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[2015-10-07] "Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings" - pre-order now!
[2015-08-04] Unreleased Nirvana mixes and demos surface online
[2015-07-14] Montage of Heck - book and DVD available now!
[2015-03-22] Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways DVD/Blu-ray up for pre-order
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|NFC News "Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings" - pre-order now!|
Pre-order using the links below:
Super Deluxe Box set
And I Love Her / Sappy (Early Demo) 7"
A pre-order link for the Super Deluxe Box Set should hopefully be available from Amazon UK soon.
More information about the release:
Hailed as one of the most innovative and intimate documentaries of all time, KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK is the only fully authorised portrait of the famed music icon. Wildly creative and highly praised, the documentary follows Kurt from his earliest years in this visceral and detailed cinematic insight of an artist struggling to come to terms and make sense of his place in the world. The highly anticipated soundtrack album KURT COBAIN - MONTAGE OF HECK: THE HOME RECORDINGS will now be released by Universal Music on CD, cassette and digital formats on November 13th, 2015. A 2LP vinyl edition of KURT COBAIN - MONTAGE OF HECK: THE HOME RECORDINGS will follow on December 4th, 2015, along with a 7-inch single featuring "And I Love Her" and "Sappy (Early Demo)".
KURT COBAIN - MONTAGE OF HECK: THE HOME RECORDINGS is an aural complement to the documentary in both concept and experience. Comprised from various early and raw cassette recordings made by Kurt alone, the soundtrack allows a rare, unfiltered glimpse into Cobain's creative progression from early song snippets and short demos to musical experiments and ultimately, pieces of songs or lyrics that eventually appeared on later Nirvana albums. The title, KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK takes its name from a musical collage that was created by Cobain with a 4-track cassette recorder in 1988.
KURT COBAIN - MONTAGE OF HECK: THE HOME RECORDINGS soundtrack will be released in both deluxe and standard formats: a 31 track deluxe album available on CD, cassette, 2LP vinyl, and a 13 track standard edition CD. The 31 track deluxe soundtrack showcases tracks from the documentary including spoken word, demos and full songs. The 13 track standard soundtrack focuses on the music discovered on Cobain's personal cassettes. The soundtrack will also be available in deluxe and standard digital editions.
|Posted or updated: 10-07-2015 @ 12:17 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Unreleased Nirvana mixes and demos surface online|
Over the past few days, a number of interesting unreleased Nirvana tracks have leaked online. Here is a list of the songs:
Smart Studios (April 1990)
Polly (alt. mix)
Here She Comes Now (alt. mix)
Sound City (May-June 1991)
Old Age (alt. take v1)
Old Age (alt. take v2)
Verse Chorus Verse (alt. take)
BMG Ariola, Rio de Janeiro (January 1993)
Scentless Apprentice (alt. mix)
I Hate Myself and I Want to Die (alt. mix)
Milk It (alt mix)
Onwards into Countless Battles (alt. mix)
Gallons of Rubbing Alcohol Flow Through the Strip (alt. mix)
Seasons in the Sun (alt. mix)
Pachyderm (February 1993)
Heart-Shaped Box (instrumental)
One particularly interesting track is "Sappy" from the Nevermind sessions - a hidden gem long sought after by collectors and Nirvana fans alike. See Nirvana-Legacy.com for more info.
This morning, the fabled Fecal Matter demo also leaked online according to a post on Reddit.
|Posted or updated: 08-04-2015 @ 11:27 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Montage of Heck - book and DVD available now!|
Montage of Heck will feature a mixture of live-action and animation. It has received rave reviews after screenings at film festivals, including several who have named it one of the best music documentaries ever.
Check out the official trailer here and follow the links below to order the DVD and companion book!
Order hardcover book
Order Montage of Heck (book)
|Posted or updated: 07-14-2015 @ 11:55 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Twitter contest - win a Nirvana t-shirt of your choice|
We've partnered up with shirts.com to give two winners a free Nirvana t-shirt! The winners will be able to pick a Nirvana t-shirt from the selection at shirts.com. To win, all you have to do is follow our Twitter account.
A tweet with details on how to win will be posted in the next few days. The contest is for fans in the US only.
UPDATE: This giveaway is now over. You can still follow us on Twitter for the latest Nirvana news though :)
|Posted or updated: 07-14-2015 @ 11:53 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News NFC giveaway: win a copy of brand new Nirvana book|
Nick Soulsby's book new book, I Found My Friends: The Oral History of Nirvana, is now out on St. Martin's Press.
