Pod on the Couch: Carb on Carb and the emo revival

The Spinoff and Spark proudly present Pod On The Couch, a weekly podcast exploring music and the people that make it. This episode: Henry Oliver talks to Auckland emo band Carb on Carb.

Spinoff Music editor Henry Oliver talks to Nicole Gaffney and James Stutely from Carb on Carb, an Auckland-based emo band whose new album For Ages came out early this month.

Among other things, we discuss Jessica Hopper’s essay ‘Where the Girls Aren’t (which originally appeared in Punk Planet in 2003 and is collected in her book, The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic) and this history of the Auckland and Hamilton punk and hardcore scene in the late-90s/early-2000s which touches on emo, etc. (Oh, and while you’re here you should also read Alex Casey’s emo memoirs here and here.)

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For more information on Girls Rock! Camp Aotearoa, go here. And listen to For Ages here:

AND you can go see Carb on Carb in Auckland tonight (Friday 18 May) at Portland Public House.


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