The Japanese House @ The Foundry (3/25)

Yesterday, The Japanese House came to the Foundry at the Fillmore for a sold-out show on the final leg of a meandering American tour. The moniker belongs to Amber Bain, a 21-year-old London-based vocalist and producer signed to Dirty Hit (Wolf Alice, Marika Hackman). Her androgynous vocals operate in a genre that's not quite minimal ...

SINGLE OF THE WEEK: “Millennial Attraction” by Hardcastle

Alternative band and WQHS faves Hardcastle are back at it again with their new release, “Millennial Attraction.” With a opening line that invokes The 1975, one of their biggest inspirations, the song immediately makes the listener want to drop everything and dance. Produced by Hardcastle and Jive, and mixed by Jive and Brian Foraker, who boasts ...

In Defense of Linkin Park

If you want to see an example up close of a polarized community turned inwards against itself, look not only to the United States of America, but also to the comments section of the lyric video for Linkin Park’s new single.Disclaimer: I’m a fan of Linkin Park, but in terms of fan obsession/adoration rankings, I’m ...

Spotlight on With Confidence

Following the release of their debut album Better Weather in 2016, Australian pop-punk band With Confidence have been garnering dedicated supporters from all around the world. Formed by a group of high school friends in 2013, the quartet has faced unprecedented success in their short time together. The group, which consists of Jayden Seeley, Inigo ...

Interview: Neon Waltz

Neon Waltz, a six-piece rock band from a small town in northern Scotland, played a show in London last week. We sat down with lead singer Jordan Shearer to learn a bit more about their  unique hometown and what they have coming up. WQHS: How would you describe yourselves to those who haven’t heard your ...

Waterparks @ Black Box at Underground Arts 3/1

Packed into the tiny Black Box at Underground Arts on Wednesday were a wide variety of people, all joined together to see pop-punk band Waterparks on their first U.S. tour. From older men starting circle pits and crowdsurfing to young middle school aged girls who looked and acted like they belonged more at a One ...

The Griswolds @ The Foundry (2/25)

On Friday night, The Foundry at The Fillmore was packed to the brim for a sold-out show by The Griswolds, an indie-rock band from Australia. After an invigorating opening set by DREAMERS, the audience was buzzing with energy waiting for The Griswolds to take the stage, especially including those in the front row who had ...

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