The forward-thinkers, the boundary-pushers, the iconoclasts: alternative can claim to be home to them all.

Ground-breaking acts like The Velvet Underground and The Stooges laid the foundation for decades of thrilling and vital music; iconic acts like The Cure, The Smiths, Nirvana, R.E.M. and Bjork, that some of the world’s best photographers have captured in vibrant life.

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