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Episode 14: Bands Ahead of Their Time and Curiosity Kills

Episode 14 is ready to roll guy! This week our local Charlotte, NC rippers in Curiosity Kills sit down with us to talk about their new single, "Life Ruiner", and what's coming up for them! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Aug 9th! Also transition songs are now listed below!

Albums reviewed this week are as follows:

- As I May - My Own Creations

- Acres - Lonely World

- The Contortionist - Our Bones

- Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind

- Sparrows - Failed Gods

- Zombie Apocalypse - Life Without Pain Is a Fucking Fantasy

 

Transition Songs used this week are below. We own none of the rights to these songs!

 

  • “Ramirez” - The Acacia Strain
  • “Slow Death by Fluorescent Lighting” - Empty
  • “Blooming Mind” - Landless
  • “Anxiety” - Osatia
  • “Red Clouds” - The Word Alive
  • “Deathless” - Miss May I

 

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Episode 13: Mirages and The Weekend Transit

Episode 13 is yet again a two-fer! This week Jake has blessed us with his presence once again and brought guests! Both hailing from Lake Charles, LA, Mirages and The Weekend Transit are here to give us the lowdown on how the Bayou Beatdown Tour has been going (all thanks to Carved From Stone Records)! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review new albums from Aug 2nd! Sad snippit: Welcome To The Family has been delayed to Nov 22nd - 24th but is still gonna be SICK! Updated lineups coming soon!

Albums reviewed this week are as follows:

- Carnifex - World War X

- Have Mercy - The Love Life

- Humanity's Last Breath - Abyssal

- Northlane - Alien

- Bad Omens - Finding God Before God Finds Me

- TheCityIsOurs - Low

- Reactions - Discomposure

 

Transition Songs used this week are below. We own none of the rights to these songs!

 

  • “To the Key of Evergreen” - The Devil Wears Prada
  • “Careful What You Wish For” - Bad Omens
  • “Scavenger” - Mirages
  • “Losing Ground” - The Weekend Transit
  • “‘84 Sheepdog” - As Cities Burn
  • “Freefall” - Northlane

 

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Episode 12: Arborlea and Aim High

Episode 12 is another double-header and it's live NOW! This week Jared and Dylan (Jake's out of town :(  ) sit down with Charlotte, NC Melodic Hardcore band, Arborlea, to talk member changes and what's next for them! Also in the studio is Columbia, SC easy-core band, Aim High, who give us the deep dive on what's upcoming for them after they've released their debut single "Hazey Days." We also go over the week's news in the scene and review a some new albums!

Albums reviewed this week are as follows:

- Sanction - Broken in Refraction

- Thy Art Is Murder - Human Target

- Wolves at the Gate - Eclipse

- Bilmuri - pasteurized milk (acoustic EP)

 

Transition Songs used this week are below. We own none of the rights to these songs!

 

  • The Failsafe - Misery Signals
  • Burn - Counterparts
  • China Doll - Brigades
  • F.I.N.E. - Too Close to Touch
  • Skyline - ERRA
  • My Own Grave - As I Lay Dying

 

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Episode 11: Best Stage Production and Swamp78

Episode 11 w/ Swamp78 is now available for your earholes! This week the Charlotte, NC alt-rock group comes on to talk to us about what's happening with the band and talk about what bands have the "Best Stage Production/Light Show"! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review a some new albums!

Albums reviewed this week are as follows:

- Jerome’s Dream - Self-Titled

- Chamber - Ripping / Pulling / Tearing

- Gravemind - Conduit

- Crown the Empire - Sudden Sky

- Obey the Brave - Balance

- Landon Tewers - Withdrawals

- Sum 41 - Order in Decline

 

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Episode 10: Music That Influences Us and Welcome To The Family: A Music and Arts Festival

Episode 10 w/ the Alt Talks fam is available now! This week we unfortunately do not have a guest but we do go into detail on music that influences the three of us! We also spend some time going over our festival, Welcome To The Family, news in the scene and review a ton of great new music! Tickets for WTTF are available now through any band/Alt Talks/Venue! Ticketing info is up on our socials <3 @alttalkspodcast

Albums reviewed this week are as follows:

  • - Auras - Binary Garden
  • - Empty - From a Chemist's Point of View (EP)
  • - Oh Sleeper - Bloodied / Unbowed
  • - Disentomb - The Decaying Light
  • - Hyvmine - Retaliation
  • - RVNT - These Thoughts I Can’t Bear
  • - Too Close to Touch - I'm Hard to Love, But So Are You, Vol. 2

 

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Episode 9: Best Features and Come Clean

Episode 9 w/ Come Clean is up and ready for some love! This week the Greensboro, NC pop punk group comes on to talk to us about their new full length they are recording! We also go over the week's news in the scene, best features on songs/albums, review a few new albums and talk more about "Welcome to the Family." Keep an eye on our socials for ticket and show time info!

