Tag: midtown

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...
Bamboozle-min

Bamboozle Festival is planning to return in 2023 for its 20th anniversary

From 2003 to 2012, Bamboozle took over New Jersey for its annual multi-day festival. The event, which evolved out of the Skate And Surf,...
Pete Wentz band signings Decaydance artist roster

10 bands you might not have discovered without Pete Wentz

Pete Wentz was one of the most prolific artists to emerge from the 2000s alternative scene. But did you know that he also catalyzed the meteoric...
Musicians with multiple bands successful alternative side projects

10 alternative musicians who founded more than one successful band

No lie, as exciting as it is when our favorite musicians take on new projects, it's always a little disconcerting. After all, we have...
2000s pop-punk vocalists

QUIZ: Which iconic mid-2000s vocalist are you?

It’s been over a decade since artists such as Paramore and Fall Out Boy first graced us with their pop-punk contributions. While many of...
drive thru records trivia quiz

QUIZ: How much Drive-Thru Records trivia do you really know?

Siblings Richard and Stefanie Reines changed the course of popular aggressive music when they started their own label called Drive-Thru Records in the late...
best debut albums

19 of the best debut albums to come out of the scene

They say you have your entire life to create your debut album, but they’re usually pretty terrible. However, these scene acts went above and...
best 2006 scene albums

17 scene albums from 2006 you probably still listen to daily

By 2006, scene culture had grown roots in every mainstream area possible. Myspace took over as the primary mode of social media communication, and...
2004 albums scene alternative rock

20 essential 2004 albums that proved the scene was here to stay

The 2004 alternative music community turned out to be a pivotal moment in time for scene bands. As the two previous years set the...
2002 scene albums

20 scene albums from 2002 that you probably still have in your car

When the new millennium broke, the alternative music community was heavily saturated with popular genres such as punk, pop punk and emo. Lying dormant,...