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Like in Ellensburg. CN: Or in Seattle. There’s rarely any all-ages indicates. HH: have you ever performed outdoors of the Seattle zone ahead of? JE: Yeah, we’ve even performed in California. KC: We performed in San Francisco— CN: And San Jose. KC: San Jose. CC: Portland. CN: Aberdeen. KC: Don’t say that! JE: Ellensburg. CN: Tacoma. JE: Oly. CN: Bellingham. KC: Oh yeah . . . Enumclaw . . . JE and CC at the same time: We virtually performed Walla Walla . . . CC: That was once in stereo, incidentally. JE: complete blown. CN: We have been alleged to play in L. A. , yet we acquired ailing. KC: all of us stuck bronchitis whereas we have been down there. CC: drowsing outside—that wasn’t enjoyable. KC: We have been scheduled to play with dwelling colour in L. A. CC: yet fIREHOSE bumped us off the bill—jerks! HH: Where’s your favourite position to play? KC: Seattle. That’s my selection, anyways. HH: Is there a selected venue? CC: I don’t brain it, yeah. humans— KC: I dunno, we’ve performed elsewhere. certainly now not— JE: [Finishing Kurt’s sentence]—the Underground. KC: Oh quite? JE: Raven! CC: i feel there’s various cool areas to play in Seattle. KC: I don’t take pleasure in enjoying the bars an excessive amount of. CC: Nahhhh. CN: It doesn’t topic the place you’re enjoying! JE: Chris, why can’t you do this? Goddamnit . . . CN: Too lazy to perform. CC: I dunno, everyone is definitely much more into their tune it sort of feels round right here than, say, while we’ve performed San Francisco. It’s similar to, even if we observed a exhibit on the Ivy—quite an enormous convey and many humans and it’s like— JE: status round? CC: Yeah— JE: although Mudhoney was once rocking pretty well as not easy as you could rock and folks have been simply status there. CN: simply so long as there’s a superb crowd, it doesn’t matter—it’s the place the great crowds are. you will be in Ellensburg and feature a great exhibit. That’s what’s vital. CC: There aren’t any in San Francisco! HH: Do you might have a specific exhibit that stands proud in brain as fairly solid? KC: Our final convey. JE: The Annex [Theater —Ed. ] show . . . KC: humans have been voodoo dancing . . . JE: It was once insane . . . KC: I received sweat in my eyes and it burned. JE: Yeah, me too. KC: i really sweated for the 1st time. JE: I had chunks of hair placing off the headstock of my guitar. CC: Chunks. [Chuckles. ] JE: It used to be gross. HH: How do you be ready to preserve dealing with your entire set? ’Cause you’re often called the most interesting bands, I guess—you bounce round a lot— JE: Steroids! [Laughter. ] CC: energetic education. CN: workout courses. Thirty push-ups— JE: We acquired a coach that we’re gonna tackle the line with us. We determine much, as you could inform. KC: I’ve acquired a Jack LaLanne list; that is helping me. JE: Aerobics. CN: Whoa. Do you do it on like seventy eight velocity? KC: No, it’s a ten-inch, and it’s blue vinyl, it’s beautiful cool. CC: truly that’s why we’re so skinny. JE: Did Sub Pop placed it out? KC: It’s a restricted variation Jack LaLanne Sub Pop factor— JE: unmarried of the Week—or Month. That’s first-class. HH: Who, so far as different bands, do you're keen on to determine stay? KC: Mudhoney. CN: Mudhoney. JE: Soundgarden. CN and KC: Yeah, Soundgarden. CC: No neighborhood bands. JE: pressured access.