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Dikembe, You Blew It!, Slingshot Dakota and more contribute to Puerto Rico charity comp

Death Protector Collective, the Gainesville, FL label run by members of Dikembe, have compiled a charity compilation. Entitled ‘Fest 16 Friends and Family Comp’, all proceeds will go towards aiding those affected by Hurricane Maria recently via the charity United for Puerto Rico. The release is available for PWYW

Sunday 23 October 2016

Frameworks release video for ‘The New Narcissistic American Dream’

Frameworks recently revealed a video for the song ‘The New Narcissistic American Dream’. It features footage from their recent US tour with French band Birds in Row. The track itself is taken from their latest brilliant album, ‘Smother’, which was released in July via Deathwish, Inc.

Thursday 20 October 2016

10 bands you need to watch at Fest

Wednesday 20 July 2016

Frameworks – ‘Smother’

It has to be said that Deathwish Inc. always has an eye for some of the best aggressive music. They serve as a launch pad for some of the brightest talent, and many of their bands go on to much bigger things. Just take a look at Deafheaven, Touche

Thursday 30 June 2016

Frameworks stream ‘Smother’ in full

Frameworks are streaming their forthcoming ‘Smother’ LP in full ahead of release. The record follows their stunning ‘Loom’, and continues their blend of emotive soundscapes and ferocious screamo. Lead tracks ‘Purge’ and ‘Fear Of Missing Out’ have already indicated the album’s breadth, flowing from an unrelenting barrage of screams

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Frameworks unveil new track, ‘Purge’

Frameworks are as visceral as they are tender, a quality reflected throughout their new track ‘Purge’. It arrives as the band gear up for ‘Smother’, the follow-up to their beautifully brutal ‘Loom’ LP. The track, alongside its video, are borne out of frustration. As singer Luke Pate tells

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Stream the new Frameworks EP, featuring new track ‘Worn Out’

Having already revealed the stunning title-track last month, Gainesville based post-hardcore masterminds Frameworks are streaming their ‘Time Spent’ EP ahead of release. Alongside their new track, ‘Worn Out’, the EP is based on work by behavioural economist Daniel Kahneman. The complexity of the source material is fully mirrored in the

Friday 11 December 2015

Frameworks are still the kings of screamo

Powerful, violent, brutal, beautiful. One of these is not like the others, but Gainesville’s Frameworks more than make it work. ‘Time Spent’ is just stunningly good. Everything that made the band the benchmark of modern day screamo is present and correct, but with a new expansive synth sound that

Frameworks are back with ‘Time Spent’

Frameworks’ 2014 LP ‘Loom’ is hands down one of the greatest records of recent years. It easily cemented them as the forerunners of modern day screamo, acting as a big part of a forceful post-hardcore movement that put a lost edge back into the genre. The Gainesville outfit are now