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Monument Of A Memory explore new sound in “Seeking Somewhere”—watch

Monument Of A Memory are experimenting with a new sound in the video for their latest single, “Seeking Somewhere.” Singing about broken promises and shattered hearts, vocalist/drummer Dylan...
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These 9 women artists defined the Tumblr-era of alternative music

Now that the scene revival of 2019 has somewhat subsided, the soft grunge pinks and deep blues of the Tumblr era are back in full swing. Between...
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Manuela Soto Sosa uses tattoos and art to renew women’s body positivity

Prior to picking up a needle at age 18, Manuela Soto Sosa never imagined that she’d embark on a career as a tattoo artist. Today, she stands...
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15 punk albums that set up 1994 to be a year of major change...

To consider Alternative Press’ list of 1994’s top 15 punk albums, one has to bear in mind two factors: Green Day’s Dookie was released Feb. 1. Kurt...
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10 debut records from 2001 that still crush 20 years later

It's truly mind-blowing to believe that 2001 was really 20 years ago. The beginning of the 2000s was a strange time. We had the beginning of Myspace, the...
eclectic method, nft, crypto art

Video remix pioneer Eclectic Method is finding new success in crypto art

"Our first NFT was Mecha Tunnel on Rarible," Eclectic Method explains. "We made 20 copies and priced them at 0.15 ETH each, or about 80 bucks at...
jen malone, the umbrella academy

Jen Malone used music to bring “The Umbrella Academy” season 2 to life

Joining the crew on season 2 of The Umbrella Academy wasn’t only a dream come true for Jen Malone—it was a no-brainer. Riding success as the music...
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15 alternative artists using their platform and voice for positive activism

Today, there’s nothing more inspiring than seeing musicians and other public figures using their platforms to support great causes. In the alternative scene, it’s fairly common for...
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10 punk guitarists who took a unique approach to the genre in the ’10s

When the ball dropped in New York City’s Times Square at the stroke of midnight Dec. 31, 2009, punk rock had been around 35 years. (Or 33,...
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15 iconic music video locations you can visit in real life

Ever wonder where your favorite artist filmed that one music video? While the answer is probably some private set in Los Angeles, a handful of music videos...