Dirty Projectors

Following Accusations of Sexual Harassment, Publicist Heathcliff Berru Steps Down, Apologizes, Maybe Goes to Rehab

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Earlier this week, multiple outlets reported the still-developing story of a staggering number of sexual harassment accusations against publicist Heathcliff Berru, former CEO of PR firm Life or Death. Last night, it was announced that Berru was stepping down from his position at Life or Death. Today he has made a very lite public apology, and has said that he’s looking into getting himself into rehab. 
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The 15 Best Nirvana Covers You May Not Have Heard

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If you haven’t gathered as much from the rash of think-pieces and tributes (we suggest you read these instead), tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death. While the many words you may read in the next few weeks about Cobain’s legacy demonstrate his importance to generations of listeners (and music journalists), it’s also pretty clear that Cobain and Nirvana are a heavy influence on the bands that followed in their footsteps — and even some of their contemporaries and predecessors. It’s a ballsy move to cover a classic Nirvana song, and there have been some famous artists who have tackled the obvious ones (particularly Tori Amos and Patti Smith, who have both recorded famous version of “Smells Like Teen Spirit”). There are also, however, plenty of musicians who came before and after Kurt Cobain who have successfully put their own spin on his words. 
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