X’s John Doe talks recent ‘ALPHABETLAND’ LP, how to stay fresh and more

X grew from the fertile soil that was Los Angeles’ late ‘70s punk scene. Singer/bassist John Doe answered an ad that rockabilly guitar virtuoso Billy Zoom placed...
MAY-A 397 interview

MAY-A talks about the inspiration for ‘Don’t Kiss Ur Friends’ and more

At 19, MAY-A is already versed in the music industry’s ins and outs. She started her career at about 13 when she spontaneously walked into an office...

Bully and Sub*T talk mutual admiration, recording in Nashville and more

Jade Alcantara and Grace Bennett formed Sub*T while living in their respective states of California and New York. While they plan to one day live closer to...

Badflower on why they set out to create an imperfect sophomore album

The prevailing message Badflower capture in their music is to candidly embrace uncomfortable feelings, and they do so with ease. Discussing topics such as depression, anxiety and...

UPSAHL on why her debut album ‘Lady Jesus’ feels like a personal rebirth

Growing up, having a number of bands crash at her house was simply commonplace for UPSAHL. Her father, Mike Upsahl, was deep in the alternative music scene...

Roofeeo on how family and community led to the success of Jah Mama Sauce

Roofeeo made a name for himself as a versatile drummer, performing with a wide range of groups across a number of different genres. But during the COVID-19...
Cristal Ramirez 10 Topics interview

Cristal Ramirez of the Aces on queerness, mental health and more

In issue 397, Alternative Press connected with vocalist and guitarist Cristal Ramirez of the Aces. For the 10 Topics feature, Ramirez spoke about a wide range of...
Brvinfreeze interview issue 397

Brvinfreeze on his artistic journey, collabing with Eyedress and more

Brvinfreeze’s art is as thought-provoking as his moniker. The elusive artist has no shortage of conceptual depth, but his work reflects a deliberate refusal of both pretension...
galen tipton interview

galen tipton uses her music to craft miniature universes of sound

Listen to anything by galen tipton and prepare to step inside a world unlike any other you’ve experienced before. The musician based in Columbus, Ohio, has learned...

Keir on challenging gender norms, taking inspiration from Prince and more

Fusing inspiration from Prince, David Bowie, Amy Winehouse and more, Keir is already on the path to greatness. Filling his discography with releases that exemplify his vulnerability...