This is the one and only Green River t-shirt (that we’re aware of, at least) and it has been reissued on high-quality, 180-gram, American Apparel cotton (the gram thing isn’t true, but it helps an otherwise needy metaphor). The front of the shirt features the band and the back boasts a six-pack paired with the term, “Ride the Fucking Six-Pack”. So if you’re wearing it to school, you may need to turn it inside-out when you get off the bus.
Our very own Eugene Mirman will be doing a reading from his new Harper Perennial book, The Will to Whatevs tonight at the University Bookstore at 7pm. Come out and see him wax literary on such topics as “The Entertainment Industry,” “Politics,” and “Ca-Motherfuckin’-Reer, Ca-Motherfuckin’-Job and Ca-Motherfuckin’-Business.”
You can now (finally) subscribe to feeds on subpop.com based on tags. These feeds are available at a URL of the following format:
On a related note, we tag nearly every post about a specific band with what we call a slug, which is basically the band’s name with all the punctuation scrubbed out and spaces replaced by underscores.
What these two things mean together is that it’s now easy to subscribe to RSS feeds that deliver news which relates to a single band. For example, to follow a feed with Vetiver news you’d simply subscribe to the following in your feed reader:
This week the good people at eMusic released a 16-track compilation of the music they’re most excited about right now, entitled Selected & Collected: An eMusic Selects Compilation. And one of the songs you’ll find here is “Light Sweet Crude” from the upcoming Obits album I Blame You! Not only is this an opportunity to get a song from the new Obits record a full month + before its release, but this is the first Sub Pop song to be available on eMusic.
As we really hope you are already aware, we will be re-issuing Red Red Meat’s incredibly great 1995 album Bunny Gets Paid in a fancy, deluxed-up edition on March 24th. The original album has been re-mastered, there’s a 7-song 2nd disc of alternate, demo and single versions of album tracks, plus b-sides, covers and a previously unreleased song from the same era (“St. Anthony’s Jawbone”), all wrapped up in expanded and enhanced album art.
If you’re able, you should really avail yourself of one of these rare opportunities to see Red Red Meat play. We convinced them to perform at our 20th anniversary festival last summer and can say with the somewhat smug confidence of recent, first-hand experience that it is highly likely you will have a very good time.