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We’re back with another AltPress Weekly. Each week, we highlight the things we want you to check out. We shout out new discoveries and longtime favorites, the best new, old and everything in between. We’ll also always keep you up to date with the latest coverage over at Alternative Press, along with the stories we […]

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The 1980s were the big bang of music videos—a cosmic explosion of creativity, technology and straight-up weirdness.  With the launch of MTV in 1981, some artists used the visual art form to sell sex, youth and anything eye-catching, while others used it to visually define themselves within the music business.  Read more: 10 artists who […]

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With a Genesis reunion tour on the way, Rolling Stone Music Now looks back at the band’s history For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Designer Peter Saville was called in after time and money was used up for 1986 album. Continue reading…

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Have you ever really stopped and thought about how intricate and difficult the process of making a successful album must be? There is, of course, the basic issue of inspiration. Every artist must wring something out from deep within themselves and try to make it cohere outside in the world, make it tangible enough that it communicates something to the listener — and even icons have their struggles with writer’s block. You might come up with seven or 10 brilliant compositions, but then still have nothing lyrically, or vice versa. And that’s just the writing. There are the players, the recording circumstances, the money, the ability or luck that results in a once-in-a-lifetime performance. While not quite on the level of, say, a major blockbuster production, it can be dizzying to consider the amount of factors that must fall into place for something as comparatively contained as an album to work. It’s a wonder we get as many great ones as we do.

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It’s hard to believe that, had it not been for the COVID-19 pandemic, we likely would’ve already seen season 4 of Stranger Things play out. As it stands, though, the series only just resumed in October and has yet to confirm a release date. As anxious as we are to see what comes next, the break’s […]

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It’s been nearly 20 years since Gabriel’s most recent LP of original work, and the lead single was maybe the worst song he’s ever recorded For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Producer recalls assembling band of “psychopathic experts” that gave singer “confidence and swagger.” Continue reading…

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