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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So Music, Much Lists, Very Albums, Wow

by Carly Lenz

Making a top ten album list for this year so far was not the easiest thing I’ve ever done. Easier than my grad homework, for sure, but definitely not simple. It was, however, cathartic, in that I got to acknowledge and get stoked about the copious amount of awesome new artists and sounds that has emerged this year, and it definitely calls for some commemoration by a trio of weird, overly existential peeps in their early 20s.
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Top 10 Albums of the Year (so far)

by Katherine Szabo

Hello and welcome to Abandon Hip! Let’s skip all the niceties and kick off our first post with Katherine’s (that’s me) favorite albums of the year so far. It’s been a dope-ass year for music so far, so let’s celebrate.

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