Album Reviews

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Review: Real Talk, “Maps & Miles”

Truth: Maine-based pop punk band Real Talk has released their debut EP, “Maps & Miles.” The EP is available through all major digital music outlets. Sarah: Real Talk crashes on to the scene with their boisterous pop punk sound, reminiscent of contemporary greats like State Champs and The Story So Far. The EP commences with the … Continue reading

The Lost Boys to Release “Sleepless Nights” July 16

Truth: Ohio-based alt-rockers The Lost Boys will be releasing their new EP, “Sleepless Nights,” on July 16. You can catch the band as they join Vans Warped Tour this summer. They will play the Kevin Says Hard Stage on the flowing dates: July 16: Cincinnati, OH July 17: Cuyahoga Falls, OH July 18: Auburn Hills, … Continue reading

Review: Home & Away, “The Things I’ve Done Without You”

Truth: St. Louis pop-punk band Home & Away plans on releasing their latest album, “The Things I’ve Done Without You” July 3.   Sarah: Home & Away has already established that they are sad boiz with an affinity for pop culture references, especially as heard in their last album, “Still Breathing.” The nerds start off … Continue reading

REVIEW: New Cathedral, “Ghost”

Truth: Out of Tampa comes rock band New Cathedral. The band just dropped their latest EP, Ghost, via major digital outlets, and will be releasing it physically this March. Sarah: The initial reaction to New Cathedral’s new EP was ~holy crap~. New Cathedral has established themselves as a guttural, soulful rock band, and with Ghost, you … Continue reading

REVIEW: American Authors, “Oh, What A Life”

Truth: Brooklyn-based American Authors will be releasing their debut record, “Oh, What A Life,” on Island Records this March 4. The highly anticipated album features their ubiquitous single, “Best Day Of My Life,” which has been certified RIAA gold. The band is exploding on the mainstream scene, with appearances on Live WIth Kelly & Michael, … Continue reading

REVIEW: Wayfarer, “The Albatross We Keep”

Truth: Indie-rock solo act Wayfarer will be releasing their sophomore EP, “The Albatross We Keep,” February 18. While a solo band, Wayfarer’s Nik Piscitello had the help of producer Doug Grean, bassist Joe Ginsberg, drummer Ryan Seaman, and backing vocalist Brian Marquis. Sarah: Rising from the ashes of post-hardcore rage fests and angst-ridden young adulthood is … Continue reading

Hope Vista Releases “The EP”

Truth: Twenty year old Jersey girl Hope Vista has released “The EP” digitally on iTunes and Spotify. Sarah: If you take the maturity of Nora Jones and mash it with the musicianship and likability of Taylor Swift, you get Hope Vista. Hope’s debut EP is a pleasant introduction to the scene. The singer/songwriter only released … Continue reading

Forever Is Forever To Release “Something More” EP February 4

Truth: Virginia alternative band Forever Is Forever has resurfaced to release their latest EP, “Something More.” The EP includes “Never Know,” a tribute to their guitarist James Arkenau, who tragically passed away in January 2012. Free downloads of the track are available here: https://www.bandpage.com/foreverisforever Sarah: The aptly named Forever Is Forever is back after a … Continue reading

REVIEW: Newbury, “Growing Pains”

Truth: Portland-based punk band Newbury released their EP, “Growing Pains” late last year. Sarah: A long time ago, I was a middle schooler who had just discovered Green Day and slept with their “American Idiot” CD every night. About ten years later, I’m sleeping with someone else’s CD. Meet Newbury, a pop punk trio (kinda … Continue reading

The Electro Kid, “Pixels” EP

Truth: Pop rock band The Electro Kid will be releasing their newest EP, “Pixels,” February 1. The electronic-inspired pop-rockers from Sunshine Coast, Australia draw comparisons to bands like Hit The Lights, Forever The Sickest Kids, and All Time Low. The band consists of Tristan Higginson (Vocals, Guitar), Dylan Randall (Drums), Luke Iles (Bass) and Giles Higginson … Continue reading

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