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

Move Over Country Music, Nashville’s Best Export is a Pop Punk Band

Born in my home city of Philly, Nashville pop punkers Best Intentions dropped a new track and music video. While I refuse to approve of the NY Yankees ballcap the singer wears, I certainly can vouch for their brand of punk rock. Blending that punk brashness with a sugary sweetness, fans of bands like New Found Glory, Good Charlotte, Panic! at the Disco, and Yellowcard … Continue reading Move Over Country Music, Nashville’s Best Export is a Pop Punk Band

The Faim Release New Song, Currently on Tour with Andy Black, Kulick

The Faim is currently on tour and have just released a new song called “Amelie.” The song feels dark yet still contains catchy melodies to pull listeners in. For fans of My Chemical Romance, Bring Me The Horizon, and Panic! At the Disco, The Faim is a band that carries the spirit of pop-punk with a slightly darker feel. The music stays interesting as it … Continue reading The Faim Release New Song, Currently on Tour with Andy Black, Kulick

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”

I Set My Friends on Fire’s O.G. ‘Astral Rejection’ to Get Official Release

In 2011, I Set My Friends on Fire released Astral Rejection – a sweet, grating fusion of crunkcore, extreme metal and emo-pop. It continued what the band pioneered on their 2008 debut to largely negative reviews. What’s not as well known is that there was an original version of Astral Rejection. Epitaph Records shelved it in 2010. But now, the label has decided to release … Continue reading I Set My Friends on Fire’s O.G. ‘Astral Rejection’ to Get Official Release

The Drew Thomson Foundation Drops Fun Indie Rock Song “Break”

 “”On the surface, “Break” is about a relationship, but in a broader sense, it’s about not being afraid of change and the possible consequences that can come from it. We had a lot of fun working with Alex Newport, and I think that comes through in the recording and the rest of the album.” – Drew Thomson Drew Thomson, the Single Mothers frontman, is out … Continue reading The Drew Thomson Foundation Drops Fun Indie Rock Song “Break”

Youth Sector Releases Politically Inspired Banger “Run”

Inspired by the likes of Talking Heads, Ought, The Fall, Devo and Preoccupations, UK-based band Youth Sector, are the latest craze for indie music lovers. Their dark-politically-themed single “Run” is a great snap shot of their unique sound that features a heavy bass guitar, and fun-sounding synthesizers. Sounding a bit like early punk rock and 1980’s pop music, Youth Sector has hit the nail on … Continue reading Youth Sector Releases Politically Inspired Banger “Run”

RTP’s Fresh Tracks to Dig Into | March 2019

Chedda Cheese is out with an island style rap track called “Minor Accomplishments” featuring Keston. The Canadian rapper quickly spits over a feel good track about the little things that make his life worth it. The chorus of the song is extremely catchy featuring the singer Keston who brings a Caribbean feel to the track to further spice things up. The two make an excellent … Continue reading RTP’s Fresh Tracks to Dig Into | March 2019