The pandemic separated the members of Chicago emo trio Hospital Bracelet almost a year before their thrilling debut album made a splash in the scene.
Lili Trifilio and her indie-punk band have climbed from Chicago’s DIY scene to stages most musicians never reach, and their first studio album, Honeymoon, comes out just this week.
Emo’s fourth wave re-energized indie rock in the 2010s, but by the end of the decade many of the genre’s most promising bands had quietly broken up or seemed about to, playing only the occasional show with no sign that they would make more music. But the era lasted long enough to ensure the emo […]
Prince Daddy & the Hyena’s second album, June’s Cosmic Thrill Seekers, explores a twentysomething’s recovery from an acid trip in a three-part framework drawn in part from The Wizard of Oz. Kory Gregory, who fronts the Albany emo band, told The Fader that he took inspiration for the ambitious record from concept albums and rock […]