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A punk phenomenon grows up

It's time we faced it: the vanguards of rock have gotten really old.
Punk is dead, right?
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  February 10, 2012
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Second that emotion

For fanboys of a certain, oh, let's call it a distinguished temporal status, it was the emo-nerd equivalent of leaked footage from a new Star Wars installment showing up online: last August, the long-pined-for defunct Florida band Further Seems Forever r
Chris Carrabba revisits Further Seems Forever
By LUKE O'NEIL  |  April 29, 2011
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Dashboard Confessional at Lupo's


I usually OD on Dashboard Confessional fairly quickly. In a way, Chris Carrabba's hard-hitting emo is a foregone conclusion - you know that the uber-angst...
By webteam  |  March 17, 2010
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VIDEO: Top 101 songs of the decade

WFNX's top 101 songs of the decade
The top 101 songs of the decade from WFNX 101.7 FM
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 18, 2009

Hottest songs of 2009



By PHOEBIE PHOENIX  |  December 18, 2009
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Photos: New Found Glory, Dashboard Confessional at Middle East

Photos of New Found Glory on tour with Dashboard Confessional
New Found Glory and Dashboard Confessional, live at Middle East Downstairs, December 10, 2009
By JEROME ENO  |  December 18, 2009


Review: Dashboard Confessional and New Found Glory at the Middle East Downstairs


Dashboard Confessional performs "Don't Wait." See a gallery of Jerome Eno's live show photos here. Chris Carrabba has a lot of feelings, and he doesn't...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  December 15, 2009
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Fast-breaking music

WFNX has always been a maverick radio station.
You heard it here first
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 01, 2008
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Bright lights, big band

The Bay State, born and nurtured at UMaine-Machias, are right in my personal wheelhouse: smart lyrics, huge choruses, and they edge outside your standard instrumentation.
The Bay State Turn This City On
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 25, 2008
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Make like a leaf

Fall appropriately takes the baton (sorry, Olympics still on the mind) from a stand-out summer of music in Portland.
Fall into local music (and other ironic urgings)
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 10, 2008
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Chairmen of the boards

Not unlike Swedish, Tagalog, and Esperanto, music is a language, with its own conjugations and (lewdly) dangling participles.
Our critics pick the 14 producers with the fattest, meanest beats
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 18, 2007


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Dashboard Confessional: The Shade of the Poison Trees

The people want their wimp back; he’ll meet them halfway.
Vagrant
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  October 08, 2007
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Brand New

There’s no shortage of haterade for emo these days.
The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me | Interscope
By SHARON STEEL  |  December 04, 2006
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Going on sale: September 28, 2006

Lemonheads, Reel Big Fish, Dear Leader, Dashboard Confessional, and more.
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  September 26, 2006
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Forward into the past!

Could it be just a coincidence that as I sit here writing this, a grizzled Bob Seger is gearing up for the release of Face the Promise , the Detroit rocker’s first proper studio album in, oh, forever and a day? The Lemonheads, "No Backbone" (mp3)
Oldies and more in the season’s CD releases
By MATT ASHARE  |  September 14, 2006
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Saturday's night's alright (for Sunday)

In gestures that pass for typical punk fashion, tens of thousands of TBS fans showed the extent of their enthusiasm by pelting each other with anything they could get their grubby little hands on and stepping up the shoving match in the pit every time t
Taking Back Sunday and the Receiving End of Sirens, September 9 at City Hall Plaza
By JULIA KAGANSKIY  |  September 12, 2006


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Rainer Maria

The best thing that’s happened to Rainer Maria over the past decade has nothing to do with Rilke.
Catastrophe Keeps Us Together | Grunion
By MATT ASHARE  |  August 08, 2006
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Dashboard Confessional

Emo is the new arena rock and Dashboard Confessional are poised to become the next U2.
Dusk and Summer | Vagrant
By JULIA KAGANSKIY  |  July 24, 2006
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Dashboard confessions

Twenty-three-year-old singer-songwriter Andrew Parker-Renga is still clawing his way through the struggles of a recent Berklee graduate. Andrew Parker-Renga, "I Hope Somebody's Watchin' Me" (mp3 via MySpace)
The story of Andrew Parker-Renga’s stories
By ADAM GOLD  |  July 11, 2006
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On the racks: June 27, 2006

. . . and all sorts of guest stars.
Dashboard Confessional, India.Irie, Shawnna, Grant Lee Phillips . . .
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 27, 2006
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32 worst lyrics of all time

The most horrific, the most god awful, the most offensively bad.
The votes are in, Ms. Lavigne
By BILL JENSEN AND RYAN STEWART  |  June 08, 2006


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Emo in the rain

It doesn't get much more emo than tattooed teenagers making out in a downpour while Chris Carrabba belts out "Vindicated."
Dashboard Confessional at City Hall, Paper at Bill's
By CARLY CARIOLI AND BILL JENSEN  |  June 02, 2006
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Tuned out

Disney’s tweenpop smash is now the fastest selling TV movie on DVD, ever. Here’s five reasons not to hate the most disgusting show on television.
A guide to surviving High School Musical
By CARLY CARIOLI  |  June 02, 2006
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Snapple + WFNX = commercial-free

If you were listening to WFNX this past weekend — and, really, why the hell wouldn’t you be? — you probably heard something interesting.
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By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 31, 2006
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Going on sale: May 12, 2006

Bruce Springsteen, DJ Shadow, Elvis Costello, Fiona Apple, Ashlee Simpson, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By WILL SPITZ  |  May 09, 2006
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The 100 worst lyrics of all time

"My lovely lady lumps," "She's my cherry pie," and other phrases that make you go "Ewwww."
It's in your hands, America
By BILL JENSEN AND RYAN STEWART  |  April 20, 2006