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Old 19th September 2019
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Originally Posted by Brent Hahn View Post
Suggesting that Nirvana needed a better editor. But it's relative -- Sly Stone needed a way better editor. With a razor blade that didn't have drugs on it. Check out some of the singles -- yowza.
With regard to the edits on Nevermind,* you have to keep in mind that my very favorite act of the mid 90s was Portishead. I thought of the brash edits on Nevermind as bold post-modernism.


* I had ignored the album for a few years -- as mentioned, I didn't listen to commercial radio by then -- but, having investigated grunge scene early on [going as far as Seattle], I'd decided that rock really was moribund. I'd tuned out by the time Nevermind started making cultural waves.