Articles tagged alternative

Mark Lanegan: One Way Street

These early recordings offer a telling glimpse of Lanegan’s initial efforts as an emerging solo artist with his own unique vision.

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Matt Lande - ‘GLOW’ (album stream) (premiere)

The latest album by the Portland singer-songwriter seamlessly blends pop and alternative rock.

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Young Empires - “Uncover Your Eyes” (video) (premiere)

The Canadian band go for broke on their mainstream-friendly new single.

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Gillbanks - “Nerve” (video) (premiere)

The London artist blends two disparate sounds from the 1990s, creating a contemporary hybrid.

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Dave Gahan and Soulsavers: Angels & Ghosts

The second collaboration between the cinematic production team and the Depeche Mode frontman loses the element of surprise.

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Kaylee Johnston - “Try” (audio) (premiere)

A crazily good alt-rock hook and one hell of a voice make this new track a winner.

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K’s Choice - “Perfect Scar” (video) (premiere)

The Belgian band share the new video from their first album in five years.

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City and Colour: If I Should Go Before You

City and Colour’s latest showcases the conflicting elements that, ahem, color Dallas Green’s music.

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Coheed and Cambria: The Color Before the Sun

The Color Before the Sun doesn’t come close to matching Coheed and Cambria’s greatest achievements, but it’s a worthwhile journey in its own right.

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October Sky - ‘Rise’ (EP stream) (premiere)

Brute force, progressive rock experimentation, and slick production highlight the latest EP by the Canadian duo.

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5 Oct 2015 // 10:00 AM

PLAYLIST: The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s

We spent last week counting down the 100 best alternative singles of the '80s and now we present the 98-song Spotify playlist.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 5: 20 - 1

Songs of anxiety, paranoia, freak-outs, chilling verses, feverish desire, harrowing lyrics -- they all make for damn good music.

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IAMX - ‘Metanoia’ (album stream) (premiere)

The sixth album by the former Sneaker Pimp bridges multiple genres to create a vibrant, energetic, glammy musical hybrid.

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John Grant: Grey Tickles, Black Pressure

John Grant unleashes a confrontational, unapologetic sensuality that is celebratory, but also tempered by melancholy.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 4: 40 - 21

Stories sung with grace and compassion. We can only hope our stories will be told so well, sometime.

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Collective Soul: See What You Started By Continuing

Collective Soul sound refreshed and reinvigorated with a set that stays true to who they are.

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Jean-Paul Sartre Experience: I Like Rain: The Story of the Jean-Paul Sartre Experience

Compiling everything they recorded, I Like Rain makes a case for the Jean-Paul Sartre Experience’s influence and continued relevance.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 2: 80 - 61

Just imagine songs this extreme making the American Top 40, let alone the Top 10… unthinkable.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 1: 100 - 81

Beginning today and continuing all week, we present one critic's best punk, post-punk, new wave, college rock, underground, modern rock, goth, industrial, new romantic, ska, power pop, hardcore, and indie rock of the '80s.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of 'Firewatch'

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"This week we consider the beautiful world that Campo Santo has built for us to explore and the way that the game explores human relationships through its protagonist's own explorations within that world.

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