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From Wednesday 01 October 2014

Lower Than Atlantis – ‘Lower Than Atlantis’

Lower Than Atlantis live under a microscope. Perhaps more than any other band in an increasingly fit-to-burst UK scene, their every action has been pored over and scrutinised to the point where you’d excuse the Hertfordshire lot if they drowned in their own paranoia – for every critic claiming

Thursday 25 September 2014

Real Friends post acoustic session for ‘Summer’

Emo poster-boys Real Friends have posted up an acoustic version of their track ‘Summer’, taken from their recent debut full-length ‘Maybe This Place Is The Same And We’re Just Changing’. Filmed in Orland Park in Illinois, the video sees the song stripped right back to just two guitars and frontman

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Plaids stream self-titled release through Brooklyn Vegan

Nottingham post-hardcore mob Plaids have revealed a stream of their upcoming debut full-length, available now through emo go-to Brooklyn Vegan. It’s a record that is “unafraid to toy with convention… they celebrate and build upon their influences rather than mirroring them”. Read the full Punktastic review of the

Plaids – ‘Plaids’

The affectionately-coined #UKSWELL scene of furious-yet-feely post-hardcore might well have found its fitting conclusion a few years back, but its effects on the genre’s UK output are definitely still lurking. Clearly influenced by both the aforementioned countrymen and the 80s pioneers of the sound, Plaids nevertheless fuse their frenzied

Wednesday 06 August 2014

The American Scene post new track ‘Nails Of Love’

Following on from their previous adventure trail antics, The American Scene have revealed yet another new track. This time the indie-emo quartet have dropped ‘Nails of Love’ from the upcoming second record ‘Haze’. You can stream it below.

Tuesday 29 July 2014

The American Scene reveal new music through innovative #HazeDrops campaign

Following on from the unveiling of their teaser site for new album ‘Haze’ – which featured a code-cracking game – and the subsequent reveal of album details and first track ‘Royal Blue’, The American Scene have revealed an innovative new method of promoting the new album, entitled #HazeDrops.

Monday 28 July 2014

Tall Ships announce intimate tour

Ahead of the recording of their second album, Tall Ships have announced a short run of intimate dates for the beginning of October. The band will be trialling new material, in order to test it out before heading into the studio. Tickets on sale tomorrow, 9am at –

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Real Friends stream new album ‘Maybe This Place Is The Same And We’re Just Changing’

The brand new, just-released debut full-length from Real Friends is streaming online over on YouTube. Check out the stream below, and read along with our review of the record.

Saturday 19 July 2014

Antidote to make Europe debut at Ieperfest

NYHC crew Antidote have revealed that they are to make their EU debut at Belgium’s Ieperfest on Saturday August 9th. Vocalist Drew Stone has expressed his excitement at finally making the trip: “After many years we have finally got our passport situations sorted out and we are very excited

Friday 18 July 2014

Samoans – ‘Rescue’

The notion of a ‘local band’ is one that can make or break a young group’s dreams of the big time. Build up too much of a hometown fanbase and it’s easy to get landlocked, spread yourself too thinly nationwide and you run the risk of being forgotten. Darlings