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NFC News High quality Nirvana vinyls being issued
From LiveDaily: "Nirvana's three major-label albums--Nevermind, In Utero and MTV Unplugged--are being reissued this year on 180-gram, audiophile-quality vinyl for the first time.

All three records are scheduled for a 2009 release, with Nevermind coming first, according to a Billboard report. However, no official release date has been confirmed.

The three-album catalog, remastered by Bernie Grubman, is being released by Original Recordings Group, a vinyl imprint that got its start reissuing old jazz and classical albums.

ORG founder Monti Olson said he pitched the idea of releasing the bulk of the Nirvana catalog on vinyl to Universal Music and the band's management, Michael Meisel and John Silva, who approved the deal."


Read full story here.
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 03-24-2009 @ 5:39 PM (GMT) by RH.

NFC News Krist: No more unreleased Nirvana songs
In the Washington State Legacy project, mentioned in an earlier story, Krist states that Nirvana fans shouldn't expect any new Nirvana albums with unreleased songs:

"There are no more unreleased Nirvana songs. 'Thereís not going to be any new Nirvana records,' Novoselic told the Washington Stateís Legacy Project (via Seattle Post-Intelligencer). 'What there is, is video. Thereís a lot of video.' Novoselic wouldnít elaborate the content or nature of the videos, nor did he have any release dates in mind."

Read more here, courtesy of Rolling Stone.
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 03-10-2009 @ 1:15 PM (GMT) by RH.

NFC News Win tickets for the Kurt Cobain 15 Year Reflection Show
As mentioned before, a Kurt Cobain 15 Year Reflection Show in downtown Seattle on 4.10.09 will take place, featuring live music by Nevermind.

Now you can win tickets!

Just write to the promoter at this address or contact him at MySpace.
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 03-10-2009 @ 1:09 PM (GMT) by RH.

NFC News New Jack Endino interview
Great new interview with Jack Endino posted at rocknrolldating.com.

The interview was conducted by none other than Daniel House.

Snippet from the interview:

D. House: Your work on Nirvanaís Bleach album came from you having worked on the original demo, much of that later showed up on Incesticide? How was it that you initially got connected with them?

Jack: It was word of mouth, I think. Nirvana was a couple of years after Soundgarden and Green River. The first Nirvana recording I did was in January 1988 and they just called me up and, they didnít have a band name it was just Kurt and Krist and Dale Crover on drums and Kurt wanted to record some songs and I think he had heard the Screaming Life EP that had come out just a few months before that? I donít know exactly how Kurt heard of me, to call me up in Seattle, when he lived in Olympia at the time.
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 03-10-2009 @ 1:06 PM (GMT) by RH.

NFC News Nirvana nominated for MTVís Greatest Album Ever
Michael Jacksonís multi-million selling album Thriller, Radioheadís seminal album OK Computer, lyrical masterpiece The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths, and Nirvanaís legendary rock album Nevermind have all received double nominations from MTV to be named MTVís Greatest Album Ever.

In conjunction with music industry experts, MTVís flagship music channels VH1, MTV Two and MTV Base have each collated their top ten greatest albums since 1981, the year MTV launched. The debates to select the albums were chaired by channel presenters Edith Bowman (VH1), Zane Lowe (MTV Two) and Trevor Nelson (MTV Base).

In a surprise result, Thriller, Nevermind, The Queen Is Dead and OK Computer all appear twice in the three channels top tens resulting in a final top 26. Thriller has been voted No.1 in both MTV Base and VH1ís top ten list.

The shortlisted albums have been put forward for a public vote to find the definite MTVís Greatest Album Ever as voted for by MTV viewers at www.mtv.co.uk/greatestalbum .

Results will be revealed in a simulcast across VH1, MTV Two and MTV Base on 11 April 2009.
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 03-10-2009 @ 1:03 PM (GMT) by RH.

NFC News Krist interview
As part of a Washington State Legacy Project, you can now read the Krist Novoselic oral history here.
Bookmark and Share NFC News RSS feed Direct link to this story Printer-friendly version Posted or updated: 03-10-2009 @ 12:57 PM (GMT) by RH.

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