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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 […]

Two Door Cinema Club @ Alexandra Palace

Two Door Cinema Club are a band I’ve wanted to see live for about 6 years, and at London’s Alexandra Palace, they didn’t disappoint. For fans of Tourist History, it was a dream.  The majority of the songs were fun throwbacks which got everyone moving. Songs from their later albums were well selected to ensure […]

Empty Lungs announce new EP, tour and record label!

Empty Lungs are going going to need full lungs for all the news they’ve announced! The Irish punk rock/indie/powerpop blended trio have announced that they have signed to Hidden Pony Records. This has made them the first European act to sign to the Canadian label! They have also announced that their debut EP on the […]

The Fratellis – 10 years of Costello Music – O2 Forum Kentish Town

It’s been (a little over) 10 years since the release of one of the most influential albums of the 2000’s: Costello Music by The Fratellis. This would be the first time they play the entirety of the album live. If you haven’t heard the album, go and listen to it while you read this. You […]

Bleeker release new version of Highway

Alt rockers Bleeker are back with a stripped back version of Highway from their brand new album Erase You. Listen here Having supported the likes of Dinosaur Pile Up, the band have been in good company, are a surely set to gain new fans with their new releases. Having already topped charts in Canada and […]

The Vistas – Last Train

Scotland has invented many things, battered Mars bars, Haggis and the likes, but the latest invention to come out of Scotland is the Indie-rock quintet, The Vistas. Rife with catchy hooks and pop-punk-esque guitars their new EP ‘Last Train’ is a sure fire hit with fans of bands such as The View, Lower Than Atlantis […]

Maximo Park – Risk To Exist

Alt-pop legends Maximo Park have already sold 1.5 million albums, had 4 UK top 10 singles and are set to add to that with the release of Risk To Exist. The album is set for release on April 21 but the title track is set to drop on February 24th and has already had 1.5k […]

Monster Download festival lineup announcement!

Download festival has announced a mammoth 48 bands to it’s already incredible lineup! Festival organiser Andy Copping says; “We’re committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled to have core acts in the likes of Steel Panther, A Day […]

2017’s Ones To Watch

Here at Alt Corner we love discovering new bands and artists. A month into 2017 and there are already some great bands making waves in the music world and setting themselves up to have a great year. Here are just a few of the bands we think you should be keeping an eye on this […]

Retro Youth – B.R.A.V.E

They’re the funk rock threesome that have been seen alongside the likes of Press to MECO, Catfish & The Bottleman and Ghost Riders In The Sky. Now, Retro Youth are ready to ready to make a name for themselves. Their debut album B.R.A.V.E is set to kick start 2017 and be just the beginning of […]

Peaness sign to Alcopop Records!

Indie pop trio Peaness have signed to Alcopop! Records! The band say; “Signing with Alcopop! has already been such a joy” say the band of the news “Jack is totally on the same page as us for what we want as a band, which makes everything super easy and positive. We’re really happy to become […]

The Lion and The Wolf joins Kevin Devine tour!

Xtra Mile favourite The Lion and The Wolf has been announced as joining Kevin Devine on tour later this month across the UK. The pair, along with Laura Stevenson, will be hitting the road from 29th January for a week bringing their talents to the masses. Speaking on the tour dates, Thomas George said,  “Can’t […]

Single By Sunday @ O2 ABC Glasgow

After hearing a lot of hype about this band, I decided to go along to see what all of the talk was about. It was a rather eventful show, each band were on for 30 minutes and the headline band Single by Sunday had around an hour on stage. The show took place at the […]

Fortune And Glory – Effigies

An Indie folk-rock band from Asheville, North Carolina known as Fortune And Glory have set the date of January 13th, 2017 for their EP Effigies to be released. I had the wonderful opportunity to have a listen! The EP starts off with a slow strumming of the guitar, a unique vibe is set making the […]

AltCorner Interviews The Little Kicks Steven Milne

We caught up with Steven Milne from Aberdeen indie disco pop band The Little Kicks. We asked them how “four friends with similar music tastes” got together and what their plans are  for 2017 You must have been quite young when you got together, did you meet by chance or were you friends? What made […]

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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.