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15 alternative music stars who got their start working in record stores
15 alternative music stars who got their start working in record stores
Record stores are magical places. A good, well-stocked and curated record shop with a knowledgeable staff can influence tastes, expand horizons and serve as the hub for a local musical community. It can be a community center, a place to meet with your friends, promote your band’s upcoming shows by hanging up flyers, even sell on consignment your homemade 45 with the Xeroxed sleeve and labels you a
QUIZ: Do you know when these classic ’70s punk albums were released?
QUIZ: Do you know when these classic ’70s punk albums were released?
Record collectors of any sort can be a persnickety bunch. But few can be worse than punk-rock record collectors with titles spanning from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and beyond. They can make Simpsons character Jeffrey “Jeff” Albertson (aka “Comic Book Guy”) look positively well-adjusted. Come on: In a world in chaos, much like ...
These 15 punk records from 1980 were complete game-changers
These 15 punk records from 1980 were complete game-changers
By 1980, U.S. major labels abandoned punk with Sid Vicious' corpse. The American underground reacted, hard: “Don't want us? Fuck you, we'll do it ourselves!” The independent record distribution and touring network kicked off in earnest, as the harder/faster/louder hardcore punk sound started revving up, initially in Los Angeles before spreading across America through the year. Meanwhi...
Dead Ending (members of Alkaline Trio, Rise Against) stream “All The Villains You Call Boss”
Dead Ending (members of Alkaline Trio, Rise Against) stream “All The Villains You Call Boss”
Chicago hardcore/punk band Dead Ending are streaming a new song titled "All The Villains You Call Boss." They will release their DE III EP on April 15 via Bridge Nine Records. It features guest vocals from Jake Burns (Stiff Little Fingers) and Jeff Pezzati (Naked Raygun). Pre-orders ca...