News flash: The 1990s are back. You already knew this; I did too. The music and culture that defined the Alternative Nation-era are everywhere. Still, when I passed throngs of teenagers in the mall last week (don't ask) wearing Doc Martens, ripped stockings and "vintage" Nirvana shirts on the way t ... More >>
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New York: A Mix Odyssey
The struggling Latin alternative world met at its U.S. heart. Too bad L.A. didn't show up.
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Stephen Malkmus leaves Pavement behind with a slanted and enchanting solo debut
L.A. pop band the Negro Problem makes an art of playful provocation