The story of OG Steever is an unusual and very eccentric one – but it’s a success story all the same. OG Steever started releasing hip hop/ rap music as a therapeutic release of his emotions. As time went on, this means of dealing with emotions quickly blossomed into a serious music career with a...
Alliteration – “Spinn” (Exclusive Music Video Premiere)
Sprouting from Poughkeepsie, NY, Alliteration is finally releasing their first music video. Being that the band has been around a few years now, this is a warm welcoming to the band’s third EP release. Any newcomer to their music can easily spot the band’s interesting sound. Being hard to categorize the sound into a strict...
Caracara’s top-notch emo straddles the line between modern pop-punk staples like Modern Baseball and slowcore greats like Low. Their debut LP, Summer Megalith, is one of the most impressive indie records of the year. Summer Megalith by Caracara
This band-shaped me into the music head I am today. A major throwback to the band’s last release in 2011. The band’s raspy lyrics along with a well-orchestrated bass, drums rhythm and lead guitar give the listener a real and genuine sense of teenage angst. In my eyes, this band will forever be a classic...
Spectral Fires has elements of melodic hardcore, post hardcore, pop punk etc. in their music. The combination of different music styles allows for a refreshing sound enhanced by the musicians very clear passion behind the music. Great music to bob your head to!
The first description I had heard of Pears – frantic, technical punk rock – had me thinking (and kind of hoping) they’d be an A Wilhelm Scream clone. They’re not. They jam in the same vein, but their style is their own, and they do it well. Green Star by PEARS
Despite pop-punk not being one of my preferred genres, Coldfront has definitely got my attention. Being a part of the more of the raw end of the spectrum of pop-punk, Coldfront provides a break from some of the overly whiney bands in the genre. Whether or not pop-punk is for you, Coldfront just might be.
Captain, We’re Sinking
Captain, We’re Sinking are one of the hidden gems of the modern alt scene. They take a dual-vocalist approach, and, for once, both of their vocalists are equally excellent. Their punk-based music features evocative layered guitars, with lyrics that are both relatable and heart-wrenching. The Future Is Cancelled by Captain, We’re Sinking
You really can’t go wrong with Can’t Swim if you are into Punk/Emo music that makes you want to bang your head. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDJvyd9ruiM