Alt Revue Anniversary Greatest Hits!
In honor of Alt Revue's one year anniversary and the over 500 articles we've published in that time. We are reliving some of the Greatest Hits we've had thus far! It's been a wild ride and we could not have done any of this without the support of our followers, the musicians, and the publicists/agents we work with. Thank you so much for your love and support! Check out some of our Greatest Hits since we started!
The Rolling Stones Concert Review (July 11, 2018) - by Karis Raeburn: Karis saw The Rolling Stones in Warsaw Polland. The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World did not disappoint. Revisit this epic concert review!
Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Arctic Monkeys Review (October 13, 2018) - by Paolo Marquess: Paolo not being an Arctic Monkey junkie himself, got to witness first hand the madness and mayhem that is an Arctic Monkeys show. Relive the revelry!
Concert Review - Bon Iver - MoPop Festival 2018 (August 3, 2018) - by Ashley Rowland: Ashley discusses the incomparable performance of Bon Iver at the MoPop Festival 2018. If you missed it the first time, check it out now!
After Laughter Tour Review - (Paramore, Foster the People, and Jay Som) (July 13, 2018) by Brianna Gonzales: Guest Contributor Brianna did a hell of a job reviewing the fantastic After Laughter Tour stop in Corpus Christi, Texas last year. Check it out!
Concert Review - Kurt Vile at the Ryman Auditorium (March 22, 2019) - by Sarah Giles: Sarah had the opportunity to witness one of today's best alt musicians in one of the most historic music venues in the country! You can't beat that, read this review!
For Your Consideration...What Your Go-To Guitar Says About You (October 6, 2018) - by Nicholas La Torre: Our former column "For Your Consideration" was always sure to be full of snark. Never was this more apparent than in the feature on what your go-to guitar says about you. Are you a guitarist that didn't get to see it on the first go-round? Check it out now!
Presented with Comment: Who is Today's Best Lyricist? (Pt. 1) (September 16, 2018) - by Michael La Torre: In our former debate series between Michael and Nicholas La Torre, Michael laid out an absolute clinic about the lyricism of Father John Misty. If you're into lyrical themes, it's a must.
From the Vinyl Vault (September 27, 2018) - by Frankie Hendricks and Michael La Torre: The long running series that started as Instagram posts. Frankie and Michael get to nerd out each week about vinyl and invite you to do the same. The week this particular Vault happened, they looked at Grandaddy and Band of Horses. We'll let you guess who picked who...
Stories from the Road with The Mammoths (Pt. 1) (July 15, 2018) - by The Mammoths: At Alt Revue, we like to give you something different. That's why we turned over the reigns to our band fam The Mammoths for a road diary series! This is the first entry where you can follow them on their tour!
The Turnaround - John Lee Hooker (January 29, 2019) - by Rev. Zach Chandler: Follow me here Blues -> Rock -> Alt...That's pretty much the timeline. Here we like to honor the tradition of the blues and what it has done for music. Rev. Zach Chandler does this with his series The Turnaround where every week he discusses a different blues artist. One of his best was his discussion of John Lee Hooker.
Artist Spotlight - MISSIO (October 19, 2018) - by Michael La Torre: We got to interview MISSIO! Check out our interview with the Austin, TX natives here in case you missed it last time.
Artist Spotlight - Castlecomer (August 29, 2018) - by Michael La Torre: We interviewed emerging alt stars Castlecomer before they were set to embark on the beginning of the Sirius XM Alt Nation Tour.
Artist Spotlight - The Weepies (July 14, 2018) - by Michael La Torre: We interviewed alt/folk legends The Weepies last year. It was a particularly touching moment for Michael as their music was used in his wedding.
Artist Spotlight - Bettie Serveert (June 7, 2019) - by Michael La Torre: We interviewed alt legends Bettie Serveert for an Artist Spotlight. They were a fun interview and had some great insight to share. If you missed this one you'll definitely want to check it out.
Artist Spotlight - Ruston Kelly (March 11, 2019) - by Michael La Torre: We interviewed alt-country star Ruston Kelly! Check out our discussion with Kelly about his process, his inspiration, and more!
The Alt Revue Podcast Episode 6: Featuring Voodoo Logic (November 21, 2018) - This show was an absolute blast because our guests were having a riot of a time behind the scenes with face filters on Facebook video chat and well, shenanigans ensued...
The Alt Revue Xmas Spectacular: Featuring Christian Sparks and the Beatnik Bandits (December 24, 2018) - We sat with friends Christian Sparks and the Beatnik Bandits and gave our naughty and nice lists for the year in our holiday spectacular!
The Alt Revue Podcast Episode 13: Featuring Randy the Rock Doc (February 1, 2019) - This week had us diving into the mysterious world of rock docs and we heard the greatest story ever told on the podcast. (It involves a volcano).
The Alt Revue Podcast Episode 25: Deidre & the Dark (April 24, 2019) - We had a sensational interview with Deidre & the Dark and might have trashed on ukulele covers a bit too much...
The Alt Revue Podcast Episode 4: Featuring Dogwood People (November 7, 2018) - Want to hear about the most unique songwriting practice ever? Listen to this episode...
Advance Review - The Ocean Blue - Kings and Queens/Knaves and Thieves (June 17, 2019) - by Jesse Stowe: This album just came out and it was a favorite among our staff and you all seemed to dig it as well! Check out the album and check out our review!
Advance Review - Lost Cousins - In Scenery (January 30, 2019) - by Michael La Torre: This album danced a delicate balance between indie and alt with it's use of guitar and synth and was a favorite of Michael's. Check out the album and review!
Advance Review - Bad Books - III (June 12, 2019) - by Anna Chaney: This being Bad Book's first album in 7 years, you knew this was going to be a big deal. Anna absolutely broke this bad boy down, check it out.
Advance Review and Artist Spotlight - Pony Bradshaw (June 20, 2019) - by Michael La Torre: Michael's been known to swing for the fences and go for an interview and an album review in one article. This is an example of it here. Check out this one-two punch!
Advance Review - DREAMERS - LAUNCH FLY LAND (April 23, 2019) - by Michael La Torre: One of the most upbeat and fun albums he's had the chance of reviewing check out this album and the review for it!
Well that's all we have people! Thank you again for your support this past year! We look forward to looking at next year's greatest hits! Keep your eyes peeled though, as we have lots of things in the works as we speak and as the saying goes...All Things Alt...Always.