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Moose Blood - I'll Keep You In Mind, From Time To Time

I’m not going to get all hipster on you and claim that I’ve been bigging up MOOSE BLOOD for years, I’ve just been put onto this band by a few mates because their debut album is, so they say, on the money. 321 more words


First the Heart

I was spending time with Aiden and savoring each moment I had with him. I was sick, my energy teetering most of the time but, between his smile and hearing Tawny’s voice, I constituted enough resolve make his time worthwhile. 838 more words


15 Years Later: The Get Up Kids "Something to Write Home About"

The Get Up Kids was part of the Midwestern “second-wave” emo scene in the mid 1990s with bands like Braid and The Promise Ring.  The band formed in Kansas City, MO and was made up of Matt Pryor, Ryan Pope, Rob Pope, Jim Suptic, and later James Dewees. 725 more words


"Something To Write Home About" still hits "Close to Home" after 15 years

As soon as the churning cavalcade of guitars and synths that so grandiosely kicks “Holiday” right into full gear hit my headphones, I knew what I wanted for Christmas that year: a Moog synthesizer. 1,265 more words

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