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Spoken word song introductions | Spoken parts in music

In music, there are few universal truths. That said, the inherent ability for a well-crafted spoken-word part to send a shiver down the spine of anyone who hears it is definitely one. Of course, that goes double when such a moment is your first introduction to a song. There’s really no wrong way to incorporate […]

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Successful alternative debut albums | Breakout alternative records

If there’s one universal truth to alternative music, it’s that there’s no one path to success. Many talented artists grind for years, putting out record after record until one day they accumulate a global following. Others may find commercial success following the release of their debut album. Of course, that’s not to say that any […]

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Nandi Bushell Muse Matt Bellamy

Over the past few years, musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has truly captivated music fans with her viral rock covers of artists such as Foo Fighters, My Chemical Romance and Nirvana among others. Now, Muse frontman Matt Bellamy has praised Bushell and her hard work with the ultimate surprise. This week, Bushell posted a video revealing that […]

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Alternative 80s covers 1980s song renditions

We’re well aware that there’s a bit of an ’80s renaissance going on in pop culture. From soundtracking shows to influencing alternative artists with synth-pop and darkwave, the music of the decade is certainly a prominent force in the modern age. Of course, many artists (some more than others) are quick to pay tribute to their predecessors […]

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Beartooth 2021-min

Last fall, Beartooth frontman Caleb Shomo confirmed the band have finished work on their fourth studio album. Now, they’re back with their first piece of new music this year. On Friday, they returned with their explosive new single “Devastation.” So far, it has not been confirmed whether or not “Devastation” will appear on the band’s […]

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Mike Shinoda UPSAHL Iann Dior-min

Last month, Mike Shinoda made history with his new single “Happy Endings” which features iann dior and UPSAHL. After its debut, Shinoda became the first major label artist to successfully launch a single through NFT Auction. All of the proceeds from the auction were donated to the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California. Now, the […]

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2000s song collaborations Alternative guest vocals

Is there anything more exciting than a good song collaboration? Given all the hype generated by guest appearances such as Travis Barker and phem on Tyler Posey‘s debut solo single, we can’t imagine so. While 2020 was undoubtedly a year for collaborations, that’s not to say such joint efforts went unappreciated in the past. In fact, […]

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Emo song meanings | True backstories of sad songs

The beauty of emo music is that it provides a canvas for our own emotional projections. The lyrical narratives, even when relatively specific, often have just enough ambiguity that we can relate them in some sense to our unique circumstances. With that said, knowing the backstories of our favorite songs can elevate them to a whole new […]

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howard benson records, The starting line, relient k, hoobastank, hawthrone heights

You may or may not know this, but producer/songwriter Howard Benson was likely behind the boards for at least one of your favorite albums of all time. Want proof? Monster breakout records by My Chemical Romance (Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge), the All-American Rejects (Move Along) and even Daughtry (Daughtry) were all produced by Benson. […]

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