Meet Me @ The Altar – Past // Present // Future

While pop-punk’s Gen Z-fuelled resurgence has certainly heralded a lot of misfires, the most exciting part of it has undeniably been being able to see new kinds of voices join the fray, twisting the form in their own ways while being inspired by the legendary bands that they grew up on. Now blowing up on … Continue reading Meet Me @ The Altar – Past // Present // Future


The 1975 – Being Funny In A Foreign Language

After one of the most polarizing, provocative and sometimes pretentious bands somehow released a couple of its greatest works back-to-back after expanding the tracklist and letting frontman Matt Healy’s cluttered mind roam wherever it wanted to, it seems The 1975 have reversed course with their latest. Standing at only 11 tracks in length, that mind … Continue reading The 1975 – Being Funny In A Foreign Language

Machine Gun Kelly – mainstream sellout

For all the media frenzy surrounding his name as of late, it was still surprising that Machine Gun Kelly’s first full-length foray into pop-punk on Tickets to My Downfall was somewhat competent, transforming the genre’s resurgence into the cultural conversation into a full-on, Travis Barker-backed movement with its chart success. But when you’re doing a … Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly – mainstream sellout