Introduction Haiko is an up-and-coming rapper from the Bronx who came onto the scene in 2018 with the EP “Temporary”. With a background in both DJing and playing in hardcore bands, Haiko has come up through various musical trends over the years and has thus proven his ability to adapt to the constantly changing musical landscape...
KALA BTZ – “Instatution” EP Review
Over this past decade, mental health has become a hot topic of conversation in the media and pop culture. Mainstream celebrities of a diverse range spanning from XXXTentacion to Demi Lovato and countless others in between have come forward about their own personal struggles with mental health and addiction. A topic so normalized today, that it is...
All Things Grindcore: Street Feet’s New Album is Everything a Grindcore Fan Needs
This year, Street Feet released their long-awaited full-length album Diminished Capacity. The album is being released as a 7” through Rat Mix Records and Riotous Outburst Records. From the get-go, this album is bursting with energy. I must admit that it took me a moment to click play because I was engrossed in the brilliantly...
Regulate is a New York straight edge band formed in 2012. The band consists of Sebastian Baba (Vocals), Jarred Chan (Guitar), Harry Corrigan (Drums), DanMax (Bass), and Micheal Botti (Guitar). The band is reminiscent of 90’s hardcore bands such as FloorPunch, Champion, and Bane. The band’s songs tackle topics about race, sober identity, political corruption, societal expectations, conformity and...
La Luna play a brand of screamo hearkening back to the style’s heyday in the early 2000s, albeit with their own modern twist. There are moments of sheer intensity and intriguing technicality. Something for everyone. Always Already by la luna
Straight Edge Hardcore band, No Right, absolutely kills it on their demo. Grungy, raw and just downright heavy. No Right DEMO by No Right
Pissed Jeans are a noise rock band from Allentown, Pennsylvania. Signed to Sub Pop, the same label that a little band called Nirvana called home, they continue the lo-fi, no fucks given attitude the label is infamous for.
Melt Banana are a Japanese Experimental Noise Rock band Unique would be the key word here, starting off with a full lineup, when the advent of artificial instruments came in, the guitarist and vocalist said goodbye to the rest of their band and have made some truly creative tracks.