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10 modern alternative artists who are channeling the sound of the ’80s

The ’80s feel like a lifetime away, and for many in the scene, they actually are (yikes). The good news is the decade has...
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10 alternative artists who embraced electronica for a whole new sound

The incorporation of electronic sounds into alternative music is hardly a new phenomenon. In the mid-2000s, bands such as Cobra Starship and 3OH!3 made...

Courier Club bring post-punk, new wave vibes on “It Takes Time”–listen

Today AltPress is premiering "It Takes Time," the new track from Philadelphia-based post-punk outfit Courier Club. Although it's not as dark as most bands...
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The Cars founder Ric Ocasek was more than just your parents’ nostalgia

In his roles as vocalist/guitarist/chief songwriter of iconic American new-wave group the Cars, Ric Ocasek brought pop hooks, futuristic sheen and firepower to an...