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FEST 2018: Bands To See At Fest

Music admin October 23, 2018

We at The Alternative look forward to the Fest every year, and this year is special because we have 8 contributors (plus 2 new contributors) headed to cover the FESTivities. Leading off that coverage, we have a list of the bands you really need to see at Fest, and if you can't make it this year, these are still awesome bands you can take a listen to right now!

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The Alt Weekly Roundup: 9/8/18

Music admin September 8, 2018

The Alt Weekly Roundup is just what it sounds like, a recap of a few of our favorite releases of the week. Think of it as an appetizer for our Best of the Month article and playlist. Here's a taste of a few of gems from this week.

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Photography: Afropunk Fest (Day 2)

Arts admin September 4, 2018

Chelsea Pineda was at the Afropunk Fest in August, and she took some beautiful photographs of the performances from Ibeyi, Denzel Curry, Pusha T, Jamila Woods and Jacob Banks on day 2 of the fest, along with some gorgeous photos of the fans and festival grounds.

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Photography: Afropunk Fest 2018 (Day 1)

Arts admin September 1, 2018

Chelsea Pineda was at the Afropunk Fest in August, and she took some beautiful photographs of the performances from Yuna, The Internet, Denzel Curry, Jpegfamia, Jessie Reyez and Daniel Caesar on day 1 of the fest. Take a look while you listen to their jams.

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