Articles tagged pop punk

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: Talk Tight

The Melbourne band's first EP gets an official US release.

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No Use for a Name: Rarities Vol. 1: The Covers

No Use for a Name's posthumous covers collection is fun but slight. And because the focus is on non-album tracks, it's missing the band's best covers.

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13 Sep 2017 // 10:15 AM

A Giant Dog Defies Cult-Band Burnout

No one wants to be a great unknown for very long, but that’s been the fate of A Giant Dog for the last decade.

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Andrew W.K. Breaks Out of His Shell

Andrew W.K. talks about making life choices, his "life-force", the yearning to connect with fellow humans, the church, and some of the early rock gods.

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24 Aug 2017 // 7:40 AM

A Giant Dog: Toy

A Giant Dog throws listeners a bone with Toy.

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Bad Cop / Bad Cop: Warriors

Catchy, retro pop punk with a current feminist outlook. But a lot more fun than the previous sentence makes it sound.

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Hey Violet: From the Outside

From the Outside is a modern masterpiece that declares one’s choices in life are one’s own. That may be self-centered and even purposely self-delusional, but it serves a higher truth,

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Green Day’s ‘Revolution Radio’ Tour Wallops Audience at Barclays Center

Billie Joe and co. are on the road for a supercharged tour -- and Trump is only stoking their fire further.

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16 Jan 2017 // 1:07 PM

Buzzcocks - “Breakdown” (Singles Going Steady Classic)

Iconic, high-energy punk that perfectly captures the unpolished appeal of punk.

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Ramones: Ramones (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

Divided we stand four decades since this legendary masterpiece was born. Even from their graves, the Ramones’ timing remains impeccable.

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The Yin and Yang of the Universe: Conversations With Max Bemis and Chris Conley

Max Bemis and Chris Conley discuss the new Two Tongues record, family matters, and connecting to the rock and roll muse.

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American Wrestlers: Goodbye Terrible Youth

Gary McClure's power punk combo manages to combine the rich musical landscape of his native UK with the sophisticated pop songcraft of his adopted US, with excellent results.

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1 Nov 2016 // 2:15 AM

Joyce Manor: Cody

Joyce Manor’s fourth album, Cody is their most elegant effort yet.

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Jimmy Eat World: Integrity Blues

Arizona's power-pop emo heroes are back with a diverse new album full of sonic riches and emotional maturity.

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Green Day’s ‘Revolution Radio’ Sways Young Punks and Thrashes All Around

With Revolution Radio reaching number one on the charts, Green Day continue to cross a political line while garnering new fans.

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Green Day: Revolution Radio

Green Day's first album since 2012 sparks whenever Billie Joe Armstrong's lyrics get personal but falls flat when he takes on society's problems.

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23 Aug 2016 // 3:01 PM

Green Day - “Bang Bang” (Singles Going Steady)

This sounds more classic Green Day than anything they have done in awhile.

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Joyce Manor: Never Hungover Again

Joyce Manor proves the axiom "brevity is the soul of wit" on their modern day pop-punk classic Never Hungover Again.

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Descendents: Hypercaffium Spazzinate

The Descendents today sound a lot like the Descendents you've always known, but this album is hardly a self-conscious clinging to past success. Instead, it's the sound of four guys with a deep bond, making music on their own terms.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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