on Turn Blue

There might not be the same kind of up-tempo hit on the latest Black Keys record, but the results deliver a different kind of reward this time around.

Read more…

Apr 29 '14
Neil Young etches old favorites into wax on A Letter Home
Using Jack White’s Record Booth, Neil says hi to mom and plays her some songs he thinks she’ll like.
Read on…

Neil Young etches old favorites into wax on A Letter Home

Using Jack White’s Record Booth, Neil says hi to mom and plays her some songs he thinks she’ll like.

Read on…

Apr 27 '14
Diving back into the enveloping world of Grateful Dead bootlegs
It had been a couple of years, but the all-encompassing world of Grateful Dead tapes has taken hold again.
Don’t let that deal go down…

Diving back into the enveloping world of Grateful Dead bootlegs

It had been a couple of years, but the all-encompassing world of Grateful Dead tapes has taken hold again.

Don’t let that deal go down…

Apr 8 '14
Searching for answers, 20 years after Kurt Cobain
On April 8, 1994, we realized Kurt Cobain was gone. We’ve been searching for meaning in that ever since.
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Searching for answers, 20 years after Kurt Cobain

On April 8, 1994, we realized Kurt Cobain was gone. We’ve been searching for meaning in that ever since.

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Apr 7 '14
Turning discomfort into art, via Blonde on Blonde
Bob Dylan has no interest in conforming to expectations, and that spirit has fueled some of his greatest work.
Read on…

Turning discomfort into art, via Blonde on Blonde

Bob Dylan has no interest in conforming to expectations, and that spirit has fueled some of his greatest work.

Read on…

Mar 31 '14
Joe Cocker and friends provide a rainy day soundtrack
There are plenty of star-laden albums from the late 1960s, but few supporting casts are as impressive as the group behind Joe Cocker’s With a Little Help From My Friends.
Read on…

Joe Cocker and friends provide a rainy day soundtrack

There are plenty of star-laden albums from the late 1960s, but few supporting casts are as impressive as the group behind Joe Cocker’s With a Little Help From My Friends.

Read on…