SYS Exclusive: Marona take on capitalism in “Red Tape”

Seeing Your Scene is premiering “Red Tape” by US ‘dorm-punks’ Marona today. The band hail from Pensacola, Florida, and are influenced by bands such as Kevin Devine, The Front Bottoms and Elliot Smith. “Red Tape” sees the band taking on Chipotle, the American fast-food chain. They explained: The single is called “Red Tape.” The song’s […]

Live Review: Slam Dunk Festival – Midlands (Birmingham, 27/05/17)

This was our first time attending Slam Dunk since it moved from Wolverhampton to Birmingham’s NEC. On the way in, logistically, it was striking how much added security was around in the wake of the Manchester attack. Understandable, but some things like a separate queue for those who already had their wristbands would have been […]

News: Triple Sundae release new track “Avoiding Everything is Not Your Only Option”

Melodic London punks Triple Sundae have released a new track on their Bandcamp page for pay what you want called “Avoiding Everything is Not Your Only Option”. Vocalist/guitarist Hassan Afaneh said: “It’s about facing your fears when it comes to social anxiety, and realising that it’s time to make a change. And that time shouldn’t be wasted […]

Album Review: The Menzingers – After the Party

“Oh yeah, oh yeah, everything is terrible.” That’s how the new Menzingers record, After the Party, starts (and I’m sure countless other reviews). We’re immediately hit by the intro of “Tellin’ Lies”, which has a heavy dose of Jeff Rosenstock influence. The track shows the band at their tightest and their knack for consistently writing great […]

Looking back at 2016 with… Home Schooled

Home Schooled had a good 2016! The emo band from the Midlands answered our classic end of year questions. Stay tuned for more! How was 2016? Aside from the incalculable grief of Alan Rickman passing away and current political shitstorm, 2016 has been incredibly fun! What was your favourite moment of 2016?  We were lucky enough to […]

Looking back at 2016 with… Jaded

First in our series looking back at 2016, we’ve got Birmingham emo band Jaded! Keep an eye out over the next couple of weeks for more! How was 2016? A mixed bag from start to finish, we finally released our third EP but also Ronnie Corbett died so swings and roundabouts. What was your favourite […]

Live Review: Sorority Noise (Nottingham, 09/10/16)

Sorority Noise took to the stage at a packed out Bodega and immediately launched into a set which saw the band showcase their past two records Joy, Departed and Forgettable.  The band have gone from strength to strength lately, yet it was still rather surprising to see just how full the venue was and that the majority of […]