Tag: sonic youth

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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...
Artists that designed album covers | Cover art by musicians

10 times musicians designed their own album cover art

We may be taught not to judge books by their covers, but are we always so kind to albums? In a sea of iconic...
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15 bands who are crucial to the history of noise music

When it initially blasted into the world from New York’s Lower East Side almost concurrently with punk in 1977, it was dubbed no wave....
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5 Dr. Martens collabs that have embraced every alternative subculture

At this point, Dr. Martens—Docs, DMs, whatever you want to call them—have been around for 74 years. And, for almost all of that time,...
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15 essential post-punk bands who represent the evolution of the genre

Post-punk had to happen. Punk rock opened all this space for people to make exactly the kind of art or culture that the disenfranchised...
90s albums by women | Female-fronted 90s music | Alternative Press

10 alternative albums by women that have influenced music since the ’90s

As some of our favorite pop-punk bands continue to show us, we have a lot to thank 1990s alternative music for. Not only did the mainstream...
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15 punk albums from 1993 that embraced contrarianism over prefab rebellion

Alternative rock still dominated popular music in 1993. This obviously begged the question of just how “alternative” something was if it was now on...
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10 essential alternative ’90s bands fronted by women you should know

The '90s were chock-full of absolute icons, and no, we're not referring to the Princess Diana Beanie Baby or JNCO jeans when we say...
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15 times bands took over your favorite ’90s and ’00s TV shows

Remember the time Hootie And The Blowfish performed on NBC’s Friends and Monica even wound up getting a hickey from one of the band...
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10 ‘Simpsons’ band cameos that’ll make you wish you lived in Springfield

As the longest-running animated television show in history, The Simpsons has been around for the rise and fall of grunge, the emergence of pop...