By Michelle Geslani

Prophets of Rage preview debut album with new song “Radical Eyes”: Stream

Photo by Travis Shinn September 15th marks the release of the debut album from alt-rock supergroup Prophets of Rage. The self-titled LP follows their 2016 EP, The Party’s Over, and fans can get an early taste with a new track called “Radical Eyes”. In the same vein as previous offerings “Unfuck the World” and “Living on the 110”, this […]

By cosstaff

Top 50 Cover Songs from Movies

Say Anything has “In Your Eyes”, Goodfellas has “Layla”, Apocalypse Now has “The End”, and Fight Club has “Where Is My Mind”. These are established truths. But a cover song in a movie is different. It can actually elevate the drama — ascribing meaning and sentiment to the music being played. All of a sudden this song that we’re pretty sure we’ve […]

By Matt Melis

Album Review: Waxahatchee – Out in the Storm

The title of Katie Crutchfield’s new album as Waxahatchee, Out in the Storm, might ring familiar to her longtime fans. After all, it was a snowstorm that once left the songwriter stranded in her parents’ Alabama home, an imposed seclusion that directly led to her project’s brilliant, trembling debut, American Weekend. The songs on that […]

By Philip Cosores

Ranking: Every Alternative Rock No. 1 Hit from Worst to Best

Artwork by Steven Fiche (Buy Prints and More) As formats have changed from records to tapes to CDs to MP3s to streaming, few things in the music world have remained constant. It’s somewhat surprising how relevant the radio remains, especially considering the wealth of other ways we have to consume music. But a hit can still make […]

By Michelle Geslani

Royal Blood release new album How Did We Get So Dark?: Stream/download

Photo by Annie Lesser Royal Blood celebrate the release of their new album, How Did We Get So Dark? , today. Apple Music and Spotify users can stream it below. Spanning 10 tracks, How Did We Get So Dark? marks the British garage rockers’ sophomore record and follow-up to their 2014 Mercury Prize-nominated self-titled LP. Recorded with the […]

By killian690

Reeperbahn Keeps the Indie Dream Alive for Music Festivals

Photography by Killian Young Alex Schulz knows exactly when he first felt inspired to start Germany’s Reeperbahn Festival: SXSW 2000. The first iteration of Reeperbahn wouldn’t arrive for over five years after that, but Schulz understood he had seen a festival he wanted to emulate: “The quality is the highest in the world, of course.” Schulz fought […]

By killian690

Live Review: Reeperbahn Festival Showcase at New York’s Pianos (6/7)

Photography by Killian Young When I spoke with Reeperbahn Festival founder Alex Schulz, he said that the festival captures its lineup with 90-95 percent of artists who are relatively unknown, but have the potential to make it big. At the Hamburg festival’s NYC showcase at Pianos, as part of A2IM Indie Week, its seven-artist bill definitely […]

By Michelle Geslani

Prophets of Rage announce debut album, share Michael Moore-directed video for “Unfuck the World” — watch

Photo by Paul L. Carter Last year, Prophets of Rage released their debut EP,The Party’s Over, and hit the road together for the very first time. Now, the mighty political supergroup comprised of members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill is readying its first full-length album. Due out September 15th, the self-titled record spans 12 tracks, including titles like “Radical […]

By Ben Kaye

MT. EDDY share debut album, Chroma: Stream

Photo by​ Stove Rowe Jakob Armstrong has been called many things since stepping onto the scene back in 2015. Originally he went by Jakob Danger, then simply DANGER!, and at all times the son of Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong. That’s not exactly a tiny shadow to step out from under, but with his latest band, […]

By Randall Colburn

Kristeen Young shares video for new single “These Are the Things I’m Not the Most” — watch

Kristeen Young’s steely, indefatigable identity is as resistant to categorization as her music, which has been described as “eclectic,” “operatic-punk,” and “intergalactic” without ever quite capturing it. Her songwriting was born out of trauma, after all, a way to escape what she describes as a “nightmarish” upbringing in adoptive and foster homes. It makes sense that her sound would capture […]