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Scowl: hardcore’s hottest breakout band reflect on their whirlwind year

With fans in Hayley Williams and Post Malone, the Santa Cruz rockers have blazed a defiant trail through West Coast hardcore

De’Wayne – ‘My Favourite Blue Jeans’ review: say hello to a new rock’n’roll powerhouse

The LA-based rocker's vibrant personality – and sheer willpower – makes for a new nuanced, thrilling character on the scene

Pinkshift: Baltimore trio on the verge of becoming pop-punk’s next big stars

After their single ‘I’m Gonna Tell My Therapist On You’ unexpectedly blew up in 2020, the three-piece ditched med school to pursue their dreams — and their debut album proves they made the right choice

Miloe: Minnesota-based indie-pop star paying tribute to his Congolese heritage – and Coldplay

The DR Congo-born, Minneapolis-based artist is hoping to inspire his listeners after delving deeper into his cultural heritage on his new EP 'Gaps'

Soccer Mommy – ‘Sometimes, Forever’ review: nuanced and purposeful songwriting

Sophie Allison combines intensely confessional lyrics with her pop-minded melodies

Porridge Radio – ‘Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To The Sky’ review: a bittersweet sequel

The Brighton band continue to prove themselves uniquely compelling

Warpaint – ‘Radiate Like This’ review: 2010s titans mark their return with joy and playfulness

This comeback is a tribute to what you can accomplish when creating with people you love

Melody’s Echo Chamber – ‘Emotional Eternal’ review: pysch artist’s ode to the right track

Melody Prochet returns with a third album that finds her coming blissfully into focus

The Linda Lindas – ‘Growing Up’ review: a resilient, open-hearted statement of intent

The viral LA teen punks represent a new generation who are more aware of their power and committed to using it than any before them

Pup, ‘THE UNRAVELING OF PUPTHEBAND’ – review: destructive Toronto punks get meta

The quartet grapple with fame, fortune and their own inclinations to fuck it all up