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WATCH: YouTuber Arganalth Re-Creates “Smells Like Teen Spirit” With Hard Drives and Floppy Disks

It takes a certain skill set to play a song on an instrument, or sing it. But to recreate it on an entirely different medium? That takes a lot of time and patience. This is what YouTuber Arganalth does, creating renditions of hit songs using only hard drives and floppy disks. He recently posted a version of Nirvana classic “Smells Like Teen Spirit” gone completely computerized. It is a strange, but awesome sensation to watch: it sounds a lot like the song, and Arganalth may be on to something. Computers…

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Kurt Cobain Documentary Will Be Released in Theaters

A little over a week after the release of the first trailer for Cobain: Montage of Heck, a documentary exploring the life of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, it has been announced that in addition to the release of the film via HBO May 4, the film will have a theatrical release starting April 10. Screenings will be taking place in over 70 countries. Further information regarding theater locations and show times has not been released; while DVDs and Blu-Ray discs are said to likely hit shelves around November 2015. Releasing the…

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WATCH: Official Trailer for Kurt Cobain Documentary

Kurt Cobain has long been an influential and important figure in the music scene. Still, for all his legacy, there has yet to be official documentaries or other works detailing the Nirvana frontman’s life. Finally, an official documentary has been announced to premiere May 4 on HBO. Cobain’s daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, and Academy Award-nominated director Brett Morgen produced and directed the film, respectfully. Cobain’s ex Courtney Love had no creative control over the project. Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck will be coming to a screen near you soon. Check out…

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5 Songs You Must Hear Before July 2014 Ends

Sometimes the world of rock can get noisy and chaotic as hundreds of hopeful up-and-comers and experienced legends release new material each month. Don’t fret about filtering through it all though. Here’s a list of five song releases in July that you should listen to before the month comes to a close. Please follow and like us:

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The History Of Moshing

Moshing, hardcore dancing, thrashing, slam dancing, call it what you want, moshing has been a part of live music for a long time, and has changed and evolved since its formation in the crowds of the early hardcore scene. It has gone from hardcore, to metal, to grunge, to pop punk and everywhere in between. But just how exactly does one of the most popular concert activities come to be? And just how has it evolved since then? Please follow and like us:

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Lana Del Rey Responds To Francis Bean Cobain

In the ensuing media frenzy over Lana Del Rey’s comments about death in a recent Guardian interview, Frances Bean Cobain, whose father is known for his infamous suicide in April 1994, condemned her remarks and went after her on twitter. Del Rey, whose been seemingly frantic in trying to defend herself, responded to Cobain in regards to the glamorization of death among young musicians. In regards to Cobain’s father, Del Rey stated I liked him because he was talented not because he died young” You can check out the series of tweets…

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Frances Bean Cobain Condemns Lana Del Rey’s Comments About Death

In a recent interview with The Guardian, singer Lana Del Rey made some comments about the glamour of early death, stating that she wishes she was “dead already.” Del Rey claims that she was misquoted, or baited into giving such a response, but that hasn’t stopped people from attacking her over what she said. The 28-year-old Del Rey’s comments have caused a big response from the media, and now, Frances Bean Cobain, daughter of former Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, a musician famous for his untimely suicide, spoke out directly to…

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Infectious Magazine’s Summer Reading List

For many people, summer is the perfect time to kick back, relax, and read. However, finding worthwhile books about music can be extremely difficult. There are countless unauthorized biographies and boring memoirs that add nothing to what you could probably find on wikipedia. So, instead of reading some misogynistic macho garbage like Mötley Crüe’s The Dirt, here are some great books written by or about musicians from every genre you could possibly think of, that will make for some great summer reading this year. Please follow and like us:

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GUEST BLOG: How to Be a Rock Star (Vs. Modern Consequences)

When rock-‘n’-roll moved mountains (not that it ever stopped, but indie is getting busier with that),  it didn’t matter what you did as a rock star. You could nearly miss your show to do lines in a derelict basement, you could drink too much and fall around on stage, or you could get into a massive mud fight with your audience. You were a god amongst men, you had no use for things such as clocks or sobriety. Unfortunately/thankfully, those days are largely over.  If you haven’t achieved god status…

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10 Songs By Bands Inspired By Nirvana

Kurt Cobain is one of the most important musical figures in Rock ‘n’ Roll history.  The impact he had in the early 1990s not only helped sky rocket grunge and flannel to mainstream popularity, but also inspired a wide range of musicians from all corners of musical genres.  In honor of the 20 year anniversary of the death of Kurt Cobain, here’s a playlist dedicated to all the bands and artists his music and image helped to inspire for today’s world. Please follow and like us:

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