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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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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...
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...
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25 most influential emo bands who made the genre what it is today

Emo (noun): a hotly contested music genre where bands and fans alike refuse to agree on who qualifies for a place in the rankings...
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50 new artists you need to hear in November

Everyone loves to jam out to their favorite artists and classic hits, but let’s not forget about all the fresh talent constantly popping up...
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These 10 noise-rock tracks were built to defy your volume settings

Oftentimes, there simply isn’t a guitar chord ugly enough to convey what you want to say. And that's why we have noise-rock glory. Sometimes...
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These 15 punk albums from 1985 are the roots of alternative rock 

The year is 1985: Punk's now 10 years old and changing again. Hardcore was now a formula: 1. Pick a seemingly random number of...

Everything you need to know about the impending shoegaze revival

Shoegaze is back. Or, depending on the critic you ask, it never left, and now we call it nü-gaze, cuz we’re clever like that....