Interview: Phaedra’s Love

We caught up with the lovely Jordan White AKA Phaedra’s Love to chat about mental health, DIY and his new EP Let Me Think This Way. Mental health is a large theme of Let Me Think This Way and you also included a zine on mental health with the EP, why do you think it’s […]

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 […]

Album Review: The Hotelier – Goodness

The Hotelier are an indie rock band from Massachusetts. Well established within both the emo revival movement and the DIY punk scene, they have a reputation for extremely powerful live performances, being ambitiously creative and for the raw honest quality of their lyrics and music. Goodness is The Hotelier’s third recognised album and marks a […]

Deadlines - Sprawl

SYS Exclusive: Watch the new Deadlines video for “Fermi”

Having revitalised themselves with a new line up and EP last year, Cardiff punks Deadlines are ready to unleash another EP, Sprawl in July on new Bristol based label A Jingle Four Records. We have been lucky enough to give you the first look of the first track “Fermi”. Deadlines member Charlie had this to say about the video: […]

Album Review: Yr Poetry – Rocket Season

Yr Poetry’s new mini-album, Rocket Season, is an explosive follow up to 2014’s No Tribes EP, and is easily the best DIY UK release this year. Yr Poetry is a conglomeration of Yr Friends and Fridge Poetry, Johnny Foreigner side-projects belonging to Alexei and Junior respectively. In their interview and stream on Goldflake Tapes, the band stated that the […]

Muskets + Broadbay + More TBA

SEEING YOUR SCENE PRESENTS… Muskets – Brighton Grunge/ Emo. Last year the band released their EP Spin via Venn Records. – https://muskets.bandcamp.com/ Broadbay – Brighton pop slop. The guys have just released their new EP Living Room via Struggletown Records. – https://struggletownrecords.bandcamp.com/album/living-room + More tba Be nice / respect the space *this at Chameleon, not […]

Live Review: Sorority Noise + Little Bribes (Nottingham, 22/02/16)

Little Bribes kicked things off at a surprisingly busy Rock City Basement. It’s always nice to see a local band doing so well, and even better when they’re actually really good. After building up into “Reboot”, with its catchy riff and raging chorus, the band continued to blast through their songs – with each one […]

Fingerprints & Handwriting

Album Review: Edgarville – Fingerprints & Handwriting

Fingerprints & Handwriting is an incredibly strong and engaging debut album from two-piece band Edgarville from Blackburn. It’s almost hard to believe the album is built up mostly by two musicians; we’re almost only hearing vocals, acoustic guitar and drums, yet the perfected production of the album gives a full band feel. The album can […]