Could letlive. be making a comeback?

Though soul punk band letlive. disbanded in 2017, their fanbase definitely has not. A quick Twitter search shows tons of tweets of “which band is better” with letlive. championing, along with posts about people missing the band. Clearly, fans have been doing some digging, because suddenly the r/letlive reddit has Continue Reading

Another Perfect Set From Chris Farren!

This tour is loaded with potential- New York’s Macseal is an indie/emo revival powerhouse. They released their debut full-length Super Enthusiast in late 2019. Songs like Always Hazy, Lucky For Some, and Graduating Steps capture the melancholy of being in your twenties faced with the realities of adulthood while trying Continue Reading

Grayscale and Hot Mulligan Turn The Observatory Upside-Down

WSTR brought their British take on power pop to sunny California and played an opening set that really amplified the energy in the spacious venue. Vocalist Sammy Clifford led the crowd through fist-pumping anthems of individuality and non-conformity. Sammy held their values of lifting each other up very literally when Continue Reading

Victims Of Circumstance discuss their new album, their changing sound and what’s next for them

Florida punk-ska band Victims of Circumstance have made a name for themselves over the years with their blend of pop hooks and unique ska style.  Founded in 2005 in Clearwater, Florida, the band is comprised of Michael Smyth (vocals/guitar), Glen Stewart (drums), Lindsey Pittard (bass), Jason Atheney (saxophone) and Devin Continue Reading

Joyce Manor and Jeff Rosenstock Shatter The Glass House

Joyce Manor played three shows in a row in their home region of Southern California to incredibly excited crowds. Their second night at The Glass House in Pomona featured punk icon Jeff Rosenstock doing a solo acoustic set and Los Angeles’ own Peach Kelli Pop. Unfortunately due to a camera Continue Reading

Album Review: Trophy Eyes “The American Dream”

Words by Nina Tadic Australian punk band Trophy Eyes has done it again with their new release, The American Dream. The initial impression of the new album, for any seasoned fan of the band, will be that it is poppy, soft, or radio-oriented from the get-go. However, this is far from the reality of The American Continue Reading

Album Review: The Nectars’ Sci-Fi Television

Words by Spencer Prather Alternative rock has been seeing many a band that push the envelope and make their own distinct sound nowadays. With their debut album Sci-Fi Television, New Jersey outfit The Nectars (lead vocalist Jess Kenny, guitarist Mike Baron, bassist Jon Paul, and drummer Mike Montalbano) have joined Continue Reading