Friday, September 21, 2018

Tag: the lead

One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others: Can You Spot The Fake...

We here at the AP timeshare have a bit of an unhealthy obsession with music—and frankly, the more obscure, the better. (We're still waiting...

The Lead – Tapes And Tapes: Are bands going overboard with backing tracks?

The use of backing tracks—pre-recorded material or other selected sonic elements from a band’s record—played during an artists’ live performance is essentially a public...

The Lead – Brand New Calamity: If downloading won’t kill labels, maybe the post...

With the explosion in file-sharing on the internet and the incremental obsolescence of the CD, traditional models for purchasing music have been hit hard...

The Lead: Does “First” Mean Worse? Can information leaks affect bands adversely?

There isn’t a person in the music industry who doesn’t have an opinion on how download culture has affected artists’ careers. While everybody in...

Top Content Of 2012: Written Features

In its purest and original form, Alternative Press is a print magazine, and so naturally, we like to write more long-form and critical pieces,...

The Lead: What the hell is that? A brief look at ridiculous music genres

Everybody from scene kids to hipster vermin to beard-scratching avant-garde types have one thing in common: They’re always ready to brag about “the next...

Have Your People Call My People: 10 awesome collaborations from 2012

Since the dawn of rock music, bands in every subgenre have been releasing split records with their friends or teaming up to perform on...

AP&Revisited: Bands we previewed before they got big

Every month since November 2004 with issue 196, AP has spotlighted unsigned bands in the AP&R section and if we may toot our own...

Sex, Squats And Soundgarden: Green Day When They Were 20

(photo credit: Jonathan Weiner) Crawling up from the underground in the early ’90s, Nirvana and the entire grunge movement shoved their unusually soiled flannels in...

Barnacle Bands: Following the bands that follow Warped Tour

Every year, a slew of up-and-comers follow the Vans Warped Tour in hopes of expanding their fan base and taking themselves to the next...

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