alt rock

  • Welcome to Planet X: Emma Danner Talks Red Ribbon’s Sophomore LP

    “Music turns my pain into a process. There is peace and healing to be found in the process,” says Emma Danner in her latest press release.  Better known as Red Ribbon, Danner is referring to her second LP, Planet X, which drops this Friday, June 11th.  The album, which comes courtesy...
  • PRONOUN Talks Getting Out of Her Apartment

    “It’s like an arena rock commercial pop album in your bedroom because you can’t play your instruments really well,” laughs Alyse Vellturo.  Vellturo, better known as PRONOUN, is discussing her OMG I MADE IT EP, which hits shelves June 11th, courtesy of Wax Bodega.  I recently got a chance...
  • 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,...
  • Get Acquainted with The Goon Sax, Tonight at Johnny Brenda’s

    When considering an entity such as Rock’N’Roll, based almost entirely on youthful passions and transgressions, it’s worth noting that those best fit for it are, themselves, youths.  Last month Australian trio, The Goon Sax, who were (according to their latest press release) 19 at the time, released their second...
  • Tancred’s Jess Abbott Talks Philthy, Touring, and Riverdale

    As excited as we are to have Minnesota indie poppers Now, Now back on the road and with new music, we’re equally excited to see former Now, Now vocalist/guitarist Jess Abbott’s solo project, Tancred, thriving for more than half a decade now.  Tancred’s fourth full-length, Nightstand, dropped this June on...
  • 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...