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As bands morph and grow, they can become more cohesive, or they may choose to break up or replace members who need to follow their passion.  These splits may hurt longtime fans, but it’s usually for the best. Everyone deserves a chance to explore their interests and what feels right in and out of the […]

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Musicians with multiple bands successful alternative side projects

No lie, as exciting as it is when our favorite musicians take on new projects, it’s always a little disconcerting. After all, we have to wonder if they’re going to live up to the greatness we’ve come to expect. That said, a number of alternative artists have already proved that success doesn’t have to be a […]

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best electronic rock artists

The incorporation of electronic sounds into alternative music is hardly a new phenomenon. In the mid-2000s, bands such as Cobra Starship and 3OH!3 made names for themselves in the scene with their synth-heavy infusions. And while the resulting “neon” era seemed to be short-lived, these artists were largely ahead of their time. With the mainstream […]

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Neon Pop Punk Bands Lyric Quiz

It’s impossible to picture the 2000s alternative music scene without the added flair of neon pop punk. Between its bright fashion, catchy lyrics and synth-ridden melodies, the era is the one that stands out most from the decade. Even 10 years out from the neon heyday, we’re still struggling to get a number of songs […]

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Some records just have perfect titles. Consider NOFX or Peter Gabriel.  But when Andrew McMahon chose Everything In Transit as the name of his solo debut, he didn’t know what kind of craziness he life was moving into. In this oral history video, McMahon recalls the stories that made his first record as Jack’s Mannequin a […]

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Aug. 23 marks the official 15-year anniversary of Jack’s Mannequin‘s Everything In Transit. In celebration of the anniversary, Andrew McMahon recently performed three drive-in concerts in Southern California. Now, McMahon has announced that he’s taking his drive-in anniversary shows to the East Coast later this month. Read more: Watch Netflix’s first trailer for Ryan Murphy […]

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Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness today released a new indie-rock song he wrote and produced with King Tuff. Check out “Get on My Wave.”

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As the U.K. continues to phase out of coronavirus lockdown, it’s slowly starting to bring back aspects of normal life. This includes live music. Now, it looks like outdoor concerts are officially resuming in the U.K. this weekend. The government has confirmed that outdoor events, concerts and festivals can resume as of July 11. However, […]

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Back in June, Andrew McMahon announced that he is teaming up with Drive-In OC for a two-night drive-in concert series. In celebration of Jack Mannequin‘s Everything In Transit anniversary, McMahon is playing the album in its entirety. Now, McMahon has announced that his Saturday performance is being livestreamed for fans. Read more: Here’s what the first […]

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