Video Roundup: Remembering Kurt

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Few artists resonate so strongly with KEXP listeners and all Seattle music fans as Kurt Cobain. His band, Nirvana, wasn't the first to break out of the Northwest nor did their groundbreaking breakthrough, Nevermind, sell the most among their contemporaries, but Cobain probably represented more of the local attitude of the early 90's than anyone else. Born in Aberdeen, an old milling town near Washington's coast, and shuffled between fragments of a broken family, misunderstood and disenchanted at school, Cobain found a home in the 80's NW punk scene and would eventually change not only Northwest music but rock in general forever with just three studio albums. Though today, 19 years after Kurt Cobain's death, marks a terrible loss for us all, his music will remain his legacy:

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