Friday Awards (March 6, 2020)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. Theoretically, hardcore and pop-punk are at opposite ends of the punk rock spectrum; hardcore took punk rock in a heavier, metal-oriented direction, […]

Friday Awards (February 28, 2020)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. Last week, I promised to give this Friday Award to a non-metal/hardcore album, ending a streak that has been going basically all […]

Friday Awards (February 21, 2020)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. This week continues the hilarious streak of almost all of 2020’s Friday Awards going to heavier (metal- or hardcore-related) artists. And the […]

Friday Awards (February 14, 2020)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. Some weeks, I fail to find an album that really captures me — or I lack the time to search hard enough […]

Friday Awards (February 7, 2020)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. February 7, 2020 was bound to be dedicated to one album — one of my most anticipated albums of the year: Cycle […]

Friday Awards (January 24, 2020)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. January 24, 2020 (my 28th birthday) was a pretty solid release day, especially for artists starting with “C”: Caspian, Colony House, and […]

Friday Awards (January 17, 2020)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. This was an interesting release — more interesting for the talk around it than the music itself. The music on Marigold is […]

Friday Awards (January 10, 2020)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. I will never forget listening to Poppy’s I Disagree for the first time, laughing my way through a strange series of surprises, […]

Friday Awards (October 11, 2019)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. If I’m being honest, I did not want to like FANDOM, the third album from Houston, TX-based neo-pop-punkers Waterparks. It’s profane, it’s […]

Friday Awards (October 4, 2019)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. This inaugural Friday Award was a toss-up between Bayside’s newest, Interrobang, and DIIV’s Deceiver. While both records are fantastic, hard-hitting […]