ALBUM REVIEW // CAN’T SWIM’S FAIL YOU AGAIN

It’s been a little over a year since their signing to Pure Noise Records, and alternative rock five-piece Can’t Swim has never sounded this good. Their debut EP, Death Deserves a Name, set the bar incredibly high for them both lyrically and sonically, and…

February 21, 2017

CIRCA SURVIVE, MEWITHOUTYOU, TURNOVER // ST. PETERSBURG, FL

On May 29th 2007, following the success of Juturna, Equal Vision Records released one of the most influential experimental/post-hardcore albums was released – Circa Survive’s On Letting Go. On top of becoming a household name within their genre, this full-length quickly became the record…

January 31, 2017

LOCAL SPOTLIGHT // GREYFACE

“No amount of success has ever satiated my desire to keep writing, recording, and putting something out there,” exclaims vocalist and bassist Jutty Taylor. For him and his bandmates–Ryan Malina (producer, guitar, keys, backing vocals) and Julien Bellin (drums, percussion)–pursuing music via Greyface has…

January 21, 2017

DISCOVER // ALUMINE

What originally started as a solo project by Argentinian musician Alumine Soto is now a four-piece indie band called Alumine. After months of hard work, the group is currently preparing for the release of their debut EP. I first came across this band back…

January 19, 2017

AGAINST THE CURRENT

“The world around us inspires us. We write about what we know… It’s usually just us reacting to the world and our experiences. We never really go in with a plan because that’s limiting. We just want to let the creativity flow and take…

January 11, 2017

PALAYE ROYALE

Pursuing a life in music isn’t for the faint of heart. It is a path chosen by those with a remarkable passion for what inspires them, and their need to share that with the world. Defying the odds and coming out on top is…

January 6, 2017

A DAY IN THE LIFE WITH TOO CLOSE TO TOUCH

Too Close to Touch recently announced their co-headlining tour with Waterparks, Creeper, and Chapel which will be one for the books. I was lucky enough to hang out with them in Chicago on their last tour with Blessthefall and Crown the Empire which was…

December 24, 2016

CHEF’SPECIAL

“We got together one Sunday, we jammed, and we were like, ‘Hey, this feels awesome. Let’s conquer the world together,” Joshua, lead vocalist, laughs. Chef’Special–complete with vocalist Joshua Nolet, guitarist Guido Joseph, bassist Jan Derks, keyboardist Wouter Heeren, and drummer Jerry Prudon–began their musical…

December 21, 2016