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remy makes music for all the people who don’t fit in anywhere else
remy makes music for all the people who don’t fit in anywhere else
Add a dash of Fall Out Boy, a sprinkle of Drake, a pinch of the 1975 and a hint of Kanye West and you’ll end up with a sound that’s nearly impossible to replicate. The mastermind behind this fool-proof recipe is none other than Hopeless Records’ latest addition to their stacked roster—a singer-songwriter who was practically born with music in his blood. Throughout 2019 and 20...
19 of the best debut albums to come out of the scene
19 of the best debut albums to come out of the scene
They say you have your entire life to create your debut album, but they’re usually pretty terrible. However, these scene acts went above and beyond the call of duty, making bona fide masterpieces from the very start. There’s hardly any filler on these records, and many of the albums mentioned here are fan favorites to this day, many years and albums later. Just don’t...
20 scene albums from 2007 that are probably still stuck in your head
20 scene albums from 2007 that are probably still stuck in your head
In 2007, the scene was rocking harder and louder than anyone could have imagined. Myspace favorites such as Fall Out Boy and Paramore were crafting their emo sounds into unforgettable albums that established them as legends. While staying true to their roots in emo and punk, scene music introduced synthesizers and screamo elements to create the newest sound for the genre...
19 scene albums from 2005 you probably still have on repeat
19 scene albums from 2005 you probably still have on repeat
In 2005, an unexpected but revolutionary wave of scene music hit the mainstream. It was the year Myspace rose in the online ranks social media and became the most popular of its kind. It gave bands new avenues to introduce their unique sounds to the masses and familiarize the world with the classic scenester selfie pose: brutally teased hair, one eye hidden behind bangs and a kissy face to match..
QUIZ: How much emo trivia do you really know?
QUIZ: How much emo trivia do you really know?
We at AltPress hold the emo title in high regard and fully embrace all subsects of fans who proudly stand under the genre’s umbrella without discretion, only pure, kindred acceptance. We celebrate those who have first pressings of Sunny Day Real Estate vinyl, early 2000s My Chemical Romance fanatics who enlisted in the MCRmy during the Revenge years and teenagers who are currently scribbling Lil P
twenty one pilots, Paramore and more albums turning 10 in 2019
twenty one pilots, Paramore and more albums turning 10 in 2019
Ah, 2009. Ten years ago. A stellar year for the scene—one where rock, punk and metalcore continued to construct exciting new avenues, while flagging trends such as neon pop punk showed their fatigue. Major releases from All Time Low, Every Time I Die and Paramore kept the pace for an alternative music world seemingly bursting at the seams with fresh ideas. Rea...
14 facts about Cartel’s self-titled and being the ‘Band In A Bubble’ you probably didn’t know
14 facts about Cartel’s self-titled and being the ‘Band In A Bubble’ you probably didn’t know
Believe it or not, Cartel’s self-titled sophomore full-length turns 10 this year. The production process for this particular album was quite unique, with the band entering a bubble constructed from glass and steel to record. MTV captured footage for miniseries Band In A Bubble while they were simultaneously under a webcam and visitor-induced microscope. Head...
10 awesome Oasis covers that show the Gallagher brothers’ lasting influence
10 awesome Oasis covers that show the Gallagher brothers’ lasting influence
The feuding brothers of Oasis, Liam and Noel Gallagher may never reunite their popular Britpop powerhouse, but it's their enduring catalog that continues to inspire countless bands and artists. With Aug. 20 marking the 20th anniversary of the outfit's third effort, Be Here Now, and Liam Gallagher's first-ever solo album just around the corner (As You Were—out Oct. 6), we’ve rounde ...
Sparrow Sleeps’ new children’s album ready to inspire a new generation of music fans—listen
Sparrow Sleeps’ new children’s album ready to inspire a new generation of music fans—listen
Indianapolis natives Sparrow Sleeps are hard at work creating the next generation of rockers. Comprised of duo Casey Cole and Peter Lockhart, pop-punk fueled Sparrow Sleeps create lullaby versions of your favorite songs. Sparrow Sleeps shared in a previous interview with Alternative Press that they make a point of reaching out to the artists whose songs they intend to cover. “It kind ...

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