Tag: blackbear

blackbear issue 397 cover story

blackbear on the path that led from his emo roots to a new sonic...

Born and raised in Florida, Matthew Tyler Musto—these days better known as blackbear—has been making music, and making music his life, since at least...

Alex Gaskarth joins blackbear for live performance of “Monsters”

All Time Low's Alex Gaskarth joined blackbear onstage for a live performance of "Monsters." The performance took place during the Dallas show of blackbear's...
badflower blackbear issue 397

Badflower and blackbear defy musical expectations in issue 397

Over the last several years, music genres have become more and more muddied by artist experimentation, fusing sounds on the opposite end of the...

LESANE defies the constraints of genre in new video “HOUDINI”—watch

U.K. musician LESANE has dropped a brand-new music video for his track “HOUDINI.” Steady, pop-punk-inspired guitar riffs pull listeners into the song. Pop-infused drum...
waterparks, kflay, grandson, yungblud

10 artists who bring together elements of alternative and hip-hop

In the year 2021, being confined to one genre is a thing of the past. Artists have pushed the boundaries when it comes to...
modern emo anthems, snail mail, all time low, olivia rodrigo, black veil brides

10 modern sad songs that will fit right in on your emo playlists

If you're a fan of alternative music, you are well aware that emo is way more than just a phase. It's a sound, it's a subculture...
kennyhoopla, dominic fike, nova twins, phoebe bridgers

15 artists who would crush a collab on blink-182’s next record

When blink-182 announced the collaborations for their upcoming album, the message-board grumblings were loud. The additions seemed too mainstream for a band who often...
anticipated alternative albums, olivia rodrigo, the aubreys, meet me at the altar, lilith czar

10 highly anticipated debut albums we wish we could hear right now

The genre of alternative music is constantly shifting, with new artists hitting the scene and experimenting with genre-bending in ways never heard before.  It’s an...
riley 2021

R I L E Y and Loote team up on heartbreak anthem “Tell Me...

R I L E Y has teamed up with fellow genre-blending act Loote for his latest infectious single “Tell Me Why,” marking the singer’s...
21 artists 21 or younger, lil nas x, beabadoobee, noahfinnce, deathbyromy

21 artists who are 21 years old or younger and taking over alternative music

Thanks to the internet, our exposure to new artists isn’t reliant on record deals and radio hits. Alternative artists of all ages have been...