Posts Tagged: alternative rock

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik | Rumpus Music

Albums of Our Lives: Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Blood Sugar Sex Magik

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Before you came along, I don’t think I actually had a musical identity.

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PJ Harvey - Stories from the City | The Rumpus

Sound Takes: Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea

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At once soothing and horrifying, it became for me the soundtrack of grief and hope for my wounded city and country.

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My Chemical Romance - The Black Parade | Rumpus Music

Albums of Our Lives: My Chemical Romance’s The Black Parade

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The summer before my final year at college, my fear started to manifest as an anxiety disorder specializing in sickness and disease.

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Song of the Day: “Fall On Me”

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The pioneering alternative rock band R.E.M. officially disbanded in 2011, after more than 30 years making music that defied description. Allegedly, singer Michael Stipe chose the band’s name in 1980 by picking it at random from a dictionary. The reference to “rapid eye movement”—a stage of deep sleep—is particularly apropos to the beautiful and sprightly […]

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