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Thursday, December 11 2014

The Best Emo Albums of 2014

Like emo's first wave, today's revival has taken issue with the category itself. But concerns over labels shouldn't get in the way of appreciating the connections between the subgenre's up-and-comers and legacy acts that reconvened like Y2K never happened.


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Sunday, July 27 2014

Braid: No Coast

Late-'90s emo heroes Braid return with their first record in almost two decades.


Monday, August 15 2011

Braid: Closer to Closed EP

This EP is a curiously short return, but at least the band pushes itself rather than retreading the high-water mark they left on.


Thursday, May 20 2010

Braid: Frankie Welfare Boy Age Five / The Age of Octeen

While Frankie still remains a diehards-only release, The Age of Octeen is larger than the "post-hardcore" genre trappings, an album capable of converting skeptics previously unwilling to look for beauty and creativity beneath the din.


Sunday, September 26 2004

Braid


Saturday, December 31 1994

Braid: Lucky to Be Alive

Lucky To Be Alive sounds so much like a live performance it is almost difficult to review it like an album as opposed to a live concert.


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