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Trixie Mattel says drag culture and pop music are both forms of theater

Trixie Mattel, aka Brian Michael Firkus, is well-known among drag fans for winning the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. The performing...
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twenty one pilots call back to their roots on new ‘Scaled And Icy’ album

twenty one pilots’ highly anticipated sixth full-length, Scaled And Icy, is finally here. Moving away from the darker tones of Trench and Blurryface, the...
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Badflower don’t care if you’re pissed off as long as you’re listening

Categorizing Badflower as just one genre is next to impossible, and that’s pretty much the point. Ditching the guise of poetic metaphors, Josh Katz...
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10 musicians who absolutely nailed switching genres as solo artists

Branding is one hell of an important factor to achieving success and maintaining a fanbase in music. So, it's no surprise that many musicians...
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10 vocalists who brought a unique sound to the 2000s scene

2000s vocalists received an enormous amount of attention compared to the rest of their bandmates. It's no surprise, really. In a scene characterized by edge,...
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10 experimental scene albums that you and your friends still can’t agree on

The alternative music scene can be home to some serious differences of opinion. Case in point: Just look at the reactions to Machine Gun...
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Why Friday Pilots Club don’t need a genre to make good music

In a society that’s constantly obsessed with image and keeping up appearances, it’s easy to forget to be who you are. Decked in black...
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10 genre-bending bands you’ve probably never heard of

Genre is a peculiar thing. We often recognize elements of our favorites when we hear them, drawing comparisons to notable artists of their respective...
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10 songs that prove Christofer Drew can sing anything

At the end of April, Christofer Drew announced he’d be returning to music with a new solo album called Unborn Spark, set to drop...
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Top 10 queercore-inspired bands leading the scene into the future

What began as an emphatic middle finger to the closed-mindedness of an ’80s world has blossomed into a full-blown movement. Queercore has quickly transcended...