Tagged: Emo

Fresh Picks: The Sons Of Faow Verny.

The Sons Of Faow Verny – Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. Rather than attempt to introduce this band via my own words, I will use theirs as I feel it really hits the nail on the head and will almost certainly provide context for what you are about to hear: ‘The Sons Of...

Pile Up Festival 22/06/18 – 23/06/18 – What To Expect.

Pile Up Festival – York, England, United Kingdom. Another of Riff Media’s festivals this year, Pile Up Festival will take place at the Fibbers in the city of York this coming June and will showcase a line-up doing its very best to provide the best both in known names and...

Treading Oceans – ‘Land Of Misfit Toys’.

Treading Oceans –  St. Louis, Missouri, USA. From my experience of reviewing and featuring bands from St. Louis, Missouri, the locale seems to be producing strong additions to the underground scenes in and around tuneful Emo-tinged Pop-Punk. This is where Treading Oceans and their late release Land Of Misfit Toys comes...

Thumbhole Records Return With ‘Tracks You Might Have Missed V2’.

Thumbhole Records – Your Ears, Right Now. For our previous work on the compilation – Click Here. Above can can find our article on the stellar UK underground Punk and Alternative label Thumbhole Records and their twenty track international compilation more than doing its best to showcase some of the...

Old State and The ‘Weight’ Of It All.

Old State – St. Louis, Missouri, USA. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. To say that St. Louis emotives have changed a lot of their three-ish years as a band is an understatement. The collective Old State have undergone a number of stylistic changes since their debut Leaving Home in...

SLONK – ‘Losing My Mind On The Outside Of Everything’.

SLONK – Bristol, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. The city of Bristol will never cease to provide those in need of new musical talent from Punk to Indie and Metal to Post-Rock and beyond. SLONK, is the brain child of Milos Planes...

‘Tracks You Might Have Missed V1’ – A Thumbhole Records Compilation.

Thumbhole Records – Your Ears, Right Now. Thumbhole Records, based in Reading, United Kingdom, have recently released the first in what is soon to be a long line of compilations showcasing the best in global underground Punk-Rock, Pop-Punk, Indie and Alternative. This is the label’s first major release under their...

Compilation Review: Yo! Dirty Sushi (Dirty Sushi Records).

Dirty Sushi Records – Your Ears, United Kingdom. Cover photo: BarCreeps. The UK DIY Punk scene is absolutely thriving in 2017, and we’re utterly spoilt for choice with the breadth and diversity of homegrown independent labels. UK based Punk label Dirty Sushi Records have very recently released a little gem...

And Burn – ‘Setbacks’.

And Burn – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. And Burn are a band I’ve been meaning to sit down with for quite some time. I once saw them play at one of the all-so common all-dayers that permeate the Melbourne live music scene, Melbourne being nearest locale to the band’s home. And...

Fresh Picks: Tuesday’s Secret.

Tuesday’s Secret – Leeds, England, United Kingdom.  Situated in Birstall near Leeds, Tuesday Secret are one of those bands whose career has been intermittent. Formed before the twen-teens we are now coming to the end of, the band have been relatively quiet since the debut 2014 full-length album, Leap Year.  However,...