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NFC News Nirvana on Letterman ?!
A few days ago I was fortunate enough to be in the studio audience for a taping of the Late Show with David Letterman. Shortly into the show, there was a segment with Andy Kindler talking to undecided voters at some local bar. I couldn't help but notice a Nirvana portrait hanging on the wall behind the folks Andy spoke to!




Guests on the show were Paris Hilton, Ricky Gervais, Elvis Costello and Jenny Lewis.
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NFC News "Cobain Unseen" - more coverage
Some media coverage and reviews of the new Cobain Unseen book:

Seattle Times
Rolling Stone
Virgin Media
Scotland on Sunday
Newsweek
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NFC News "The Nirvana Reader: 1988 - 1992" - new book to be published
A new Nirvana book will be published early next year:

The NIRVANA Reader: 1988 – 1992 CHRONICLES TRIO’S METEORIC RISE

Compiled and Edited by John D. Luerssen, Book Celebrates Nirvana’s (R)evolution

Few can argue that Nirvana defined rock as we now know it. From its infancy to its meteoric rise and ultimate legacy, The Nirvana Reader: 1988 – 1992 (Rock Reader Books) will celebrate one of the most beloved and sadly missed bands ever in print form when it hits shelves on January 5, 2009.

Collecting rare interviews and long out of print articles, this project was compiled and edited by award winning music journalist John D. Luerssen (Rivers' Edge: The Weezer Story) for his newly launched Rock Reader Books imprint.

Rock Reader Books, in conjunction with Lulu.com, will allow fans to revisit the essential and in many cases rarely seen articles that accompanied Kurt Cobain, Chris Novoselic and Dave Grohl on their ascent from an underground trio to the self-professed 'Flower Sniffin’, Kitty Pettin’, Baby Kissin’ Corporate Rock Whores', and, ultimately, the icons that defined modern rock & roll.

'There have been way too many Nirvana books,' laughs Luerssen. 'So what gives me the right to put The Nirvana Reader together? Well, for one thing, I’m tired of the conjecture. I’m sick of the conspiracy theories, and I really just wanted to go back to the start and read about the band as they evolved during the first four years.'


The project will retail for $16.95. ISBN: 978-0-557-02518-3.
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NFC News NFC Competition: Win the new Cobain Unseen book + Goldberg book
As we have previously reported, a new Kurt Cobain book by Charles R. Cross was recently published.

Cobain Unseen collects "previously unseen artifacts and photographs from the estate's archives to form a fascinating portrait of the creativity, madness, and genius of Kurt Cobain."

Now you can win a free copy of the book! Just answer one simple question here and fill out your contact information. We will then draw five winners at random on June 1st, 2009.

We're also giving away a copy of the Danny Goldberg book.

Also check out the Rolling Stone coverage of the new book here.

Competition has ended!
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NFC News New Xbox game to include Nirvana song
From Microsoft.com: "Lips, the highly anticipated singing experience exclusively for Xbox 360 from iNiS Corp., will be available in mid-November 2008. Picture throwing a 'Lips' party for your closest friends where everyone sings and grooves to a vast array of music backed by the original music video, lyrics and scoring. Not only can everyone sing along, but 'Lips' is the only music video game that comes with two wireless motion-sensitive microphones, allowing the freedom to put on the ultimate performance. Your parties will never be the same!"

The game includes the Nirvana track In Bloom. It will be released for the Xbox 360.

Read more here.
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