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Nirvana: The Making of Bleach

Keith Cameron, Q, May 2009

THE SMALL WOODEN BUILDING at 4230 Leary Way NW, in the residential Seattle district of Ballard, didn't look like the epicentre of a revolution. But the sign on the door confirmed to the 20-year-old Kurt Cobain that this indeed was Reciprocal Recording. It was here that the first releases on independent Seattle record label Sub Pop had been made by local bands Green River and Soundgarden, releases that would be the cornerstones of a new sound and style that would go on to alter rock music in the final decade of the 20th century.

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