Tag: Rina Sawayama

Alternative songs about mental health | Uplifting alternative music

10 alternative songs that explore the highs and lows of mental health

If there's anything that holds true throughout the alternative music scene, it's an inclination toward vulnerable self-expression. For decades, artists have worn their hearts on their...
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10 AAPI musicians who are dominating the alternative genre right now

May is Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which means it's time to recognize and reflect the AAPI artists who enrich history and...
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Rina Sawayama and Elton John rework “Chosen Family” into powerful duet

Over the past year, Rina Sawayama and Elton John have forged a close friendship after John named SAWAYAMA his favorite album of 2020. Now,...
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Rina Sawayama is revisiting “Chosen Family” for new collab with Elton John

Rina Sawayama is revisiting her powerful ballad “Chosen Family” with the help of a familiar face. For the new rendition, the Alternative Press cover...
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Phoebe Bridgers is auctioning off her smashed ‘SNL’ guitar to benefit GLAAD

About two months ago, Phoebe Bridgers hit the Saturday Night Live stage for her performance debut. At the end of her two-song set, the...
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41 women empowerment anthems that should be played as loud as possible

With Women’s History Month coming to a close today, it’s vital to carry these messages of intersectional feminism and empowerment throughout every day to...
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Phoebe Bridgers and Claud discuss identity and representation in music

This week, Phoebe Bridgers and Claud sat down with Proud Radio’s Hattie Collins to openly talk about identity and the importance of representation in...
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20 bands keeping the riot grrrl spirit alive in their own unique way

The riot grrrl underground feminist punk movement began in the early ’90s in the Pacific Northwest before expanding to the rest of the world....
Rina Sawayama

Rina Sawayama’s debut was always going to be as weird as she wanted

Rina Sawayama walks into studio sessions with an already established vision of the finished product. If she wants her next single to emulate N.E.R.D.,...
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10 women artists who navigated mental health struggles through music

One thing that comforts us when we’re feeling sad, alone or misunderstood is listening to artists who aren’t afraid to get real about mental...