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Alternative Music Names to Know

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Get to know the artists and record labels that populate the sprawling Alternative Music landscape. Bone up on band bios and artist profiles, and hear from some of the most interesting Alt acts around today in in-depth interviews.
  1. Artist Profiles A-F
  2. Artist Profiles: G-P
  3. Artist Profiles Q-Z
  4. Record Label Profiles
  5. Interviews

Artist Profiles A-F

Animal Collective

From classic acts to breaking bands, read up on the artists that've made some of the most amazing and out-there music of the past half-century.

Artist Profiles: G-P

Nirvana

From classic acts to breaking bands, read up on the artists that've made some of the most amazing and out-there music of the past half-century.

Artist Profiles Q-Z

Sufjan Stevens

From classic acts to breaking bands, read up on the artists that've made some of the most amazing and out-there music of the past half-century.

Record Label Profiles

Factory Records

In the realm of independent music, the record label you're on can say a lot. Explore profiles of some of the most impressive imprints in the alternative realm.

Interviews

Best Coast

Conversations with some of the most interesting, influential, and independently-minded musicians ever to plug in an amp. Learn about their beginnings, their ambitions, their hopes, their perceptions; hear their stories from the artists' mouths.

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