Entries for the ‘You Indie Feature’ Category

You Indie Feature: Midwestern Conference Apparel

Midwestern Conference is a project, launched by three friends who all shared a common idea of home…the elegant, non-coastal MIDWEST.  Based on the love of times shared with family and friends, their Midwestern Conference apparel line is built on the simple themes of hardwork, pride and family.As friends and partners, they knew that they wanted [...]

From The Horse’s Mouth: Chris Feigh (Remainders) on Fine Exits EP

Pittsburgh, PA band Remainders use their melodic punk to conjure up the genre’s sometimes lost perception of fun. Forming the band in 2014, guitarist Dan Delucia, guitarist/vocals Karim Akacem, vocals/bassist Chris Feigh and drummer Tim Little cultivate a driving and hook-packed sound. Combining that sound with songs whose lyrics deal in the frustrations, disappointments, and [...]

You Indie Feature: An interview with Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs

(Editor’s Note: This feature was originally published in Ghettoblaster Magazine issue #38.  Issue #39 is on newsstands now.) Though The Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli long denied that the powerful rock band would ever reunite in an official capacity, long time Whigs fans kept fingers crossed, holding out hope that Dulli’s occasional gigs with John [...]

You Indie Feature: An interview with Jonny Wolf of The Ghost Wolves

(This feature originally appeared in Ghettoblaster Magazine, issue #38.  Pick up issue #39 at a newsstand now.) Carley and Jonny Wolf carry the name The Ghost Wolves proudly and deservedly.  It’s both a symbol of the band’s sound and a nod to Carley’s ranch upbringing among hybrid wolves. As their moniker suggests, this Austin, Texas [...]

You Indie Feature: An interview with Ben Flanagan of Black Map

From day one, the members of San Francisco’s Black Map possessed one common goal. So what united singer and guitarist Ben Flanagan (Trophy Fire), guitar player Mark Engles (Dredg), and drummer Chris Robyn (Far) in 2013? Simply, to create a band that was both heavy and beautiful. They find it on their full-length debut for [...]

Bands on Bands: Brandon Gallagher (Old Wounds) on Every Time I Die’s Hot Damn

As purveyors of vitriolic, no-holds-barred post hardcore, New Jersey’s Old Wounds emerge as champions of the genre. Out September 16 on Good Fight Music, their latest EP,  was produced by Kevin Bernsten (Full of Hell, Mutilation Rites) and mastered by Brad Boatright (Integrity, Modern Life Is War). You Indie recently caught up with Old Wounds drummer Brandon Gallagher to discuss a [...]

You Indie Feature: Arms Race share Brought A Hug To A Gunfight EP

Dayton, Ohio post-rock and emo quartet Arms Race have shared their demo/EP, Brought A Hug To A Gunfight, via Soundcloud here: The band, which includes current members of Kris N, The 1984 Draft, and Giant Defiant, as well as former members of In The Black Hearts of Men, formed in late 2013.  They recorded the [...]

You Indie Feature: An interview with Luke Pate of Frameworks

(This feature originally ran in Ghettoblaster print, issue 38.  Issue 39 hits shelves very soon.) Long recognized as a punk and hardcore mecca, a legacy strengthened by a yearly punk pilgrimage to the area (The Fest), Gainesville, Florida isn’t an unlikely locale for a post hardcore quintet like Frameworks. Being born and bred of that [...]

The End of an Era; Music fans bid farewell to ’90s punk stomping grounds

(This article may or may not have appeared in Antioch College’s The Antiochian alumni magazine.) In late 2013, as a result of a recommendation from the school’s architectural firm MacLachlan, Cornelius and Filoni who have been guiding the institution’s growth and expansion, Antioch College announced the demolition of two buildings on campus.  Among them was [...]

You Indie Feature: Craig Kneale of Twin Atlantic

Almost three years since the release of their debut album Free, which catapulted this Glaswegian four-piece from the clubs to playing sold-out shows for thousands of rabid fans around the world, Twin Atlantic released their second album Great Divide  in Australia on August 15 via Red Bull Records. That much of Great Divide was written late at night, after Twin Atlantic had stepped off yet another [...]