It takes about 62 seconds for Monument’s debut to announce itself as an emo record: at the moment when, after an intro of pastoral guitar plucking and feedback that seems to unravel even as it builds to a hissy climax, the song erupts with a messy, angular burst of noise. Then bassist Dan Doggett screams, [...]
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When second-wave emo legends Cap'n Jazz reunited earlier this year, music critics and fans rejoiced. It all seemed a little unexpected: After years of Warped-Tour banishment, emo was being celebrated again.
Chances are, a lot of those folks haven't noticed that a new emo scene that's more interested in '90s aggression and idiosyncracy than 2000s sheen [...]