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The Alt Weekly Roundup (10/28)

Music The Editor October 28, 2019

A fresh coat of pop-punk pain from Equipment, a whimsical new Illuminati Hotties song, and A.G. Cook decimating 100 gecs' dance party were among our staff's favorites from last week. Check out all five new releases that we deem 'must-hear':

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Bands To See At FEST 2019

Music admin October 24, 2019

This year we are sponsors of FEST for the first time ever, and we picked a good one because the lineup is a nearly endless list of the coolest bands in punk, alternative rock, and DIY. Here are a bunch of our favorites from the lineup that you should definitely get listening to.

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Chasing Sundays: Oct. 2019

Music The Editor October 14, 2019

Chasing Sundays is a new, bi-monthly column in which our editor Eli Enis writes about his favorite shoegaze releases of late. The first edition features records by Tennis System, Blankenberge, Fime, and more.

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Friendship International Vol. 4 – June 2019

Music The Editor July 22, 2019

Friendship International's biggest issue yet: check out Keegan Bradford's thoughts on U.S. labels supporting international music, the Summer of Screamo, why more bands should steal from Braid, and how he will always find room in his heart for more pop-punk.

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Friendship International Vol. 2 (5/15/19)

Music The Editor May 15, 2019

Friendship Int’l. is a two-part monthly tribute to the emo and alternative music throughout Asia: 1. a round-up of the month’s best new releases from across the Pacific, and 2. deep dives into the cities, labels, distros, and DIY scenes that are giving birth to this explosion.

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