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The name Portrait People delivers the essence of a beautiful hand painted piece of art. Likewise, the music of the Pittsburgh native four piece, paints a vivid picture for the listener through their raw emotion and striking lyricism. The blend of heavy, hard hitting choruses with melodic math-rock inspired guitar riffs creates a sound of intelligently … Continue reading Artist Profile: Portrait People
A small artists create music beyond description. Street Sects is one of those few. The industrial noise duo hailing from Austin, Texas produces some of the most intense, harsh, and terrifying music in the genre. Their 2016 debut studio album End Position was met with critical acclaim, with theneedledrop’s Anthony Fantano simply saying “HOLY SHIT! THIS SHIT … Continue reading Artist Profile: Street Sects
When I first got to State College, Casino Smoker was a myth, a legend, a band from a time past when everybody swore the scene was better (hey it isn’t bad now either). They were also a band everyone assured me was never coming back, ever, under any circumstances. I think that facade lasted for … Continue reading Video: Casino Smoker
There must be something in the water in New Brunswick because it never fails to churn out some truly incredible bands. With Fluoride, of course, being no exception to this rule but rather just about the best example we could ever possibly think of. They came out of (seemingly) nowhere this March, self-releasing their demo, … Continue reading Artist Profile: Fluoride