A Version of Nirvana’s “Lithium” of Which Kim Jong-Un Would No Doubt Approve

Not a lot of western culture or influences manages to seep into North Korea, although something like stands a chance. The gayageum is a traditional Korean instrument with a unique sound. Luna–the woman in the video–has arranged Nirvana’s “Lithium” for the gayageum. (Via Holy Kaw)


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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