In 2011, the new wave of post-hardcore came into full effect with seminal albums by Touche Amore, Pianos Become the Teeth, La Dispute, Defeater, Title Fight, and more. This edition of 'In Defense of the Genre' looks back on those albums for their 10th anniversary, the overall punk landscape of 2011, and today's young bands who are starting their own new wave
”We don’t want to live in a society where anyone has to worry about being judged, harassed or killed because of racial bias. We don’t want to live in a society where black lives aren’t not valued like white lives.”
Jason Shevchuck w/ Kid Dynamite at House of Vans (more by David Andrako)
Producer Will Yip has become a go-to guy in the punk scene, sitting behind the boards for Title Fight, Balance & Composure, Pity Sex, Sainthood Reps, Citizen and many others, and on October 8, he'll release a compilation titled Off The Board: A Studio 4 Family Compilation (pre-order) with previously unreleased songs from those artists and a number of others he's worked with...