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June 16th, 2011 - 12:58 pm § in Freelance Work

Monument Releases More New Old Emo – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper

Seven months after the band released its debut album Goes Canoeing, D.C. new-old-emo act Monument is back at it with a new cassette, Sweatpants Fever. via Monument Releases More New Old Emo – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper. The new stuff from Monument rips. Sweatpants Fever! by Monum[...]

June 3rd, 2011 - 3:12 pm § in Freelance Work

Download: Into It. Over It.’s “Washington, D.C. – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper

Chicago-based emo troubadour Evan Thomas Weiss isn't the first person to record a song called “Washington, D.C.” via Download: Into It. Over It.’s “Washington, D.C. – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper. A behind-the-scenes look at Into It. Over It.’s[...]

December 27th, 2010 - 10:36 pm § in Freelance Work

The Best New Old Emo of 2010 – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper

2010 has been fantastic for the new old emo: Plenty of bands released strong albums, EPs, singles, and demos—some of which might even rival the best in the genre’s history. Here’s the cream of the crop. via The Best New Old Emo of 2010 – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper. A[...]

December 17th, 2010 - 11:00 am § in Freelance Work

TIGERS JAW | DigBoston

For a group of kids who spent the 90s in elementary school, Scranton PA’s Tigers Jaw understand the spirit and sonic sensibilities of that decade better than most bands today. via TIGERS JAW | DigBoston. Review![...]

December 9th, 2010 - 10:56 am § in Freelance Work

The New Old Emo: Meet D.C.’s Monument – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper

Emo, as we’ve come to know it, gets fairly bad press. But Monument is one of a handful of bands across the country that is reimagining the sound by resurrecting something akin to the ’90s version of it. At gigs on the local house-show circuit, Monument can draw 50 or more kids, but sometimes jus[...]

November 25th, 2010 - 11:28 am § in Freelance Work

The Buddy System | Music Feature | Chicago Reader

Evan Thomas Weiss doesnt exactly have a lot of name recognition—the 26-year-old emo troubadour, who plays a mix of singer-songwriter ballads and heavy pop-punk tunes, does most of his recording as Into It. Over It., and that cant be helping. via The Buddy System | Music Feature | Chicago Reader. I[...]

October 26th, 2010 - 9:08 pm § in Freelance Work

Tomorrow: Algernon Cadwallader, Standard-Bearers of the New New Emo – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper

When second-wave emo legends Cap’n Jazz reunited earlier this year, music critics and fans rejoiced. It all seemed a little unexpected: After years of Warped-Tour banishment, emo was being celebrated again. via Tomorrow: Algernon Cadwallader, Standard-Bearers of the New New Emo – Arts Desk &[...]

October 6th, 2010 - 2:07 am § in Freelance Work

The New Emo: It’s back, living underground and thriving in Chicago | Newcity Music

Joking aside, Castevet’s success is a big deal. For a band that plays basement shows as often as Castevet, the opportunity to release an album on a foreign label like Japan’s Stiff Slack Records doesn’t happen every day. Castevet is doing something big. And that big thing is emo. via The New E[...]

June 30th, 2010 - 2:30 am § in True/Slant

The blogosphere doesn't need Pitchfork's Altered Zones

Popular indie music site Pitchfork announced it will launch Altered Zones, a sister site dedicated to DIY sounds so obscure not even those on staff at Pitchfork have heard of some of the bands or dreamt up cool new tags for the zany new tunes. Pitchfork has some lofty goals for the site, which will [...]

June 21st, 2010 - 5:25 pm § in True/Slant

Alternate 'Scott Pilgrim' soundtrack choices

Scott Pilgrim is like my Harry Potter, Twilight or any other popular book series today. I realize I’m hardly alone in that sentiment: There’s something powerful about Bryan Lee O’Malley’s graphic novel series that’s irresistible. Though I’ve seen some negative cha[...]



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