Not their first album, but the one that made them famous.
Big money, eh?
The year was 1989, and Sub Pop was a fledgling 3-year-old record label. It was a risky move that turned out really well for both parties. (Until 1994, that is.)
You can see the contract on the Sub Pop Tumblr.
What I Do, Job-wise: So. Much. Other than playing on-air every day (and on DO YOU HATE IT? Sunday nights), you might get an e-mail response from me if you write in asking to know the name of a song or whether we're looking for interns. I'm all over the place, like a ninja, but less stealthy.