Editor Jade Curson takes a deep dive on the Manchester ‘parp-punks’ second EP, Attempts At Understanding
In comparison to its 2019 predecessor, their sophomore record presents an even more confident version of the band, with a fully-fledged identity and personality.
“word of mouth, a ferocious touring ethic and some very smart music videos has helped put Kali Masi on the road to breaking out”
Adulthood can change people, often forcing arbitrary deadlines and a reprioritisation of goals. But while the current climate makes planning things such as tours more uncertain, the band is more hungry for their future than ever.
“If you’re looking for an extended metaphor to make sense of the sudden loss of control over your life…you could certainly do worse than the image of being blindsided by a stranger in a truck.”
In spreading awareness of the issues in Lebanon whilst also raising money to help those affected, Kaoteon is putting his money where his mouth is and focusing on something close to his heart.
Editor Jade Curson speaks with The Spook School on their 2019 farewell tour
“… the idealist’s DIY band – somebody willing to accept help and offer it out in turn, but also resolutely doing things entirely how they want to.”
Mia Hughes speaks to Future Teen’s Daniel Radin about his debut solo record, Good Things
Rob Mair speaks to Great Defeat about their long road to bandhood, and the creative clash of egos that produced their debut ‘Always Goodbye’
Mia Hughes speaks to Barely Civil about their sophomore record, and the importance of community
Jeff Rosenstock speaks to editor Kristy Diaz about No Dream, fighting the power, and the importance of finding joy amid the chaos.
It’s the end of the world as we know it (maybe), but for now, Rob Flynn feels fine.
Mia Hughes speaks to Elise Okusami about the stunning debut Oceanator record, Things I Never Said
Zoe Evans talks to LA’s Glass Beach about how they’ve used irony as a tool to build a devoted online community
Last year, Paris Fawcett spoke to Em Foster from Nervus about the politically-charged third record Tough Crowd, easily as relevant now as it was on release.