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Monday, March 24 2014

Owls: Two

Two is certainly a good album, and it’s absolutely the one Owls wanted to make. It’s just not always a record I want to listen to.


Monday, February 10 2014

You Blew It!: Keep Doing What You’re Doing

With maybe the truest emo record yet to come from the recent resurgence of emo and pop-punk, You Blew It! call back to the height of the genre without getting too bogged down by tradition.


Wednesday, July 24 2013

Jimmy Eat World: Damage

Respectable in execution, but not quite as recommendable as certain past works, Damage is nevertheless a serviceable effort from a still very talented band.


Thursday, May 9 2013

The Appleseed Cast: Illumination Ritual

Illumination Ritual is like a watch that you want to take apart and view all the individual springs to see what makes it tick, particularly when it comes to the rhythm.


Wednesday, January 4 2012

Somehow You Love Me: An Interview with Saves the Day

With the influential emo-rockers closing out a long-in-the-works album trilogy, Saves the Day's Chris Conley speaks openly and candidly to PopMatters about who he was, who he wants to be, and the event that changed everything for him ...


Monday, July 18 2011

Taking Back Sunday: Taking Back Sunday

Taking Back Sunday experiences revival through the reunion of their original lineup and creates their best work in years.


Wednesday, March 2 2011

Stay Ahead of the Weather: We Better Get Goin’ If We’re Gonna

If you yearn for the real, true emo of 10-15 years ago, here are five songs to satiate your sensitivity.


Wednesday, February 2 2011

Nightmares for a Week: Don’t Die

I hear everything from Against Me! to Braid to the Pogues, and goshdarnit, it works damn well!


Tuesday, September 28 2010

The Decline of Central Arizona: Jimmy Eat World’s Perpetual Downfall

If each subsequent release by a band is worse than the previous, but each record has its merits, do they cease to be a worthwhile band? I don't know. Can YOU still feel the butterflies?


Wednesday, November 18 2009

Stars of Track and Field: A Time for Lions

Stars' new record is a departure -- into U2 and Coldplay territory


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