Good music is good music. And sometimes something hits you that you just were not expecting. When news broke that NIN’s Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross were producing the new album from Halsey (who I’d unfairly dismissed as just another pop star), I didn’t give it much thought. People seemed enthusiastic, but why would I … Continue reading 253: HALSEY


Formed in 1994, Mad Season were a supergroup of the Seattle scene featuring members of Pearl Jam, The Screaming Trees, and Alice in Chains. While Mad Season only released one album (1994’s ‘Above’), it was no ordinary grunge album. Musically, Mad Season broke out of the standard sound that had become mainstream, utilising much more … Continue reading 248: MAD SEASON


While they never recieved the attention of some of their peers, Mudhoney are undoubtedly one of the most influential bands responsible for the Seattle alt-rock-turned-grunge scene. Mudhoney pretty quickly gained a somewhat underground following with their song “Touch Me I’m Sick”, and from there would go on to inspire and influence countless other alt rock … Continue reading 246: MUDHONEY