Search Results for 'Kurt Cobain'

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Mick Flannery - two nights @ Róisín Dubh

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AS WITH so many others, it started with Nirvana. In 1993, the young Mick Flannery heard Kurt Cobain's haunting, semi-acoustic rendition of David Bowie's 'The Man Who Sold The World'. His relationship to music was never the same again.

When the Saint goes marching in

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St Vincent, aka Annie Clark, is one of the hottest acts on the rock circuit at the moment with her last album, 2014’s St Vincent, featuring highly in best-of-the-year lists for Pitchfork, New York Times, NME, and Rolling Stone, while The Guardian named it as its album of the year.

Relive the Grunge era @ Monroe's Live

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GRUNGE BEGAN in Washington State in the 1980s, with bands like Green River - containing future members of Pearl Jam and Mudhoney - before going overground with Nirvana's Nevermind, and coming to an untimely end with Kurt Cobain's suicide in 1994.

Cobain: Montage Of Heck - second showing at IMC on Wednesday

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COBAIN: MONTAGE Of Heck, the extraordinary new documentary on the life of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, will get a second screening at the IMC Galway cinema this week. Owing to overwhelming public demand, the film, written and directed by Brett Morgen, with Kurt’s daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, as executive producer, will be screened this Wednesday [April 22] at 8.30pm.

IMC Galway to screen Cobain: Montage Of Heck

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COBAIN: MONTAGE Of Heck, the new film on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, will be screened in the IMC Cinema, Headford Road on Friday April 10 at 8.30pm.

Big Nirvana tribute in store at Garbos

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It is a case of back to the nineties next weekend in Garbos Castlebar for Finbar Hoban Presents...Territorial Pisssings, a tribute night to the late great Kurt Cobain and Nirvana on April 4.

Album review: Weezer

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IF HISTORY punishes those who arrive too late, as Mikhail Gorbachev said, than music fans punish those acts who peak too early.

The Sonics - ‘punk long before punk’

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IN THEIR mid-1960s hey day, The Sonics were never really known outside of the American Northwest, despite being the wildest, loudest, most outrageous band around.

Kurt Cobain anniversary

TO MARK the 20th anniversary this month of Kurt Cobain’s tragic death, a tribute night will take place in the Róisín Dubh on Monday.

Sound + Vision festival back in Ballina

Sound+Vision, Ballina’s annual film festival, returns this year celebrate music in film once again. Through a week-long programme of film screenings and other events, Sound+Vision this year celebrates the music of Generation X – the 1990s youth culture phenomenon. When American author Douglas Coupland published his debut novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture in 1991, he was inadvertently labelling the coming decade’s generation of alienated, disaffected young adults. His book sought to capture an ennui which became something of a zeitgeist for the period. This culture of the Generation X ‘slacker’ found a musical voice in the guise of grunge – a musical hybrid inspired by punk rock, heavy metal and indie rock, and characterised by contrasting song dynamics and apathetic or angst-filled lyrics.

 

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