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The 17-Year-Old Grrrundge: Nils vs. Bikini Kill

From BK's archive blog!

Have you heard about this crazy latter-day internet battle raging about a fax about Bikini Kill? Here’s the quick summary:

Seventeen years ago, Nils Berman, then of Sub Pop, sent a fax to some music journalists essentially discouraging them from covering Bikini Kill’s UK tour. Slim Moon recently posted about this on Bikini Kill’s new archive blog.

Music critic Everett True posted about the BK blog post on his blog, and then posted an email from Nils, who then participated in the long comments thread about women calling men rapists at BK shows, being marginalized as a gay man, and talent vs. community. Continue reading

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