(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT")
RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:
And our last word in business today is Happy Birthday, Sub Pop. The indie record label that turned Seattle into a mecca for grunge music turns 20 years old tomorrow. Sub Pop is known for bringing the music of Nirvana to the world. Its early bands also included Green River, whose core members would go on to form the group Pearl Jam. Grunge music swept through the world in the early 1990s, and while the genre has faded, Sub Pop is still going strong. The cutting edge music label continues to sign hip new bands like The Shins, The Postal Service, and The Flight of the Conchords. That band bills itself as New Zealand's fourth most popular guitar-based digi-bongo a cappella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo.
(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "ROBOT")
FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS: (Singing) Business hours are over, baby. It's business. It's business time.