An Interview with Infant Island of Virginia

Infant Island LP. 2018 (Infant Island) Aside: I will avoid using the word “screamo” throughout this piece because, truthfully, it does no justice to the subject matter. The miserable realization that I should give up my search for anything closely approximating the feeling I got from hardcore punk bands of the 90's and early 2000's … Continue reading An Interview with Infant Island of Virginia

An Interview with Protomartyr’s Alex Leonard

Protomartyr recently re-issued their debut LP "No Passion All Technique" on Domino I always tell people that assume I love music that they are sadly mistaken. I dislike, or just don't care at all about, the majority of music. It's very tacky. Even when it's almost good it's too effete and hackneyed for me to … Continue reading An Interview with Protomartyr’s Alex Leonard

An Interview with Pile’s Rick Maguire

Green and Gray, released today I’ve become a bit disenchanted with indie rock over the past couple of years. No need to go into my reasons but suffice to say that everything is just becoming a bit uninteresting and clonish. That’s why I find myself covering more and more hardcore and post-punk artists. Let’s face … Continue reading An Interview with Pile’s Rick Maguire

Facets of Personality: An Interview with Jayson Green

Co-Written with Brennan Whalen Photo by Stephanie Levy They say that art imitates life but, sometimes it seems, art and life are one and the same. Case in point, Punk Vocalist/Comedian/DJ/Radio Host Jayson Green. Best known as the uber-maniacal vocalist for Massachusetts hardcore punk outfit, Orchid, Jayson has spent the last decade and half (roughly) … Continue reading Facets of Personality: An Interview with Jayson Green