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July 17, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Record Label in Lawsuit: Sub Pop, the Seattle-based record label that launched the careers of such famous grunge rock acts as Nirvana and Soundgarden, filed a $12-million fraud lawsuit against Caroline Records in U.S. District Court in New York.
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July 17, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Record Label in Lawsuit: Sub Pop, the Seattle-based record label that launched the careers of such famous grunge rock acts as Nirvana and Soundgarden, filed a $12-million fraud lawsuit against Caroline Records in U.S. District Court in New York.
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April 22, 1990 | JONATHAN GOLD
Long hair . . . riffs copped from Led Zeppelin and the Stooges . . . greasy, fuzzed-out guitar solos that seem mailed in from Mars . . . unintelligible, bellowed lyrics. So far, most of the groups from the Sub Pop grunge factory share certain similarities. Then again, so did groups from the Motown stable.
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April 22, 1990 | JONATHAN GOLD
Long hair . . . riffs copped from Led Zeppelin and the Stooges . . . greasy, fuzzed-out guitar solos that seem mailed in from Mars . . . unintelligible, bellowed lyrics. So far, most of the groups from the Sub Pop grunge factory share certain similarities. Then again, so did groups from the Motown stable.
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April 22, 1990 | JONATHAN GOLD
The headline on Sub Pop Records' ads in the rockzines reads, "Hey Loser." And when the owners of the small, Seattle-based company come to Los Angeles, they walk the two miles from a budget motel to their attorney's office in Century City. Why waste money on a cab or car rental? Likewise, you wouldn't confuse Sub Pop's roster of recording artists with anything found on major labels: a squadron of former Muzak employees, lumberjacks and a 300-pound butcher from Idaho.
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April 22, 1990 | JONATHAN GOLD
The headline on Sub Pop Records' ads in the rockzines reads, "Hey Loser." And when the owners of the small, Seattle-based company come to Los Angeles, they walk the two miles from a budget motel to their attorney's office in Century City. Why waste money on a cab or car rental? Likewise, you wouldn't confuse Sub Pop's roster of recording artists with anything found on major labels: a squadron of former Muzak employees, lumberjacks and a 300-pound butcher from Idaho.
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