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modern emo bands, dream state, yours truly, tiny kingdoms, magnolia park

It’s easy to look back at 2000s emo music with a sense of longing. After all, it boasted artists and sounds that have long since dissipated… That’s not really the case, though, is it? While we can still stream music by our favorite bands of the time, new artists are constantly developing reminiscent styles. So, […]

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musicians leaving bands new projects, little hurt, dallon weekes, caleb shomo, daniel davison

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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Avenged Sevenfold VersaEmerge Something Corporate Saosin Long Scene Songs

Remember the days when an eight-minute song felt like a gift sent by the alt-rock gods? Back when we had to buy music by the track, and not through a monthly subscription, these long ones were like a gold mine.  Of course, times have changed since our iPod-centric scene years. Now, we’ve got the bulk […]

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Siblings Richard and Stefanie Reines changed the course of popular aggressive music when they started their own label called Drive-Thru Records in the late ’90s. Although it started as a small family affair, Drive-Thru Records became synonymous with early 2000s pop punk, emo and post-hardcore. Bands such as New Found Glory, Finch and Hellogoodbye owe […]

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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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From sea to shining sea, the U.S. is teeming with talented bands and musicians. Every state and region of the country has its own scene, with its own unique flavor, filled with undiscovered and unsigned artists worthy of a listen. In a time when most of us are stuck inside, take a virtual road trip […]

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