As a thoroughly wayward dude who once incorporated all the lyrics to Sunny Day Real Estate's "In Circles" into a handwritten letter to a college crush—"Meet me there/In the blue/Where words are not/And feeling remains," etc.—I suppose I am the band's just-launched reunion tour's exact target demographic. Perusing video footage of that tour's first show last week in Tacoma, Washington, the jagged two-note guitar riff that kicks off "In Circles" triggers a shocking, almost terrifying communal roar of lust and elation, the sentiment a vibrant mixture of "Dude, I used to love these guys!" and "Dude, this song is still awesome!" and "Dude, why did I write out these lyrics by hand and mail... More >>>