Where Are the Women in the Emo Revival?

Monday, June 30, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Industry Upon receiving word that heart-on-sleeve heavyweights Jimmy Eat World were reissuing many of their classic albums on vinyl this summer, it made us aware that the rumors behind the Great Emo Revival were true. (And it’s not just because this writer realized a girlhood dream of meeting Dashboard Confessional’s Chris Carrabba this year at a Twin Forks show.) Yet for all the hoopla over Braid’s reunion or the reverence of the epically named the World Is... READ MORE

Album Review - 'Girls' Soundtrack Volume 2

Monday, March 24, 2014 at 2:40 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Young adulthood is a seesaw of contemplation and exhibition. That truth runs rampant over the HBO series "Girls," in which creator Lena Dunham and her band of super savvy yet super self-absorbed pals cavort around New York and skirt responsibility. It's parties and prayers, regret and ribald living. The show's second volume of songs does an ace job at tucking all the angst and spectacle into one pretty package. The bawdiness of Lily Allen's autotuned "L8... READ MORE