Interview: Spooky Mansion Talk Blending Genres and Upcoming LP

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Luciano spoke with Los Angeles-based Spooky Mansion about influences on their music, ranging from surf rock to hip-hop to jazz, and their album that is set to be released early next year.

Interview: Less Than Jake Are the Ska Antidote to 2020

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Ska legends, Less Than Jake, spoke to Michelle about their new album, ska's resurgence in 2020, and their virtual album release show.

Interview: Faith Holt Talks New LP and Signing to Chillwavve Records

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Luciano spoke with Faith Holt about their new album The Difference, signing to Chillwavve Records and what influences them as an artist.

Interview: Aaron Gillespie (Underoath/The Almost) on 2020, His Songwriting Workshop, and Underoath Observatory

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Aaron Gillespie, spoke with Michelle about his first year without touring in 20 years, about his 1st year without touring in 20 years, the Underoath Observatory performances, his songwriting workshop, and using 2020 to work on new songs and spend time with his growing family.

Interview: A Boy Named John Discuss New EP

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Luciano spoke with New Jersey-based post-rock band A Boy Named John about influences for their latest EP, the creativity that went into it and more.

Interview: Carpool on Their New Video and Surviving 2020

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Aaron spoke with Rochester, NY-based emo group Carpool on their latest album, confronting uneasiness in a fun way through their music and more.

Your New Favorite Label: Topshelf Records

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Jami spoke with Topshelf Records' staff about their openness to releasing work spanning across an array of genres, curating their label to make it easier for fans to find new music and more.

Interview: Can’t Swim on Their Changing Sound and Refusing To Be Pigeonholed

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Today, Can't Swim released "Casey" which is a dramatic change of sound for the band and a sign of what's to come on their December EP. Lead vocalist Chris LoPorto spoke with Michelle about their experimentation, influences, and pushing back against people's expectations.

Interview: Motion City Soundtrack on Their Hiatus and Writing New Music

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Motion City Soundtrack wrote some of the best hooks in alternative music and played a huge role in forming the taste of many music fans. However the stress of releasing and touring on 6 albums in 12 years got to be too intense, and in 2016, MCS went on hiatus. After some reunion shows, and a COVID year off, they discuss where things stand.

Artist Interview: Equipment Discuss Their New EP and Surviving 2020

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Last year’s Madrigal EP brought Equipment some success with its immediately gripping pop-punk style. Just over a year later, the band is back with a new EP, All You Admire, made up of their four best songs yet. Zac chatted with bandleader Nick Stoup about the EP-writing process.

Interview: Spanish Love Songs

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Zac interviewed Spanish Love Songs on their quarantine life, starting a Patreon, and their latest release, Brave Faces Everyone.

Interview: Gulfer Really Feel Like Themselves

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Gulfer meld together a melodic but mathy rock with the gripping wail of emo punk, and on their self-titled LP they draw in other influences: the shimmering, distant production aesthetics of shoegaze and the bright electronics they dabbled with on their 2018 record 'Dog Bless'. Jordan spoke to the band about their new record and band life in 2020.