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Reimagined alternative songs | Alternative acoustic tracks

10 times alternative artists reimagined their own tracks for the better

Nothing beats the first time hearing one of your favorite songs. It's a feeling we never fully appreciate at the moment but then nostalgically...
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...
NFTs Control Couple Art Explosion

NFTs are igniting a digital art explosion– here’s how

Grimes sold nearly $6 million worth of digital art as NFTs. Kings Of Leon became the first major rock band to release an album...
skullcrusher

Skullcrusher channels Radiohead, My Bloody Valentine and more in new EP

When asked if she’d ever expected for her 2020 debut under Skullcrusher to receive such immediate and widespread critical acclaim, singer-songwriter Helen Ballentine at...
Noise bands, girls in synthesis, jesus and mary chain, boris, lydia lunch

15 bands who are crucial to the history of noise music

When it initially blasted into the world from New York’s Lower East Side almost concurrently with punk in 1977, it was dubbed no wave....
Fueled By Ramen best releases, cute is what we aim for, cobra starship, paramore, the cab, fall out boy

25 essential Fueled By Ramen albums released across their 25-year history

Fueled By Ramen has signed some of the most talented alternative bands and musicians to date. With 25 years of greatness under its belt,...
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...
Jello Biafra, Jello Biafra politics

Jello Biafra knows Americans have the same worries at the end of the day

“It should not take a bush league punk-rock musician to point this shit out,” announces punk icon Jello Biafra, born 62 years ago in...
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...
afterlife burn it down video

Afterlife ignite their rage in cathartic “Burn It Down” video—watch

Metalcore group Afterlife are redefining the genre with the release of their new single “Burn It Down.” The four-piece took the lyrics of their...