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At the end of May, my band Churchkey played a show with Kite Party when they came through Chicago during their tour with Three Man Cannon. A few days later, I sent the band some interview questions. Russell tells me about ...

Kite Party Interview

Featured Band Interview

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This year has witnessed a truly stellar series of releases from the Exploding In Sound Records roster. Fantastic records from Two Inch Astronaut, Ovlov, Geronimo!, My Dad, and Pile now add one more to their ranks: Vacation ...

Vacation Vinny – Grass is Green

Review

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It is always good to catch up with Mongo Dave, but this time we talked about his new band Ends Meet. Dave drums in the band, which is based out of  Western Massachusetts. How did Ends Meet form? Brandon and Crusty ...

Ends Meet Interview

Interview, Local Band Interview

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Harebrain is the perfect example of how much fun a punk band can be. Undeniably fuzzy, hard-hitting and catchy, the Chicago band takes musical cues from a variety of other genres, including shoegaze, to form their ...

Harebrain – Harebrain

Review, Uncategorized

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A couple months back, I was approached by the band Risk to do a little review of their demo for their upcoming record From the Depths. The couple songs they had posted impressed me, and I agreed to do the review for them as ...

“Tooth n’ Nail” – Risk

Review, Track Review, Uncategorized

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I met members of Recycled Earth at a Living Laser show in CT awhile back. The Hudson Valley Hardcore scene is tight knit and always seems travel to shows together. Since then, they have been steady on the CT circuit whether ...

Recycled Earth Interview

Interview, Local Band Interview

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I swear, every time I leave Connecticut for a show I see Angela there taking pictures. I have been following her work now for years and, like many of us, I own a few records with a picture she has taken on the cover. After ...

Angela Owens Interview

Interview, Scene Check

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The overlords of grime-ridden sludge, referred to as Eyehategod, have made a relatively understated return with an expectation-addled full length. The foundation of this release is surrounded with immense anticipation due to ...

Eyehategod – Eyehategod

Review

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I had the opportunity to interview Chris, the co-owner of Frequency Deleted Records. FDR is at the heart of the scene here in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Chris not only runs the label, but is also active in ...

Frequency Deleted Records Interview

Interview, Scene Check

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  I had the chance to interview Hal of Blackhole and Work Ethic Records on his upcoming release Deeper. We talk about his influences, future tour plans, and the current hardcore scene. How does the new ...

Deeper – Blackhole (Exclusive Stream)

Exclusive Streams, Interview

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The anticipation for Tigers Jaw’s latest album Charmer could be felt on just about every social media outlet. Their EP, Hum, which was released in November of 2013, showcased the two singles “Cool” and “Hum” and ...

Charmer – Tigers Jaw

Review

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I had the chance to get a quick interview with Florian of the The Roaring 420s, a psych/garage band from Dresden, Germany. This band blew me away as they mix early surf rock with psychedelic aspects. It is so hard to find ...

The Roaring 420s Interview

Featured Band Interview, Interview