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Catherine McGann recalls photographing Harlem drag balls, Eminem and Flea
Catherine McGann recalls photographing Harlem drag balls, Eminem and Flea
AP Gallery explores the visual culture of the music we know and love. Each month, we connect with photographers, directors and other creatives who shape music from behind the scenes. With each issue, we explore the stories behind the shoots and take deep dives into the most compelling media, asking about the creative visions as well as the happy accidents that create some of the most powerful mome
20 things you didn’t know about Alternative Press
It was 32 years ago today that Mike Shea laid out the first issue of Alternative Press on his parents’ kitchen table in Aurora, Ohio. Fueled by the rage that the Smiths were not playing Cleveland, he vowed he would start his own music magazine that covered the music he liked and not the stuff that accountants and consultants were programming on radio and MTV. The ...
10 essential AP covers, from Nirvana to Fall Out Boy
10 essential AP covers, from Nirvana to Fall Out Boy
While we don’t make a habit of tooting our own horn, anniversaries are a time for reflection, and on this page we’re highlighting the cover stars we featured before the rest of the world caught on. Whether it was their first-ever magazine cover, or the first time they got the front page stateside—these artists represent some of the times we were driving the bandwagon. Their sounds buo ... Read Mor