EP Review: Neck Deep / Knuckle Puck – Tour Split

Neck Deep just wrapped up their UK tour and are now teaming up with Knuckle Puck and Light Years for their first US tour starting February 28th. Bad Timing and Hopeless Records came together this month to release a tour split featuring 2 tracks by Neck Deep and 2 tracks by Knuckle Puck.

itemNeck Deep is a 5-piece pop punk band from Wrexham, UK who decided to feature songs on the split off their debut LP, Wishful Thinking. They open the split with “Crushing Greif (No Remedy),” which was the first teaser track they streamed back in October before their album’s release. This is a stereotypical Neck Deep track with fast and heavy guitar, drums, and vocals. But this song seems old now because how much they have used it already to promote Wishful Thinking. It would have been nice to see a different track from the album featured on this split, considering how every song on the album was just as strong, like “Staircase Wit” or “Losing Teeth.” “Crushing Grief” is still a great song but it has been slightly overused. Continue reading EP Review: Neck Deep / Knuckle Puck – Tour Split

Interview with Alexa Ferr

384655_470990029643916_1586525082_nToronto based R&B/pop artist Alexa Ferr recently put out a powerful four-song mixtape for the holidays. I got the chance to catch up with her and talk about her musical influences, plans for 2014, and more! Check out what she had to say below.

Can you introduce yourself to us and tell us your favorite pizza topping? 
My name is Alexa Ferr, I’m a born and raised Toronto girl making “rugged R&B/pop” music and doing what I love! My favorite pizza topping is black olives!  Continue reading Interview with Alexa Ferr

On The Fifty Calling It Quits, Playing Last Show in Brooklyn

After a while of silence, Brooklyn-based band On The Fifty announced that they are taking a break from music. However, they have announced a final show at  the Knitting Factory on Saturday, March 29th, supported by fellow Brooklyn band, August on Sunday. You can grab tickets to the show here, and you can find the band’s statement after the insert. Continue reading On The Fifty Calling It Quits, Playing Last Show in Brooklyn