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10 hits from the ’90s you probably didn’t know are from movies
10 hits from the ’90s you probably didn’t know are from movies
There are some songs that you hear that immediately make you think of the movie they were featured prominently in, such as Celine Dion’s smash “My Heart Will Go On.” You just can’t help but think of Rose on that block of wood, pledging her love to an exhausted, descending Jack, even while she won’t just scooch over a little bit and make some room for him as the Titanic torpedoes to the bottom of t
Hear Less Than Jake’s first new song in three years “Lie To Me”
Hear Less Than Jake’s first new song in three years “Lie To Me”
Less Than Jake are back with their first new music in three years, “Lie To Me.” The track marks the follow-up to their 2017 Sound The Alarm EP. As if a new song wasn’t enough, the ska legends are also announcing a new album titled Silver Linings set to release later this year as the start of their new era. Read more: This... Read More ...
These 10 releases make Record Store Day’s second drop worth the wait
These 10 releases make Record Store Day’s second drop worth the wait
This weekend, Record Store Day begins the second RSD Drops. On Sept. 26, collectors can frequent participating stores for the limited-edition vinyl releases to spruce up both their collections and their hearing. It’s the second of three RSD events in an effort to minimize crowding and social distancing concerns in stores. Not ...
Here are 20 of the easiest pop-punk songs to learn on guitar
Here are 20 of the easiest pop-punk songs to learn on guitar
Are you dreaming about leaving your hometown? Sure you are. Because pop-punk kids have felt self-isolated long before the pandemic. All the shows are canceled, and there’s nothing else to do, so there’s no better time to order in an unhealthy amount of pizza, reminisce about Warped Tour and dust off that Fender or Gibson you’ve been neglecting to learn some genre classics.  These tracks... Read Mo
17 rising Black alternative bands who are leading the next generation
17 rising Black alternative bands who are leading the next generation
Black musicians are at the heart of alternative music’s history. Whether it’s punk, emo, metal or pop punk, Black people have played an integral role in creating what the music scene is today. However, they’re consistently looked over in favor of white musicians, who have a long history of commodifying off the creativity of Black people. With the alterna...
Ice Nine Kills recruit Reel Big Fish for ‘It’-inspired live performance—watch
Ice Nine Kills recruit Reel Big Fish for ‘It’-inspired live performance—watch
Ice Nine Kills were recently joined onstage by Reel Big Fish for their live performance of “IT Is The End,” and AP is premiering the official live video of the epic collaboration.  The performance took place at a sold-out show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, playing the It-inspired track from their 2018 album, The Silver Scream. The original so...
Travis Barker drums up rework of “Friends Go” with Maggie Lindemann
Travis Barker drums up rework of “Friends Go” with Maggie Lindemann
We’re still not sure if Travis Barker ever sleeps. For his latest endeavor, he took blossoming songstress Maggie Lindemann under his wing for a collab on her ska-inspired hit, “Friends Go.” Doubling down on her own brand of multigenre alt-pop, Lindemann has been skyrocketing since her breakthrough hit “Pretty Girl,” catching the attention of another well-known musician with deep ska roots. Read mo
SoCal pop-reggae 4th & Orange announce signing with debut single
SoCal pop-reggae 4th & Orange announce signing with debut single
AP is proudly teaming up with upcoming pop-reggae outfit 4th & Orange in this exclusive premiere for the band’s debut single, “Girl Next Door.” Merging pop elements with reggae in the likes of Sublime, “Girl Next Door” introduces the band’s summery, poolside vibe along with their storytelling style that draws on relatable circumstances from real-life experiences. Read more: Sad Summer Festival
A ska band covered Saves The Day’s ‘Stay What You Are’ in full
A ska band covered Saves The Day’s ‘Stay What You Are’ in full
Texas ska sextet the Holophonics have released a tribute album covering Saves The Day’s seminal 2001 release, Stay What You Are, in full with a total ska makeover. The band are branding the album as “a ska punk tribute to one of our favorite albums ever by one of our favorite bands ever—dedicated to the state of New Jersey.” Listen to the ska v ...

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