Sid Vicious (left) and Johnny Rotten of The Sex Pistols. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)

Sid Vicious (left) and Johnny Rotten of The Sex Pistols. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)

Here’s Something To Fight About: The History Of Alternative Music

February 2, 2018
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The fine artists at U.K. design studio Dorothy have put together a masterfully specific poster that fully encompasses the many twists and turns “Alternative” music has taken since its inception so many years ago.

Our Alternative Love Blueprint celebrates over 300 bands, musicians, artists, managers and producers who in our opinion have been pivotal to the evolution of the alternative and independent music scene #rock #punk #post-punk #post-rock #new-wave #alternative #alternativerock #indie

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How many years ago? Well, that’s certainly a source of much contention — and owning this poster will likely be the bane of your existence at any parties you throw.

The point is, no one agrees where “unknown” ends and “Alternative” begins — but you can place your bets safely that whatever you call it, it’ll probably end up as “Pop” in the long run anyway.

Also available are the history of Hip Hop, classic chocolate bars(!) and more!

Check out the posters below and visit Dorothy’s website to pick one up for yourself!

Our NEW Alternative Love Blueprint celebrates the history of alternative and independent music via the connections linking one artist to another. Available as a print from www.wearedorothy.com #protopunk #punk #postpunk #indie #alternative #rock #music

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Our NEW Alternative Love Blueprint celebrates the history of alternative and independent music via the connections linking artists. Available as a print from www.wearedorothy.com #cbgb #ramones #television #pattismith #talkingheads #iggypop #thestooges #suicide #thevelvetunderground #davidbowie #protopunk #punk #postpunk #indie #alternative #rock #music

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Another close-up from our brief history of Hip-hop, celebrating over 700 artists. Available now at www.wearedorothy.com #hiphop #art #print

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Our New Chocoholic Chocolate Bar Chart. A guide to classic Chocolate bars. Available from www.wearedorothy.com #chocolate #love #food #sweets #art #print #screenprint #uk #mothersday

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