Quantitative Proof of Taste


Predictably, the tenth anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death has sparked a major Nirvana revival, as is apparent on LiveJournal. Yes, more people are listening to Nirvana than to Hoobastank.

That looks awfully like a peak but, while it lasts, why not try to remember what it was like when bands could be incredibly popular and still good? (Yes, I know.)

(Music: Bad Religion, “Best For You”)
(More from this year, or the front page? [K])