Emergency is a London-based Alt Rock band, consisting of lead singer, guitarist and songwriter, Jake McCollum, his brother, Lucas, on drums and James Katz on bass guitar. We are heavily influenced by Nothing But Thieves, Muse, Two Door Cinema Club and Green Day. We like to think this is reflected in our own sound, which tends to centre around energetic, catchy melodies and crunching riffs.
Our new single, “Another Hit”, is out on Friday 23rd April 2021. You can find the track at the following private Soundcloud link:
This is an energetic, riff-driven track which builds to a big chorus and a satisfying breakdown. The song centres around social media culture and Jake’s conflicting attitudes towards it. “It’s basically about me lamenting both the vanity of people online, but also my own inability to stop consuming it”, he says. “Even though I’m highly critical about the people I follow, I keep clicking on it and encouraging them to keep posting. So it’s my fault as well as theirs, really.”
It is due to be shared in playlists on Digital Feedback, Music and Fashion and Our Sound Music, and will feature in a blog post on Music Radar when it releases. The band is thrilled with the reception received by the track so far.
Vinyl Chapters-“ A big and brash sound that is really highlighted in the energy in the verses”
We All Want Someone To Shout For-“ A big confident punk themed rock outing with some early 2000s Brit Rock charm. Feels very NME friendly in that way, with some cool gritty guitars and vocals”