The Small Calamities mix genres for a truly unique song

The Small Calamities claim that they were going for an “emo guitar meets Grandaddy synth” vibe on their newest song “house lights.” House lights is the 4th single to be dropped from their upcoming LP. The song is filled with synths and an impressive bass line that demand attention! The vocals of the song really throw us back to early emo and some pop punk … Continue reading The Small Calamities mix genres for a truly unique song

Mixed Kid Fridays is Out with New LP “Taking Names”

Mixed Kid Fridays is out with a pop punk anthem, just in time for summer, called “Summer Song.” The song features heavy distorted power chords, and an emo sounding lead vocal. Inspired by the likes of David Bowie, Miles Davis, Mozart, and The Germs, this Los Angeles-based band is not afraid to fuse all of their musical inspirations and genres into their sound. Many different … Continue reading Mixed Kid Fridays is Out with New LP “Taking Names”

Gabe Greenland Delivers Emo Ballad from Brooklyn

Gabe Greenland’s song “Stories We Tell Ourselves” feels like an intimate lo-fi rock ballad. Vocally the song seems to fit into the emo genre. It starts out feeling more stripped down, and eventually builds with electric guitars and drum crashes into something much bigger sounding. The lyrics in the song urge to be listened to as the rhymes are genius and unexpected. If you love … Continue reading Gabe Greenland Delivers Emo Ballad from Brooklyn

Catalyst Ct. is keeping Pop Punk alive in Australia

Catalyst Ct. is keeping pop punk alive in Australia. They have a sound that fuses the vocal sounds of emo and punk with an upbeat pop punk sounding grooves and catchy guitar riffs. Their song “Set Free” is from their 9 song sophomore LP titled “Set You Free.” Just before the two minute mark the song breaks down a bit for a powerful drum section … Continue reading Catalyst Ct. is keeping Pop Punk alive in Australia

PRIDE RADAR: Low Life Lolas & their Debut EP “Wolves”

It’s just a week until Pride month begins and the raining swag is rolling out and pride festival line ups are being solidified. We wanted to take this time to introduce you to a band that should definitely be on your radar this pride! Low Life Lolas are based in the queer friendly city of Toronto. We asked the band about their involvement in the … Continue reading PRIDE RADAR: Low Life Lolas & their Debut EP “Wolves”

Remo Drive release 3rd Single from Upcoming Sophomore LP “Natural, Everyday Degradation”

Remo Drive is gearing up to release their sophomore record. They have just released another teaser to follow up “Two Bux” and “The Grind.” Their new single is called “Around The Sun” and feels a bit more relaxed than most of the songs on their “Greatest Hits” album yet still feels similar enough musically to be well received by their original fan base. It almost … Continue reading Remo Drive release 3rd Single from Upcoming Sophomore LP “Natural, Everyday Degradation”

The Get Up Kids drop first record in 8 years / “Problems” is a colossal emo-rock LP [Full Review]

Fans have longed to hear it! The Get Up Kids have dropped a new full length record! It’s their first LP release in 8 years. The Get Up Kids have recently been back on the road doing a South America tour in 2017 and a U.S. tour in 2018 to support the release of their EP “Kicker” [RTP’s Review of Kicker], and are currently on … Continue reading The Get Up Kids drop first record in 8 years / “Problems” is a colossal emo-rock LP [Full Review]

What Happens When You Fuse Emo, Jazz & Pop-Punk: Current Year

“The inspiration behind Great Job! comes from narcissists and energy vampires you meet in life that manipulate every conversation to be about them. They drag you down, wear you out, and not-so-subtly try to get you to validate them. Everyone is insecure, but these people go above and beyond to get your approval. This song goes out to them.” – Current Year Current Year are … Continue reading What Happens When You Fuse Emo, Jazz & Pop-Punk: Current Year

Figure Eight is Keeping the Long Island Music Scene Alive with “Oyster Days”

Figure Eight is an indie band based on Long Island, New York, a scene typically referred to by music lovers as Strong Island. Long Island’s music scene is notorious for emo and pop-punk music, after bands such as Taking Back Sunday, Bayside and Envy on the Coast all rose to stardom. Figure Eight may just be the next emo band to join the collective to … Continue reading Figure Eight is Keeping the Long Island Music Scene Alive with “Oyster Days”

SUN BLIND Reminds Us That “Emo” is Not a Dirty Word

Luke Eccles has been making music for the better part of his life. Now in his late 30s, he’s fronted bands for nearly 20 years and his music has continued to mature consistently with each new release and each new project. His latest, the Phoenixville PA based Sun Blind, features an incredible supporting cast of talented Philly area musicians and a sound that harkens to … Continue reading SUN BLIND Reminds Us That “Emo” is Not a Dirty Word