Articles tagged alternative pop

EMA: Exile in the Outer Ring

EMA's Exile in the Outer Ring is a jet black post-industrial fever dream.

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Mo Kenney - “Maybe I Am” (audio) (premiere)

An exciting blend of alternative/pop rock that feels both poetic and punky, "Maybe I Am" is sure to get stuck in your head.

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Nick Mulvey - “Mountain to Move” live (video) (premiere)

British indie pop artist Nick Mulvey shares a paired down performance video of his hit "Mountain to Move".

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Ledges - “Snow” (audio) (premiere)

Ohio trio Ledges returns with emotionally rich and nuanced taste of upcoming full-length.

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I Wanna Destroy: An Interview with EMA

EMA talks with PopMatters about her new album Exile in the Outer Ring that tackles issues like the harmful effects of gentrification and the political divisions rife in our societies.

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VÉRITÉ: Somewhere In Between

With her debut album, Somewhere in Between, VÉRITÉ etches her name into the growing pantheon of alt-pop brooders.

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Ruby Amanfu Gives Rich Emotional and Musical Experience at Lincoln Center

Amanfu's rich, gorgeous set alternately had people itching to dance or wiping away tears.

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Matt Hires - ‘American Wilderness’ (album stream) (premiere)

Nashville singer-songwriter Matt Hires returns with his third album, a set of arena-ready alt-rock/Americana music.

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17 Aug 2016 // 11:59 AM

BANKS - “Gemini Feed” (Singles Going Steady)

This an absolutely gorgeous vocal turn from BANKS.

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11 Mar 2016 // 10:50 AM

Heather Nova - “Girl on the Mountain” (video) (premiere)

Bermudian singer-songwriter Heather Nova is back with her tenth album of folky, alternative pop.

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Tindersticks: The Waiting Room

The world's most cinematic band has invited a collection of film directors to interpret their latest record, to stunning effect.

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Hydrogen Child - ‘Sirens’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The Louisiana band Hydrogen Child create some gigantic '80s pop hooks on their exuberant new EP.

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Longfellow - “Polaroid” (video) (Premiere)

Longfellow may or may not be "the next Coldplay", but one thing is for certain, as evidenced by its new video for the song "Polaroid": these guys do Coldplay a lot better than Coldplay.

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Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers: Gift Horse

Featuring some of Kellogg’s strongest melodies and most introspective lyrics yet, this album stands as the best album yet from an artist who seems not to know the meaning of second best.

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Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on 'One on One' Tour

// Notes from the Road

"McCartney welcomed Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt out for a song at Madison Square Garden.

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