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Matt Pryor’s ‘Memento Mori’ is full of stripped-down meditations on life and death
Matt Pryor’s ‘Memento Mori’ is full of stripped-down meditations on life and death
Matt Pryor Memento Mori FILE UNDER: Heartfelt, stripped-down folk-rock ROCKS LIKE: David Bazan, Josh Berwanger, Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties WHAT'S DIFFERENT: Unlike Pryor's last proper solo studio album (2013's Wrist Slitter), Memento Mori eschews electric guitars and aggressive tempos. Instead, the record is full of stripped- ...
Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids) releases music video for “Kinda Go To Pieces”
Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids) releases music video for “Kinda Go To Pieces”
Matt Pryor (the Get Up Kids, the New Amsterdams) released a music video for his latest solo single today on Brooklyn Vegan. The track—released last October—is called, “Kinda Go To Pieces” and is featured on Pryor’s latest solo album, Wrist Slitter, which is out now via Equal Vision/Roary Records. The video for “Kinda Go To Piece ...
Watch an acoustic, in-studio performance from Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids, The New Amsterdams)
Watch an acoustic, in-studio performance from Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids, The New Amsterdams)
Matt Pryor (of The Get Up Kids and The New Amsterdams) recently stopped by Little Elephant studios in Toledo, Ohio to film acoustic performances of three songs. The first, "As If I Could Fall In Love With You Again," appears on Pryor's 2012 sophomore solo album, May Day. The second,  ...
16 people we think–and hope–will be on the next Say Anything album
16 people we think–and hope–will be on the next Say Anything album
This Sunday, Max Bemis sent Say Anything fans’ brains abuzz when he sent out a string of tweets with the initials of the guest vocalists featured on the band’s upcoming album. Some weren’t too hard to figure out. (If you don't know that SDB is Bemis’ wife, Sherri DuPree-Bemis, then you might want to get out of the game now.) Others were a bit tougher, but ...
11 New Songs You Need To Hear Right Now: November 2013 Edition
11 New Songs You Need To Hear Right Now: November 2013 Edition
Sometimes the rock world can get noisy, and we don’t just mean in decibels or fuzz. Often the signal-to-noise ratio is more noise than signal. But no worries; we read, listen to and watch everything so we can sort it for you. Here are some of our favorite new songs and videos of November 2013 CONTRIBUTORS: Matt Crane Scott Heisel Brittany Moseley Jason Pettigrew Aime Szymanski Cassie Whitt A
Matt Pryor – Wrist Slitter
Matt Pryor – Wrist Slitter
Matt Pryor Wrist Slitter Matt Pryor’s creative output throughout the past decade has been spotty at best—the New Amsterdams have been hit-and-miss, and his previous solo albums were enjoyable but reserved. Wrist Slitter is the first time the Get Up Kids frontman has really rocked since that band’s 1999 watershed Something To Write Home About, with songs like “Kinda Go To Pieces” and “Won’t Speak T
Matt Pryor, James Dewees stream “Failing You” from upcoming collaborate EP
Matt Pryor, James Dewees stream “Failing You” from upcoming collaborate EP
The Get Up Kids' frontman Matt Pryor announced last week that he would release his new solo full-length album, Wrist Slitter, Nov. 12 through Say Anything frontman Max Bemis's Rory Records, an imprint of Equal Vision. Additionally, Pryor announced a three-song EP in collaboration with Get Up Kids bandmate James Dewees, slated for release Oct. 1, also via Rory ...
Max Bemis announces acoustic tour with Matt Pryor, Perma, Sherri DuPree-Bemis, and Merriment
Max Bemis announces acoustic tour with Matt Pryor, Perma, Sherri DuPree-Bemis, and Merriment
Say Anything frontman Max Bemis has announced a solo acoustic winter tour, which is also set to include Matt Pryor (of The Get Up Kids), Perma, Sherri DuPree-Bemis (Bemis' wife and member of Eisley), and Merriment. Perma, Bemis' side project with wife Sherri, recently announced their full-length debut, Two Of A Crime, due out Oct. 29 on Max's Rory Reco ...
Matt Pryor, James Dewees tour canceled for medical reasons
Matt Pryor, James Dewees tour canceled for medical reasons
James Dewees has announced via Twitter that the upcoming tour with Matt Pryor and Into It. Over It. will be canceled "due to medical reasons." Read Dewees' tweets below: hi everybody! im sorry to have to announce that due to medical reasons @mattpryorsongs and i had to cancel the tour coming up next week — Dewees (@shitdeweessays) May 14, 2013 i promise we will make the shows up
Matt Pryor – May Day
Matt Pryor – May Day
Matt Pryor May Day Putting it mildly, there are some really “interesting” projects folks try to get funded via Kickstarter. But what makes the site/mechanism so compelling is that for all the countless deluded nutbars out there looking to finance pillow art, books about their cat or edible drinking cups, every now and again true art is supported, at a time when artists need it most. Kickstarte ...

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