Team Member: Laura Brown

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Music & Me – Zach from Blindwish

It’s time to get to know Zach, frontman of Blindwish! We set Zach 10 questions about his musical likes, guilty pleasures and what music means to him! How would you describe your taste in music? Pretty eclectic. As a band we all have really different tastes so we heavily influence each others preferences, especially on […]

ArcTanGent Festival preview

We’re a matter of days away from this years ATG festival and what a weekend it is going to be. In it’s fifth year the festival have pulled out all the stops and it’s line up is enviable. So who should you check out? We’ve put together our list of the bands you shouldn’t miss. […]

Fat Lip Fest Review

In a month were festivals suffered on a large scale, we don’t need to point fingers, Fat Lip Festival took over 2 venues in Bristol for its inaugural year & did so in the loudest way it knew possible. Entering the tiny venue of The Lanes as As Flames Rise began their set, it very […]

Music & Me – Neil of The Cadillac Three

  It’s time to get to know Neil of The Cadillac Three! We set Neil 10 questions about his musical likes, guilty pleasures and what music means to him!   How would you describe your taste in music? Mix ZZ Top & The Allman Bros with Nirvana & Rage Against The Machine with a little […]

Feature : Bloodstock Preview

Heading to Bloodstock this year but not sure who you should be checking out? We’ve got it covered for you. Take a look at the bands we think you shouldn’t miss out on this year. Bossk Red Rum Chelsea Grin Broken Teeth

2000 Trees Festival Awards

Once again, 2000 Trees festival delivered and showed why it is our favourite festival! It was hard to pick but we all managed to select winners for our festival awards! Find out who we thought ruled the show; Lizi Birt– Head of Reviews Best band performance – Deaf Havana. They sounded great and with a […]

The Gospel Youth – Always Lose

It’s been a long time coming but finally the debut album from The Gospel Youth is here. It’s personal, kicks you right in the feelings and is everything you’d expect from the band and more. Full of emotion both lyrically and musically, Always Lose is an album with no holds barred. From the get go […]

Fat Lip Festival Preview

Looking for something to fill that post-2000 Trees / pre-Reading & Leeds lull? Then look no further. Fat Lip Festival is here and bringing some of the most exciting rock bands of all rock genres to Bristol for one day this July. Set in small venues, the festival gives audiences the chance to get a […]

July Band Of The Month – Brutus

July’s band of the month is….. Brutus! Brutus are loud, fierce & in your face and that’s exactly why we love them. Their website describes the first album as having ‘post-rock construction, black metal dynamics, hardcore energy, prog and math-rock flourishes and pure pop melodies’ and it is a combination that is an absolute dream. […]

AltCorner Summer Playlist

Summer is here, just about, and here at AltCorner we are well and truly making the most of any sunshine that comes our way. But what is summer without a great soundtrack to go with it? Here is our run down of some of the essential tracks you should get on your summer playlist. 1 […]

Feature – Download Festival Awards

Another month has passed and so have so many more festivals. We had a great time at this years Download Festival; sun and so many bands! Head of Reviews Lizi gives us her run down of some of the highlights in Alt Corner’s Festival Awards for Download. Best band performance – Motionless in White totally […]

2000 Trees Ones To Watch 2017

2000 Trees Festival has always prided itself on championing the best new talent in music. This year’s line-up is certainly no different and festival goers are spoilt for choice. Here’s who we think you should check out this year; you may just find your favourite new band. 1 Brutus – If there is one set […]

Desert Island Discs – Linda Battiani of Halflives

Choosing only a handful of albums to listen to for the rest of your life is a tricky task. This time it was the turn of alt rocker Linda Battiani of Halflives. After thinking for like a lifetime about this and still mourning the albums that I had to discard, here’s my collection of albums […]

Desert Island Discs – Paul Callow of Figures

Guitarist Paul Callow of Aussie rockers Figures got stuck in to our Desert Island Discs challenge and gave us an insight into his musical background. Bjork – Homogenic This album is just full of beauty, and I think for me it has everything to do with not only Bjork’s voice but also the strings. I […]

Desert Island Discs – Reckless Intentions

What inspires a band to make the music that they do? This time Reckless Intentions take on our desert island discs challenge and let us in on those all time favourite records. There’s some great choices in there. 1 – American Idiot – Green Day It was difficult choosing between a few different Green Day […]

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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.