Patrick D. McDermott

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“Screaming Infidelities” At 20: Dashboard Confessional Reflects On Emo’s Breakthrough Anthem

It’s after midnight in the early days of the new millennium and Chris Carrabba is wide the fuck awake. He hasn't been getting much sleep…
Patrick D. McDermott | February 27, 2020 - 2:10 pm

The Anniversary

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Turns 10

If The Pains of Being Pure At Heart’s self-titled LP was an '80s movie, it’d probably be Fast Times At Ridgemont High, Amy Heckerling’s 1982…
Patrick D. McDermott | February 4, 2019 - 9:55 am

The Anniversary

Vivian Girls Turns 10

The indie rock subgenre known as "noise-pop," which distorts candy-sweet melodies with blown-out guitars and echo, had something of a renaissance in the late 2000s.
Patrick D. McDermott | October 1, 2018 - 10:00 am