Tag: emo

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Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: PHELLER

By: Nick Manduley New Jersey punk outfit Pheller independently released their latest EP, No Blood, on July 27th. Diving into the 6-track effort is “The Ballad of Bobby Briggs,” which starts with some crunchy palm-muted guitars backing guitarist Matthew Piserchio’s passionately punk vocals. The track has a lot of energy; the pounding drums, dirty guitars,…
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December 9, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: GOOD GAME

By: Nick Manduley Pennsylvania math-rockers Good Game’s latest release, Good Luck Have Fun, is a soundscape of inventive musicianship, melodic vocals, and haunting harmonies. The three-track EP starts promptly with the explosive track “Supercollider? I Just Met Her.” The listener is immediately bombarded by beastly clean-toned guitar riffage, chase by vocalist Addy Harris belting out…
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November 4, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: ORIGAMI ANGEL

By: Nick Manduley Emo math rockers Origami Angel released their latest EP Gen 3 at the end of May. The two-piece from the greater Washington, D.C. area packed their newest release to the brim with twinkly guitar riffs, indie pop hooks, vicious drumming, and cheeky pop culture references. Though Gen 3 is only a brief…
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October 7, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: KELLI FAITH

By: Nick Manduley Ocean County singer-songwriter Kelli Faith independently released her debut full-length album 21 on September 20th. 21 is filled to the brim with catchy choruses and cheeky melodies bound to leave the listener humming for days after the first listen. Faith opens the record with the emotional number “Sincerely,” which acts as a…
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September 30, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: WITH SAILS AHEAD + PULSES.

By: Nick Manduley East coast progressive post-hardcore bands With Sails Ahead and Pulses announced eight-day tour of the American southeast that will be taking place in late September. Dubbed the “woodland creatures” tour, the run will kick off September 21st in Richmond, Virginia and go to South Carolina, Florida, and North Carolina before concluding in…
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August 19, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: FIRST AND FOREVER

By: Nick Manduley Scottsdale, Arizona-based emo pop-punkers First and Forever have been making waves in their local scene and on social media. From having their music featured in various videos from major Youtubers, to having one of their singles break one hundred thousand streams on Spotify, First and Forever has quickly proven that they mean…
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August 5, 2019 0

#Throwback Thursday: Finch Performs “What It Is To Burn” Live On Jimmy Kimmel, 2003

Finch performs the title track from their 2002 debut full length on Jimmy Kimmel during the summer of 2003. Watch the full performance here.


August 1, 2019 0

Welcome to #Music Monday! Featuring: WHEN I SAY JUMP

By: Nick Manduley Columbia, South Carolina-based post-hardcore outfit When I Say Jump completely flies off the handle their debut record “Separation Anxiety.” Released back in January, the eight-track album offers a unique blend of hardcore, emo, and pop punk. The opening track “Debby Drowner” immediately throws the listener back to the mid-2000s “mall emo” days,…
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July 15, 2019 0

Almost Famous Friends on the “resurgence of emo” with The LP Collective

When Almost Famous Friends sat down with the The LP Collective they discussed topics like the resurgence of “emo,” the community of the Austin music scene, and their new single “I’m Not Who I Want To Be!” “While most believe that “emo” is just a phase, I think it’s a lifestyle. While some of the…
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July 8, 2016 0

New Noise Magazine Reviews Almost Famous Friends Debut Album

New Noise Magazine reviewed the debut album from our Texas boys Almost Famous Friends, I’m Not Who I Want to Be! Noting that the opening track is “a melodic masterpiece,” they went on to say it was proof that they’ll be “more than almost famous.” “There’s a lot of bands in Texas, even without SXSW,…
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June 16, 2016 0