The Weekly Statement: July 30, 2015

The Weekly Statement: July 30, 2015

Well, what a week it’s been, gardeners! There was so much to choose from, but this is what’s making the most waves in the scene this week, for better or for worse. As always, these are only my humble opinions, and you’re always welcome to tell me what I missed...
Photo Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2015 at Holmdel, NJ, Part 2

Photo Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2015 at Holmdel, NJ, Part 2

  Welcome back to The Garden Statement’s 2015 Warped Tour Photo Gallery! On Monday, we brought you pictures from Being as an Ocean, While She Sleeps, and Senses Fail, which you can look at here. Today, we’ve got even more photos for you to turn into your phone/computer background of Man...
Acoustic Session and Interview with Citizen

Acoustic Session and Interview with Citizen

We sat down with Nick Hamm and Jake Duhaime of Citizen to discuss their uncertainties about the lack of sing-alongs on their new record Everybody is Going to Heaven, the against-the-grain presentation of the record, and why they think Will Yip is the only producer in the entire music scene....
Photo Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2015 at Holmdel, NJ, Part 1

Photo Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2015 at Holmdel, NJ, Part 1

    Greetings, gardeners! We’ve been hard at work over the last week or so, and it’s finally time to start rolling out our 2015 Vans Warped Tour coverage! Today, we’ve got photo galleries from Senses Fail, While She Sleeps, and Being as an Ocean. It was a great day for a...
The Weekly Statement: July 23, 2015

The Weekly Statement: July 23, 2015

Hello, friends! On this #ThrowbackThursday, we’re throwing it back all the way to the last 7 days, where our scene saw some really, really interesting news come to light. In this week’s Weekly Statement, we’re taking a moment to highlight what caught our attention over the past 7 days. As...
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The Weekly Statement: July 30, 2015

The Weekly Statement: July 30, 2015

Well, what a week it’s been, gardeners! There was so much to choose from, but this is what’s making the most waves in the scene this week, for better or for worse. As always, these are only my humble opinions, and you’re always welcome to tell me what I missed or what you’re most excited...
Photo Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2015 at Holmdel, NJ, Part 2

Photo Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2015 at Holmdel, NJ, Part 2

  Welcome back to The Garden Statement’s 2015 Warped Tour Photo Gallery! On Monday, we brought you pictures from Being as an Ocean, While She Sleeps, and Senses Fail, which you can look at here. Today, we’ve got even more photos for you to turn into your phone/computer background of Man Overboard, Siverstein, and Have Mercy!...
Acoustic Session and Interview with Citizen

Acoustic Session and Interview with Citizen

We sat down with Nick Hamm and Jake Duhaime of Citizen to discuss their uncertainties about the lack of sing-alongs on their new record Everybody is Going to Heaven, the against-the-grain presentation of the record, and why they think Will Yip is the only producer in the entire music scene.  Also check out the videos...
Photo Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2015 at Holmdel, NJ, Part 1

Photo Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2015 at Holmdel, NJ, Part 1

    Greetings, gardeners! We’ve been hard at work over the last week or so, and it’s finally time to start rolling out our 2015 Vans Warped Tour coverage! Today, we’ve got photo galleries from Senses Fail, While She Sleeps, and Being as an Ocean. It was a great day for a concert, as the July heat...
The Weekly Statement: July 23, 2015

The Weekly Statement: July 23, 2015

Hello, friends! On this #ThrowbackThursday, we’re throwing it back all the way to the last 7 days, where our scene saw some really, really interesting news come to light. In this week’s Weekly Statement, we’re taking a moment to highlight what caught our attention over the past 7 days. As always, this is only meant...
Alternative Press Music Award Show 2015 Predictions

Alternative Press Music Award Show 2015 Predictions

  The Second Annual Alternative Press Music Award Show will take place tonight at 8PM on AXSTV (check your local listings for availability), broadcasting live from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, Ohio. Because we cover a lot of the same music, and because I thought it would be fun, I...

The Weekly Statement: July 16, 2015

Hello, friends! Welcome to Week 2 of The Weekly Statement, a recap of the week in news in the scene. Last week was the realization of something I’d wanted to do for a long time, and I’m excited to keep it going through these summer months and beyond. As always, this is just a means...
The Weekly Statement: July 9, 2015

The Weekly Statement: July 9, 2015

Hello, friends! We here at The Garden Statement are always looking to freshen things up and add something new to our mix of reviews, interviews, and whatever else our minds churn out. One thing I’ve always wanted to tackle was a weekly recap of the news that gets everyone talking throughout the scene in any...
Mid-Year 2015: Craig's Top Albums (So Far)

Mid-Year 2015: Craig’s Top Albums (So Far)

It’s a little bit past the midway point of the year, which means it’s time for one of the most fun, and simultaneously most pointless, exercises: the making of the mid-year top albums list. AKA the time when everyone gets to compare each other’s lists and decide how far behind they are on listening to...
Mid-Year 2015: Donald's Top Albums (So Far)

Mid-Year 2015: Donald’s Top Albums (So Far)

Well, would you look at that: July is already here, and that means we’re already halfway through 2015! This year has been chock-full of of really interesting storylines in emo music, and rock music in general. Fall Out Boy have released their most polarizing album to date, Walk the Moon have become the darlings of...
20 Must-See Bands at Skate and Surf 2015

20 Must-See Bands at Skate and Surf 2015

Since its return in 2013, Skate and Surf Festival has certainly had an interesting run over the last few years. From holding the festival at Six Flags Great Adventure in 2013 (with Fall Out Boy, Macklemore, and A Day To Remember as the high-priced headliners) to FINALLY getting Midtown to reunite last year, the festival...
Turnover- Peripheral Vision

Turnover- Peripheral Vision

“Adolescent dreams gave to adult screams. Paranoid that I won’t have all the things they say I need.” Perhaps it is the fact that I’ve spent the majority of my twenty-one years of life living through the bitterness of Northeast Winters and the scorching hot Mid-Atlantic summers, but I’ve always thought of music as being...