Good Willsmith return with an acid-fried live album, Cinchel drops an ambient cassette that doubles as an art object, and more.
Just in case you’ve been waiting to spend your monthly music budget till more of it would go to artists and labels
Midwestern emo cornerstone Bob Nanna made his bones working guarded feelings into nervy posthardcore with anthemic ambitions. Nanna started his streak in the early 90s with teenage band Friction, and […]
A day of pro-choice activism culminates in a #ShoutYourAbortion fund-raiser at Gman Tavern, the Vinyl Emergency podcast celebrates its first birthday, and more.
For its Riot Fest preparty, the Burlington’s monthly Emo Night doesn’t just spin tunes but also books three live bands.
Before Michigan emo outfit Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) play Chicago tomorrow night read this lengthy Q&A with front man Keith Latinen—he talks about poetry, Michigan, and, yes, “emo revival.”
Singer-songwriter Bob Nanna discusses working on the forthcoming No Coast, the first full-length in 16 years by the influential second-wave emo group.
The Avondale record shop is bringing in Bob Nanna and a Bloody Mary bar to raise some dough.
Thanks to the songwriting service Downwrite, Bob Nanna of Braid makes a pretty affordable cupid.
Braid singer-guitarist Bob Nanna talks about an obscure 90s Kalamazoo emo band, which quickly got the attention of one Reader writer who rarely listens to podcasts.
Braid plot their first full-length in 16 years, Slushy become a transcontinental duo, and more.
Midwestern underground emo is coming back—and it’s turning up overseas and on the charts.
More Pitchfork picks, emo people watching at the Promise Ring, and new orch-pop from Panoramic & True
Jazz Fest, cool tattoos, picks from guys who make cool t-shirts, and more
Plus: Reader assistant music editor Kevin Warwick on Wu Lyf and Braid guitarist and singer Bob Nanna on Who Charted?