Magazine 297.2 The Story So Far (04/13) #18231
IN THE RAG
41 100 BANDS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN 2013
Fire up your browser, grab your highlighter markers and keep a sixer of Monster coffee at the ready. Our guide to this year’s new noise has artists for music fans to discover and haters to lie about knowing years ago.
50 CROWN THE EMPIRE
They’ve only been together for a short time, but the six-strong CTE are powered by an ambition head and shoulders above many of their contemporaries. Because whether you’re writing songs or operating a ray gun, it takes a lot of fecking work to build a parallel universe…
70 THE STORY SO FAR
Unlike a lot of today’s bands, these NorCal next-gen pop-punks are in a band because they want to be in a band, period. Any success they achieve is first and foremost, a by-product of their friendship.
16 OP-ED Jonathan Cook of FOREVER THE SICKEST KIDS
18 THE AP POLL Is gun control the answer?
20 NEW RELEASES
32 THE AP CATALOG Use your tax return to buy yourself something nice and do the economy a solid.
The AP Record Store is ready and willing to take your hard-earned money in exchange for new albums from SENSES FAIL, WAVVES, CONDITIONS, HOW TO DESTROY ANGELS, OFF WITH THEIR HEADS, BIFFY CLYRO, THE COLOR MORALE, OLD MAN MARKLEY, LOW, I AM EMPIRE, DEVENDRA BANHART, THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS, WIRE, CARAVELS and more.
96 10 ESSENTIAL MODERN EDM SINGLES
Rock music may be our bread ’n’ butter here at the AP bungalow, but we are dance music nerds at heart.
AND ANOTHER THING…Don’t forget to swing by ALTPRESS.COM/FEATURES to check out additional content for the stories in this issue, plus loads of other exclusive interviews, photo galleries and streaming music.
- The Story So Far
- Crown the Empire
- Masked Intruder
- Twenty One Pilots
- Young Guns
- Forever Came Calling
- Upon This Dawning
- A Lot Like Birds
- Davey Suicide
- Code Orange Kids