An interview kevinduquette did.
An interview kevinduquette did.
Singer-songwriter Bob Nanna discusses working on the forthcoming No Coast, the first full-length in 16 years by the influential second-wave emo group.
Our conversation with Derrick Shanholtzer-Dvorak, co-founder of post-emo greats The World Is A Beautiful Place and Broken World Media.
There’s no real good god damn reason why, but we love Derrick Shanholtzer-Dvorak.
Brooklyn’s Field Mouse began life back in 2012 as a meeting of minds between vocalist Rachel Browne and guitarist and producer Andy Futral, but after a year or so of creating music together and rel…
New Field Mouse interview — feel you on that COSMOS tip, guys.
So if there is a fear of some kind of outside insurrection—whether from labels, bands or media outlets—Weiss is confident they’ll keep doing what they’re doing, #emorevival narrative or not. “There’s this giant misconception that people think that this is exclusive, that this isn’t something for everybody,” he says. “Which is total bullshit. It’s the polar opposite of why we started.”
Topshelf Records’ ever-expanding roster was given a hefty dose of vibrance and aggression in November when they had signed Frameworks. This Gainesville-based act will be releasing their debut full-length, Loom, through the label on April 29. Expectations for this record were set pretty high since the premiere of the title track and more recently, “Mutual Collision.”
UTG caught up with frontman…
When the UK duo Nai Harvest first appeared on Bandcamp in 2011, they were among a growing movement of youngsters channeling the scorched-throat, nimble-fingered
The Seattle group channels Built to Spill and emerges with a record that belies their young age.
Check out this new Special Explosion interview which touches on siblings, emo, youth, lyrics and where their EP got its name.
This is the story of when the shit kicked in.
(poster designs by Danny Rutledge)
Frameworks will be heading out on their first US tour this spring along with Gates and Tiny Moving Parts! The band will also be playing dates to and from SXSW. You can find all of those directly below:
& w/ Touche Amore, Caravels, Seahaven
% w/ The Caution Children, You Blew It!, Prawn, Special Explosion
* w/ Tiny Moving Parts
Lastly, You can read this new interview the band did with Brooklynvegan regarding their new LP, Gainesville, touring, recording with Jack Shirley & working with us among other topics. The interview also includes plenty of in-studio photos and a stream of “Loom” incase you missed it last week.
Special Explosions is in the middle of a U.S. tour, and their new EP, The Art of Mothering, which demonstrates a bit of maturity on all fronts, was just released this week.
When siblings Andy and Lizzy Costello signed up for the after-school musical performance program the School of Rock in 2010, they were intimidated by the other students’ skill and dedication—and motivated. Special Explosion quickly leapt from playing local gigs to opening for Deerhoof and signing to Topshelf Records.
Kevin talks Topshelf in Boston / Nai Harvest / how our office is like the LOST island / etc.
Did an interview about the label with Made of Chalk. It’s one of the more in-depth ones I can recall ever doing.