"I Found My Friends recreates the short and tempestuous times of Nirvana through the musicians and producers who played and interacted with the band. The guides for this trip didn't just watch the life of this legendary band-they lived it.
Nick Soulsby interviewed over 150 musicians from bands that played and toured with Nirvana, including well-known alternative bands like Dinosaur Jr. and The Dead Kennedys, as well as scores of smaller, but no less fascinating bands.
In this groundbreaking look at a legendary band, readers will see a more personal history of Nirvana than ever before, including Nirvana's consideration of nearly a dozen previously unmentioned candidates for drummer before settling on David Grohl, a recounting of Nirvana's famously disastrous South American shows from never-before-heard sources on Brazilian and Argentine sides, and the man who hosted the first ever Nirvana gig talks of jamming with the band at that inaugural event."
Now you can win a free copy of the book! Simply enter your name in the form below for your chance to win one of three copies that we are giving away together with the publisher, St. Martin's Press. The winners will be found on Monday, April 6.
Note: please only enter the competition if you reside in the United States.
The contest is now over.
|Posted or updated: 04-02-2015 @ 9:17 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways DVD/Blu-ray up for pre-order|
Featuring a wealth of bonus material, the documentary series follows the Foo Fighters as they visit the 8 American citities where they recorded their latest album. Use links below to pre-order:
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways [DVD] 
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways [Blu-ray] 
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways (DVD)
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways (Blu-ray)
|Posted or updated: 03-22-2015 @ 6:13 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New album by Ohio band Nerd Table features Nirvana cover with Chad Channing|
Nerd Table, hailing from Columbus Ohio, will release a new EP on January 15th, 2015. Featuring a Nirvana cover Big Long Now with Chad Channing (Nirvana, Before Cars) on guest vocals, Chad also sings on Bitch Eat Baloney All Day which also has a really cool guitar solo from the legendary Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers). There will be 30 limited edition copies available. Each CD is an original piece of art by Galactic Turkey. The cover has art by Elmo Kirkwood (Meat Puppets).
Read more about the album at:
Nerd Table IV The Quest For Peace
1. Fucking Nazi Bitch - Mastered by Kramer (Noise Miami)
2. Big Long Now - Mastered by Tad Doyle (Witch Ape Studio - Skyway Audio)
3. Bitch Eat Baloney All Day - Mastered by Big Bass Brian Gardner
4. In The P.M. (this is a "hidden" track)
|Posted or updated: 12-07-2014 @ 9:24 AM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News New Kurt Cobain documentary coming in 2015|
A new documentary about Kurt Cobain is set for release in 2015.
The Brett Morgen film is called Montage Of Heck and will premiere next year on the HBO channel in the US. Pitchfork reports that it is the first "fully authorised" film about the Nirvana frontman. His daughter Frances Bean Cobain is acting as executive producer on the project.
Speaking about the film, filmmaker Morgen explained that the film has been eight years in the works. "I started work on this project eight years ago," he said in a press release. "Like most people, when I started, I figured there would be limited amounts of fresh material to unearth. However, once I stepped into Kurt's archive, I discovered over 200 hours of unreleased music and audio, a vast array of art projects (oil paintings, sculptures), countless hours of never-before-seen home movies, and over 4000 pages of writings that together help paint an intimate portrait of an artist who rarely revealed himself to the media."
The film is named after one of Cobian's mixtapes, which was circulated widely online earlier this month. Cobain's former partner Tracy Marander spoke to The Guardian about the tape recently. "He made it using records, some TV, and random sounds he recorded. It was all made in Aberdeen [Washington], I believe. It took him quite a while."
|Posted or updated: 11-29-2014 @ 1:29 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Emmelie de Forest covers Nirvana|
The beautiful and talented Eurovision Song Contest winner Emmelie de Forest has released a cover of Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit. The cover is featured on a new Acoustic EP that was released earlier this month. Check out video of the cover:
|Posted or updated: 09-29-2014 @ 1:24 PM (GMT) by RH.|
|NFC News Krist Novoselic returns to Aberdeen for Nirvana mural dedication|
About a week ago, Krist Novoselic was in Aberdeen, Washington for the official unveiling of a special Nirvana mural. Read more here, courtesy of The Seattle Times.
|Posted or updated: 09-29-2014 @ 1:19 PM (GMT) by RH.|
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