the scene

2013: A Year in Review
January 1, 2014

2013: A Year in Review

  This year has been full of action of Alternative Control.  Here’s a rundown! Thanks to people like you, our readership continues to grow —…

But Jessie, Tell Us How You REALLY Feel
October 5, 2013

But Jessie, Tell Us How You REALLY Feel

  So, I haven’t written a real article in over a month.  I blame the new job, the Shoutbacks, Obamacare, my cats… But this morning,…

Working Together: The Drummers Weigh In
July 25, 2013

Working Together: The Drummers Weigh In

A reader posed an interesting question to Alternative Control last week: what should the role of successful, established bands be in guiding younger bands that…

Fuck the Scene!
January 22, 2013

Fuck the Scene!

The “Scene” is dead.  It died a long time ago. There used to be several bands from NYC to New Haven that would regularly play…