SELF HELP FESTIVAL

What A Day To Remember started in 2014 as a way to promote positivity in the scene has turned into one of the year’s most anticipated festivals, four years in a row. Self Help Festival is right around the corner once again, hitting Philadelphia, Detroit,…

September 1, 2017

ISSUE 16 // POTTY MOUTH

Unfortunately, in 2017, it’s still rare to go to a show and see a lot of women on stage. Despite how it may seem at first glance, there are plenty of amazing, talented women making music and rocking out. With this issue, we wanted…

August 14, 2017

ALBUM REVIEW // OH, YUCK BY SO MUCH LIGHT

No one likes to hear the same story twice, and, for many, listening to the same Chainsmokers hit four times in one day becomes a drag. The electronic music scene is going through an identity crisis where everything and anything new starts to feel…

August 9, 2017

LOCAL SPOTLIGHT // THE RIGS

If you watch HBO, you’ve probably already heard The Rigs’ music. You might just not know it yet. Their unique, swampy, southern rock has appeared on a variety of gritty dramas, including True Blood and Sons of Anarchy, as well as on primetime series…

August 2, 2017

WARPED TOUR 2017 // BURGETTSTOWN, PA

Growing up listening to punk-rock and emo music, one of the trademark moments of every fan’s summer is Vans Warped Tour. For at least one day every year (or several, if you’re really committed), you get to experience live what you’ve already filled your…

July 27, 2017

FEATURE // OWEL

With a music scene so full of life, creativity, and inspiration, New Jersey is packed with up-and-coming musicians trying to make a name for themselves. Although it may seem daunting in such a saturated market, some of these bands are able to stand out…

July 25, 2017

BRIAN SWINDLE + CHASE HUGLIN ACOUSTIC TOUR // PITTSBURGH, PA

Packed into a tiny, black box theater in the upstairs of an old church in Pittsburgh, PA, a few dozen people sat on the floor to see Brian Swindle (of Have Mercy) and Chase Huglin play acoustic sets. The musicians, along with two local…

July 23, 2017

WARPED TOUR 2017 // HARTFORD, CT

Warped is like a summer camp for many. It’s the one time of year where the indoor punk kids willingly venture outside to brave the heat and the sun for their love of music. While this year seemed to cater to those with a…

July 21, 2017

DISCOVER // MY FIRST STORY

Tokyo-based quartet My First Story have been making a name for themselves in the post-hardcore J-Rock scene since 2011. Just last year, the band performed a sold-out show at the famous Nippon Budokan, a 14,000-capacity venue in their hometown. As they take Japan by…

July 15, 2017

FEATURE // SYKES

Although males continue to dominate the music industry, an incredible female-fronted band called SYKES is one act that is tipping the scales. Hailing from across the pond in London, England, the three-piece electro pop rock band consists of Julia, Will, and Kristian. Upon spending…

July 7, 2017