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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
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
Here’s every riot grrrl reference you might’ve missed in Netflix’s ‘Moxie’
Here’s every riot grrrl reference you might’ve missed in Netflix’s ‘Moxie’
Amy Poehler’s Moxie is an impeccable homage to the riot grrrls of the ’90s and features numerous Easter eggs that highlight the importance of the women-led feminist punk movement. From Bikini Kill to Tacocat, the film is filled with iconic tracks, images and merch that defined an era of revolution. Moxie f...
15 punk guitarists of the ’90s who paved the way for the genre’s future
15 punk guitarists of the ’90s who paved the way for the genre’s future
Welcome to Alternative Press’ pick of the 15 best punk guitarists of the ’90s. One notable difference between this list and the other two we’ve compiled is the inclusion of several women. Punk did much to democratize rock ’n’ roll in the ’70s, with many pioneering all-female (the Runaways, the Slits) or mixed-gender lineups (X-Ray Spex, Talking Heads). But only one ’70s female punk guit... Read Mo
Green Day auction guitar in memory of the Muffs’ singer Kim Shattuck
Green Day auction guitar in memory of the Muffs’ singer Kim Shattuck
roGreen Day are auctioning a guitar via musical instrument resale site Reverb to raise funds for ALS research. The gift is in memory of Kim Shattuck, the leader of heroic '90s punk outfit, the Muffs. The guitar–an Epiphone Les Paul Special listed yesterday by Billie Joe Armstrong's guitar tech, Hans Buscher–was played by the Green Day leader and “over 100 die hard fans” on the Revolution Radio Tou
10 reasons why Pixies matter
New wave upstarts turned college-rock royalty turned alternative-rock avatars PIXIES are playing Riot Fest in Chicago September 15. And while their soft-hard/quiet-loud unhinged dynamics didn’t make bank for them the way it did for other bands, they continue to leave a deep mark on the veneer of future generations of underground rockers. Fron ...