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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.


Tuesday, January 26 2010

Part 3: From Porcupine Tree to Wye Oak

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.


Reviews

Sunday, October 12 2014

We Were Promised Jetpacks: Unraveling

How many times can you challenge your audience to join you at the top of the room before these big moves become big tropes?


Wednesday, February 26 2014

We Were Promised Jetpacks: E Rey (Live in Philadelphia)

A noisy and occasionally thrilling live set from the Scottish rockers.


Sunday, November 13 2011

We Were Promised Jetpacks: In the Pit of the Stomach

Scottish devotees of the power-chord crescendo return with another album of restless, yearning anthems.


Monday, March 29 2010

We Were Promised Jetpacks: The Last Place You'll Look EP

The Scottish quartet's dials back its intensity, but loses its character in the process.


Thursday, July 23 2009

We Were Promised Jetpacks: These Four Walls

There must be something in the water up there, as the debut by Fat Cat's latest signing from Northern Britain attests.


Blogs

Tuesday, October 13 2009

The Twilight Sad: 10 October 2009 - Toronto

The Twilight Sad + We Were Promised Jetpacks + BrakesBrakesBrakes / Words and Pictures by Dave MacIntyre


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