By Mittens XVX

Tout Suite – Self-Titled EP

Artist: Tout SuiteTitle: Tout SuiteRelease: 7″ / Digital Year: 2017 Label: Pumpkin Records, Prejudice Me This is a straight forward punk coming from some dirty basements in Manchester! Tout Suite have already put out a demo tape and a split tape with Salvo but this 7″ is their first release on vinyl. It’s a collaboration […]

By Lizard Hips

Catalan! – Alive

You may remember back in the sunny days of July, we had a feature and interview with a certain Mr Ewen Friers, aka Catalan! talking all about the creation of the project, hopes for the future, collaborations and whether he’s a Dr Ian Malcolm or David Levinson kind of guy. Well, Ewen (or Catalan!) is […]

By Alex Young

R.I.P. Warped Tour, 1995-2018

Warped Tour was once a rite of passage for punk-loving adolescences. In its early years, the traveling music festival featured lineups boasting Green Day, Blink-182, Rancid, Social Distortion, and other musical heavyweights. It was also a festival where then-unknown bands such as My Chemical Romance, Paramore, and Fall Out Boy first got their big breaks. […]

By Ben Kaye

Screaming Females share new single, “Deeply”, reveal new 2018 tour dates: Stream

Photo by Grace Winters Screaming Females are set to release their new full-length album, All At Once, on February 23rd via Don Giovanni Records. The DIY Jersey punks’ seventh overall LP features 15 tracks, including the previously revealed “Glass House” and “Black Moon”. Today, the band has shared a third single, “Deeply”. The plodding and determined […]

By Matt Melis

Top 25 Songs of 1977

Decades is a recurring feature that turns back the clock to critical anniversaries of albums, songs, and films. This month, we dial it back to the top 25 songs of 1977. As we wrap up the musical side of our inaugural year of Decades — a trip that revisited the best albums and songs from 2007, […]

By Ben Kaye

QWAM shout down pretension on new single “Doggie Door”: Stream

Photo by Karen Sophia Colon 10 Things… is a recurring new music feature in which an artist goes H.A.M. on a particular topic. Certain parts of Brooklyn are seen by some as the birthplace of hipster pretension. (Here’s looking at you, Williamsburg.) But punk upstarts QWAM are here to shake down the too-cool facade that casts […]

By Jeff Schaer - Moses

Show Review: Hallowmas 20 With World/Inferno Friendship Society

All photos by Jeff Schaer-Moses PhotographyWorld/Inferno Friendship Society truly puts on one of the best Halloween spectacles in the world. Danielle Kolker of Brooklyn based folk-punk band Out of System Transfer had to turn down a gig with her other project, Funk Rust Brass Band, on Oct. 31 to tend to a religious obligation. That […]

By Matt Melis

We’re a Happy Family: The Story Behind the Ramones’ Rocket to Russia

A typical 40-minute live set would include almost 20 songs. Not when the band first formed, of course. At the beginning, “they kept starting and stopping — equipment breaking down — and yelling at each other,” recalled Hilly Kristal, the owner of CBGB bar where the band called Ramones premiered their first songs back in […]

By Lizard Hips

JOHN – God Speed In The National Limit

Band: JOHN Album: God Speed In The National Limit Label: Pets Care Records Release date: Out now Sounds like: Turbo noise rock action destruction and haunted printers. Being able to find stuff is overrated anyway. JOHN (comprised of John on drums  and vocals and John on guitar) are, I’m guessing, more deadpan than a churchyard […]

By Donovan Farley

Yeah Yeah Yeahs release deluxe reissue of Fever to Tell: Stream/download

Today, NYC rockers Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ beloved debut album, Fever to Tell, is being reissued in the form of a new deluxe edition. Included on the double-disc collection are fresh remasters by Stephen Marcussen, nine previously unreleased four-track demos, and eight B-sides and rarities, two of which have never before been heard. One, “Shake It”, was shared when […]