Miniature Tigers’ bold blending of indie pop with grandiose compositions makes them accessible enough for the casual listener, yet eclectic enough for seasoned critic, Jen Cray.
Alkaline Trio can always be counted on to bring the same consistent formula of pop punk goodness to every show. Jen Cray , alongside a packed House of Blues audience in Orlando, contemplated whether or not their consistency is predictable, or comforting.
Fallen From the Sky and Static Radio woke up Orlando – and Jen Cray – for an afternoon punk show at the newly relocated Will’s Pub.
Saves the Day and Armor for Sleep bring The Bamboozle Roadshow to Philly, where Brittany Sturges once again captures the play-by-play between arguments over the setlist.
Foo Fighters ensured a buzz-worthy concert event when they brought along Jimmy Eat World and Against Me! for an evening of big rock in Orlando. Jen Cray was not about to miss this unforgettable night.
Come Back To You (Vagrant). Review by Jen Cray.
Coming Home (Suretone/Geffen). Review by Andrew Ellis.
It’s another night of horrifically catchy emocentric pop music with Say Anything and Saves The Day. Jen Cray tries to reconcile her mistrust of all things emo with the undeniably catchy hooks of these popular bands.
The Underground Is A Dying Breed (Immortal). Review by Jen Cray.
Every Second Counts (Hollywood Records). Review by Brittany Sturges.
It was a Dashboard Confessional weekend at Orlando’s House of Blues, with three consecutive sold-out shows. Jen Cray gave it a chance.
A City by the Light Divided (Island/Def Jam Records). Review by Brittany Sturges.
In the Land of Lost Monsters (LLR Records). Review by Addam Donnelly.
Today’s episode: “Indie Geek admits to being an Emo Loser.” Narration by Rob Walsh.
No Pads, No Helmets… Just Balls (Lava Records). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
In Reverie (Dreamworks/Vagrant). Review by Margie Libling.
North (Geffen/Drive-Thru). Review by Margie Libling.
The Underdog EP (Fueled By Ramen). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Stop (Fearless). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
…To Make An Emo Kid Cry! Comic strip nastiness from Josh Sullivan. Just to remind you that he’s not dead.
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