It Holds Up

It Holds Up: Foxing – ‘Dealer’

It Holds Up The Editor October 30, 2020

Released in 2015, Foxing's Dealer is marked by zeal and vigor, which is noticeable in the variety of instrumentals they incorporate as well as the effort they put into not relying on cliches or anything trite in their songwriting. In this, Bineet reflects on what makes the album so special.

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It Holds Up: Basement – ‘Colourmeinkindness’

It Holds Up admin October 29, 2020

On October 23, 2012, one of the most highly regarded prospects of the UK pop-punk scene, Basement, released Colourmeinkindness. Despite the band's surprising hiatus, the record cemented Basement's status as a foundational band to that current wave of grungey emo. Now, over 8 years later, Colourmeinkindess still holds up.

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It Holds Up: Future — ‘Honest’

It Holds Up The Editor July 1, 2020

‘Honest’ is the sound of an artist throwing everything against the wall to see what sticks, creating a sprawling and misunderstood masterpiece in the process. In this edition of It Holds Up, Michael revisits Future's divisive sophomore studio album.

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It Holds Up: Letlive – ‘Fake History’ (2010)

It Holds Up admin April 29, 2020

It’s hard to overstate how stale the post-hardcore/metalcore scene had gotten by 2010. It was like focus group metalcore, designed to pull the biggest crowds at the Warped Tour that year, all sounding the same, all looking the same, all about the same things, then there was Letlive. Zac discusses why letlive's album 'Fake History' still holds up

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