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Desert Island Discs – Can’t Swim

Can’t Swim are one of the hottest bands around right now. Having recently released their debut album, Fail You Again, to a massively positive reception, it seemed only right to see exactly where their musical influences come from. The band gave us their own desert island discs. ANDREA Tegan & Sara – The Con This […]

A thank you to HIM

Sunday March 5, 2017 was a sad, sad day for love metal fans everywhere as Finnish superstars HIM announced they would be calling it a day after 26 years. Formed in 1991 by frontman Ville Valo and bassist Mikko ‘Mige’ Paananen under His Infernal Majesty. Following a brief hiatus in 1993, the band went on […]

Desert Island Discs – Karolina Engdahl of True Moon

Swedish post-punk dark pop band True Moon came about after vocalist Karolina and guitarist Tift realised how bored and frustrated they were with the current state of Swedish music. Their early experience with music helped them on their way to finding the sound they really wanted to create. Frontman Karolina Engdahl picks her top 5 […]

Desert Island Discs – Justine Jones of Employed To Serve

Employed To Serve are the self described ‘nasty hardcore’ band that have been making waves across the music scene. Touring with the likes of Funeral For A Friend and Rolo Tomassi they have got themselves into good company. Justine Jones let us in to her musical collection and gave us a run down of her […]

Charlotte Emilie does Desert Island Disks

If you could only listen to 5 albums or EPs for the rest of  your life what would you choose? Charlotte Emilie, writer here at ALT CORNER has made their selection and tells us why. ____ When thinking about this, I’ll be honest – it took me the longest of times and it was a super hard […]

Desert Island Discs – Susan Donaghy of Susie Blue

Irish indie rockers Susie Blue know what they’re about. Standing strong against social prejudice particularly in the form of homophobia, their music is full of passionate lyrics and catchy sounds – but where does that inspiration come from? Lead singer Susan Donaghy give us an insight into her favourite records and picks her top 5 albums […]

March Band of the Month – Miami Monroe

Here at Alt Corner we love discovering new bands and sharing our finds. To help you find your new favourite band or someone to add to your playlist, we’re launching our band of the month feature. First up, Miami Monroe! Miami Monroe are an old school pop punk band from Glasgow, Scotland. The guys got […]

AltCorner’s Women of rock

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we here at AltCorner thought it was only right that we celebrate some of our favourite women of rock. This is our run down of some badass women making waves in the industry. Ash Costello (New Years Day) – Words Lizi Birt The frontwoman of New Years Day is […]

Laura – Desert Island Discs

If you could only listen to 5 albums or EPs for the rest of your life what would you choose? Head of Features, Laura, has made her selection and tells us why. Ben Howard – Every Kingdom Every Kingdom is an album I often forget about, then come back to and fall in love with […]

A Love Letter To… Aurelio Voltaire

It’s February, the month of love, and here at Alt Corner we want to express our love to our favourite bands. This time it’s the turn of Charlotte telling us why she loves Aurelio Voltaire:   Hair as raven black as the night, Devilish charm, eyes that shine bright, Pirates have nothing on your Penchant for […]

Love Letters To… Green Day

In the run-up to Valentines Day, here at AltCorner, we’ve been writing love letters to our favourite bands. Today we have Mitch’s letter to the loveable American Idiots Green Day! Billie-Joe, Mike and Tre. Roses are red. Violets are blue. I don’t wanna be an American Idiot, So take me to the Boulevard Of Broken […]

Desert Island Discs – Kirsty

If you could only listen to 5 albums or EPs for the rest of your life what would you choose? Kirsty Johnston, writer and interviewer for Alt Corner has made their selection and tells us why. The 5 albums or EPs I would choose to listen to for the rest of my life would have […]

Valentines Playlist

It’s very nearly Valentines day and whether you’re looking for some inspiration for that romantic playlist you want to give your lover or just enjoy a good rock love song – then look no further. Alt Corner have got you covered. Still Into You – Paramore Kiss Me – New Found Glory No One Does […]

A Love Letter To The Vaccines.

It’s February, the month of love, and here at Alt Corner we want to express our love to our favourite bands. This time it’s the turn of Chandni telling us why she loves The Vaccines. Dear The Vaccines, You guys are my favourite band, and have been since early 2011 when I heard ‘Wreckin Bar’ for the […]

Anti-Valentines Playlist

It’s nearly the day of romance and time for your social media to be full of loved up couples posting pictures on Instagram and checking in at romantic locations on Facebook. If that isn’t quite your thing, then why not check out some of these tracks a give a big middle finger to love. My […]

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AltCorner is the promotional platform for alternative music, documenting upcoming artists and established alternative acts. Driven by a team of passionate writers and photographers, AltCorner strive to make a difference in the music world by focusing on the rising stars of alternative music. Great artists are out there and we showcase them every day through news coverage, reviews of the latest alternative releases and interviews with both upcoming and established artists. There is also our acclaimed festival coverage and galleries of live performances to boot. We keep our fingers firmly on the pulse of the alternative music scene, whether it is covering already established alternative acts or documenting the stars of tomorrow, we are always there. The alternative movement is alive and kicking and we here at AltCorner deliver your alternative music fix daily.