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(YouTube)   "Before Nevermind: How Grunge Became Grunge." The history of grunge from the 1970s to the early 1990s. Subby learned of so many bands such as Bam Bam, Mudhoney, and Mother Love Bone   (youtube.com) divider line
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Before Nevermind: How Grunge Became Grunge

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In 1991 music changed forever. Three misfits from Aberdeen, Washington unleashed "Smells Like Teen Spirit" onto the world and alternative rock became the mainstream. Grunge wasn't so much a genre as a close knit selection of bands that came from the same approximate area, its epicentre being Seattle. The Sabbathy-doom of Soundgarden sounded little like the Garage Rock bluster of Mudhoney. But at the same time they were all tied together with a sense of exi-stential angst, unhurried tempos and dirty, sludgy, grungy audio qualities. But what was this scene? What were the essential steps along the way, the key tracks and influencers? And how did it get to the point where Nirvana could dethrone Guns N' Roses as America's biggest rock band. This is the journey to Nevermind: how Grunge became Grunge.

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Additional writing and research by Serenity Autumn

More information on Bam Bam from A Grrl's Two Sound Cents: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKDyW3VtcT0

Soundtrack
Luar - Clouds (https://soundcloud.com/luarbeats)
B-Side - Pen Unubis
Jesse Gallagher - The Golden Present
Jesse Galagher - Spirit of Fire
Luar - Anchor (https://soundcloud.com/luarbeats)

00:00 Introduction
01:58 The Prehistory of Grunge
04:59 Bam Bam
06:47 Green River & Deep Six
09:05 Melvins
10:37 The Influence of Alternative Rock
13:18 Screaming Trees
15:04 Mudhoney & Sub Pop
17:05 Soundgarden
19:33 Nirvana & Bleach
21:18 Mother Love Bone & Temple of the Dog
24:26 Alice in Chains
27:00 Outside Washington
29:21 Pearl Jam
31:41 Nevermind and Everything After

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