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April 12th, 2011 - 11:05 am § in Freelance Work

Keith Morris | Music | Interview | The A.V. Club Chicago

KM: Well, it’s been so long since I’ve been creative. We were working on the record for my other band, and it got really ugly in the writing process. via Keith Morris | Music | Interview | The A.V. Club Chicago. Find out what Keith Morris is all excited about at the A.V. Club Chicago.[...]

October 6th, 2010 - 9:43 pm § in Freelance Work

Shat Shorts Free Song Download: Liveblogging the Loss of My Virginity – Washington City Paper

Nichols and drummer Brandon Korch saw Pissed Jeans play at the Rock & Roll Hotel in April, and wanted to pay tribute. “We were like, ‘We can be in a band named Shat Shorts, and we’ll have songs like ‘Liveblogging the Loss of My Virginity,’” says Nichols. “It started off as a ‘Thi[...]

April 4th, 2010 - 4:12 pm § in True/Slant

The Dillinger Escape Plan live at Reggie's Rock Club

The Dillinger Escape Plan‘s reputation precedes the band. The mathcore quintet is (in)famous for their chaotic live sets, which are known for hosting waves of crowd-surfing and leaving members of the crowd and/or band with a broken bone or two. Such a legendary live performance might explain w[...]

September 11th, 2009 - 1:39 am § in Perfect Lines

Origin Story

I came across this odd post entitled “The Origin of Emo” on an unusually blank WordPress blog (though the thing appears to be written by a Thom Lloyd, which is the gmail address at the bottom of the article). It’s the only post, and it’s written in a pseudo-term-paper light, [...]

June 17th, 2009 - 1:19 am § in Perfect Lines

Interview with Justin Pearson

It’s been a long while since I last featured an interview by an individual to be featured in the forthcoming book, America Is Just A Word. I’m pleased to present some snippets of the first part of an ongoing interview I’m conducting with Justin Pearson, a man who’s energy can[...]

May 26th, 2009 - 1:10 am § in Perfect Lines

Situation On Mars: An America Is Just A Word Update

A new week, another great musician who’s words and work will be included in America Is Just A Word. Justin Pearson – currently the bassist and half of the vocal team that is grindcore/noise-rock/post-hardcore group The Locust - will be talking to me about his experience fronting the mid[...]

May 7th, 2009 - 1:26 am § in Perfect Lines

Still Jamming Econo…

  Caught Mike Watt and the Missing Men at TTs this/last evening… quite a set and great to see a genuine punk rock legend (not to lead into paradoxical statements, just take it as you will). Considering the impact the Minutemen have had (including on emo, as the Minutemen’s DIY ideology [...]

April 8th, 2009 - 11:55 pm § in Perfect Lines

Tune Travis Tune: An America Is Just A Word Update

I’ve got some exciting updates in the progress of America Is Just A Word. While I’m content with what I’ve already written for the book, I must admit that, from conversations with other individuals and some time mulling it over, it does need a little something… more. In and [...]

March 6th, 2009 - 1:04 am § in Perfect Lines

The Rap on Emo Rap

P.O.S. said emo rap “sounds pretty unfortunate,” so one must wonder what Kanye West must think about the term. Sure, various blogs abound on the Internet that didn’t meet a song with any emotive content they couldn’t shake a finger at and immediately label it have tied Kayne&[...]

October 2nd, 2008 - 12:15 am § in Perfect Lines

Down with the Sickness

Sorry for the lack of posting, I’ve been a bit under the weather. But here’s some quick stuff to throw at you, although none of it necessarily emo related. Here goes… *In preparation for the kickoff of the Baltimore Round Robin today/tomorrow at Mass Art, here’s an excellent [...]



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