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

WARPED TOUR 2017 // TEN BANDS YOU NEED TO SEE

Ah, Warped Tour. Our favourite time of the year, despite the fact that it’s typically twenty degrees too hot, and you end up drenched in too many strangers’ sweat. This year, the lineup is eclectic as ever, and it might be harder than usual…

June 29, 2017

THE HOMEY TOUR // ORLANDO, FL

On tour in support of their second full-length, Homey, CHON stopped by to remind everyone why they continue to sell out venues across the country. Supported by progressive powerhouse Tera Melos, self-described “adventure rock” trio Covet, and the endlessly talented dream-folk sextet Little Tybee,…

June 27, 2017

ALBUM REVIEW // BLOOM BY SEPARATIONS

Though many people define themselves by their place in the punk-rock world, there are definitely new stylistic variations branching out of that overarching genre. Experimental sounds often ebb and flow, with some fading away and some developing to be wildly popular. At the moment,…

June 22, 2017

FEATURE // EDISON

“My heart is sprinkled all over the country after so much touring,” vocalist Sarah Slaton laughs. Edison, a three-part indie folk band from Denver, Colorado, has a timeless sound and an impressive work ethic. After forming in late 2014 in what was initially a…

June 20, 2017