An Interview with Senses Fail: A Decade Still Enfolding

In the fall of 2004, Senses Fail released their debut album, Let It Enfold You, which launched the Ridgewood, New Jersey-based quartet into mainstream success. At a time when New Jersey continued to shine as a recognizable home for underground music, Senses Fail became the next group to carry …

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An Interview with Knuckle Puck: Gold Can’t Rust

(Photo by Emily Tantuccio)

With early origins deep rooted from the south suburbs of Chicago, the young and aspiring Midwestern quartet, Knuckle Puck, have been climbing up the ladder recently to make themselves known as a household name in the current pop punk scene today. Carrying the torch with an …

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Vans Warped Tour @ PNC Bank Arts Center

HOLMDEL, NJ — Ending the Fourth of July weekend on a strong note, the Vans Warped Tour finally made its way back to the Garden State by kicking-off their first string of East Coast dates at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel. From the youngsters who are experiencing their …

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An Interview with Modern Baseball: Not Missing It All

Rising above and beyond since their 2012 debut full-length, Sports, Philadelphia’s Modern Baseball have established themselves as one of the youngest, most productive groups in the underground scene today.

After the success of their sophomore LP, You’re Gonna Miss It All, along with opening as a supporting act …

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Walking Shapes: Taka Come On

Taking flight with the explosive and innovative delivery of their debut full-length, Taka Come On, Walking Shapes offer a transcending approach to songwriting that provides listeners with an out-of-this-world experience. Blending together the esthetics of crafting catchy pop songs with a seductive backdrop to overshadow their eccentric indie-based spirit, …

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The Senators: Harsher Than Whisky, Sweeter Than Wine

Introducing a heartwarming sound that captivates listeners with the passionate qualities of bliss and simplicity, the Phoenix, Arizona-based folk quartet The Senators made a breathtaking first impression with the release of their debut full-length, Harsher Than Whiskey, Sweeter Than Wine. The beauty that derives from this group’s powerful musicianship …

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Interview with I Killed The Prom Queen: Dearly Beloved

This year, Australian metalcore giants I Killed The Prom Queen are shining in the spotlight once again. Since their 2011 reunion, the band has been relentlessly hard at work, crafting together new material for a follow-up to their 2006 sophomore LP, Music For The Recently Deceased. After several headlining …

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Interview with Basement: Wish I Could Stay Here

In the beginning of the year, the UK quintet Basement announced their return after a two-year hiatus. Since their formation in 2009, Basement immediately caught the attention of the underground scene with their 2011 debut, I Wish I Could Stay Here. After traveling around the world and gaining an …

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New Music Seminar Wrap-Up: Networking Enhances The Discovery Of Potential

During his closing remarks on the final day of the 2014 New Music Seminar, NMS founder Tom Silverman conveyed to industry panels and hopeful audience members that, “The world needs music more than it needs anything.” Resonating inside the hearts and minds of the eager delegates, it was established that …

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The Front Bottoms: Rose

With origins dating as early as 2008, The Front Bottoms were at one point a hidden gem in New Jersey’s underground music scene. Before they started selling out venues nationwide and began to hit the road with iconic acts such as Say Anything, Kevin Devine, Brand New and Manchester Orchestra, …

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