Day 6: Gamer Break

Since The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild came out in 2017, I’ve logged in hundreds of hours of gameplay, exploring the vast world of Hyrule, slaying beasts and saving villagers. Let’s be honest: I was finding Korok seeds and feeding dogs. I grew up watching my brothers play old Zelda games, but my first real front-to-back playthrough was Twilight Princess. Call it nostalgia, … Continue reading Day 6: Gamer Break

Day 5: J-Rock > K-Pop

Alright, it’s not really a competition. Even as a rock music fan, I can admit to listening to the occasional K-pop track. But pinning people against each other gets the clicks and I gotta be honest — I could use some. K-pop is certainly sweeping the globe, with groups like BTS and EXO quickly becoming household names, even in English-speaking countries, and it’s clear to … Continue reading Day 5: J-Rock > K-Pop

Day 3: Throwback Thursday

Welcome to Alternative Echo’s “31 Days of Songs.” For the entirety of October, we will be tackling a different theme each day in an effort to spread appreciation for some of our favorite tracks. I miss the days when listening to the radio was something you enjoyed, instead of a consolation prize for when your Spotify isn’t working. Back when guitar solos and pop-punk ruled … Continue reading Day 3: Throwback Thursday

31 Days of Songs: An intro for an intro

Welcome to the Alternative Echo 31 Days of Songs Challenge. For the entirety of October, we will be tackling a different theme each day in an effort to spread appreciation for some of the best tracks out there. What better way to start this adventure than with our first prompt: an intro track that perfectly sets the tone for the rest of the album. An … Continue reading 31 Days of Songs: An intro for an intro