Music

Covering the Best Alternative Cover Songs

I don't know why I love covers so much. I guess it's just fun to hear a fresh take on an old song or a "new-ish" song from a favorite band? Whatever it is, hopefully I'm not alone because I've compiled a list of the best cover songs from the alternative and indie genres. And when I say "best cover...
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LISTEN: Unknown Mortal Orchestra - "American Guilt"

Unknown Mortal Orchestra aka UMO are back with a rad new song and a 2018 tour ! This Portland(-ish) based band will play a show at The Roseland on 5/9. Check out their latest track "American Guilt" below: Video of Unknown Mortal Orchestra - American Guilt (Official Audio)
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Rivers Cuomo of Weezer

10 Songs Turning 10 in 2018

Put on your nostalgia pants because here are 10 songs that will turn 10 in 2018:
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9 Songs, 4 Reissues, and 7 Shows: BRIAN'S BEST OF 2017

9 Songs I Will Never Tire Of: New Order - Temptation Faces - Stay With Me The Refreshments - Down Together The Clash - Guns Of Brixton Future Islands - Seasons (Waiting On You) Wilco - Kingpin Depeche Mode - Shake The Disease ​The Hold Steady - Your Little Hoodrat Friend They Might Be Giants - Don'...
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9 Artists, 4 Campgrounds, and 7 Shows: MARK'S BEST OF 2017

Top 9 Artists I Heard For The First Time: Alice Merton July Talk Sylvan Esso Lo Moon Ron Gallo Alex Lahey Cigarettes After Sex Bob Moses Courtship Top 4 Fav Camp Spots: Wildcat (Hyatt Lake, Ashland) Little Crater Lake (Mt Hood) Green Canyon (Welches) Trillium Lake (Mt Hood) Top 7 Shows: Foster The...
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9 Shows, 4 Sessions, and 7 Songs: DERRIC'S BEST OF 2017

9 Shows: 9. Tash Sultana @ Doug Fir 8. Ron Gallo @ Doug Fir 7. Greta Van Fleet @ Hawthorne 6. Jain @ Doug Fir 5. Bill Murray @ Schnitz 4. LoMoon @ Doug Fir 3. Portugal The Man @ Doug Fir 2. Sylvan Esso @ Crystal Ballroom 1. Arcade Fire @ Key Arena 4 Sessions: 4. Milky Chance 3. Syml 2. Revivalists...
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9 Songs, 4 Shows, and 7 Albums: PEPPER'S BEST OF 2017

Let's be real, 2017 was a pretty garbage year. David Bowie didn't die (again), so it was a little better than 2016... but still... not great. Except for when it came to music! SO MANY good songs and albums were released this year and it's gonna be incredibly hard to narrow down my favorites, but...
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The Ultimate Alternative Halloween Playlist

Halloween is by far the best holiday. Candy? Costumes? Creepy music? YES PLEASE! So to help celebrate this perfect day, here's a spooky alternative playlist to listen to for the next week... or better yet, to listen to all year long! TV ON THE RADIO - WOLF LIKE ME BAT FOR LASHES - WHAT’S A GIRL TO...
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Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails

Watch Nine Inch Nails Perform "She's Gone Away" on 'Twin Peaks'

If you watched last night’s episode of Twin Peaks: The Return, then you caught a tasty Nine Inch Nails performance of “She’s Gone Away” off their latest LP, and the first in a series of three, Not the Actual Events.
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The Offspring frontman takes the crown of Smartest Guy in Rock by getting Ph.D in Molecular Biology from USC

Dexter Holland is known to many as the frontman of The Offspring , a title he has carried since the band's formation in 1984. But as of May 11, that's Dr. Dexter Holland, smartest man in Rock & Roll, to you. The 51-year-old singer and guitarist took to the band's official Facebook page to share...
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