Articles tagged alternative rock

26 Aug 2016 // 8:57 AM

Young the Giant - “Something to Believe In” (live) (premiere)

Young the Giant are headlining tonight's AUDIENCE Network concert with an amazing performance and interview.

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Esben and the Witch - “Sylvan” (audio) (premiere)

Hear the first new music from the post-rock trio Esben and the Witch in three years.

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23 Aug 2016 // 3:01 PM

Green Day - “Bang Bang” (Singles Going Steady)

This sounds more classic Green Day than anything they have done in awhile.

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‘Animal Rights’: Moby’s Attempt to Agitate Everyone Who Refused to Listen

Moby the artist -- and electronic music as a whole -- could not and would not be contained by fans' status-quo-worshipping conservatism.

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Young the Giant: Home of the Strange

Home of the Strange won't convert any naysayers of Young the Giant's straight-and-narrow take on alternative rock, but it underscores what has emboldened their fanbase for so long

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The Scientists: A Place Called Bad

A beautifully compiled and curated box set of ugly music from an essential band.

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“No One Ever Calls Anyone an All-Guy Band”: Heliotropic Feminism With Jessica Numsuwankijkul

For her second full-length as Heliotropes, Numsuwankijkul assembled a new crew of musicians who all happen to be male. The uproar was instantaneous -- and deafening.

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Sonic Youth: Spinhead Sessions

This collection of unearthed sessions from the band's peak period finds them in a consciously arty headspace, pursuing moods and textures over songcraft.

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Faith No More: We Care a Lot (Deluxe Band Edition)

Can a classic recording be imperfect? Can a work of art's reputation be bigger, better than the work itself? The newly-reissued Faith No More debut suggests that the answer is maybe.

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Thee Oh Sees: A Weird Exits

A Weird Exits and John Dwyer's latest line-up mark maybe Thee Oh Sees' freshest turn since the beginnings of their In the Red Records era.

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The Pineapple Thief: Your Wilderness

Your Wilderness finds the Pineapple Thief refining its sound and bringing a much-needed cohesion to their brand of accessible prog.

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The Tragically Hip: Man Machine Poem

This may be this inventive Canadian outfit's swan song, but you don't have to cry. It's as good, if not better, than any of the band's past glories.

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8 Aug 2016 // 1:30 PM

Teenage Fanclub - “I’m in Love” (Singles Going Steady)

"I'm in Love" is pretty much what you'd expect from these Scottish indie vets -- timeless college rock with an irresistible AM radio sheen.

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HEIRSOUND - ‘Merge’ (EP stream) (premiere)

HEIRSOUND's new EP is radio-ready alt-pop with a heavy coat of pop-punk, taking the best of every world in which it dabbles and layering extra energy on top until everything screams.

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Garbage Celebrated Its 22-Year Career Impeccably at the Fillmore Philadelphia

Garbage's nearly two-hour spectacle demonstrated not only how beloved they remain by fans, but also how hard they can still rock out.

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Dinosaur Jr.: Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not

This emotive new LP is not just another Dinosaur Jr. record.

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4 Aug 2016 // 2:15 AM

JPNSGRLS: Divorce

With Divorce, the Vancouver, BC-based JPNSGRLS maintain the energy of their debut record, Circulation, but lose out on some of its charms.

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Omar Rodríguez-López: Sworn Virgins

A series of cacophonous collages that'll only appeal to die-hard fans.

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Velvet Crush: Pre-Teen Symphonies

Pre-Teen Symphonies offers a fascinating snapshot into the life of a song, from its most embryonic stages to the shape it takes post-release as a piece of a band's live act.

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Young the Giant - “Something to Believe In” (Singles Going Steady)

It's a prototypical Young the Giant track through and through, replete with chugging guitars, no-frills indie rock production, and a cloud-clutching chorus.

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