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EP Review: The Gulps – ‘ In The Kings House’

Music The Editor August 16, 2019

Being a five-piece power punk act from London, The Gulps are a breath of fresh air in a scene bogged down with imitators and echoes, lacking the verve to stand apart. This is only elevated through the attitude and vigor of their latest EP, 'In The Kings House' that dropped in April. Read Hope's review.

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It Holds Up: Arcade Fire – ‘The Suburbs’

Music The Editor August 14, 2019

In this edition of "It Holds Up", Sarah Knoll argues that Arcade Fire's album 'The Suburbs' serves as a historical relic, not only in the musical sphere but the cultural sphere as a whole. With dense, metaphoric lyricism and witty songwriting, Arcade Fire made an album that stands the test of time.

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Interview: Lonely Ghost Records

Music The Editor August 14, 2019

We talk to the fledgling Lonely Ghost Records about running a label with a socialist model, fostering a symbiotic community with their roster, and their attempt to expand the definition of emo.

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Video Premiere: Brackish – “Sincerely”

Music The Editor August 12, 2019

Brackish are about to hit the Midwest for the first time ever. In light of the mini-tour, the group is releasing a new video for "Sincerely". Check out the video and read Emily's interview with front-person, Connor Byrne, about the video, the band's future, and the finest gas stations of greater Pennsylvania.

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The Alt Weekly Roundup (8/12)

Music The Editor August 12, 2019

A fiery new Microwave single, a promising track from No Sleep Records signees Jail Socks, and a dancy new PVRIS single were among our staff's favorites the last couple weeks. Check out all nine new releases that we deem 'must-hear':

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Video Premiere: Biitchseat – “Bathroom”

Music admin August 8, 2019

With the purest opening line of 2019 — “At this point in my life I’m looking for the kind of support you find standing in line at the women’s bathroom”— Biitchseat’s “Bathroom” radiates a certain kind of positivity that could only come from a group of best friends.

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