Tag: lou reed

the modern lovers boston punk rock

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...

AltPress Weekly: Eyedress, Syd, boyband, the Velvet Underground and more

Welcome back to AltPress Weekly. It’s hard to believe we’re already at our fourth installment of our weekly roundup, which gathers up everything we...
The Velvet Underground

15 artists who show that the Velvet Underground’s influence is eternal

Lester Bangs, the greatest rock journalist ever, felt eternal Lower East Side musical royals the Velvet Underground were “our Beatles and Bob Dylan combined”...
New york city punk rock from the 70s, patti smith ramones

11 artists from the ’70s who formed the frontlines of NYC’s punk scene

Since the world first became aware that there is such a thing as punk, there’s been a nonstop argument about its birthplace. The clueless...
De'Wayne "Stains" video

DE’WAYNE finds his own way on debut album title track “Stains”—watch

DE’WAYNE has released his latest single “Stains.” The song was accompanied by a psychedelic animated visual which sees the artist surfing across L.A. in...
David Bowie TikTok-min

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...
richard hell, cbgb, the voidoids

Richard Hell hated his album ‘Destiny Street,’ so he did it three more times

When we left off in our expansive conversation with Richard Hell, we established his chicken-and-egg credentials in punk’s development. We spoke of his establishing...
mcu bands, adele, my chemical romance, garbage, the cure

37 musicians who exist in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Music seems to know no boundaries, speaking a language that we all understand. It crosses all barriers and evidently all universes as well. From...
DE'WAYNE I know something-min

DE’WAYNE sees a place for everyone in alternative music

Singer, rapper and a true-to-form poet, DE’WAYNE is changing the scope of rock ’n’ roll and punk as we know it. His aggressive and...
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....