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8 essential solo and side projects started by your favorite alternative artists
8 essential solo and side projects started by your favorite alternative artists
You know these artists for fronting some of your favorite bands, having established themselves as driving forces in the scene. But their claims to initial fame aren’t all they have to offer to the musical stratosphere. From totally different takes on their sound to a sonic 180, head below for 8 essential solo and side projects you should make sure you’re not missing out on. Read more...
Hear the liberating first single “I Want To Kill You” from Citizen’s new album
Hear the liberating first single “I Want To Kill You” from Citizen’s new album
It looks like the wait for a new Citizen album is finally almost over. This week, the band debuted their dynamic new single "I Want To Kill You," off of their forthcoming album Life In Your Glass World. Read more: Here’s why you’ll probably never hear Dave Grohl sing a Nirvana song It's been just over three years since Citizen released their last full-length album As You Please. With son
Mat Kerekes on the “brutal” side of doing it all alone
Mat Kerekes on the “brutal” side of doing it all alone
Between recording, touring, playing Mortal Kombat and enjoying time with his family and dogs, Mat Kerekes has a full schedule. Despite that, the Citizen vocalist still finds time to pursue other endeavors. A creative at heart, Kerekes thrives not only making music, but also working on other projects, such as spending weeks building a recording studio with his brother. Read m...
Matt Kerekes describes how to not let a riff die
Matt Kerekes describes how to not let a riff die
Mat Kerekes describes himself as "not amazing" at guitar. He may not be Slash, but when he finds a guitar line that hits his ear just right, he's not going to let it go. Hear Mat Kerekes describe the process of not letting a good riff die and learn all of the parts to his shimmery solo track "Ruby," along with a few choice Citizen riffs in this APTV exclusive...
LANY drop new music video and other news you might have missed today
LANY drop new music video and other news you might have missed today
Snail Mail announced new U.S. tour dates—plus, don’t miss new limited-edition vinyl from the Distillers. Check out the news you might have missed today below! 1. The Distillers announce vinyl release of “Man Vs. Magnet” and “Blood In Gutters”   View this post on Instagram   Let us love you , with our 7”, this Valentine’s Day. The first chance to own new music in over 15 years, "Man... Read Mo
Can’t Swim announce tour dates and other news you might have missed today
Can’t Swim announce tour dates and other news you might have missed today
The Candescents shared a new music video for “Drink To Paradise”—plus, don’t miss Gavin Haley’s new single “Jet Lag.” Check out the news you might have missed today below! 1. The Candescents share new music video Columbus-based indie-pop act the Candescents shared a music video for their single “Drink To Paradise.” This is the first release since the band drop...
Citizen frontman Mat Kerekes premieres new solo song “My Lucky #3″—listen (exclusive)
Citizen frontman Mat Kerekes premieres new solo song “My Lucky #3″—listen (exclusive)
Citizen frontman Mat Kerekes has released a new track, "My Lucky #3," taken from his upcoming album Luna & the Wild Blue Everything, set to drop Aug. 26. The music video for the song was a collaboration between Citizen guitarist Ryland Oehlers and Kerekes. The two chatted a ...