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riot fest concert crowd

The organizers of Riot Fest have announced that the festival is returning to Douglass Park in Chicago this fall. In typical Riot fashion, the lineup for Sept. 17, 18 and 19 is stacked. “We’ve missed you and we can’t wait to see you this year,” the festival organizers shared.  Headliners include alternative veterans Nine Inch […]

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Emerging artists who found their sound, beabadoobee, kennyhoopla

Nobody must long for blinding stage lights and sweaty mosh pitters more than musicians. To stand onstage and perform is more than a means for a living. It’s therapy, a chance for artists to bond with a couple dozen or a couple thousand people.  An album plus a tour is the music industry’s most basic […]

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waterparks, kflay, grandson, yungblud

In the year 2021, being confined to one genre is a thing of the past. Artists have pushed the boundaries when it comes to sound, so even the lines of pop punk, hip-hop, rock, heavy metal and more can be blurred. Particularly in the past few years, rap and punk have formed a cohesive bond. […]

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K.Flay Inside Voices ep announcement, four letter word music video

K.Flay (Kristine Flaherty) wants others to know it’s alright to be angry. With her upcoming EP, Inside Voices, the alt-pop singer is giving fans a way to take a journey into some of the most vulnerable parts of her mind. Since the release of her last LP in 2019, Flaherty released several singles over the […]

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K.Flay Inside Voices ep announcement, four letter word music video

K.Flay (Kristine Flaherty) has shared the release date for her upcoming EP Inside Voices with a new single and music video “Four Letter Words.” Alongside the album, the singer also announced dates for her upcoming North American tour next year. Flaherty’s fourth LP Solutions was released in 2019. Since then, she’s released a string of singles […]

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activists in music, phoebe bridgers, tom morello, evan greer, serj tankian

Today, there’s nothing more inspiring than seeing musicians and other public figures using their platforms to support great causes. In the alternative scene, it’s fairly common for song lyrics to offer commentary on social and political issues. Fortunately, it’s becoming just as common to see artists taking things one step further by taking action. We’re […]

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They found the edge of reason and launched themselves straight over it. Continue reading…

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up-and-coming musicians collabs, Jeris Johnson, UPSAHL, DE'WAYNE, Siiickbrain

2021 has already started out as a strong year for music, with artists expanding their pool of collaborations more than ever. After the train wreck that was 2020, musicians seem to be experimenting more often—spanning genres with collaborations and, in some cases, helping up-and-coming artists receive some limelight by featuring them on tracks.  Read more: […]

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Musicians react to Atlanta-area shootings

On Tuesday evening, three shootings at Atlanta-area massage parlors left eight people dead. According to NBC News, six of the eight people killed were identified as Asian women. After a brief manhunt, suspect Robert Aaron Long was arrested and later confessed to the attack. This random act of violence has sparked widespread concern and anger […]

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starbucks secret menu drinks for artists, pvris, yungblud, phoebe bridgers, green day

Are you bored of your same old coffee order or just looking to branch out and try different drinks? Thanks to the Starbucks “secret menu,” virtually any drink you want to try can be made. So what better drinks to taste test than ones inspired by your favorite artists? Because items on the “secret menu” […]

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