10 Underrated Classics of Early 2000s Emo

In the first edition of our new recurring column on underrated classic albums, we look at 10 gems from early 2000s emo that we think deserve more love.

New emo photobook coming w/ over 80 bands from the '90s & 2000s (get a sneak peek)

Fiddler Records founder Amy Fleisher Madden’s new book ’Negatives: A Photographic Archive of Emo (1996-2006)’ features essays by members of My Chemical Romance, Thursday, Something Corporate, The Get Up Kids, Motion City Soundtrack, Texas Is The Reason, and Braid, and a foreword by Chris Carrabba.

"The emo scene and MySpace formed a connected loop. As one grew, so did the other."

Michael Tedder’s book Top Eight: How MySpace Changed Music is out now. Here is an excerpt from a section about the intersection of Myspace and emo in 2003.

10 emo bands you need to be following in 2023

Emo’s not dead, and it’s because of a new generation of bands putting fresh spins on the nearly-40-year-old genre. Here are 10 to be keeping an eye on this year.

Chris Payne discusses his new emo explosion book, 'Where Are Your Boys Tonight?'

Writer and author Chris Payne joins us on the BrooklynVegan podcast to discuss his new oral history on the 2000s emo explosion, ‘Where Are Your Boys Tonight?,’ out now on Dey Street Books…

American Football bought The American Football House

American Football, alongside their label Polyvinyl Records and Atiba Jefferson, Chris Strong, and Open House Contemporary, have bought The American Football House.

Braid reflect on 25 years of 'Frame & Canvas,' early days, various waves of emo, & more

”I remember Tim Kinsella walking around my high school with the Achtung Chicago! Zwei! compilation,” Chris Broach said. ”That, to me, that was an explosion. That gave me the whole context for what the scene was.”

2013's Best Emo & Post-Hardcore Albums, Discussed

We recently ran a list of 25 classic emo & post-hardcore albums turning 10 in 2023, and we dive even deeper into those albums on the new episode of the BrooklynVegan podcast with guest Drew Beringer.

30 Classic Emo & Post-Hardcore Albums Turning 20 in 2023

2003 was a crucial year for the 2000s emo/post-hardcore boom. Here are 30 classics from that year, including Thursday, Thrice, Cursive, The Appleseed Cast, Death Cab for Cutie, The Jealous Sound, and more…

Knapsack's Blair Shehan on the possibility of another reunion: "I would totally be down for it"

Knapsack also speak about the word ”emo,” their long-awaited vinyl reissues, and much more in our new podcast interview.

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