Casey and Jimmy curated the top 34 Christmas songs for your listening pleasure. This list isn’t a discussion or a debate. This is fact.Read More
“Keeping up” is an incredible song. In just 4 minutes, Hardy had me delving into deep, complicated themes. Despite taking a more subdued approach to its instrumentation, “keeping up” is no less evocative or provocative than Microwave’s heavier work.Read More
Mitski returns with a whirlwind of raw emotion that will hit you right in the feels. Be The Cowboy invites listeners to saddle up for an emotional ride that pulls on their heartstrings with its lonesome lyrics and ethereal vocals.Read More
On their latest release, Why Not is downplaying their past twinkly emo influences in favor of a poppier indie rock sound.
Deviating from their prior work, synths and drum machines are often in the forefront of Foxing’s latest album, elucidating the themes of paranoia and impending destruction better than more conventional instruments could.Read More
Whose dad isn’t a self-proclaimed music critic? If he’s not insulting the modern tracks you’re dishing out then it may be time for a paternity test.Read More
These aren’t the “best” bands in the emo revival, but rather, the ones you need to know in order to have a deep conversation about emo’s 4th wave.Read More
In ten tracks, Jordan fully immersed me in her reverb-laden compositions. As “narrator,” she is simultaneously conflicted, relatable, vulnerable, and as is not too often the case in emo music, sympathetic.Read More
Mom Jeans. seems to have become a paradigmatic example for the pop-infused branch of the emo revival. The combination of Butler’s vocals, hooky guitars, driving, high-energy drums, joke titles, and lyrics awash in self-pity are so indicative of the genre that it’s easy to mistake the band for a parody.
The long awaited follow up to Melody’s Echo Chamber’s eponymous 2013 debut is here and I couldn’t be more excited. Not only did Melody Prochet deliver another fantastically groovy album, but she almost never had the chance to.Read More
It’s ironic that a band so averse to capitalizing titles creates the sonic equivalent of typing in caps lock. awakebutstillinbed’s debut album is a relentless auditory assault, in the best way possible.Read More
Parquet Courts’ sixth full-length album, Wide Awake!, is possibly their best work yet. The band reached deep into their bag of tricks to dish out the politically-motivated, funk-infused lovechild of The Ramones, The Hives, and The Communist Manifesto.Read More