REVIEW- Catlike​/​Parallel “Split”

New York bands Catlike and Parallel released a split just before heading out on a run of east coast shows.  The bands contrasting styles showcase the diversity of the New York emo scene. The split features one track from each band. Catlike’s contribution to the split is an infectiously catchy lo-fi pop tune. It’s fuzzy and […]

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Review- Oso Oso “the yunahon mixtape”

On January 13, 2017 Oso Oso shocked the world and released what was certainly the aoty at that moment.  Now more than a month after it’s initial release the same can still be argued. The yunahon mixtape is the follow up to Real Stories of True People, Who Kind of Looked Like Monsters . . . that […]

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FEATURED LOCAL ARTIST: The Blank Minds

The Blank Minds are a local rock/ska/pop band from Los Angeles. Combining funky bass lines, passionate vocals, catchy guitar riffs, and groove driven drum beats, The Blank Minds provide an up-beat, alternative pop/ska/rock music experience. Composed of 4 music-obsessed, hard-working, 18-year olds, The Blank Minds are trying to make waves through the local music scene in […]

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When We Were Young Fest and why the world will end April 8-9

The news broke the other day about an emo music festival to be held in Santa Ana California featuring Morrissey, Descendents, AFI and tons more. Many thought this horribly designed flier to be a joke and deemed it “too good to be true”.  Some have gone as far as saying this lineup is so good they […]

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Album Stream: Urban Outfielders – “The Grandest Slams”

We are proud to bring you an exclusive stream of “The Grandest Slams” – the debut album by Boise ID’s baseball-themed punk rockers, Urban Outfielders! The album comes out this Friday via Hidden Home/Ronald Records and the band will be celebrating with a show – er, game – at the Olympic Venue in downtown Boise the same […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Listen to In Her Own Words

Last month I was given the opportunity to go on tour with In Her Own Words  and sell merchandise. I’ve known the boys in IHOW for quite a while now, but I never spent 7 consecutive days with them. Here are 3 reasons I learned while on tour for why you should listen to In Her […]

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