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Turnover and Turnstile share a syllable but not their takes on youthful punk energy

Virginia Beach’s Turnover and Baltimore’s Turnstile have similar-sounding names, but their approaches to punk are vastly different. On Turnover’s latest full-length, 2017’s Good Nature (Run for Cover), the foursome lay out 11 tracks of intricate but breezy emo-influenced dream-pop with stirring verses that play into big, swing-for-the-cheap-seats choruses. The band’s roots skew toward pop-punk, and […]

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Turnstile are ferocious, but they just wanna have fun (with hardcore)

It’s been several decades since punk first mutated into hardcore, and many of its young acolytes still prefer to let it fester in the world’s dingiest basements and DIY spaces. But since 2010 Baltimore-area five-piece Turnstile has been streamlining hardcore’s abrasive attack into huge, brightly colored anthems that seem to zoom forward without friction, or […]