Alive impresses and effectively walks the line between the new-rock sounds of a simpler era, and the re-emerging emo and punk realms of today.
When worlds collide, the euphoric and dreamy embrace of ambient synths and the distortion, passion and pace of metal – Major Moment unite delicacy and weight, for Toxic.
Individuality as a band can be hard to achieve – particularly without sacrificing strength of songwriting, authenticity of topic, or skilful musicianship. Enter Petty Human Emotions, a contemporary punk-rock act with a fine fusion of elements to their style.
Versatility is a mighty strength of the sound, of the project, and when combined with such professionalism and passion, it speaks volumes on behalf of the power of collaboration in bringing ideas to life.
Washington DC’s Grimm Winter reignite the poetic escapism and pace of nostalgic emo-rock and pop-punk united, with this contemplative deep-dive into the all-consuming turmoil that is anxiety.
Refreshingly bass-led to begin with and somewhat capturing a fine balance between freestyling and a catchy set of riffs – BATES energise with chaos and calm united, for Catalyst.
Mike Kennedy connects and impresses with ease, as the leading single from his upcoming EP Grass Is Greener hits the scene with confidence, skill, passion and power.
Standing tall on the strength of intention and eclecticism combined, alternative rock outfit Lokella promise to engage and energise, with their deeply human and musically powerful album As We Unravel.
Soaring rock instrumentals back up deeply emotive lyrics and powerful melodic songwriting, as genre-fusing artist Fauci delivers his boldly revealing two-track release The Wire and Swim.
Authenticity leads the way as artist and songwriter Zizurrp tells his story from the heart and with musical precision to match.
Dreamy tuneful progressions and humility of style blend throughout the songwriting strengths and lyrical musings of Ligaya Escueta’s wonderfully enjoyable album Laughing In Milk.
Just eight tracks in total but an immense collection nonetheless, The Encore You Didn’t Ask For highlights the most comfortably genuine version of Tough On Fridays we’ve perhaps ever seen.