Category Archive: Punk

We need more filters to find the very special music 

Nowadays is easier than ever for an artist release an album: through a label (one of the three major labels, their subsidiaries or an independent label), release founded by crowdfunding as Kickstarted, release… Continue reading

Dreamless. Crocodiles

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This year, Crocodiles (Brandon Welchez and Charles Rowell) released their sixth album studio, recorded in Mexico City. This new album, innovative like the other albums of the Crocodiles, is different from their… Continue reading

The death of the rock?

“Woke up this morning with the strangest feeling/I had a nightmare, but I wasn’t dreaming/I ran outside to see, it’s not 2003/Turned on the radio it’s so confusing/Rappers were singing/And rockers DJ’ing/There’s no… Continue reading

Our vision is to become the next standard format. Interview with Bruce Pavitt and Adam Farish, founders of 8Stem.

Bruce Pavitt is well known as one of the founders of Sub Pop, an alternative label which in 1980s kickstarted the success of grunge bands as Nirvana, Soundgarden and Mudhoney. By the other… Continue reading

Corn Flakes with John Lennon and Other Tales from a Rock ‘n’ Roll Life by Robert Hilburn

One November night, Robert Hilburn was hanging with John Lennon in a studio recording and the “atmosphere was so relaxed that John invited me to contribute to the album’s sound effects”. But “one… Continue reading

The return of the pop-punk? 

In past days, Yellowcard released his 11th studio album, announcing it will be the last one. But this year, other 5 important pop-punk bands are releasing new studio albums too: Blink 182 (California),… Continue reading

Yellowcard. Yellowcard 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Heavy heart. Thank you for 16 years of dreams coming true”… that was the first part of a tweet by Ryan from Yellowcard (Ryan Kay) posted on Twitter on June 24. Later,… Continue reading