Bastos – Second Favourite Person

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Artists: Bastos Title: Second Favourite Person Release: Digital Year: 2017 Label: DIY Romania’s saddest boys Bastos are back! This time with a full-length and no longer solely instrumental. Second Favourite Person has been out just for a few days but we already cried a few times over it. Not just because we’re doing a show for them in Sofia, but because we loved their …

YÖU – We sing the blues…

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Artist: YÖU Title: We sing the blues… Release: CD, Digital Year: 2017 Label: Deny Records This power trio from Skopje, Macedonia, have finally came out with their debut record and play a style of music best described as a mixture between the Dischord bands ala Ignition and whatever 90’s emo bands you wish to name! The songs are nothing short of consistently radiant, proving …

dad thighs – The Ghosts That I Fear

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Artist: dad thighs Title: The Ghosts That I Fear Release: Digital / Cassette Year: 2016 Label: Old Press Records How’s the Canadian scene going? Maybe this band from Vancouver could tell us about it with their music. dad thighs (stylized like that) is a fairly new band with an explosive sound that released their first demo back in 2013. That was followed …

Hidden Home Records Release Label Compilation

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Boise record label Hidden Home Records have released their first label compilation for pay-what-you-want download on bandcamp. The compilation is entitled “Do You Remember Punk Rock Comps? Vol. 1” and features Union Stockyards, Destroy Nate Allen, Wicked Bears, and more. You can listen to the compilation below. Source link

Modern Baseball cancel upcoming tour to focus on band members’ mental health

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Photo by Killian Young Modern Baseball have announced the cancellation of their planned spring tour. The emo rock revivalists have also apparently pulled out of scheduled appearances at Shaky Knees, Forecastle Festival, and Boston Calling. In a post on the band’s Facebook page, guitarist/vocalist Jake Ewald said strain on the group’s “[mental] health and friendships” led them to “to take a break from Modern …

Sad As Fuck: How Early 2000s Emo Became a Subject of Scorn and Salvation

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Photo by Philip Cosores Punk as Fuck is a monthly column in which Associate Editor Collin Brennan discusses issues in punk music and culture. This month’s column looks back on early 2000s emo and explores how the public’s perception of the genre has evolved after a decade under the influence. A few days ago, the folks over at YouTube entertainment channel Super …

Beau Navire: Stay Punk. Stay Beautiful!

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This is an old interview with Beau Navire I did for my old zine during their European tour in 2011. It’s one my favorite interviews, so I hope to reach even more people by publishing it online. Photos by Austin Kamps and Norbert Farkas, answers by Trei, Kris, and Jon. Let’s start with an introduction to your band. Why play music, …

Album Review: AFI – AFI (The Blood Album)

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Fans were cautiously optimistic when AFI announced AFI (The Blood Album) last October, hoping for music that would reward their loyalty and solidify the band’s standing. Secretly, they realize the likelihood of new material with the influence of 2000’s The Art of Drowning or chart-oblivious fan favorites like “God Called in Sick Today” are slim. Most bands in the second …

Swearin’s Allison Crutchfield unveils video for new song “I Don’t Ever Wanna Leave California” — watch

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When winter is at its peak here in the Northeast, daydreams about the Golden State are aplenty. It’s that longing state of mind in which we find punk songwriter Allison Crutchfield in her latest solo song “I Don’t Ever Wanna Leave California”. “We’re pretty far away from Philadelphia and/ That’s fine cuz I’m really starting to hate you and anyways I am looking …

María – Breve Cielo

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Artist: María Title: Breve Cielo Release: Digital Year: 2016 Label: DIY This is the second EP and the second release of 2016 from María, an indie/punk band from Buenos Aires, Argentina, a place with a long and rich history in punk, with a lot of emotional and passion driven bands. What does the young people of Buenos Aires got for us? It starts with Tres …