An Interview With Set Your Goals: Back And Better Than Ever

As promised in “Mutiny!” Set Your Goals has risen like they’ve “never risen above before.” It seems like just yesterday, the band released their debut album, Mutiny, a longtime favorite among many pop and punk rock advocates, including myself. Fast forward to 10 years later, Set Your Goals is …

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An Interview With OWEL: A Sound Discovery

It’s rare to come across a band whose individuality deserves its own genre, and it’s very uncommon for anyone to label one as such. However, OWEL is a new player in alternative rock’s metaphorical game of chess. Chillingly captivating, with an audible level of melodious whimsicality (Jay Sakong’s new favorite …

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The Theory Behind Helter Seltzer: An Interview with We Are Scientists

Call me naïve, but, I had no idea that there were such things as musical scientists, but I stand corrected. While these two musical masters of We Are Scientists do not consider themselves to be scientists, at least in a professional sense, they still manage to put their musical intelligence …

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I Believe In A Thing Called Rock: An Interview with The Darkness

With all of the calamity that surpasses the norm in terms of rock ‘n’ roll, it’s rare to come across any bands that maintain that classic rock origin that we all know and love. And no, Justin Bieber just doesn’t cut it for this music nerd. One band that exceeds …

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An Interview with Aaron Bruno of AWOLNATION: Run With The Bad Wolves

I’ll never forget how I discovered AWOLNATION’s first album, Megalithic Symphony. One day, I was aimlessly scrolling through a list of Vines on YouTube, when I virtually stumbled upon a clip with a cat jumping from an open window to a ledge of some sort. If you’re an Internet …

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Symphony X: Underworld

Every now and then, you get that one band that makes you question every recent addition you’ve made to your music library. In a world that stresses so much on mainstream pop, it’s easy to overlook the musicians who aren’t airing on MTV’s top hits every two minutes or so. …

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Senses Fail: Pull The Thorns From Your Heart

Most of us can attest to the sporadic sensation of feeling isolated, especially in a world that’s meant for everyone to magically harmonize in. Sure, seclusion is an unshakably pesky feeling, but when you think about it, there are a million other people out there who have felt the same …

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What’s Eating Gilbert: That New Sound You’re Looking For

This may sound presumptuous, but for many people, there is no greater healer than the power of music. Although those melancholic, crooning pop bands are tempting during stressful times, my best suggestion would be to listen to stuff that’ll turn your whole day around for the better. What’s Eating Gilbert …

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The Antics: Emily Jones

Unpredictability is arguably the best part of being a music junkie. We acquire the inevitable undertaking of expecting the unexpected, especially in terms of analyzing various genres of music. However, this rising Princeton, NJ-based post-punk band, The Antics, perfectly epitomizes that common phrase, and in the best possible way. With …

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Interview with Duncan Sheik: A Contemporary Twist In The Works

It’s been a long, incredible journey for Duncan Sheik. It seems like it was just yesterday that “Barely Breathing,” one of my favorite music highlights from the ’90s, was airing on the radio and MTV every few minutes. Being one who does enjoy her fair share of modern indie and …

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