The Friday Feeling is upon us once more, and today we have a short but extremely sweet pairing for you. Here for your enjoyment is the Seimei EP by Japanese screamo stalwarts envy and a glass of Barrelstone 2020 Pinot Noir to go alongside.Continue reading
Happy Friday. To celebrate another week down the hatch, I thought it might be nice to revisit this column yet again. This time, we’re spinning Gillian Carter’s Salvation Through Misery and sipping some Golden State Distillery’s Gray Whale gin.
Goddamn, even typing the title to this review has my heart racing. I genuinely don’t know what is in the water this year that has made these veteran screamo bands step back onto center stage; we have the first Alexisonfire album in twelve years (debatably screamo, but follow my lead here), we got both a new Gospel album and the EP-that-never-was in MVDM, which was originally slated to be the band’s follow-up to The Moon is a Dead World way back in 2006, and now comes the first new City of Caterpillar full-length in twenty years. Mystic Sisters is a triumphant return-to-form from one of screamo’s pioneering artists and a testament to the enduring power of the genre as a whole.Continue reading
Welcome back to Chaos is Me, your favorite monthly column for all things screamo. We will be taking a look at my favorite albums from April, from Canada to Colombia and even more far-off lands. Let’s dive in.Continue reading
Welcome back to another edition of Chaos is Me. I am once again behind on getting this column out on time, but life is what life is. We pick ourselves back up and keep trying. The important thing is that this column contains some of my favorite screamo released this year so far, and perhaps even a few gems that might end up on a year-end list. If that sounds of interest to you, then read on below.Continue reading