Tag: shoegaze

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...
modern riot grrrl bands, skinny girl diet, margaritas podridas, big joanie, the regrettes

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....
modern rock musicians, poorstacy, young culture, coach party, like machines

10 modern rock bands that prove the genre is far from dead

It seems like every few years there is a debate, often caused by KISS vocalist Gene Simmons, about whether or not rock music is...
soundcloud underground artists, aneglus, fraxiom, d0llywood1

10 musicians who are shaping the underground scene on SoundCloud

You may discover these artists listed in movements ranging anywhere from trap and emo rap to hyperpop, hexD/surge and glitchcore. But we recognize a...
Simon Raymonde, Cocteau Twins, Lost Horizons

Cocteau Twins’ Simon Raymonde learned that the best plan is none at all

Simon Raymonde is a man of many talents. His artistic range spans from the ’80s with the prolific dream-pop/shoegaze band Cocteau Twins to the...
Fake TV and movie songs, freaky friday, twin peaks, josie and the pussycats, schitt's creek

10 fake songs from TV and movies that should actually be on your playlist

Sometimes a song featured in a TV show or movie goes so hard, we forget that it’s not performed by an actual band. There have...
shoegaze, slow crush, haru nemuri, holy fawn, pinkshinyultrablast

10 bands who are reimagining everything you know about shoegaze

How come everybody’s talking about shoegaze again? Well, there’s hardly any other genre that embodies the spirit of and the need for escapism and...
best albums 2020

The 50 best albums of 2020 in alternative, pop punk, metal and beyond

If we could identify one incandescent moment to come out of the coronavirus pandemic, it would have to be having large stretches of time...
modern alternative bands 90s influence sound

These 10 modern alternative bands sound straight out of the ’90s

If there’s anything about alternative music written down as fact, it’s that the ’90s were pivotal to the modern scene. With the emergence of...
halloween blue moon playlist

Which song should you listen to under the blue moon based on your zodiac...

It’s probably not as fancy as you think. We’ve heard people cheering about the “blue full moon on Halloween” for a while now, and...