Covers Just Wanna Have Fun: New Singles from Pterodactyl Problems and Bad Moon Born

Cover songs are a great opportunity for bands to highlight their dramatic leanings; Pterodactyl Problems and Bad Moon Born take full advantage of this with their respective covers fo Katy Perry’s “One of the Boys” and Bilie Eilish’s “Bad Guy.” P-Probz, as I like to call them, hail from Toronto. They’re planning to release their… Continue reading Covers Just Wanna Have Fun: New Singles from Pterodactyl Problems and Bad Moon Born

Track Premiere: “Colonial” by Ambassador

Alternative Control is excited to present a brand new track by Louisiana post punk outfit Ambassador! Frontman and bassist Gabe Vicknair says, “It’s great to premiere this track ahead of the release of the new album. ‘Colonial’ was the first song written for Care Vale, and naturally found its spot as the opening track and first single… Continue reading Track Premiere: “Colonial” by Ambassador

Single Review: X-Ray Love’s “Sha La Love”

Speculation and debate about the death of rock ’n’ roll has been rife for decades now. Whenever we feel certain that it is time to close the lid on the casket, another set of bands arrives to show us that rock ’n’ roll his in fact very much alive. New York City’s X-Ray Love are… Continue reading Single Review: X-Ray Love’s “Sha La Love”

AltCtrlToob Video Review: “Attention!” by Apache Rose

When I read the moniker “Apache Rose,” I imagined a female singer-songwriter from the American Southwest, not a bunch of guys from Russia.  But irony is what Apache Rose is all about, at least in their recent single “Attention!”.  The song itself came out in October, and the band released a lyric video for it… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Video Review: “Attention!” by Apache Rose