Explosive rock rhythms and chaotic electric guitar downpours unite with progressive song-writing and story-telling combined throughout the powerful album Awkward Silence from Ex-Okay.
Great melodies and beautiful lyrics meet with quickly likable musicianship – ambiances that beg for a live show, or for you to turn up your headphones and complete escape as the world speeds by outside.
Melodically on top form, Kennedy On Ecstasy is an incredibly infectious alt-pop single.
It’s a song for the fans, for the people, for the band, and it does precisely what we needed it to do.
Designed to be an artistic recreation of a scooter accident in which Cam Rostami broke his arm & his face, You Got It proves to be an energizing, addictively rhythmic & engaging alternative anthem.
The band operate somewhere between the likes of Bad Religion & Papa Roach, but there’s a notably emotive, soulful core to their writing, and the sound has its own clear level of character.
Taiwan’s 反覆墜落 Repeatdive return with a longer project of originals and a crisp, organic and emotive sound for this latest release.
The whole playlist slowly but surely secures itself as something of an indie classic – great listening for 2020 and beyond.
Despite their clear energy & presence online, there’s a certain introverted quietness to their writing & delivery. This is perhaps what reaches out more notably to the many who are feeling so lost & unsure right now.
Further securing their role amidst the future of pop-rock and indeed punk-pop, The New Starts Now bring through perhaps their strongest hit of songwriting yet with this brand new single.
It’s a profound and powerful topic, explored honestly, in an engaging manner, and with a certain lightness and bounce that ultimately helps soften the blow.
Maryland trio Homebase inject a much-needed hit of punk pop and rock into the music world with this refreshing EP of originals.