Before Tyler Odom moved to Chicago this year, he had the wild idea to take bedroom pop’s fragile instrumentation and whispered vocals and mash them together with screamo’s bleating hollers and grenades of frisson. On his recent self-titled solo debut as Your Arms Are My Cocoon, Odom fuses those incongruous styles with pluck, charm, and […]
Of all the east-coast bands that helped sharpen screamo into a definitive style in the late 90s, Connecticut three-piece Jeromes Dream have the most compelling mystique—especially for fans who never saw the band before they called it quits in 2001. During their four years together, Jeromes Dream dropped five split EPs and two brief, fiery […]
The northeastern heavies hit Chicago Saturday night behind their recently released fifth album, Darkness Forgives.
Locals Cracked Vessel perform, and are today’s 12 O’Clock Track.
Eight Reader writers take on 16 albums—including Traxman’s user-friendly footwork.
The name-your-price release Darker Matter may add to the sea changes emo is undergoing.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, January 20, 2013
Eurovision vampires and a pile of dead kittens two stories high
The refreshing riotelectroscreamo sounds of Lost Penguin.