Articles tagged alternative rock

28 Jun 2017 // 11:00 AM

Radiohead - “Man of War” (Singles Going Steady)

Previously unreleased "Man of War" is quintessential Radiohead: melancholy, unsettling, and full of high drama.

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The Cure’s Pornographic Cure: Bittersweet Relief

The Cure's Pornography is so much more than just the ponderously murky, suicide-inducing effort it's often made out to be.

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The Wild Things - “F.I.A” (video) (premiere)

Stay tuned to London's the Wild Things as they are an exciting new band headed places and with something to say.

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27 Jun 2017 // 7:33 AM

Portugal. The Man: Woodstock

Woodstock demonstrates just how peculiar and adventurous yet relatable and enjoyable music can be.

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22 Jun 2017 // 11:15 AM

Foo Fighters - “Run” (Singles Going Steady)

Radiohead is doling out OK Computer-era lost tracks, Slowdive is back, and now Foo Fighters have a new single. It's like the '90s never went away.

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Novice Enters Nick Cave Performance at Beacon, Comes Out Undeterred

Intense and dramatically profound, Nick Cave's performance allows fans to worship at the feet of a preacher.

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‘OKNOTOK’ and the Nostalgic Radiohead

Radiohead completists already own much of what is on OKNOTOK, but those wanting to experience OK Computer for the first time need look no further than here.

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Playing to Vapors - ‘Shred the Master Design’ (album stream) (premiere)

Playing to Vapors puts art back into art rock and gets the shoegazers to lift their eyes to the heavens with latest release.

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15 Jun 2017 // 9:11 AM

Ride: Weather Diaries

Oxford’s dreaming sons erase their ending with an album that is fondly unfamiliar and more rewarding for it.

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13 Jun 2017 // 7:53 AM

Phoenix: Ti Amo

Summer is here and Phoenix have returned with a set of pop songs determinedly celebrating vacationing on the beach and the joys of love and romance.

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Royal Trux: Platinum Tips + Ice Cream

Royal Trux, one of the most important American bands of all time, resurfaces with an anarchic yet smooth live set to remind disciples how it is done.

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The Charlatans: Different Days

Different Days may not be a match for its predecessor Modern Nature, but the Manchester talent and spirit of the Charlatans shine through.

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Chastity Belt’s ‘I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone’ and the Power of Termite Art

Chastity Belt's latest is a killer album, laid back but upbeat, honest and laser sharp, a highly unified piece of work by four people who know exactly what they want to say and how to say it.

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Game Theory: 2 Steps From the Middle Ages

Game Theory’s 1988 release anticipated the alternative music explosion of the early '90s.

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U2 at Soldier Field: Still Searching for Answers at ‘Joshua Tree’

U2 made The Joshua Tree sound less like a finished work, a monument from a long-lost decade, than a series of songs still in search of answers.

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6 Jun 2017 // 10:06 AM

Radiohead - “I Promise” (Singles Going Steady)

Radiohead manages to capture the alienation and existential dread of the end of the millennium but does so through the simplest of ideas.

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6 Jun 2017 // 2:30 AM

Anathema: The Optimist

The Optimist isn’t Anathema’s finest effort yet, but it still exudes the band’s inimitable ability to capture universal sentiments like loss, love, and hope with pristine strength and grace.

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5 Jun 2017 // 9:21 AM

The Bodeans in 12 Songs

In honor of the Bodeans' just-released 13th studio album, 13, Kurt Neumann sifted through his band’s catalog, selecting a song from (almost) each one in an effort to tell the band’s story.

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Saint Etienne’s Sarah Cracknell on Creating One of Their Most Uplifting Albums Yet

One of the UK's pioneering dance groups went wild and weird for their homespun new effort, out now as the band celebrates their 27th anniversary.

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Jesu and Sun Kil Moon: 30 Seconds to the Decline of Planet Earth

Jesu and Sun Kil Moon's latest 30 Seconds to the Decline of Planet Earth is at times tedious and frustrating, but ultimately worth consideration.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses 'Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2'

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"Our foray into the adventure-game-style version of the Borderlands continues.

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