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Joyce Manor’s ‘Never Hungover Again’ Is a Timeless Snapshot of Fading Youth

Joyce Manor’s ‘Never Hungover Again’ Is a Timeless Snapshot of Fading Youth

Joyce Manor’s ‘Never Hungover Again’ still sounds urgent and endlessly replayable cranked up loud with the windows down, and it will stay that way.

Joan of Arc Are Resurrected at Last (Just Ask Tim Kinsella)

Joan of Arc Are Resurrected at Last (Just Ask Tim Kinsella)

By putting Joan of Arc’s collected works in a dynamic box set, Tim Kinsella gauges how fans and critics are reconciling with the band’s work with modern ears.

Sunny Day Real Estate’s Emo Classic ‘Diary’ Turns 30

Sunny Day Real Estate’s Emo Classic ‘Diary’ Turns 30

When Sunny Day Real Estate released Diary 30 years ago, they inadvertently cemented the personalized and sympathetic elements of emo.

Snarls Wear Their Hearts on Their Sleeves on ‘With Love’

Snarls Wear Their Hearts on Their Sleeves on ‘With Love’

There are few things more thrilling in music than hearing a band reach another level of mastery of their craft, and Snarls sound positively inspired on With Love.

The Hotelier’s ‘Home, Like Noplace Is There’ Is Peak Emo Revival

The Hotelier’s ‘Home, Like Noplace Is There’ Is Peak Emo Revival

The Hotelier’s harrowing Home, Like Noplace Is There is a defining record of the emo revival. It can make us feel less alone in our darkest moments.

Jimmy Eat World’s Emo Classic ‘Clarity’ at 25

Jimmy Eat World’s Emo Classic ‘Clarity’ at 25

Jimmy Eat World’s career has looked increasingly like that of bands they admire. They keep a devoted fan base happy with incendiary, hit-packed live sets.

Coheed and Cambria’s ‘In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3’ at 20

Coheed and Cambria’s ‘In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3’ at 20

In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 set the template for nerdy Coheed and Cambria’s future releases. It remains a fan favorite and one of their best.

What the Wonder Years’ ‘The Greatest Generation’ Means to the Rest of Us

What the Wonder Years’ ‘The Greatest Generation’ Means to the Rest of Us

The Wonder Years’ The Greatest Generation is a vulnerable document of the struggle of living with pain and suffering and the desire to overcome it through loving relationships and empathetic communities.

Jets to Brazil’s ‘Orange Rhyming Dictionary’ Is Crucial in Indie and Emo Canon

Jets to Brazil’s ‘Orange Rhyming Dictionary’ Is Crucial in Indie and Emo Canon

Jets to Brazil’s Orange Rhyming Dictionary received generally good-to-great reviews and is now considered a pivotal record in the evolution of emo and indie rock.

The Early November Ask What It Means to Turn ‘Twenty’

The Early November Ask What It Means to Turn ‘Twenty’

The Early November’s Twenty is an innovative retrospective album exploring memory, nostalgia, and aging. Ace Enders and drummer Jeff Kummers talk about its creation.

The Promise Ring’s ‘Nothing Feels Good’ Built the Bridge Between Emo and Indie Rock

The Promise Ring’s ‘Nothing Feels Good’ Built the Bridge Between Emo and Indie Rock

The Promise Ring’s Nothing Feels Good became one of the first emo records to break through on college radio, paving the way for the next wave of 2000s emo.

So High School: Taking Back Sunday’s ‘Tell All Your Friends’ Is the Quintessential Emo Album

So High School: Taking Back Sunday’s ‘Tell All Your Friends’ Is the Quintessential Emo Album

Taking Back Sunday’s Tell All Your Friends shows emo for what it is: a sonic representation of what it really feels like to be an American teenager.