Simon Price reviews Mudhoney and Nirvana live at the Astoria, 9th December 1989

Simon Price reviews Mudhoney and Nirvana live at the Astoria, 9th December 1989. Photos by Stephen Sweet.

Excellent early review here of (third on the bill) Nirvana, Tad and Mudhoney. I particularly liked the Mr. Men shtick. And I think Price calls Nirvana (still waiting on the real tunes to turn up) with remarkable clarity, “The singer guitarist is pretty graceful in a long haired kinda way…but the frog legged bassist will have to go”

By the time Mudhoney take to the stage there are “…bodies apparently flying out of thin air. At one point they’re actually colliding mid-dive. It’s hard to believe that such a volatile, earth-eating, shit-kicking noise could emanate from these four bambi-like figures”

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The Christians on the cover of Melody Maker, 17th January 1987

The Christians on the cover of Melody Maker, 17th January 1987. Photo by Paul Rider.

OK, so I know it’s not the most scintillating start, but the piece on the New York artpop scene might be good and there’s clearly a live review of Peter Gabriel I can post for Taylor.

February beckons.

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Melody Maker review of 1987 - January

Melody Maker review of January 1987 with 10.4.87 (clever!) picks by Allan Jones