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THE BLSSM manipulated genre and emotion to create their ‘PURE ENERGY’ EP
THE BLSSM manipulated genre and emotion to create their ‘PURE ENERGY’ EP
If there’s one thing Lily Lizotte loves more than making fantastic pop music, it’s a good double meaning.  Planted in nearly every song by THE BLSSM — the 24-year-old’s self-described blissful pop project — is a feeling of both happiness and sadness, competing with each other through lyrics that mean one thing and a chorus that sounds like it means something else entirely. It’s hard to tell what y
WARGASM on creating their spiky brand of electro-rock in AltPress issue #402 cover story
WARGASM on creating their spiky brand of electro-rock in AltPress issue #402 cover story
WARGASM are taking a break from recording one of 2022’s most eagerly anticipated debut albums. When Alternative Press checks in with them, they’re at Chapel Studios in Lincoln, in the east of their native England — or, more specifically, sat on the sofa, where Sam Matlock is eating toast, and Milkie Way, fittingly given her name, is enjoying a bowl of cereal. It’s not the onl...
Curtis Waters deep-dives into “BAD MOOD” and “PSYCHO ICON”
Curtis Waters deep-dives into “BAD MOOD” and “PSYCHO ICON”
Viral musician Curtis Waters, aka Abhinav Bastakoti, just launched his latest EP, PLASTIC WORLD. The release includes "BAD MOOD" featuring Brevin Kim, which seamlessly transitions into "PSYCHO ICON." Departing from previous lighthearted tracks such as "Stunnin'" and "Freckles" from his debut album, Pity Party, this new EP sees Waters challenge himself sonica