Throwback Thursday: “Hype!” Documentary

In 1996 a documentary called Hype! was released that profiled the rise of the music scene in the Pacific Northwest, particularly in the late 80s/ early 90s. It was because of this documentary that much of my interest grew with this scene. Many times I would have given anything to be a teenager from Seattle…

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Throwback Thursday: Music Video Style

In the not too distant past there was something called MTV. Yes, a tv station that played actual music videos for blocks at a time. “I hate to be a trader to my generation and all” but tv just isn’t what it used to be. For this weeks “throwback” I decided to share some of…

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90s Album Covers…

This might sound really strange, but I have an obsession with music artwork and movie trailers. I have no idea where it came from or even why I like them so much but I do. When I was younger my collection of cds, mostly due to the cheap used store in DC, was out of…

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Fashion Grunge Mixtape #17: Rainy Day Season

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Fashion Grunge Friday Mixtape #16: Spirit in Waves

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Fashion Grunge Mixtape #13: “So Typical”

[gigya src=”http://www.mixcloud.com/media/swf/player/mixcloudLoader.swf” flashvars=”feed=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mixcloud.com%2Ffashiongrunge%2Ffashion-grunge-mixtape-13-so-typical%2F&embed_uuid=ea497379-74ae-4c3f-a574-509a39f36499&stylecolor=f6a851&embed_type=widget_standard” wmode=”opaque” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” width=”480″ height=”450″ ] Hope everyone had a good holiday weekend! I’m still stuffed with leftovers so sorry that the mix is a little late. Hope you are down to enjoy this selection of tunes for the weekend…. Tracklisting:  Discharge– Decontrol The Go Team!– Doing it Right Queens of the…

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Fashion Grunge Friday Mixtape #6: Kill Your TV

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Film Style File: Last Days by Gus Van Sant

  Gus Van Sant’s film, Last Days is a visual portait of a troubled grunge rocker bearing more than just an uncanny resemblance to the late frontman of Nirvana. While he never names Kurt Cobain by name, the likeness is unmistakable. The film which was released in 2005, was met with a substantial amount of…

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