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Young Culture "(This is) Heaven" Review

(This is) Heaven, the label debut EP from Albany, NY pop punk band Young Culture, is a collection of five songs that comprise a loose summary of the last year of frontman Alex Magnan’s life, and the result is an emotionally charged and lyric-driven EP that feels deeply personal and easy to connect with.

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Long Gone "Heads Down" Premiere & Interview

Chicago pop-rock band Long Gone premiere their debut single “Heads Down” a day before it’s available on streaming platforms, and discuss starting fresh, the recording process, and what to expect in the future.

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Stand Atlantic "Skinny Dipping" Review

Australian trio Stand Atlantic’s Skinny Dipping puts a fresh spin on the mix of aggression and catchiness that has come to be expected within the pop-punk genre. Right from the first notes, Stand Atlantic come across as seasoned and matured, despite this being their debut full-length record. The ten songs featured on the album explore similar themes to create a cohesive message across its entirety, taking the listener on a journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance.

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Justin Courtney Pierre "In the Drink" Review

In the Drink, the debut solo effort from former Motion City Soundtrack vocalist Justin Courtney Pierre, focuses on all the trademarks that make his songwriting unique and special, while also introducing elements and ideas unexplored in his previous musical endeavors. The record can be upbeat and pop-influenced, it can take darker and moodier turns at times, all while maintaining a cohesive feel and energy that is instantly recognizable as Justin Courtney Pierre.

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Bearings "Blue in the Dark" Review

Blue in the Dark, the debut full-length record from Canadian pop-punk band Bearings, immediately establishes the band as one to watch. This release offers a diverse collection of emotion-filled songs that showcase the band’s ability to blend their influences into a sound that is uniquely their own, while still maintaining a sense of familiarity that will surely bring about new listeners and take the band’s popularity to new heights.

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Living with Lions "Island" Review

 Living with Lions new album Island touches upon the themes of nostalgia being a blessing and curse and also upon the importance of self-reflection. Nostalgia can be nice: getting lost in the memories of a better time can be a nice way to pass the time, but getting stuck in it for too long can make it hard to see the life that’s in front of you and that things aren’t always as good as they seemed in the past.

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Callout "Mad Love" Premiere

“You can’t always view the one you love through a rose-tinted lens. Mad Love will take you through a truly toxic relationship that any person can fall victim to no matter race, gender, and class, and to those going through something like this... you are not alone, we’re fighting with you, we are here with you, and you are strong enough to get out of it.” 

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The Faim "Summer Is A Curse" Review

To all of us grown-up emo kids, this is a PSA: there are bands other than Twenty One Pilots and Panic! At The Disco to fill your little heart with music. Yes, I dare say, even bands that are better. This newcomer right out of Perth, Australia fits the bill and is dropping an EP that will rock your socks off TODAY.

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