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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,  ...
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 – 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 ...
The New Amsterdams – At The Foot Of My Rival
The New Amsterdams At The Foot Of My Rival Matt Pryor’s sixth studio album under the New Amsterdams banner sounds like it should have been released in the ’80s. All the elements are present for a thrifty rock ’n’ roll rehash, but it’s Pryor’s intimacy and the liberties he takes with wide open spaces that thrust this album into an altogether modern realm. Recorded primarily at his Lawrence ... Re
The New Amsterdams – Killed Or Cured
The New Amsterdams Killed Or Cured Originally self-released digitally in 2006 free of charge and to little fanfare, Killed Or Cured was overshadowed by the New Amsterdams' proper new album at the time, Story Like A Scar. Hopefully Killed Or Cured’s physical release receives better notice because it’s one of the band’s best and most compact efforts yet. In 27 minutes, front ...