We Were Promised Jetpacks
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The Best Emo Albums of 2014
11 Dec 2014 // 2:02 AM

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.

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.


We Were Promised Jetpacks: Unraveling
12 Oct 2014 // 8:05 PM

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

We Were Promised Jetpacks: E Rey (Live in Philadelphia)
26 Feb 2014 // 8:03 PM

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


The Twilight Sad: 10 October 2009 - Toronto
13 Oct 2009 // 2:33 PM

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

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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