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11 alternative songs that show appreciation for all forms of motherhood

Mother's Day is fast approaching, which means it's time to celebrate and honor all of the badass moms and motherly figures in our lives. A mother's love is...
Phoebe Bridgers

Phoebe Bridgers wants to see more diversity behind the scenes of music

Phoebe Bridgers and I were digital friends first. We followed each other from afar, orbiting gravitational loops of likes and story views before somehow aligning at the...
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NFT artist Indivisibility shares a brief history of Bitcoin crypto

As society slowly emerges from its yearlong shutdown, people must feel like Rip Van Winkle waking up to a strange new world of NFTs and cryptocurrencies. That...
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11 rising alternative artists who fine-tuned their sound this past year

Nobody must long for blinding stage lights and sweaty mosh pitters more than musicians. To stand onstage and perform is more than a means for a living....
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Kathleen Hanna’s Tees4Togo highlights the space between art and activism

Kathleen Hanna led the charge of the riot grrrl movement and helmed pioneering bands, including Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and the Julie Ruin. Aside from being a...
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15 pop-punk songs that wouldn’t be the same without these guitar solos

Fact: Guitar solos are awesome. Plain and simple. They’re just as much fun to see live as they are to listen to, as they fully display the...
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10 drag musicians breaking down the boundaries of alternative music

The world of drag is all-encompassing, combining fashion, performance and music to create a fabulous, over-the-top persona. Many drag queens are musicians in their own right, writing songs...
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Evan Greer is here to share the queer history we never learned in school

By day, Evan Greer is the deputy director of Fight For The Future, a nonprofit organization centered around the internet and civil rights. By night, she pours her...
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10 alternative songs that explore the highs and lows of mental health

If there's anything that holds true throughout the alternative music scene, it's an inclination toward vulnerable self-expression. For decades, artists have worn their hearts on their sleeves while navigating...
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10 AAPI musicians who are dominating the alternative genre right now

May is Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which means it's time to recognize and reflect the AAPI artists who enrich history and culture, specifically music. Many...