On Friday October 13, New England alternative artist nothing,nowhere. released his third and final single “Skully” off his latest album Reaper. Nothing,nowhere. combines elements of rap and emo music into each of his songs, which is a rather unexpected pairing. “Skully” starts off with nothing,nowhere. rapping over a dismal electric guitar rift. The beat picks up … Continue reading A preview of nothing,nowhere.’s Reaper
Chances are if you have ever listened to any strand of early 2000s emo music you probably know all the words to “Hands Down.” Fronted by Chris Carraba, Dashboard Confessional are more acoustic rock with influences ranging from Bruce Springsteen to Weezer. They were a pretty popular band back in the 2000s, releasing their last … Continue reading Who Says 2000s Emo Bands Are Dead?
When you hear the term pop-punk, you either think “what does that even mean?” or you think of bands like blink-182, All Time Low or Sum 41. But sadly, you never think City Lights. City Lights is one of the most underappreciated bands of the genre. Their sound defines pop-punk, yet they continually fly under … Continue reading City Lights: Back to Pop-Punk Basics