Posts Tagged

emo

80s HardcoreMusic

You wouldn’t know it just by listening to their music, but Circles are from France, not Washington. That doesn’t mean that they are DC copycats or that this is going to be one of those lazy articles that just namedrops bands and pigeonholes Circles for easiness sake. They aren’t and

Read More
FeaturesInterviewsMusicPUNK

Culled from such disparate locals as Louisville, Vegas, and D.C., the three-piece force of nature that is Wristmeetrazor has nonetheless sharpened their collective blades, emerging furious and fully formed.  Running coldly through the veins of their music is a frenzied and unmatched desperation, as brutal as it is heartwrenching. Having

Read More
CvltureHardcoreHistoryMusicPUNK

Now that I have your attention, it’s not completely true that emo isn’t for wimps, because for the last 10 years or so, emo kinda has been for wimps. At least, since all those bad MTV type bands with kids wearing their hair like Justin Bieber and wearing glasses like

Read More
FeaturesHardcoreHip-HopIndustrialMusicMusic VideosPost RockPost-PunkStreaming

It’s a secret that’s becoming harder and harder to hide: the fearless faces of depressive hip-hop mask a greater era of anxiety that’s seeking safety in lo-fi beats peppered with schoolyard nostalgia. California-based musician Brennan Savage is being heard loud in this underground despite exuding more understated vibes. While appeals

Read More
Black MetalCvltureDIYFeaturesFilmHardcoreHip-HopMusicMusic VideosPost RockPost-Punk

Isolation. Misanthropy. Self-hatred. No, this isn’t a recap of Noisey’s famed One Man Metal, but one of the most criminally slept-on young artists to emerge from the cloud rap scene. OmenXIII, whose name, age, and origin prove even more evasive than the identity of Scott Conner himself, has become an

Read More
Avant GardeClothingComicsCvltureDIYFeaturedFeaturesFilmHardcoreHip-HopIndustrialInterviewsMusicMusic VideosPost RockPost-PunkPUNKSocial JusticeStreamingTour Dates

While you may associate enchantment with the occult and a preference for social isolation with extreme metal, alternative hip-hop’s Wicca Phase Springs Eternal suggests that darkness can be translated through the beat of a different drum. Branching off from indie rock’s more conventionally alternative route (a truthful oxymoron), the man

Read More