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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘90s

Last fall we brought you the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s. Now, we move forward in time and examine what many consider the "golden age" of alternative rock, with the "100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s".

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘90s - Part 3 (60 - 41)

The third part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s, including Sonic Youth, Primal Scream, Garbage, Pixies and more.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘90s - Part 2 (80 - 61)

The second part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s includes Pavement, Suzanne Vega, Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr., and more.

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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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Indie Horror Month 2016: Diving into 'Reveal the Deep'

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"In Reveal the Deep, the light only makes you more aware of the darkness

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