Alternative

Help Judah & the Lion Get Twenty One Pilots Tattoo

Judah & the Lion are giving Twenty One Pilots a permanent place in their hearts. Or at least on their skin. Maybe. The band recently tweeted that they’d let Twenty One Pilots’ Tyler and Josh tattoo “TOP” on them if the below tweet got enough retweets. New single "Suit and Jacket" out now! --...
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New Music: The Shins, COIN, and More

This week brought us some solid new tunes, and you can check ‘em out below. First, we’ve got The Shins’ newest single, “Mildenhall.” It’ll have you embracing Flashback Friday with all the nostalgia it conjures. The lyric video is simplistic in a Wes Anderson-kinda way, while the lyrics themselves...
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WATCH: Radiohead and the Making of A Moon Shaped Pool

Yesterday, producer Nigel Godrich shared a behind-the-scenes Radiohead video, and we nabbed it from Twitter so you could see “Ful Stop” in the making. Because how cool is a little studio time with Radiohead? ahh memories.. #tbt #amoonshapedpool pic.twitter.com/UNo8XJNekk — nigel godrich (@nigelgod...
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Throwback to 2003: Red Hot Chili Peppers Performance

On August 23, 2003, Red Hot Chili Peppers played at Slane Castle in County Meath, Ireland. Also on the bill that day were Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, PJ Harvey, and Feeder. Talk about a solid show. While the entire concert was no doubt amazing, our Throwback Thursday pick is their...
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Soundgarden Inspired St. Vincent Movie

Soundgarden’s 1994 “Black Hole Sun” is probably one of the band’s most popular songs, and let’s be real: It’s a classic. For effect, let’s have a listen below, shall we? Now that we got that out of our system, let’s talk St. Vincent AKA Annie Clark. The singer-songwriter directed a segment of XX ,...
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LISTEN: Passion Pit Releases New Track

Passion Pit released a new whimsical song, “Somewhere Up There.” It builds as the track progresses, cuts for a brief lecture on child-mother attachment, and then picks up again—only to cut out one last time for a voicemail from singer Michael Angelakos’ mom. What a cool shoutout, right? “Somewhere...
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5 Love Songs for the Love of Alternative Music

Roses are red. Violets are blue. Here are some Valentine’s songs for you. Cheesy? A little. These songs? Definitely not—that’s why they made the cut. Oasis “Wonderwall” It’s up for debate whether “Wonderwall” is a better sing-along or love song, but what’s not up for debate is this fact: This is a...
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WATCH: Gary Clark Jr. Talks GRAMMY Performance with William Bell

Last night, Gary Clark Jr. performed the Albert King blues track “Born Under a Bad Sign” at the 59 th Annual Grammy Awards. At his side was the song’s co-writer William Bell, and the two delivered a soulful and downright fierce performance. But before he hopped on-stage, Gary Clark Jr. was walking...
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GRAMMY Awards: 3 Unforgettable Moments

This Sunday marks the 59 th Annual Grammy Awards, and when an award show’s been around that long, there are bound to be about a million standout moments. That said, this list of GRAMMY moments is by no means exclusive, but it is one that we can firmly stand behind. See if your favorite moments in...
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How Are the Trophies Awarded at the GRAMMYs Actually Made?

They take 15 hours to make. They are the only major entertainment award trophies that are still poured by hand. Oh, and they’re made in a small town whose population is just 945 people. They are the trophies that will be awarded during Sunday’s GRAMMY Awards. Craftsman John Billings, who resides...
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