Grant Hart in 2005

R.I.P. Grant Hart: On Sugar Lake with Hüsker Dü

TweetI was lying on a raft in the cool, crystal blue waters of Sugar Lake, a rock quarry near Chapel Hill, North Carolina, beer in one hand and cigarette in the other. On the shore was a boombox blasting Hüsker Dü’s new Candy Apple Grey at full distortion. I loved Hüsker Dü. I loved Bob Mould. And…

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Meat Puppets: There’s No Business Like Show Business

TweetThese scruffy indie champs did nine albums and more than a decade on the road before a longtime fan, Kurt Cobain, turned them into stars. Now, Arizona’s psychedelic punks are basking in the mystery of it all. By Mark Kemp It was like a mirage. The Meat Puppets ambled onstage at the KROQ Christmas Party…