Album Review: Turnover – Altogether

By Lauren Patterson, Contributor [Run for Cover; 2019] Rating: 7/10 Key tracks: “Sending Me Right Back”, “Ceramic City”, “Plant Sugar” Imagine being sprawled across the backseat of a car as you stare into the area of the window that still remains in view. You cross your legs over one another, and the radio plays a…

Album Review: Turnover – Good Nature

By Tanner Bidish, Features Editor [Run For Cover; 2017] Rating: 5/10 Key Tracks: “Pure Devotion”, “Breeze”, “All That It Ever Was” In the two years since Peripheral Vision, Turnover frontman Austin Getz has left east coast Virginia for the glittering sunshine of California, and Good Nature comes off like he brought the band’s sound with…

Run For Cover Records signs indie rock group glass beach

By Jonah Krueger, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Run For Cover Records/glass beach] Independent label Run For Cover Records revealed their newest signing, inventive indie-rock group glass beach, on Thursday, November 14. In addition to the signing, Run For Cover announced a string of merchandise and official distribution of glass beach’s the first glass beach album. Read more:…

Epitaph Records sign La Dispute

By Devon Hannan, Editorial Director [Photo by: La Dispute/Epitaph Records] La Dispute have signed with Epitaph Records to release their fourth studio album. While the record has yet to be titled, the band is currently working on LP 4. Read more: Album Review: Touche Amore – Stage Four The Grand Rapids post-hardcore band will be…

Feature: Nurturing a Record Label to its Nature

By Marvin Dotiyal, Features Editor Meet Fredo Fosco and Michael Mangan—two music-loving friends starting up a DIY, emo/indie label from the suburbs of Chicago. Mangan, a college freshman studying business, wanted to create a site to post and share musical content, which was inspired by Making New Enemies, a collaborative media blog and record label….

ACRN’s Top 10 Most Disappointing Albums of 2017

2017 was great and all, but let’s not forget that we also had some high hopes and let-downs. Here’s our verdict: 1. Arcade Fire – Everything Now, [Columbia; 2017] By Adomas Fabin, Contributor Arcade Fire unexpectedly stepped back onto the stage last summer with their newest album Everything Now, produced by Thomas Bangalter of Daft Punk (the…

Album Review: Balance and Composure – Light We Made

By Devon Hannan, Features Editor [Vagrant; 2016] Rating: 6/10 Key Tracks: “Mediocre Love,” “Postcard,” “Loam” Whether we want to believe it or not, our favorite bands are changing, and just like everybody else, Balance and Composure decided that they didn’t want to be post-hardcore anymore. The bigger question is, why is everyone trying to revive shoegaze?…