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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...
k.d. lang 'makeover'

k.d. lang revisits LGBTQIA+ dance music history on ‘makeover’—listen

k.d lang has released her latest album makeover. The record is now available via Nonesuch Records. The new collection features remixes of some of lang’s...
1995 albums, the muffs, ramones, lunachicks, supergrass

15 albums from 1995 that are a perfect gateway into the world of punk

In 1996, Your Punk Professor interviewed the Clash’s distinguished lead guitarist Mick Jones for a proposed Alternative Press piece on punk’s original guitar heroes....
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Reese LAFLARE combines skate and grunge culture in Diva collections

Usually, when someone is described—or, even more often, is caught red-handed in the act of self-describing—as a “multi-hyphenate” or “polymath,” you can pretty much...
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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...
music videos direct by musicians, poppy, japanese breakfast, waterparks, melanie martinez

10 artists who brilliantly directed their own music videos

To some musicians, the aesthetic portion of their art is just as important, if not more than the music itself, in conveying their message.  Music...
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20 books written by or about women musicians to add to your reading list

When searching a bookstore for music memoirs, it’s likely that the shelves are packed with men such as Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash and Keith...
pete davidson fallon instrument challenge

Pete Davidson covers Cheap Trick on an instrument he’s never played—watch

With a slew of acting credits ranging from the hilarious antics on Saturday Night Live to a serious reflection on life in The King...
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...
Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons says that rock is still dead and fans are to blame—here’s why

Rock legends KISS brought 2020 to a close in spectacular fashion, breaking two world records for pyrotechnics during their Dec. 31 Kiss 2020 Goodbye livestream...