Jason Cohen

Behind The Scenes At Sub Pop 20

Behind The Scenes At Sub Pop 20

Is director Cameron Crowe a secret Sub Pop A&R man? During "the Grunge Years," the former Rolling Stone scribe gave us "Singles," a valentine to the Seattle scene with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament and Stone Gossard joining Matt Dillon in Citizen Dick ("Touch Me I'm Dick!").
Green River Reunion Powers Sub Pop Party

Green River Reunion Powers Sub Pop Party

It was the birthday present everybody wanted from the start, as proto grunge band Green River reunited for its first major show in 21 years yesterday (July 13) as part of Sub Pop Records' 20th anniversary party at Seattle's Marymoor Park. "If they were that good back then, they never would have broken up," marveled a fan afterward.
Vaselines, Mudhoney Rock Sub Pop 20 Bash

Vaselines, Mudhoney Rock Sub Pop 20 Bash

Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the first day of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary bash at Seattle's Marymoor Park. They just happened to be by the Vaselines. The shambling Scottish duo, so greatly loved by Kurt Cobain he covered them three times, joined Seattle pioneers/survivors Mudhoney as the symbolic high points of the event.