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Music, Hear This Mudhoney: Show Preview

Mudhoney: Show Preview

Who'd have thought the Superfuzz Bigmuff buzz would last so long? Twenty-five years after Mudhoney's sludgy sarcasm set the tone for a powderkeg Seattle grunge scene, the band is still stammering out biting lyrics, still writing earworm hooks, still stomping…
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Music, All Shook Down Five Amazing Grunge Artifacts That Time (and You) Forgot

Five Amazing Grunge Artifacts That Time (and You) Forgot

You stopped scrawling "World Domination" on the backs of school notebooks. You swapped your Pearl Jam Christmas singles for some Warp Records vinyl when you were graciously informed that this was the next big thing. You didn't recognize Kim Thayil…
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Music, All Shook Down The Top 10 Hottest Men in Grunge

The Top 10 Hottest Men in Grunge

Sure, it was the era of long, dirty hair and wearing long johns to the bar -- but '90s grunge sure did throw up some eye candy. Here, to honor the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, as well as Cameron…
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Music, All Shook Down Friday Night: Mudhoney, Hank IV, and Little Queenie Deafen the New Parish

Friday Night: Mudhoney, Hank IV, and Little Queenie Deafen the New Parish

Mudhoney Hank IV Little Queenie April 29, 2011 @ The New Parish, Oakland Better than: Shrooming through a Steven Seagal double feature. the New Parish, a downtown Oakland venue that looked scarcely big enough to contain the forthcoming detonation.…
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Music, All Shook Down In Print: TV on the Radio's Apocalyptic Love, Mike Watt's World, and More

In Print: TV on the Radio's Apocalyptic Love, Mike Watt's World, and More

From SF Weekly's latest print music section:  TV on the Radio: Nine Types of Light is also the first TV on the Radio album to be recorded away from the band's comfy boho surroundings in north Brooklyn. And then some:…
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Music, Hear This Mudhoney: Show Preview

Mudhoney: Show Preview

The guys in Mudhoney are OG — original grunge — through and through, with résumés steeped in the tinnitus-inducing distortion of bands like Green River, the Thrown Ups, and Bundle of Hiss, not to mention drummer Dan Peters' brief stay…
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Music, Hear This Here Comes Sickness

Here Comes Sickness

Although the members of Mudhoney have moved well into middle age, the Seattle-based fuzz merchants still sound like a snotty bunch of malcontented teens. Two decades and eight albums into the band's existence, singer Mark Arm's sneering howl and the…
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Music, Reviewed Jack Endino

Jack Endino

Though millions of people heard his sonic influence on classic efforts by Nirvana, Mudhoney, Soundgarden, and others, recorded during his stint as de facto in-house producer for Sub Pop Records, relatively few music fans are aware of Jack Endino's considerable…
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Music, Hear This Boogie-rock freakoids Green Milk From the Planet Orange and No Doctors, and the megarock of OG grunge masters Mudhoney

Boogie-rock freakoids Green Milk From the Planet Orange and No Doctors, and the megarock of OG grunge masters Mudhoney

Nirvana's gargantuan barbed-wire hooks and Soundgarden's ham-fisted modern take on Zeppelin and Sabbath heaviness may have sold a bazillion more records, but there's no denying that the sleazy punk grind of Mudhoney put Sub Pop and the fledgling Seattle sound…
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Music, Reviewed Coup de Grace

Coup de Grace

The concept of dumbing rock down to the bare essentials has been a time-honored approach for countless bands, from ham-fisted metallic pioneers Blue Cheer through latter-day garage disciples such as Mudhoney. Local boys Coup de Grace ably take up the…
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Music, Reviewed The Catheters

The Catheters

What do you do when you're a bunch of wannabe-punk kids from the suburbs of Seattle who already have a grimy, modestly successful, Stooges-heavy album under your belts? You jump on the classic/garage rock revival bandwagon, of course. Their relative…
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Hear This

Mudhoney I last saw proto-grunge doomsayers Mudhoney about six years back at the old Kennel Club (now the Justice League). On the street as I was heading for the show, I met a fresh-faced young woman with ratty hair, rattier…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night + Day

Wednesday September 30 Bring the Beat Back Meat Beat Manifesto's Jack Dangers is among the special guest performers at a celebration of breakbeats and a record release party for Tino's Breaks, featuring mysterious mixmaster Tino -- heard by many, but…
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