Emo

REVIEW: DONOTS stay consistent with ‘CARAJO!’

Artist: DONOTS Album: CARAJO! Genre: Punk, Pop-Punk Label: OK! Good Records With ten albums under their belt throughout the last two decades, it’s pretty safe to say that DONOTS is one of Germany’s premier punk acts. They have served as support for several bands in the punk sub-genres, including Green Day, Midtown, and Rancid. They […]

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Stream The Hotelier’s brilliant new record, ‘Goodness’

The Hotelier captivated the emo, pop-punk, and indie rock worlds in 2014 with their tidal wave of a sophomore record, Home Like Noplace Is There, and they’ve finally returned with the long-awaited follow-up. Listen to Goodness in full via Stereogum and make sure you read their full interview which is massive, worth your time, and features photos from […]

Tiny Moving Parts

Tiny Moving Parts show maturity with “Common Cold”

In advance of their upcoming third album, Celebrate, out May 20 through Triple Crown Records, Tiny Moving Parts has released “Common Cold” (via A.V. Club), a hard-hitting track that shows the band maturing and refining its sound. You can listen in below. Celebrate is currently available for pre-order in its physical and digital forms. Tiny […]

shiver

Shiver share impassioned new single, “Lost And Found”

Salem, Massachusetts indie/emo four-piece Shiver have yet to announce details regarding their upcoming full-length, but if the lead single they just released is any indication of what we can expect, this band is gonna start making huge waves very quickly. You can listen to the relatable, heart-rending “Lost And Found” below and download it at […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Monterrey – ‘I’m To Blame’ EP

Indiana emotional hardcore-punk band Monterrey have an undeniable appeal and potential, evident on their brand new EP, I’m To Blame, streaming exclusively at UTG today. Melding elements of mid-aughts emo/hardcore acts like Boys Night Out and Moneen with newer post-hardcore, scream-heavy affluentials like Aviator and Octaves, Monterrey’s material is raw and visceral and real. It’s […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Sleeping Patterns – ‘Prejudice’

The new, six-song release from Worcester County-based emo band Sleeping Patterns is simply prolific. Titled Prejudice, there are parts on the record that speak softly to the soul, there are parts on the record that make you want to shout at the top of your lungs. It speaks to both the quiet and loud parts […]

annabel

Annabel Stream Upcoming New Album, ‘Having It All’

With track titles like “Ex-Introvert” and “How To: A Self-Help Guide,” Ohio indie/emo outfit Annabel hint at themes of vitality and endurance in their upcoming full-length record, Having It All. Produced by Into It. Over It.‘s Evan Weiss, The band’s Tiny Engines debut contains eleven tracks that glide off of one another seamlessly. Successfully utilizing […]

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You Blew It! Announce Tour With Sorority Noise, Microwave

Emo darlings You Blew It! have announced a short run of tour dates with stellar support from Sorority Noise and Microwave. You can find the tour flyer with dates below. It’s worth pointing out that Sorority Noise are gearing up to release one of my favorite albums of the year thus far with Joy, Departed, […]

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The Good Life Announce First New Album in 8 Years, Stream Lead Single

After eight long years of inactivity, Tim Kasher (also of Cursive) has decided to put some oil back in the old indie rock machine that is The Good Life. The band has just announced that they will be releasing a brand new record this summer via Saddle Creek. Entitled Everybody’s Coming Down, the impending effort […]

prawn

Prawn Release New Music Video For “Settled”

New Jersey indie rock outfit Prawn just put out a new music video for their song “Settled.” The trumpet-imbued mercurial b-side track to the band’s last full-length record, Kingfisher, is brought to life in an unfinished house amidst the snowy woods in New Hampshire. This is also the title track to the band’s most recent […]

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Stream A New Annabel Track Entitled “Another Day, Another Vitamin”

Ohio emo four-piece, Annabel, are stirring up more and more buzz with each new single they release. Their third full-length record (and Tiny Engines debut) is entitled Having It All, and is due out in May. This will be serving as the band’s follow-up to 2010’s Here We Are Tomorrow. Produced by Evan Weiss of Into […]

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UTG PREMIERE: On Your Marks – “Replace”

Young energy and potential will go a long way for most musicians. This quick mental note was embedded upon seeing New Jersey punk/emo outfit On Your Marks play a sold out Studio At Webster Hall last month for a one-off set during Have Mercy’s spring headliner run. The band immediately set the stage for a great […]