AFTERLIFE // WEST PALM BEACH, FL

2019 has barely just begun, but, after signing to Hopeless Records and putting out their debut album, Florida rockers Afterlife already have plenty of reasons to celebrate. What better way to start off this next phase in their lives than to celebrate both the…

January 20, 2019

GOOD BYE, WARPED TOUR // A LOVE LETTER

Good bye, Warped Tour. We know this isn’t goodbye forever, but we also know that things won’t be the same. You weren’t always perfect, in fact, you rarely were. We know, we know… you’re probably the first to admit your own flaws. Despite the…

January 1, 2019

ALBUM REVIEW // DELTA BY MUMFORD & SONS

Mumford & Sons took the folk/indie rock scene by storm with 2009 debut album, Sigh No More. Bringing back bluegrass and banjos, they delivered a new wave of acoustic, harmonious music to an easily-influenced pack of hipsters controlling the alternative rock scene. Nearly ten…

December 1, 2018

REAL FRIENDS // CHAPEL HILL, NC

I sat in a local coffee shop a few doors down from Cat’s Cradle, sipping a black coffee to warm up from the cold outside, and listening to Real Friends through my headphones. Remembering how the songs used to make me feel and recalling…

November 20, 2018

ALBUM REVIEW // MILLION DOLLARS TO KILL ME BY JOYCE MANOR

As a music journalist, I’ve learned that new albums from your favorite artists are dangerous territory. I always feel excited, full of anticipation, ready to listen and go back in time. That anticipation brings with it all kinds of excited pressure. And then I…

November 12, 2018

THE WOMBATS // NEW HAVEN, CT

Just recently, The Wombats finished up their North American headlining tour in support of their hit full-length, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE WILL RUIN YOUR LIFE. Though the tour was only a few weeks long, the band had seen (and conquered) every major city they played in.…

November 6, 2018

TOUR PREVIEW // THE WOMBATS FALL 2018 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

Still fresh off the release of their latest full-length album, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE WILL RUIN YOUR LIFE, and a completely sold-out UK headlining tour, alternative rock trio The Wombats are making their way through a North American headlining tour with support from Barns Courtney. The…

October 18, 2018

ALBUM REVIEW // WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD BY BOSTON MANOR

On September 30th, 2016, Boston Manor released Be Nothing., their debut full-length album. In the time since, the band gathered quite the following due to their raw and powerful lyrics, fueled by passion and angst and everything else that makes pop punk so badass.…

September 13, 2018

ALBUM REVIEW // STARCRUISER BY VINYL THEATRE

The news of Vinyl Theatre’s latest album, STARCRUISER, brought with it feelings of teenage nostalgia and excitement. With three albums prior, the trio had a few years’ experience under their belts this go around. Half a decade after their 2013 debut, this album is…

September 9, 2018

SNEAK PEAK // LEWIS WATSON

Twenty-five-year-old Lewis Watson began his musical journey like many others before him, influenced by the music he had grown up listening to. Surprisingly, the indie singer was a metal fan, and, in his teenage years, Lewis was particularly fond of a band called alexisonfire.…

August 18, 2018