Albums reviewed this week are as follows:

- Brand of Sacrifice - God Hand

- Drown This City - Alpha // Survivor


- Vulvodynia - Mob Justice

- Scumfuck - Self Titled 

 

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Episode 8: How To Support Your Local Scene and National Band Spotlight

Episode 8 w/ just us, the boys of Alt Talks, is now available for your listening pleasure! This week we take some "us" time and discuss how YOU can support your local scene (I.E. come to Welcome To The Family Aug 23-25 in Charlotte NC) and do our 1st ever National Band(s) Spotlight! We also go over the week's news in the scene and review a handful of new albums! The FULL LINEUP for Welcome To The Family, our own music festival, is up on all our social media's! Go give it a peep because its MASSIVE :)

Albums reviewed this week are as follows:

- The Appleseed Cast - The Fleeting Light of Impermanence

- Doll Skin - Love Is Dead and We Killed Her

- He Is Legend - White Bat

- Prince Daddy & The Hyena - Cosmic Thrill Seekers

 

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Episode 7: Unique Bands and Reflect // Refine

Episode 7 w/ Reflect // Refine is ready to jam now! This week we have the heavy hitting boys from Rock Hill, SC in the studio to chat with us about what's coming up from the band and their inspirations as musicians! We also go over the week's news in the scene, unique bands, review a few new albums (INCLUDING OUR 1ST EVER TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION) and most importantly announce "Welcome to the Family"! WTTF is Alt Talks Podcast's inaugural arts and music festival that will be held Aug 23 - 25 at Heist Brewery and Barrel Arts in Charlotte, NC. There will be over 25 bands, art vendors, non-profits, food and drink! Come support this amazing scene that we are a part of as we grow closer as a big ol' family <3. More info to come shortly (peep our socials)!

Albums reviewed this week are as follows:

- The Callous Daoboys - Die on Mars

- Harm - What We Know Is a Drop, What We Don’t Know Is an Ocean

- State Faults - Clairvoyant

- Two Door Cinema Club - False Alarm

 

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Episode 6: Bands Changing Styles and HARM

Episode 6 w/ HARM is now available! This week the Greensboro, NC rockers in Harm join us to discuss bands changing styles and their brand new album What We Know Is A Drop, What We Don't Know Is An Ocean! We also go over the week's news in the scene and  review a few new albums!

Albums reviewed this week are as follows:

- All Get Out - Northpoint Sessions EP (Equal Vision Records)

- Baroness - Gold & Grey (Abraxan Hymns Records)

- Drown in Sulphur - Blackwind (Independent Release)

- Hate - Auric Gates and Veils (METAL BLADE RECORDS)

- Ingested - The Call of the Void (Unique Leader Records)

- The Dangerous Summer - Mother Nature (Hopeless Records)

 

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Episode 5: Lyrics That Hit Home and Empty

Episode 5 is now available! This week the incredibly genuine boys in Empty join us to talk about lyrics that truly mean a lot to them and talk about what's happening with the band! Go check them out on tour with Oh, Sleeper and Convictions all summer long! We also go over the week's news in the scene and  review a few new albums!

Albums reviewed this week are as follows:

- As Cities Burn - Scream Through the Walls (Equal Vision Records)
- Cave In - Final Transmission (Hydra Head Records)
- Chon - Petal (Sumerian Records)
- Comrades - For We Are Not Yet, We Are Only Becoming (Facedown Records)
- Motionless in White - Disguise (Roadrunner Records)
- Upon a Burning Body - Southern Hostility (Seek and Strike Records)
- Violent Life Violent Death - Sadness Rains (Innerstrength Records)

 

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