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HE Creative are illustrating the evolution of the punk scene
HE Creative are illustrating the evolution of the punk scene
Don’t be fooled: HE Creative are doing exactly what you think they’re doing when you glance over their Instagram feed for the first time—creating a normalized space for punk rock, female empowerment, diversity and more. Designed in various shades of muted hues, HE Creative are using their creative design studio as a means to elevate the voices of the alternative community, whether that be musicia
10 self-help, positive mental attitude albums to get you through today
10 self-help, positive mental attitude albums to get you through today
Yeah, we’ve got problems: Paxil ’scripts are rising faster than Dr. Phil’s ratings, and the positive-thinking selections on the shelves at Barnes & Noble are almost crushing the YA section. But when you’ve blown your rent check on Lexapro and depression’s still got you wishing you could go to sleep forever, music’s the one cure that’ll never let you down. Of course, some records heal faster th
10 iconic bands who only released one album—so far
10 iconic bands who only released one album—so far
Have you ever discovered an artist who you really loved and proceeded to jam their entire discography into your earholes for a week straight? Sadly, the groups in this list are only responsible for producing one studio album as a group. Don’t worry though: There are plenty of familiar faces who went on to produce similar sounds, but never again under these names. Rea...
Perfect Legacy: 7 bands we hope belong to history
Perfect Legacy: 7 bands we hope belong to history
Going out on top is an art mastered by a wise few artists who leave in their wake not 10 years of novelty albums, but explosions and the ashes of their contemporaries. Here are seven artists who knew that giving up a great thing is sometimes the best thing to do to keep it great forever… CONTRIBUTORS: Scott Heisel Brittany Moseley Jason Pettigrew Cassie Whitt   AMERICAN FOOTBALL They were onl
Interview: Jesse Michaels on Classics Of Love’s ethos and Operation Ivy’s history
Interview: Jesse Michaels on Classics Of Love’s ethos and Operation Ivy’s history
CLASSICS OF LOVE released their debut full-length earlier this week via Asian Man Records and AP chatted with frontman Jesse Michaels about the new album, the chances of an Operation Ivy reunion and more. Interview: Scott Heisel It seems like you haven’t been this aggressive vocally in nearly 20 years. Has ... Read More ...

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