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Sub Pop: Espresso Way To Your Skull

Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 18 July 1992

Smells like (oh yes) caffeine spirit! Brash, thrashy, bursting with attitude, irony and a shameless desire to make a mint out of countless 'intellectual redneck' rock pigs, SUB POP are the coolest record label in the USA. STEVEN WELLS tears off to the coffee heaven of Seattle to talk punk with Sub Pop power-brokers BRUCE PAVITT and JONATHAN PONEMAN, and to check out the class of '92 — SUPERSUCKERS, SIX FINGER SATELLITE, SICK AND WRONG, EARTH and GREEN MAGNET SCHOOL.

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