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Ska's influence on punk

How ska paved the way for punk… and took over the world along the...

“We’re the Interrupters! We’re from Los Angeles, California!” the young guitarist announces over a fanfare, as the camera pulls back and reveals a four-piece...
artistic collaborations, music, literature

10 times different artists collaborated to make inspiring music

September 1963: A young R&B combo called the Rolling Stones are rehearsing, preparing for a recording session. Their manager, former Beatles publicist Andrew Loog...

10 rockers from the ‘50s who influenced rock ‘n’ roll, punk and more

Elvis Presley portrayed by actor Michael St. Gerard performing “Baby Let’s Play House” in 1955 in the 1990 ABC TV series “Elvis”: Rockabilly is the...
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These 10 bands made Boston one of America’s greatest punk-rock towns

A greasy R&B riff rips from the speakers, coated in more fuzz than a peach orchard wearing a 50-year-old wool sweater. A singer with...
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KOAD is “on some bullshit” in his new music video—watch

Hip-hop and rock sensation KOAD has surprised fans with a new single and video, “on some bullshit,” just one day after his 19th birthday.  “on...
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10 glam-rock artists from the 1970s who heralded the coming age of punk

Rock ‘n’ roll had, for the most part, lost its “roll” by 1970. It became rock music—self-serious, dour, pompous, filled with pretensions to being...
Mallavora Issue 394 AP RECS

Mallavora are using their platform to create an inclusive space in music

As Mallavora, lead vocalist Jessica Douek, guitarist Larry Sobieraj, bassist/vocalist Ellis James and drummer Jack Pedersen take everything you know about classic metal and...
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10 bands who put the Canadian punk scene on the map

Though all but forgotten by this point—save for documentary films like excellent Vancouver overview Bloodied But Unbowed and recent Teenage Head retrospective Picture My...
KOAD jaunty music video

KOAD celebrates identity and culture in groovy hip-hop track “jaunty”

KOAD might be a brand-new name to you, but soon, this hip-hop rock star on the rise will be dominating your playlists. The 18-year-old Indian-American...
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10 alternative artists who were inspired by David Bowie’s legacy

Nothing’s been right since David Bowie died, Jan. 10, 2016. The rise of Trumpism? COVID-19? The Big Bang Theory going off the air? Would...