This week Lansdale, Pennsylvania’s The Wonder Years released their fourth album - ‘The Greatest Generation,’ a record that sees the pop punk quintet reach their creative peak in a number of ways. With a wealth of material in their discography, Already Heard's Sean Reid and Tom Knott took on the tricky task of picking out the five best songs from The Wonder Years. Find out what we picked and let us know if you agree or disagree?
Following the release of their superb 'Signals' album, Mallory Knox have certainly become ones to watch in recent months. We caught up with the band to discuss joining Search & Destroy Records, how vital the festival season and touring are, what it feels like to be a part
of the expanding British rock scene and much more.
Over The Ocean have crafted a compelling, brooding record with their latest effort ‘Be Given To The Soil.’ With intense specific precision and delicate accuracy that echoes the likes of Explosions In The Sky and Sigur Ros. Jesse Hill from the band to discusses how the
album came together, the importance of precision, being compared to post-rock pioneers and more.
After a top ten UK album and an outstanding UK tour with festival dates on both sides of the Atlantic to follow, Bring Me The Horizon are having a fantastic 2013 and are now featured in the latest edition of "Versus." It's ‘There is a Hell, Believe Me I’ve Seen It. There is a Heaven, Let’s Keep it a Secret’ vs the bands latest release, 'Sempiternal.'
We catch up with Newcastle Indie Rock quartet Alexander to find out more about their debut album 'Say Hello' for a “Already Heard Track Guide” feature.
Having briefly returned to the UK for the Hit The Deck Festival before starting a European
tour, we caught up with vocalist/bassist Ned Russin to discuss the bands progression in sound, differences between UK and US festivals, their recent split with Touché Amoré,
having friends on tour and more.
McAllen, TX indie rock duo Sick/Sea have been compared Eisley, Copeland, Dear and the Headlights and recently joined Autumn + Colour Records. The sibling duo made up of Audrey and Cameron Scott are set to record a new album and with a sound that is influenced by a range of genres; from soothing jazz to plucky indie rock and even hardcore, it should make for interesting listening.
With honest lyrics and mature pop sensibilities, the Scott siblings bring a warming, intriguing approach to the indie rock genre.
Audrey and Cameron Scott caught up with Already Heard and put themselves forward to take part in our “If I…” series. They told us which legendary arena they would like to play, which fellow Texan group they wish they could share a stage with, their impressive fantasy festival lineup and more.
If I could re-record one song it would be…
Sick/Sea: ‘Cupid’s Drinking Song.’
If I could re-live one tour/show it would be…
Sick/Sea: Cine El Rey in McAllen, TX when we first opened for Miniature Tigers because there were a ton of kids, one of our favorite band saw us play, and we were a 5-piece band.
If I had the chance to play one venue it would be…
Sick/Sea: Madison Square Garden.
If I could play with one band it would be…
If I could play with any person living or dead it would be…
Cameron: Eric Clapton
Audrey: Etta James
If I could bring back any band that have split up, it would be…
Audrey: Dear and the Headlights. I never got to see them.
Cameron: Underoath with Aaron Gillespie
If I wasn’t playing music, I would be…
Audrey: Owning a coffeeshop/venue.
Cameron: A social worker because I like working with kids.
If I could play a different genre it would be…
Audrey: Acoustic folk like David Bazan or Wolftron.
Cameron: Experimental like Blues/Jazz/Funk/Hip-Hop/R&B/Reggae.
If I could have written any song it would be…
Audrey: Regina Spektor’s ‘Mary Ann.’
Cameron: Underoath’s ‘Breathing is a New Mentality.’
If I could have written any album it would be…
Audrey: Eisley’s ‘Room Noises.’
Cameron: ‘In Motion’ by Copeland.
If I could headline any festival, it would be…
Sick/Sea: Bonaroo. Woodstock if we’re going old school.
If I could organise my own festival, the bands playing would be…
Sick/Sea: Eisley, Regina Spektor, Deathcab for Cutie, mewithoutYou, David Bazan, Coldplay, Manchester Orchestra, City and Colour, the Colour Revolt, Minus the Bear, Dignan, and August Burns Red, Between the Buried and Me, and Miniature Tigers.
If I could play any other instrument, it would be…
If I could give one piece of advice to a new band, it would be…
Sick/Sea: Be humble.