Tag Archives: emo

Tiny Moving Parts

Review: Tiny Moving Parts – Swell

Ever wondered what it would sound like if a six-string wizard like Joe Satriani joined Sunny Day Real Estate to add some tasty, technical licks to the wall of post-teen angst rock music more commonly known as emo? Honestly, neither had we in the RAMzine offices until we had the pleasure of hearing ‘Celebrate’, the 2016 album from Minnesota trio, ...

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Brighton four-piece Harker set to release No Discordance

Why is it that so many of the modern generation of the punk-rock/emo vocalists sound like they’re in dire need of a throat lozenge? No, this is not a criticism of the genres or any acts that fall under that banner, merely a casual observation. Right, now that we’ve got that moment of pondering out of the way, it’s time ...

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Into The Unknown – Out of The Shadows

There are nine tracks featured across the length of Into The Unknown’s debut album Out of The Shadows, two being cover versions, the remainder co-written by vocalist Lucie Hölzlová, guitarist Ryan Atkins and bassist/producer Rupert Withers.  First up is a cover of Chris de Burgh’s ‘Don’t Pay The Ferryman’. However, if all you’ve heard by the man are easy listening ...

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Review: Sorority Noise – Joy, Departed

Formed in 2013, Sorority Noise have outshot the ‘golden years’ of the original emo movement by quite a while – and whilst their second studio release Joy, Departed is very much a throwback to as far the early 1990s, there are plenty of other elements worked into the mix too – from pleasantly twee indie pop to punk and hardcore. Opening ...

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Review: Nai Harvest – Hairball

This Sheffield duo have always been a bit messy. Their 2013 debut full-length ‘Whatever’ was a boisterous bundle of angsty energy, making waves at a time when emo was entering its latest, scuzziest phase. Released on Dog Knights Productions, it put Nai Harvest in the same grubby punk bracket as the likes of Gnarwolves and You’ll Live. They followed this up ...

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Moose Blood announce double A-side single

Emo four-piece Moose Blood have revealed they will be releasing a new single later this year. The double A-side single will feature two new songs, entitled Boston and Orlando, which will continue the line of heartfelt, emotional songs akin to the groups style. Boston/Orlando will be released digitally on April 28th via Venn Records. However, die-hard fans will be able ...

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Funeral For A Friend Re-issue Classic Debut Album on Record Store Day.

In 2003, Welsh emo-core legends Funeral For A Friend released their first full length album Casually Dressed And Deep In Conversation. Ten years on: the album is being repressed on double gate-fold vinyl, for Record Store Day 2013 on April 20th. The album included the classic singles: Juneau (formally ‘Juno’), Bullet Theory, She Drove Me To Daytime TV and escape Artists Never Die. Front-man ...

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Fearless Vampire Killers Interview

It’s Halloween in London and the Koko in Camden is rammed full of people in their best fancy dress ready to catch Wednesday 13. Their support tonight comes from Fearless Vampire Killers. Ramzine caught up with Lawrence and Drew from the band before they headed out on stage. Team RAM: Are you nervous about playing such a big venue tonight? ...

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