A Year of Coping: Casa Loma

We are halfway through 2021 and sometimes I feel like we still get stuck reminiscing on how rough 2020 was. Now it is definitely easy to sit and go on about how hard last year was, but I don’t think we need any more reminders, or articles for that matter, dissecting the hardships of 2020.... Continue Reading →

Hoagies and Happiness: Goalkeeper

The last year may have left a lot of us black and blue, but even with the twists and turns it brought, we definitely were still gifted with some rad music. Now obviously without shows and promoting new music on the road, bands really used the time to promote in new ways, focused on creating... Continue Reading →

Real Talk – Wishul Thinking

Wishful Thinking has released their debut record. Its called "After Hours" and it has made a true statement. This Jersey trio has made a move that sees them stand amongst some of the best-known names in the genre and will easily attract any fan of the pop-punk and dream pop genres. They spoke to faultline... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Knuckle Puck – 20/20

Rating - 4/5 Knuckle Puck has certainly come back with a bang on their highly anticipated third album 20/20. The album kicks off with the title track 20/20 and is lead by a soft melodic introduction on the guitar to be the foundation for vocalist Joe Taylor to spread a positive message that everything is... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Wishful Thinking – After Hours

Bandcamp - https://wishfulthinkingnj.bandcamp.com/album/after-hours Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Wishful51/?epa=SEARCH_BOX Instagram - https://instagram.com/wishfulthinkingnj?igshid=12cqm9yjm0sl7 Rating - 4.5/5 After Hours’ is the debut LP from Jersey pop-punk outfit Wishful Thinking; a follow up to the 2016 EP ‘We’re Not Alone’ previously reviewed on Faultline. That EP was a good showcase of the band’s sound, a taster of what they could be... Continue Reading →

Real Talk – The Magaus

The Magaus have achieved a sound that is so hard to achieve in the modern age. A musical identity that breaks the mold of the modern boundaries and shows that there are no limitations to songwriting. This band has taken a set of ideas and gave them a modern twist to provide us with a... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Passion Flower – Picture Perfect

Rating 4.5/5 Passion Flower, hailing from Warrington UK, brings us nostalgic, but modernised sounds of early 2000s emo and pop punk. The artist gracefully brings attention to the effects of mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, feelings of intense hopelessness, however contrastingly delivers the essence of love.   ‘Picture Perfect’ is the first single from... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Wishful Thinking – Day After Day (2020) /// We’re Not Alone (2016)

Bandcamp - https://wishfulthinkingnj.bandcamp.com/track/day-after-day Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Wishful51/?epa=SEARCH_BOX Day After Day Released - 3/7/20 Rating - 4.5/5 "Day After Day" is the first new music from Wishful Thinking in three years. Was it worth the wait? Absolutely. Does this track truly feel like a re-birth of the band? Definitely. The New Jersey pop-punk outfit has transformed their... Continue Reading →

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