Nirvana – MTV Unplugged in New York (1994)

Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged in New York might have become one of the most mystic live & unplugged albums of all-time. Maybe the fact that the concert first aired on MTV on December 16, 1993, just a few months before the tragic death of frontman Kurt Cobain, created the dramatic yet legendary aura around the release, which it hasn’t lost t this day – more than 20 years later. […]

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I Want My MTV: The Uncensored History of the Music Video Revolution (2011) [BOOK]

The Cinderella story of MTV is a case study all of us know by heart by know. Either by simply having been a MTV junky in the 80s or 90s or because we studied it in business school. Nevertheless, I found I Want My MTV: The Uncensored History of the Music Video Revolution by Craig Marks and Rob Tannenbaum to be a tremendously captivating read. The interview-style recount of the story gave it a more VH1 Behind The Music character than simple documentary character, which in this case fits the concept perfectly. […]

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