’90s alt rock

  • Get to Know Rose of the West’s “desert goth trip,” Next Tues. at B&S

    Milwaukee’s Rose of the West are an amalgam of pretty much all of our favorite sounds: post-punk, ethereal wave, dream pop, ‘90s alt rock… basically everything that beautifully soundtracked the lives of the most whimsically angsty and morose teens of the mid-80’s to the mid 90’s… The band is...
  • Get to Know Deeper, This Wed. at B&S

    Post-punks Deeper may hail from Chicago, but the band, who are double-headlining Boot & Saddle this Wednesday, September 4th, with Chicago peers Dehd, have some ties to the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection.  The band have been touring their self-titled debut for more than a year, which...
  • Flashing Back to 2014 with Slothrust (Thursday at Johnny Brenda’s)

    This September some of our favorite 21st Century alternative rockers, Slothrust (whom we last spoke to in March of last year), released their fourth full-length, The Pact.  The LP has the band, who originally hailed from Boston, but have spent recent years in Brooklyn, and recently relocated to LA,...
  • Belly Talks Doing Alt Rock in the 21st Century (This Friday at UT)

    As you all know, a lot of the ‘90s biggest and best bastions of alt rock have been reuniting in recent years… like bordering on a joke… But to those of us born in the ‘80s, simply wishing we could attend Lollapalooza back in the day, while we were actually...
  • Kate Nash, On Going Back to Pop and Learning to Wrestle

    So, Kate Nash hasn’t exactly been missing, but it has been a while since we’ve heard from her… musically at least.  Last month the British songstress released Yesterday Was Forever, her first full-length since 2013’s Girl Talk, and earlier this month she kicked off her first US tour in...