Dance Gavin Dance continue to impress with “Afterburner”

Dance Gavin Dance is a band that just consistently gets better and better each release at it again with their ninth album titled Afterburner; they continue to impress. Blending all sorts of different sounds from rock to pop to funk to Latin, these guys aren’t ones force themselves into one Continue Reading

Beach Bunny Release Debut Album “Honeymoon”

Chicago’s indie act Beach Bunny release their debut album Honeymoon, fitting for lovers of “heart-on-your-sleeve” music. Honeymoon is an album full of honesty and innocence, that combines in a way that makes the music tunefully exuberant. Lead singer, Lily Trifilio writes music overcoming self-doubt, that at face-value can seem archetypal, Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “Between Life” by Typecaste offers up another solid collection of songs in the current hardcore revival

With the new wave of hardcore and metalcore that the scene has seen at the end of the last decade and the beginning of this one, there is a lot to sift through before you find some material with a shred of originality. Sure, bands are working with different elements Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “I Let It In and It Took Everything” by Loathe is a turning point in metal music (yes. I mean that.)

The shift in genre tendencies over the course of metalcore’s existence has been an interesting topic to discuss, as there are only so many bands and records in the world of metal music that can be referred to as “visionary” works. We saw it when Converge began blending hardcore and Continue Reading

Northwest Indiana band The Region Close Out the Year with Newest EP “Everything I’ve Got”

  As a year of great music wraps up, Indiana emo/punk band The Region offer one last release to enjoy with their new EP “Everything I’ve Got”. A special highlight is the guest vocals of Cory Castro of Tennessee emo group Free Throw, on the opening track “Giving Up”.  The Continue Reading

Nina Nesbitt’s Offers Up an Expanded Version of Latest Record

Nina Nesbitt newest release “The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change, The Flowers Will Fall” is a deluxe version of her album “The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change” that was released earlier this year.  This new version features acoustic versions of the album’s original tracks, Continue Reading

City and Colour Make a Return with Sonic-Sounding Album “A Pill for Loneliness”

After 5 years since previous release, City and Colour are back with new album “A Pill for Loneliness”. With this album Dallas Green looks inward playing off a sympathetic pathos.  The first single released off the album “Astronaut” gave listeners a good indication the themes, sounds, and moods of the Continue Reading

Tegan and Sara revisit their old roots on new record “Hey, I’m Just Like You”

Tegan and Sara release latest album “Hey I’m Just Like You”, which is the duo’s ninth record. On this record Tegan and Sara revisit old demos dated back to when they were teenagers, updating this demos to fit the sound and people they are today. With a mixed fanbase of Continue Reading