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Amindi talks in-depth about her ‘nice’ EP and falling in love with herself
Amindi talks in-depth about her ‘nice’ EP and falling in love with herself
At the beginning of lockdown, singer-songwriter Amindi shaved her head. “I wasn’t filling myself because I was filling this guy,” she shares thoughtfully over Zoom. The alternative R&B (or “pastel rap” artist, depending on who you ask) is sat in front of a rainbow-shaped and colored shelf, creating a halo of green, violet and blue around her head—and emphasizing the tidy buzz cut ornamenting h
18 alternative songs that were actually nominated for Oscars
18 alternative songs that were actually nominated for Oscars
There are three types when it comes to songs in feature films: The first is the song that you just know isn’t only going to be nominated for an Academy Award but in all likelihood will win it; the second is the song that’s snubbed by the Academy in a year jam-packed with standard Oscar fare (sometimes love songs from Disney movies); the third is the song that somehow isn’t even considered and migh
Fiona Apple wins Best Alternative Music Album at the 2021 Grammys
Fiona Apple wins Best Alternative Music Album at the 2021 Grammys
Fiona Apple has officially won the Best Alternative Music Album award at the Grammys for Fetch The Bolt Cutters. The award was presented during the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony. Apple was nominated alongside Beck’s Hyperspace, Phoebe Bridgers’ Punisher, Brittany Howard’s Jaime and Tame Impala’s The Slow Rush for the coveted award. Read more: This virtual Fall Ou... Read More ...
Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish and more sign petition to save independent venues
Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish and more sign petition to save independent venues
Business owners and employees across the world have been navigating the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic that has put many out of work. Venues are no different as shows have been canceled and postponed since March. Now, with 90% of independent venues fearing they’ll never reopen if the shutdown continues past 6 months, artists such as Dave Grohl and Billie Eilish are banding together w
Grammy Awards reveal 2020 rock category winners
Grammy Awards reveal 2020 rock category winners
The 62nd Grammy Awards was held Sunday, Jan. 26 at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Before the show even aired, all the winners for the Rock/Alternative categories were announced, with some of our favorites nominated.  Read more: Grammy Awards 2020 winners announced—see the full list Tool won the Grammy for Best Metal Performance for “7empest” from their record-breaking album Fear Inoculum. The
Vampire Weekend unveil “Vegetarian Weekend” taco for charity
Vampire Weekend unveil “Vegetarian Weekend” taco for charity
Vampire Weekend are raising money for charity in a unique and tasty way — teaming up with a taco joint.  The indie rock band is working with HomeState, a Tex-Mex taco place in Los Angeles, to launch a taco for charity.  Read more: ‘13 Reasons Why’ trailer twist inspires interactive video experience The taco is called the Vegetarian Weekend. It’s a vegetable fajita taco wi...
11 song titles and lyrics inspired by films
11 song titles and lyrics inspired by films
What’s better than music and movies? Music based on movies! Whether it’s your favorite lyrics or a whimsical song title, some of the best songs were inspired by movies. Framing Hanley — “The Promise” Inspired by: Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind Framing Hanley frontman Kenneth Nixon gave backstory for this song while the band were touring in support of their sophomore album, A Promise To Bur

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