alt country

Premieres

Amigo the Devil's Murder Folk Mixes Southern Gothic with Doom Vibes

Stream 'Everything Is Fine,' the spine-chilling new album from the hard-drinking backcountry dark folk project.
Kim Kelly
10.20.18
Interviews

The Real and Rowdy Lydia Loveless Is So Over “The Alt-Country Songstress Bonanza”

The Ohio songwriter talks about her sonic evolution on new album 'Real,' her relationship with death, and the documentary 'Who Is Lydia Loveless?'
8.17.16
Features

A Look Back at Knife In the Water’s 1998 Debut Album 'Plays One Sound and Others'

To celebrate it's release on vinyl for the first time we caught up with guitarist and vocalist Aaron Blount to discuss the album and it's legacy.
Tim Scott
8.8.16
Features

A Look Back at Knife In the Water’s 1998 Debut Album 'Plays One Sound and Others'

To celebrate it's release on vinyl for the first time we caught up with guitarist and vocalist Aaron Blount to discuss the album and it's legacy.
Tim Scott
8.8.16
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Dance Through Every Door in Valley Queen's Video for "My Man"

Introducing this excellent new LA quartet who explore "sexuality, femininity, bliss, passion, masculinity, secrecy, addiction, chaos" and more in their debut video.
Kim Taylor Bennett
7.11.16
Interviews

California Country: How Cam Is Disrupting Nashville's Narrative

Meet the California dreamer with the Southern drawl who has written for Miley Cyrus, worked at Stanford's psychology lab, and doesn't totally hate bro country.
2.8.16
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PREMIERE: Let Promised Land Sound Take You Down Home with "Otherworldly Pleasures"

The Nashville alt-country outfit announce their sophomore album 'For Use and Delight' and hit the road with Natalie Prass.
Noisey Staff
8.17.15
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PREMIERE: Jess Matsen - "Not All Deers"

"All my youth is wasted / Through a baggy or a can." Dark.
Kim Taylor Bennett
2.26.15
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O'Death Have Returned to Save Alt-Country From Itself

It's the right time for "Wrong Time," and we apologize profusely for that joke.
Zachary Lipez
7.24.14