American Football Founding Drummer and Trumpeter Steve Lamos Leaves Band

Steve Lamos, founder, drummer, percussionist and trumpeter of Illinois’ emo pillars, American Football, has left the band. Lamos announced his departure via American Football’s social media pages, sharing a statement attributing the decision to a change in his personal circumstances. “After many years with American Football, my life situation has changed. Unfortunately, I now have … Read more

One of Emo’s most influential albums

Imagine if your study journal were made public. For most of us, that’s not hard to do, as thousands have willingly spilled their guts on a now-closed Xanga account or on a Tumblr whose password they’ve since forgotten. A journal is as much a place to write down your reflections as it is to use … Read more

Watch American Football’s Mike Kinsella Cover Phoebe Bridgers’ “Motion Sickness”

“Thought I’d dress up as a 20-year-old girl with a much better voice than me this year,” Mike Kinsella wrote on Instagram, captioning a video where he reported on Phoebe Bridgers‘ excellent 2017 song “Motion Sickness.” It’s just Mike and his guitar, staying true to Phoebe’s original while also making it sound like something you … Read more

American Football Founding Drummer and Trumpeter Steve Lamos Leaves Band

Steve Lamos, founder, drummer, percussionist and trumpeter of Illinois’ emo pillars, American Football, has left the band. Lamos announced his departure via American Football’s social media pages, sharing a statement attributing the decision to a change in his personal circumstances. “After many years with American Football, my life situation has changed. Unfortunately, I now have … Read more