Articles tagged alternative rock

25 Apr 2017 // 2:30 AM

Mew: Visuals

Visuals proves that Mew can carry on safely as a trio.

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Cheer-Accident - “Immanence” (audio) (premiere)

"Immanence" proves just how poised and progressive Cheer-Accident remains on their 18th record.

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Thurston Moore: Rock n Roll Consciousness

Thurston Moore and his band dig into his old sound while finding success in new ways.

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Make What You Can: An Interview With Maximo Park

In a change of pace, UK guitar-rock giants Maximo Park tackle both the political and the personal on their latest effort.

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The Jesus and Mary Chain: Damage and Joy

The Jesus and Mary Chain become their own context on their first new album in forever.

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The Gang’s All Here: An Interview With the Cairo Gang’s Emmett Kelly

Emmett Kelly's the Cairo Gang returns with an Untouchable album of no frills rock 'n' roll; Ty Segall guests.

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5 Apr 2017 // 9:59 AM

Life Savers: Pearl Jam’s ‘Ten’

Twenty-five years later, Ten allows me to touch a darkness that will forever define who I am.

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Future Islands: The Far Field

If Future Islands have created a formula, they have yet to exhaust its creative potential.

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31 Mar 2017 // 8:11 AM

Soulwax: From Deewee

Soulwax return after their soundtrack excursion Belgica with From Deewee which was recorded live in one take.

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29 Mar 2017 // 11:01 AM

Gorillaz - “Saturnz Barz (Spirit House)” (Singles Going Steady)

It's been a while since we heard from Gorillaz; this is a very solid way to return.

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29 Mar 2017 // 2:30 AM

Wire: Silver/Lead

On their 16th album, Wire sound more like themselves than ever, yet refuse to become complacent.

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Aimee Mann: Mental Illness

Happily, all is not melancholy here. The songs’ characters may be unloved and disturbed, but aren’t we all?

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23 Mar 2017 // 11:00 AM

The Afghan Whigs - “Demon in Profile” (Singles Going Steady)

"Demon in Profile" is both classic and brand new for Afghan Whigs, as its big instrumentation and soaring vocal lines signal a new direction for the band.

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Green Day’s ‘Revolution Radio’ Tour Wallops Audience at Barclays Center

Billie Joe and co. are on the road for a supercharged tour -- and Trump is only stoking their fire further.

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Craig Finn: We All Want the Same Things

Craig Finn's new album continues to differentiate his solo material from the Hold Steady, but without Tad Kubler's guitar heroics as a buffer, his lyrics can be pretty harrowing.

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15 Mar 2017 // 2:30 AM

The Shins: Heartworms

Heartworms is a sonic course correction from 2012's Port of Morrow, but the songwriting is still spotty, so it's simply too little, too late.

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9 Mar 2017 // 1:00 PM

Coldplay - “Hypnotised” (Singles Going Steady)

Listening to "Hypnotized", I often couldn't decide whether I was genuinely moved, agitated, or distracted by its unabashed commercial sweetness.

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The Way the Song Finds Its Way: A Conversation With Sam Phillips

Sam Phillips talks with PopMatters about new songwriting methods, her new EP, upcoming full-length, and yes, Gilmore Girls.

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8 Mar 2017 // 3:30 AM

WHY?: Moh Lhean

WHY? makes peace with mortality on their expansive new album.

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6 Mar 2017 // 12:00 PM

Mew - “85 Videos” (Singles Going Steady)

Danish indie heroes Mew return with a more toned down, poppier sound that sees them quell the fiery approach of previous albums.

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