Hayley Williams has introduced a brand new emo-themed podcast as a part of BBC Sounds’ Again to Again sequence. Every thing Is Emo will delve into the historical past of the style from its origins to the current day, together with a first-hand account of fronting Paramore, one of the vital in style bands to emerge from the scene. You possibly can take heed to the primary episode of the 20-part sequence right here.
Talking in regards to the mission in a press release, Williams stated:
Not way back, individuals began calling me a “veteran” of my scene and of the music business. It sounds so humorous to me as a result of more often than not I nonetheless really feel like a fan. The intense fact is I’ve, in reality, grown up on this scene for the final 20 years. I assume that’s a fairly very long time. I’m actually excited to have the chance to publicly nerd out about bands and songs that make my favorite subgenre really feel like dwelling to me. And whereas it is going to be enjoyable to take some journeys down reminiscence lane, I’m simply as excited, if no more, to play music from new artists I’m discovering on a regular basis.
Every thing is Emo is supposed to really feel like a dialog with different followers of the style, younger and (ahem) outdated. There’s going to be loads of interplay, which I hope will really feel considerably paying homage to the message boards and boards I used to frequent as a teenage scene child.
Greater than something, I hope music followers and artists alike will probably be psyched to listen to a extremely thought-about spectrum of “EMO” in all its varieties. And yeah, in fact you’ll hear some Paramore.