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Kurt Cobain: About a Son (Excerpt)

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I decided this video couldn't wait, so today 9:20 A.M. is the new 4:20 P.M.

A tip of the hat to The Documentary Blog for alerting us to the fact that filmmaker A.J. Schnack just posted clips from About A Son, his upcoming documentary about Kurt Cobain. The film features loads of audio clips from interviews with the Nirvana singer conducted by music writer Michael Azerrad, who was Cobain's "authorized biographer."

About A Son is currently making the festival rounds. There's no official theatrical or home video release date. But Schnack has posted the doc's soundtrack list on his personal blog, which includes The Vaselines, Butthole Surfers, Mark Lanegan, Half Japanese, Mudhoney, Iggy Pop and Arlo Guthrie among others.

Prior to the Cobain doc, Schnack made a great doc called Gigantic: A Tale of Two John's about They Might Be Giants, which you can see here.

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