Archive for June, 2009

June 30th, 2009 - 1:09 am § in Perfect Lines

Sonic Bites

Check out my review of Cymbals Eat Guitars at Great Scott on Bostonist tomorrow/today. As a brief aside, Joe (the singer) has a singing style not unlike many frontman from many a mid-90s emo band. I’ll leave it at that. Stumble your way onto Bostonist tomorrow if you’re more interested i[...]

June 29th, 2009 - 12:50 am § in Perfect Lines

Research + Relaxation

Please pardon me for the lack of updates after the whirlwind of SDRE-related posts. I took the weekend off and have been doing a little research for something that will crop up in a few weeks. Until then, a video clue. [youtube=][...]

June 25th, 2009 - 1:10 am § in Perfect Lines

And the SDRE Rumors Continue?

Yep. And this one’s a doozy: Clearly an incorrect rumor from the get go. Big ups to Aaron at Unlikely Words for catching this one. Dude’s been working quite a bit to track down information concerning the slightly-guarded/unknown state of Thorns of Life and their debut album. But seriousl[...]

June 25th, 2009 - 12:36 am § in Perfect Lines

Cheers for the Home Team!

Check out Bostonist tomorrow/today for a review of the recent Team Robespierre gig at the Middle East Upstairs. I’ll leave it at that – check out the piece for what I thought (and you might be able to pick up on my not-so-subtle hint of a title for this post.)[...]

June 24th, 2009 - 7:04 pm § in Perfect Lines

SDRE + The Jealous Sound…

The Jealous Sound have confirmed a rumor I tracked down a little while ago: they are in fact touring with Sunny Day Real Estate and sharing bass players, one Nate Mendel. Whoa, is Mendel trying to one-up his bandmate Dave Grohl on the how-many-bands-can-I-perform-in-at-one-time? So far, Mendel’[...]

June 24th, 2009 - 1:25 am § in Perfect Lines

Quick Sunny Day Real Estate Reunion Announcement Reflections

You can say that again Brian! Our old Twitter buddy dropped the hint back in March about the potential reunion, which I promptly picked up and got a screen shot. One month later and BAM, instant SDRE reunion meme… possibly fueled by the combination of Marco Collins’ tweets and en[...]

June 23rd, 2009 - 1:49 pm § in Perfect Lines

Purchase SDRE tickets

Ok, last email post. Seriously. Here’s where you can buy tickets for the Sunny Day Real Estate reunion: Enjoy![...]

June 23rd, 2009 - 1:48 pm § in Perfect Lines

One Last SDRE update

One last email… Thanks to Kyle Ryan at the AV Club (,29550/) for finding this sweet bit of info. Sunny Day Real Estate now have a website. And it’s got the LP2 image all over it:[...]

June 23rd, 2009 - 1:42 pm § in Perfect Lines

SDRE tour dates

Another quick email post. Billboard and Rolling Stone both have complete tour dates for the Sunny Day Real Estate reunion online now:[...]

June 23rd, 2009 - 12:29 pm § in Perfect Lines

Sunny Day Real Estate in Anaheim on October 10th

Another day, another email post of SDRE updates. This time, the Anaheim date that @chriscantore dropped a hint at on Twitter is on the table. Here’s the word from House of Blues Anaheim: On Sale Saturday: Down 8/1, Collective Soul 9/10, Happy Mondays & Psychedelic Furs 9/19, Sunny Day Real[...]

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