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10 essential alternative ’90s bands fronted by women you should know
10 essential alternative ’90s bands fronted by women you should know
The '90s were chock-full of absolute icons, and no, we're not referring to the Princess Diana Beanie Baby or JNCO jeans when we say that. From Nirvana to *NSYNC, pop and grunge ruled the airwaves. However, it seems like some women-fronted acts don't get nearly enough credit for all of their contributions to the music scene of the decade...
Kurt Cobain was as cool as you expected him to be
Kurt Cobain was as cool as you expected him to be
Michael LaVella has been an active participant in America’s underground music scene most of his life. Starting as a member of Pittsburgh’s first hardcore bands (Real Enemy, Half Life), LaVella moved to the Bay Area in the late ’80s to assist with the crucial punk zine Maximum Rocknroll, work for the label Man’s Ruin and start the well-respected fanzine/record label Gearhead. (You like Swedish rock
Beach House – Bloom
Beach House – Bloom
Beach House Bloom Baltimore duo Beach House are the very definition of subtle: Victoria Legrand’s ethereal, breathy wail floats above organ-and-keyboard-embroidered indie pop which burns slowly, not brightly. Their fourth album, Bloom, doesn’t possess as many memorable hooks (or as many well-defined song structures) as their last album, 2010’s Teen Dream. As a result, the ...
No Age to test new material on upcoming spring tour
No Age to test new material on upcoming spring tour
No Age has announced a run of spring tour dates in which they'll be road-testing some new material. Check out the itinerary below. The band last released Everything In Between in 2010 via Sub Pop. 03-08 Middletown, CT - TBA, Wesleyan University 03-09 Bennington, VT - Student Center, Bennington College 03-10 Waltham, MA - Chums Coffeehouse, Brandeis University 03-11 Lancaster, PA - Chamele