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Sporting’s “Ordinary Love” Keeps Pop Punk Relevant

As time passes, trends and music change - but pop punk seems to be what remains even in the midst of stylistic upheaval. Sporting Band is a great example of this, bringing bright sounds and gritty harmonies to the forefront amidst emotional lyrics. Sharing their newest bassist - Anthony Hefler - with fellow pop punk band Never Coming Home, the guys in Sporting...

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Pale Waves and All Time Low Team Up For New Single “PMA”

"Am I depressed or am I just bored?" are easily the most relatable lyrics of 2021 (and 2020, if we're being honest). As the world has started turning again and things are looking up, very few artists have been addressing the mental health concerns in the wake of the last year and a half. "PMA" is an anthem all about the PostModern Anxiety...

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Alt-Rock Band Against The Current Drops New Fever EP

Against the Current is one of those bands that I quickly found myself getting more and more wrapped up in. The YouTube algorithm is sometimes surprisingly good at recommending bands that you might like based on the same eight songs you keep on repeat. And ATC is that band for me. Comprised of vocalist Chrissy Costanza, guitarist Dan Gow, and drummer Will Ferri,...

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Olivia Rodrigo Leaps into Pop Punk with “good 4 u”

I’ll be honest with you – I wasn’t originally a big fan of Olivia Rodrigo. I took one look at her first single “Driver’s License” and nope’d out of that fan club pretty fast. At first glance, that song seemed like yet another melodramatic cry fest from a Disney actress-turned-popstar. And I still hold fast to that opinion for that song (sorry, not...

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