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15 alternative music stars who got their start working in record stores
15 alternative music stars who got their start working in record stores
Record stores are magical places. A good, well-stocked and curated record shop with a knowledgeable staff can influence tastes, expand horizons and serve as the hub for a local musical community. It can be a community center, a place to meet with your friends, promote your band’s upcoming shows by hanging up flyers, even sell on consignment your homemade 45 with the Xeroxed sleeve and labels you a
15 punk guitarists of the ’90s who paved the way for the genre’s future
15 punk guitarists of the ’90s who paved the way for the genre’s future
Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of the 15 best punk guitarists of the ’90s. One notable difference between this list and the other two we’ve compiled is the inclusion of several women. Punk did much to democratize rock ’n’ roll in the ’70s, with many pioneering all-female (the Runaways, the Slits) or mixed-gender lineups (X-Ray Spex, Talking Heads). But only one ’70s female punk guit... Read Mo
Green Day auction guitar in memory of the Muffs’ singer Kim Shattuck
Green Day auction guitar in memory of the Muffs’ singer Kim Shattuck
roGreen Day are auctioning a guitar via musical instrument resale site Reverb to raise funds for ALS research. The gift is in memory of Kim Shattuck, the leader of heroic '90s punk outfit, the Muffs. The guitar–an Epiphone Les Paul Special listed yesterday by Billie Joe Armstrong's guitar tech, Hans Buscher–was played by the Green Day leader and “over 100 die hard fans” on the Revolution Radio Tou
Kim Shattuck speaks out about Pixies firing; Frank Black weighs in, talks fan accountability
Kim Shattuck speaks out about Pixies firing; Frank Black weighs in, talks fan accountability
Following an abrupt firing from the Pixies late last month, bassist Kim Shattuck, who, herself, was brought in earlier this year to replace founding member Kim Deal, opened up about the circumstances of her departure. Confirming the exit to be against her will, Shattuck told NME, in a recent interview, that was she let go by the group's manager over the phone. Here's what she had to ...