While I had high expectations for some 2015 releases like the return of Modest Mouse, Jason Isbell’s follow-up to Southeastern, and the last Death Cab for Cutie album to feature Chris Walla, it was instead the year of the female singer-songwriter.Read more "Grant’s 2015 Music Awards"
It’s almost award season, and what better way to kick it off than a giant concert! That’s right, the Grammy Award nominations were presented last night (all five of them), and has shown a relatively strong year for alternative music. So what are we waiting for, let’s get right into the big four!Read more "Grammy Awards 2013: Nominees and Predictions"
Music is always moving and evolving with the times, and as it pertains to the genre of alternative, it evolves rather quickly. So to help analyze the genre, I’ve recruited James from the Appetite for Distraction Alternative Top 10 Countdown to help me look into where alternative music is, where it’s going, and who is […]Read more "The State of Alternative: A Conversation"
Summer is here, and that means every music scene is in full swing. There are giant tours going around (I will be reporting Warped Tour this year at the July 5th show in St. Louis), plenty of albums, and most importantly, the singles. It’s been a successful year for some of these bands, artists, or […]Read more "HST presents…Songs Of The Summer 2012"