About Overblown

Overblown is all about subterranean music. We aim to champion bands and record labels that we are passionate about and are overlooked and undervalued by the mainstream media machine, while still paying homage to the iconic bands and labels who laid and developed the groundwork for today’s emerging talent. Whether it is post punk, shoegaze, sludge metal, noise rock, or anything in between, we want to bring these alternative music genres to the fore.

The website was founded in June 2014 and since then we have established relationships with many influential alternative record labels (Exploding in Sound, Hardly Art, Fortuna POP!), developed an engaged and enthusiastic readership, and had our articles cited by the likes of NPR, Rolling Stone, NME, Pitchfork, Consequence of Sound, and Brooklyn Vegan.

With writers based in the UK, Ireland, and North America, Overblown’s influence is growing, and becoming a vital source for people searching out exciting new alternative music.

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