How many times can we talk about that dang emo revival? If it is real, Joyce Manor pre-date it, making them the godfathers of your beloved movement. The California band are equal parts punk and melancholy, marrying nasally shouts with melodic song construction — doesn’t this sound like a Taking Back Sunday CD booklet from way back when? All jokes aside, the band put on an impressive live show. It’s gonna get sweaty, so maybe leave that BANE hoodie at home.
Mon., Sept. 15, 8 p.m., 2014
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 10, 2014