Review: Sick Feeling – Suburban Myth

by Andrew Parker

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(released 1/20/15 on Collect/Terrible)

It’s a rare and lovely thing when a band’s debut album instantly feels like a punk classic.

I have not minced words. Should that have been a little more subtle and understated? Probably. But it also would have felt criminal to do that. So now that you know how I feel, I’m going to get into just why Suburban Myth is such a huge record.

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Review: Pity Sex / Adventures split

by Andrew Parker

(released 10/07/14 on Run For Cover)

(released 10/07/14 on Run For Cover)

It is hard to think of two bands that complement each other better than Pity Sex and Adventures. With their proclivities toward duets and mixed vocals, and blending their styles from fuzzed-out emo pop to heavier post-hardcore, they create a uniquely enjoyable final product. Each band offers an original song and a cover, serving as a nod to their current sounds and their late eighties inspirations from the alternative and hardcore scenes.

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