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Emo: it might as well be a four-letter word

Back in 2001, when Bleed American was exploding all over modern-rock radio, I sat down with Jimmy Eat World guitarist Tom Linton and frontman Jim Adkins and asked about the emo label with which their group had been saddled.
De-evolution
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  February 10, 2012
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WFNX's top 101 songs in 2010

WFNX listeners voted online at  wfnx.com  for six weeks to create this list of 2010's best songs.
WFNX's most popular songs in 2010
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 07, 2011

The Big Hurt: Alternative rock songs

I got up this morning filled with a furious hatred of alt-rock — I was tossing and turning half the night with Third Eye Blind's "Semicharmed Life" stuck in my head, a torment I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy.
Who Charted?
By DAVID THORPE  |  October 08, 2010

Crossword: ''Burn After Reading''

It's what remains.
It's just overkill
By MATT JONES  |  April 23, 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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Pop music for picky people

Lincoln-based quartet Stalemate host their CD release party at the Blackstone on December 23 in honor of their sophomore effort, We Will Carry You Out to Sea .
Stalemate’s eclectic ways
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 11, 2009
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Stasis prevails

My first reaction when I heard that Jimmy Eat World were undertaking a tour to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Clarity was a bemused "Really?"
Jimmy Eat World, live at the House of Blues, February 26, 2009
By RYAN STEWART  |  March 03, 2009
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Slideshow: Jimmy Eat World at House of Blues

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Jimmy Eat World, live at House of Blues, February 26, 2009
By DEREK KOUYOUMIJIAN  |  March 02, 2009
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Open House

I put on the obligatory hard hat and walk through the doors of what used to be Avalon on Lansdowne Street, across from Fenway Park. To the layman — me — it's all dust, noise, metal, and mess.
After more than a year of construction and relative quiet, the Lansdowne Street music scene is about to be reborn
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  February 04, 2009
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On with the shows . . .

If freezing your ass off builds character, music fans should prepare to develop way too much character over the next few months.
Winter 2009's got plenty in store
By MICHAEL BRODEUR AND CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 30, 2008


The New Avalon Cometh: Lansdowne Street House of Blues announces Dropkick Murphys 5-night stand


We've known for a while that it was coming -- thanks to Jimmy Eat World's Clarity throwback tour, wh...
By Carly Carioli  |  December 18, 2008
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DIY all over again

Cut from the earnest and emotional mold of bands such as Taking Back Sunday, Coheed & Cambria, and our own Monty Are I, the Coming Weak is one of the area’s fastest-rising combos.
The Coming Weak seek alternate routes; plus, Forever Young
By BOB GULLA  |  February 13, 2008

Crossword: ''Did I stutter?''


Sure sounded like it
By MATT JONES  |  February 06, 2008
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Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Eat World go to great lengths to recapture the anthemic thrills of Clarity — and give or take a few bouts of brooding cynicism, they’ve succeeded.
Chase the Light | Interscope
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 30, 2007
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The next action sport

At New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in mid October, hundreds of people are squished into bleachers, staring at cyborg super-soldiers who’re killing each other.
Say hello to the new breed of pro athlete — and goodbye to their grassroots
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  November 21, 2006


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The Format

This Arizona-based power-pop combo had a terrific alt-rock radio hit a few years ago called “The First Single,” a self-consciously exuberant mini-anthem that proved they had a sense of humor to go along with their sense of hook. "The Compromise," (MP3
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By MIKAEL WOOD  |  August 08, 2006
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On the racks: May 16, 2006

Plus new records by Radio 4, Rock Kills Kid, and Ben Folds.
T Bone and the Raconteurs show their roots
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 16, 2006
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The emo corps

Some young bands dream of the day they’ll write that one beautiful, searing bundle of truth that persuades parents to have kids, inspires armies to stop fighting, and conjures puppies and kittens from thin air.
Panic! At the Disco and The Academy Is . . . make a major indie bang
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  February 04, 2006