Tag Archives: emo

Larry Brrrds – s/t 7″

Larry Brrrds – s/t 7″ (Rhetoric, 199?):   This is exactly what I hope for when I buy a 90’s pop punk 7″ going in blind which is exactly how I got this record.  I think I’d heard the name because … Continue reading

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My Foolish Halo – Demo CS

My Foolish Halo – Demo CS (1993?, self-released):  90’s punk is weird.  There are certain things that, to me, will always be a part of punk to varying degrees – an amateurishness in musical ability, an urgency, a palpable compulsion … Continue reading

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John Brown Battery – Demo Tape

John Brown Battery – Demo Tape (1999):  This is a submission from the comments section on a past post about the incredible JOHN BROWN BATTERY, but since the link expired I thought I’d re-upload it. This demo tape is seriously … Continue reading

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Knapsack – Trainwrecker 7″

Knapsack – Trainwrecker 7″ (Goldenrod, 1994):  After their reunion tour, I feel like KNAPSACK is finally getting their due as the super catchy emo juggernaut that they were.  Those familiar with their full lengths know how KNAPSACK played some very straight forward, … Continue reading

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The Wayouts – Better Days

The Wayouts – Better Days CD (Harmless, 1998):  Emo can be really bad and there was a lot of it in the 90’s.  But, if you look hard enough, there was a lot of really cool stuff going on.  One of … Continue reading

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V/A – The Bastards Can’t Dance: A Tribute To Leatherface CD

V/A – The Bastards Can’t Dance: A Tribute To Leatherface CD (Snuffy Smile, 2004):  I was surprised when I couldn’t find this excellent compilation disc anywhere on the Internet and knew I had to put it up.  Do you like … Continue reading

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Turncoat – Under the Streetlight, Swarming Insect CD

Turncoat – Under the Streetlight, Swarming Insect CD (FND, 2013):  After an extended absence, we’re back.  I was on tour and then played a bunch of local shows and then my CD drive on my computer broke.  That’s life, but … Continue reading

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Preston – 35 Miles to an Inch CD

Preston – 35 Miles to an Inch (self released, 2005):  Preston was a short lived band from the Chicago suburbs.  I found out about them through the excellent ex-drummer of Holden’s Catch, then Preston, then the ex-everything-er of I am … Continue reading

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Hip Kid Records Downloads

This is half-cheating, but I’ll be back with a real post tomorrow.  But, I figured since I did rip a good deal of this stuff by hand, this merit’s a mention here.  What I’m trying to say is that I … Continue reading

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Sawpit – s/t 7″

Sawpit s/t 7″ (Ebullition/Vernacular 1996):  I originally picked this 7″ up because it was on Ebullition and dirt cheap.  I know what you’re thinking and yes, that describes a lot of 7″s from the 90’s.  But there have been a … Continue reading

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