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BLK ODYSSY explores Black American joy and sorrow with ‘BLK VINTAGE’
BLK ODYSSY explores Black American joy and sorrow with ‘BLK VINTAGE’
After moving from New Jersey to Austin, Texas, Sam Houston created a name for himself in the city’s flourishing Americana and blues scene. As he grew, he realized that what he was doing wasn’t authentic to himself—the style of music wasn’t his passion, and it wasn’t causing the effect he envisioned he was capable of. Now he’s shifted to performi...
17 rising Black alternative bands who are leading the next generation
17 rising Black alternative bands who are leading the next generation
Black musicians are at the heart of alternative music’s history. Whether it’s punk, emo, metal or pop punk, Black people have played an integral role in creating what the music scene is today. However, they’re consistently looked over in favor of white musicians, who have a long history of commodifying off the creativity of Black people. With the alterna...