salamander's new track, "xylem", is a haunting and hypnotic trip that allows the band members to create enough space for the big sounds they create without feeling too vast to be comfortable. Fans of Yo La Tengo, Spirit of the Beehive, and Swirlies should make sure to give it a listen.Read More
Grace attended Pitchfork Fest in Chicago last week, and put together a review of all 3 epic days of great music and festival eccentricities along with a sweet playlist of the best songs she heard at the fest. Check out her review below while you listen to the highlights.
'The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here', while not nearly as outwardly anguished or thunderous as 1992’s 'Dirt', still stands as a much more refined version of the band. In some ways, Alice in Chain’s fifth album was their second run at writing a sophomore album as a band, and probably the more successful of the two. It holds up.Read More
There's nothing quite like a crowd singing, "And I’ll fucking kill her and I’ll fucking freak out" to start a show, but that's what happened in Philly as Samia opened Union Transfer. The rest of the set took the crowd through an emotional rollercoaster full of energetic hits.Read More
2022 has been a great year for new music and for The Alternative. So why not end this year with a huge list of all of our favorite releases + our winners of the 10th Annual The Alternative Music Awards!Read More