Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
"I Now Possess a Righteous Anger": An Intimate Chat with Say Anything
15 Mar 2012 // 5:00 PM
Max Bemis is probably best known for releasing one of the most acclaimed albums of the 2000s with his band Say Anything. Now, having uncovered a new societal rage after finding stability in his own life, he speaks open and candidly to PopMatters about his new album, his troubled past, and how even today, he still doesn't want to piss off his parents.
Part 3: From Porcupine Tree to Wye Oak
26 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
Slipped Discs continues with Norwegian electro pop, lots of Scottish pop goodness, two rock institutions, a Soviet born chanteuse and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.
Say Anything: Anarchy, My Dear
12 Mar 2012 // 5:00 PM
Emo's schizophrenic Poet Laureate loses his mind, pretentions on Say Anything's best record since ... is a Real Boy.
Say Anything: Say Anything
5 Nov 2009 // 3:00 PM
Max Bemis and co. have returned with one of the most self-referential albums to ever grace the emo-rock canon, and lo' and behold, it's one of Bemis' best.
Cash for Catharsis: Paying Artists to Write Songs About You
20 Apr 2009 // 8:34 PM
Say Anything's Max Bemis recently reopened his "Song Shop", wherein you can "buy" a Say Anything song for $150, the finished acoustic number arriving in your inbox a week later. Yet is it worth it? Where does the line between creativity and commerce end?