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Maneka on tapping into Bad Brains’ jazzier side with new album ‘Dark Matters’—interview
Maneka on tapping into Bad Brains’ jazzier side with new album ‘Dark Matters’—interview
When Bad Brains embarked on their reunion tour in 2008, Devin McKnight fondly remembers the band’s swerve between headlong hardcore and reggae when he saw them at Washington, D.C.’s 9:30 Club. “It showed the breadth of their influence and style, even though it was such a stark change,” he explains over Zoom. “So I’ve always wanted...
Meet twin duo Softcult and hear their brand-new track “Spit It Out”
Meet twin duo Softcult and hear their brand-new track “Spit It Out”
Mercedes and Phoenix Arn-Horn are the yin and yang to one another—and it has absolutely nothing to do with their coincidentally dark and light hair colors. The twins credit a creative “synergy” while working in tandem and have forged their own musical journey reminiscent of their influences, but with a more confident and optimistic perspective in relation to their output and creativity. Of course
9 artists that Alternative Press editors and writers are listening to right now                                               
9 artists that Alternative Press editors and writers are listening to right now                                               
Every month, Alternative Press writers and editors join forces to share their favorite rising artists. From raucous hardcore to mesmeric bedroom pop to anthemic indie rock and more, we know you are sure to find a new band to love. Your playlists are about to get even better with these additions...
AltPress Weekly: WILLOW, Eyedress, KennyHoopla, Billy Martin and more
AltPress Weekly: WILLOW, Eyedress, KennyHoopla, Billy Martin and more
Welcome back to another AltPress Weekly. Each week, we highlight the things we want you to check out. We’ll bring you the scoop on the latest happenings over at Alternative Press, along with our favorite stories and other discoveries. We’ll also shout out fresh cuts and bargain bin finds—anything and everything we can’t stop listening to. Read more: AltPress... Read More ...
Turnstile’s new single “ALIEN LOVE CALL” featuring Blood Orange—out now
Turnstile’s new single “ALIEN LOVE CALL” featuring Blood Orange—out now
Turnstile have released a mellow new single, “Alien Love Call,” featuring Blood Orange.  In addition to a new visual, the track comes with the announcement of the band’s upcoming full-length album, GLOW ON. Read more: Nandi Bushell shares her biggest influences and upcoming musical endeavors The video for “ALIEN LOVE CALL” is comprised of archival footage taken from live performances, and was dire
WILLOW talks about her influences, working with Avril Lavigne and more
WILLOW talks about her influences, working with Avril Lavigne and more
It’s easy to feel like you know Willow Smith. Born into the public eye, her every move has been traced from the beginning, labels flung from all sides from those determined to figure her out. At one time or another, she’s been the “child star,” the “alt-R&B soul child” and the “precocious” teen host of her family discussion show, Red Table Talk, but her admirable frankness has also been mista
10 musicians who are shaping the underground scene on SoundCloud
10 musicians who are shaping the underground scene on SoundCloud
You may discover these artists listed in movements ranging anywhere from trap and emo rap to hyperpop, hexD/surge and glitchcore. But we recognize a scene kid when we see one. Check out these artists who are changing the game in SoundCloud’s trap/emo-rap underground by throwing it back to the 2000s Myspace era in unique and new ways. H...

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