While I would politely disagree with that assessment considering certain tracks here, this compilation bears very few glaring omissions with its title off the top of my head, only bands that seem to be missing here are the Agent and Myriad, maybe [edit: maybe Capital, Iron Chic, et. It's a pretty strong collection of songs and ranges from the "stars" current LIHC to the promising acts milling about solely basements and dive bars. But after that, the compilation almost kills it for the next 10 songs or so. Crime in Stereo turn it around with "Everywhere and All the Time," taken from last year's collections disc, Selective Wreckage; you've probably heard it already, but it's a wonderful, fast-paced logical continuation of 's Crime in Stereo Is Dead. You Are Who You Fuck, who I think are already broken up, give forth a solid, angry and somewhat brooding hardcore track. Incendiary's seriously excellent, pissed and heavy mid-'90s hardcore nod "Sinking" follows Kills and Thrills' meh-tastic, post-hardcore-by-way-of-metalcore "Code Blue.
5 Long Island Hardcore Bands That Changed My Life, by Vinnie Caruana | Lists | No Echo
Noisey: How would you describe the state of NYC hardcore in ? Sonan The Barbarian: I mean I don't really think it's my taste these days as much. There are a handful of bands I do like but for the most part there's a lot of shit I just can't get into. Styles and trends are always coming and going, but now with this sort of global awareness of formerly regional sounds everyone just apes everyone else.