Posts tagged music
Profile: While some bands give up on their dreams, others ask, "Why Not"

There’s a good chance a parent’s worst nightmare is hearing their child say they want to be an artist. Parents seemingly push their children towards the path with the most job security and potential income — typically not artistic fields. But for Minnesota’s Why Not, this isn’t the case.

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Review: Mom Jeans’ Puppy Love proves they’re the quintessential emo band, for better or for worse

Mom Jeans. seems to have become a paradigmatic example for the pop-infused branch of the emo revival. The combination of Butler’s vocals, hooky guitars, driving, high-energy drums, joke titles, and lyrics awash in self-pity are so indicative of the genre that it’s easy to mistake the band for a parody.

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Review: awakebutstillinbed’s low self-esteem is an incredible album that I don’t think I like

It’s ironic that a band so averse to capitalizing titles creates the sonic equivalent of typing in caps lock. awakebutstillinbed’s debut album is a relentless auditory assault, in the best way possible.

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