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April 28th, 2009 - 11:30 pm § in Perfect Lines

Clarity Track by Track

Jimmy Eat World continue the Clarity + fan love with a brand-spankin’ new link to a track-by-track breakdown of their sophomore album. Here’s the intro: “Zach: The past few months have been a special time for us. During this time we’ve been learning, rehearsing and playing thes[...]

April 28th, 2009 - 12:23 am § in Perfect Lines

Meg & Dia & The New York Times

Jon Caramanica reviewed the new Meg & Dia album, Here, Here and Here in The New York Times:   “When the Utah sister duo Meg & Dia released its strong breakthrough album, ‘Something Real’ (Doghouse), in 2006, it was a heady time for mainstream emo, with a generation of tatt[...]

April 23rd, 2009 - 2:17 am § in Perfect Lines

IFFBoston

Be on the lookout for this next month: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HPXfmqIy-4] The Brothers Bloom kicked off this year’s Independent Film Festival for Boston (otherwise known as IFFBoston), and it was quite a treat. If you were a fan of Brick, think that the Oceans 11+ movies were[...]

April 22nd, 2009 - 1:12 am § in Perfect Lines

I'll Sing Anything for a Buck…

Nine Inch Nails/A Perfect Circle drummer Josh Freese may have grabbed headlines for his unusual promotional tool for promoting and covering the costs for his new album, Since 1972. For a certain price, you could get anything from a digital download of the album ($7) straight to a weekend with the ma[...]

April 21st, 2009 - 12:52 am § in Perfect Lines

Yes, I Am Talking To You: An America Is Just A Word Update

More news on the progression of America Is Just A Word. Since the previous announcement of a few folks being involved in the writing process through personal interviews, a handful of other people have also shown their interest. New to the bill are Matt Anderson of Heroin and Gravity Records; Sam Zur[...]

April 20th, 2009 - 1:02 pm § in Perfect Lines

Best… Joke… Ever… Today

And they say scene kids have no sense of humor: Probably not real, but I may be just curious enough to drop that email a line…[...]

April 17th, 2009 - 1:17 am § in Perfect Lines

Lucero at Paradise

Lookout for a Lucero review on Bostonist in the next day or two. A quick review: 2 hours of belting out Southern emotive punk rawk transported The Paradise from Boston to the middle of Memphis.[...]

April 16th, 2009 - 12:08 am § in Perfect Lines

Interview with Travis Morrison

When I last dropped a line about America Is Just A Word, I mentioned that I’d be interviewing a few different artists who’s bands’ narratives are either barely known or not given the proper coverage. One of those groups is The Dismemberment Plan, fronted by Travis Morrison. Of the [...]

April 15th, 2009 - 12:35 am § in Perfect Lines

New Plymouth and the Emo Killers

So it goes, as there’s more news of aggression towards “emos” in the world, this time in New Plymouth, New Zealand. An article by Leighton Keith in the Taranaki Daily News appeared a few weeks ago detailing newly arising aggression towards those who appear to adhere to popularized [...]

April 14th, 2009 - 12:01 am § in Perfect Lines

Exusamwa

I can’t believe I have yet to catch this band…. Granted, Exusamwa have only had three public shows, but still… they’ve got members of Fat Day, Life Partners, and the owner of Weirdo Records! And they’re as secretive as none other, nothing but a few online pics to do jus[...]



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