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Lest we forget: the emo era

Emo fans, now is the time to rejoice; the adorable Dashboard Confessional have released a brand new song and, after a hell of a long wait, we can finally listen to new material from our favourite melancholic sweethearts. 637 more words


#14: The Get Up Kids - 'Hannah Hold On' (2002)

A lot of bands follow a similar trajectory with their discographies: scrappy underdog album adored by a vocal few; breakthrough album loved and bought by many but fiercely hated by fans of the original; and then the market correction album, which sheds any fair-weather fans, while also displaying an urge to stop doing the thing that made the band hugely popular and therefore made them have to sling this same thing at people from various stages in various towns for years and years. 453 more words

Song History As A Timeline

Music makes life better. It’s just one of those things. Throughout my years, there have been songs that have made distinct impressions on my life, songs that have been playing during pivotal moments in time. 1,263 more words


Where's The Band at the House of Independents

Chris Conley (Saves the Day), Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio), Matt Pryor (The Get up Kids), Anthony Raneri (Bayside) and Andy Jackson (Hot Rod Circuit) came to the House of Independents in Asbury Park, NJ for an acoustic unrehearsed show that seems to have set off some negative reviews due to an emotional breakdown by Chris. 238 more words

VINYL TIME (Episode 1)

I’ve started buying some of my favorite records on vinyl recently, so this segment will feature pictures of the ones I have with my review/story about them. 430 more words

College Rock

Back in 1999, my friend Joe asked me if I liked the band, The Get Up Kids.  I hadn’t heard them before and I can still picture standing outside his house when he described them to me as “college rock.”  I was sold!   625 more words


Photos: The Get Up Kids, Into It Over It, Rozwell Kid @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre

Photos by: Dan Fischer –

Kansas City-based indie rock/emo band The Get Up Kids, who released their fifth album, There Are Rules, on January 25th, 2011 via Quality Hill Records, which was produced by Ed Rose (Motion City Soundtrack, Limbeck, Puddle of Mudd, The Spill Canvas), and which serves as their first full-length album since 2004’s  508 more words