The All-American Rejects have released two new songs, “Sweat” and “Close Your Eyes”. New music from them has been few and far between over the past several years, so let’s honour that exactly how you’d think we would: throwing it back to an old song!
Valentine’s Day is on Tuesday. Love is the most popular subject matter of songs so we could’ve thrown a rock and hit something worth using, but why not pick one that’s literally called “Valentine”?
If you’re a baseball fan you know why this pic is especially glorious today. Hee hee hee.
Before Sonny Moore became a musical monster as Skrillex, he fronted the post-hardcore/emo band From First to Last. This weekend Moore posted a tweet wishing himself a happy birthday, and it included a new FFTL song called “Make War”. People who’ve been following this scene for a long time know, but just in case you’re newer to it or need a refresher, this profile will look back on how Sonny Moore first broke out.
Jimmy Eat World’s Clarity is a seminal album in the world of emo. The 1999 effort includes one for the season, and since Christmas itself is in exactly a week, that’s where this edition of “Weekendcore” takes us.
So I’m perusing the TPS Instagram, and I see Melbourne folk punker Luke Seymoup has posted a ukelele cover snippet of a song he’s currently obsessed with: as the title of this edition of “Weekendcore” goes, Saves the Day’s “Sell My Old Clothes, I’m Off to Heaven”.
The Get Up Kids have announced that they’re in the studio. Their last album was 2011’s There Are Rules, which came after a hiatus and was followed by a decent amount of inactivity. The band’s influence and legacy is secure, and while 1999’s Something to Write Home About was the seminal breakthrough, 1997 debut Four Minute Mile got it all going.