Tag: alternative music

Japanese pop-punk bands | New alternative music from Japan

10 Japanese pop-punk bands who are prominent forces in the genre

You don't have to look back at the Hot Topic crowd's fixation with Hello Kitty to see the influence of Japanese culture on the alternative scene. The music speaks for itself. We've...
Spoken word song introductions | Spoken parts in music

10 spoken-word song intros you should never skip over

In music, there are few universal truths. That said, the inherent ability for a well-crafted spoken-word part to send a shiver down the spine...
Successful alternative debut albums | Breakout alternative records

10 artists who completely took off after their debut albums

If there's one universal truth to alternative music, it's that there's no one path to success. Many talented artists grind for years, putting out...
Alternative drum intros | Iconic alternative drummers

10 legendary drum intros that will always be instantly recognizable

If there's one indisputable truth in this world, it's that alternative music has no shortage of iconic drummers. Quite literally setting the beat for...
Scottish alternative bands | New alternative artists from Scotland

10 emerging Scottish bands who are innovating alternative music

Between the likes of Snow Patrol, Biffy Clyro and beyond, Scotland set some solid roots in the '90s mainstream alternative explosion. Don't mistake its prominence in the music scene as...
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10 alternative artists who gave iconic ’80s classics a modern update

We're well aware that there's a bit of an '80s renaissance going on in pop culture. From soundtracking shows to influencing alternative artists with synth-pop and...
2000s female vocalists | Women in alternative music | Alternative Press

10 women vocalists who brought a unique sound to 2000s alternative

"Not all bands fronted by women sound like Paramore" is beginning to become a pretty popular adage in the alternative music scene. It's not...
90s albums by women | Female-fronted 90s music | Alternative Press

10 alternative albums by women that have influenced music since the ’90s

As some of our favorite pop-punk bands continue to show us, we have a lot to thank 1990s alternative music for. Not only did the mainstream...
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10 underrated songs from 2000s bands that are just as good as their hits

The 2000s scene nostalgia is real. However, while our "phases" may have never ended, we tend to look back on the era with a...
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How TikTok helped new emo artist RØSÉ get her viral song released

After years of working in other genres, Hannah Collins knew it was time she released a track for the emo scene she loved so...