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The Guide to Getting Into Pixies, Who Make Rock Music as Perverse as Possible
Here's where to start with one of the most influential bands ever.
Lil West Is the Delaware Loner Forging Rap’s Strange Future
Holed up in a small town, the 19-year-old rapper and a crew of producers he only knows online are creating a genreless utopia from leftover scraps of trap, emo, EDM, and a whole lot more.
Dark Illustrations Show an Artist's Battle with Mental Illness
Derek Hess made his name making poster art for Pearl Jam and Gwar. Now he's breaking down the stigma around bipolar disorder through his art.
Deer Tick Survives, Somehow
After a hiatus nearly broke up the band, Deer Tick’s sixth and seventh albums 'Deer Tick Vol. 1' and 'Vol. 2' find the Rhode Island roots rockers back and better than ever.
Diplo's New 90s Alt-Rock Playlist Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again
Sounds like teen spirit.
How Today's Club Music is Influenced by Alt-Rock and Nu-Metal
A look at the electronic producers drawing inspiration from Evanescence, Korn, Linkin Park, and other oft-maligned groups.
Ryan Adams Announces His LP 'Prisoner' with His Latest Tune "Do You Still Love Me?"
Oof. This will get anyone who's ever loved in the gut.
Toronto Rockers Sights + Sounds Are an Alt/Punk Smoothie on New Song "Within My Reach"
That, or a Reese's cup of the two. Take your pick.
Longreads Or Whatever
Of Course It's Women Who Have Been Revitalizing Toronto's Rock Scene
"There are women who are going to be playing this type of music. Now let’s look at them for more than just that."
Meet Big Shiny Tunes, the Canadian Cover Band That Plays Your Favourite Songs from 'Big Shiny Tunes,' the CDs
"If someone yells “Freebird,” we will ask them politely, yet firmly, to leave."
Belly Return from the 90s for One More ‘Sweet Ride’
Tanya Donelly-Fisher is perhaps most famous for co-founding Throwing Muses and The Breeders but she also lead Belly, a band who released two stellar LPs and then split. Now they're back!
Niagara Alt-Rock Outfit Heavy Hearts Find "Bliss" and a Lot of Noise For Their New Track
Listen to the Canadian band's blissfully haunting new track.