Megan Jasper

Sub Pop

Megan Jasper

Talk: Sub Pop

Megan Jasper of Sub Pop Records discusses the past, future, and present of the independent record label. Founded by Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman in 1988, Sub Pop Records is a medium-sized independent record label based in Seattle, WA. With early releases by Nirvana, Mudhoney, Soundgarden, and TAD, the label is often associated with something called “the grunge movement". Megan Jasper discusses the history of Sub Pop and how that history intertwines with the changing culture of Seattle's music scene.

Megan Jasper

Megan Jasper started as a receptionist at Sub Pop Records and now is an executive vice president. She is also known for creating grunge speak as a prank on NYT.