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What a band!
07/29/10 at 05:19 PM by ilovesofie


Check it yourselve, this is an incredible underrated punkrock/pop-punk band called LIPONA. Their debut was phenomenal, full of passion, great lyrics and sing-alongs, great melodies, and their EP is even better. They are working on a new album and I'm so stoked for it, spread the world about this crazy dudes!
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Soundtrack of this summer
07/06/10 at 05:20 AM by ilovesofie
These albums have been on repeat at the start of the summer:

Mercy Mercedes - Believe It
Allister - Countdown to Nowhere
Steel Train - Steel Train
The Gaslight Anthem - American Slang
Man Overboard - Real Talk

Anyone has any other suggestions? Looking forward to Sum 41, Rufio & House Of Heroes for this summer.
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Mid-year top ten: candidates
06/09/10 at 01:44 AM by ilovesofie
Let's try!

Motion City Soundtrack - My Dinosaur Life
The Wonder Years - The Upsides
Chaser - The Big Picture
The Gaslight Anthem - American Slang
Against Me! - White Crosses
Circa Survive - Blue Sky Noise
The Morning Of - The Way I Fell In
The Menzingers - Chamberlain Waits
Alkaline Trio - This Addiction
Heroes For Hire - Life Of A Party
Continuance - Cary Ourselves
Hawthorne Heights - Skeletons
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Best songs of the year so far
05/23/10 at 03:54 AM by ilovesofie
Motion City Soundtrack - Skin And Bones
Motion City Soundtrack - The Weakends
The Gaslight Anthem - Orphans
Alkaline Trio - Fine
The Wonder Years - New Years With Carl Weathers
Sing It Loud - Wonder Why
Circa Survive - I Felt Free
The Menzingers - I Was Born
Against Me! - Teenage Anarchist
Chaser - My Promise
The National - Anyone's Ghost
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Underrated Albums
05/03/10 at 02:36 PM by ilovesofie


Chaser - The Big Picture

One of the most honest records I've heard this year. It's punkrock like punkrock is meant to be and with a very soft production that I really love, it makes this album having an emotional touch. It has great lyrics about love and life and there a brilliant accoustic track on it. One of my favorites this year and an album that will get way too less attention. I love it, I suggest when you love Mute, Much The Same or Rise Against, to check this record out.
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GROEZROCK
04/21/10 at 12:30 PM by ilovesofie
Anybody else is visiting this great festival?



Because of that Vulcano shit, Saves The Day & Sunny Day Real Estate won't make it. That's a shame because besides of The Swellers that's pretty much all that I'm intrested in that day.

But the second day is so great, here are my favorites:

Sum 41
Mute
Lit
AFI
Pennywise
Bad Religion
Bouncing Souls
Zebrahead

Damn, I'm excited! Do you guys think this line-up is better than Warped Tour? Would you go? Tell me!
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Album Of The Decade
03/10/10 at 05:55 AM by ilovesofie


This is my personal album of the decade. It's the most emotional album I've heard, this is what music means to me. I can't find the words to describe this album.

2. The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound
3. The Bouncing Souls - The Gold Record
4. Jimmy Eat World - Futures
5. Bloc Party - A Weekend In The City
6. Anberlin - Cities
7. The Ataris - So Long, Astoria
8. Blink 182 - Enema Of The State
9. Yellowcard - Ocean Avenue
10. The Get Up Kids - On A Wire
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Pop-punk, getting older
02/22/10 at 10:39 AM by ilovesofie
Allright, I am 20 years old and I could say I listen intensively to music for six years. Everybody has a story, everybody has an album that he heard as a kid and because of that album you wannna listen to more music, you wanna explore that kind of genre, and without you noticing it, you've realised that music will be important to your life.
This is kinda cliché but the album that made me wanna listen to more is blink 182's "Enema Of The State". It was the soundtrack to an awesome summer and because of that album I always gonna love pop-punk and I learned about bands such as Saves The Day, Yellowcard, New Found Glory, Relient K and that kinda stuff.
It's now six year later and a lot of my friends don't really listen to pop-punk anymore. No, they listen to electronic shit. I don't understand the kinda of music. Always that same beat, no lyrics (wich is essential when you talk about music I think), and they can only enjoy it when the volume is loud. I will never understand it.
Now, my musical taste is a little bit evolved during this past five years but no that incridible much. I can now appreciate The Smiths, I love Muse and I'm done with bands that sound like Escape The Fate or Aiden. And I think The Gaslight Anthem is best band who's currently making music. But overall, no, no that much has changed. I still listen to pop-punk and I still love Blink 182. And that kinda suprises me. Everybody I know who where in this kinda music five years ago all changed and I don't. Will I ever grow tired of pop-punk? Will I ever leaving this site cause the bands say nothing anymore to me? I highly doubt it.
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MOVIELIST 2009
12/31/09 at 05:20 AM by ilovesofie
1. The Reader
2. (500) Days Of Summer
3. Inglorious Basterds
4. The Hangover
5. Public Enemies
6. I love You, Man
7. The Electric Mist
8. State Of Play
9. The Ugly Thruth
10. District 9

FAILS:

1. 2012
2. Paranormal Activity

I doubt that 'Revolutionary Road' came out this year, otherwise, that would be my number 1.
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AOTY LIST 2009
12/29/09 at 02:28 AM by ilovesofie
1. Relient K - Forget & Not Slow Down
2. The Dangerous Summer - Reach For The Sun
3. Plushgun - Pins & Panzers
4. Green Day - 21st Century Breakdown
5. All The Day Holiday - The Things I've Grown To Love
6. The Swellers - Ups & Downsizing
7. Broadway Calls - Good Views, Bad News
8. Say Anything - Say Anything
9. Bouncing Souls – Ghosts on the Boardwalk
10. Third Eye Blind - Ursa Major
11. Thrice - Beggars
12. New Found Glory - Not Without A Fight
13. We Shot The Moon - A Silver Lining
14. Defeater - Lost Ground EP
15. Set Your Goals - This Will Be The Death Of Us
16. Propaghandi - Supporting Caste

17. Muse - The Resistance
18. A Day To Remeber - Homesick
19. All Time Low - Nothing Personal
20. Paramore - Brand New Eyes
21. Fightstar – Be Human
22. Emery - In Shallow Seas We Sail
23. John Mayer - Battle Studies
24. Dashboard Confessional – Alter The Ending
25. meWithoutyou - It's All A Dream…
26. Dear Lanlord - Dream Homes
27. Thursday - Common Existence
28. Moneen - The World I Want To Leave Behind
29. Strung Out - Agents Of The Underground
30. Johny Craig - A Dream Is A Question You Don't Want To Answer
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Most anticipated of 2010
12/23/09 at 10:16 AM by ilovesofie
  • The Gaslight Anthem
  • Blink 182
  • Jimmy Eat World
  • Anberlin
  • The Ataris
  • Alkaline Trio
  • Innerpartysystem
  • Motion City Soundtrack
  • The Wonder Years
  • Saves The Day
  • Story Of The Year
  • The Get Up Kids ?
  • Valencia
  • Misery Signals
  • Defeater
  • Lipona
  • The Dangerous Summer?
  • Rufio
  • Moving Mountains
  • Amber Pacific?
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Personal lyrics
12/16/09 at 03:16 PM by ilovesofie
Fantasy

i don't even know what the meaning of that thing is
some people call it love, i call it fantasy
it seems to be everlasting,
but the only time i thought i could feel it,
it left me

i feel alone without the sound of your voice
i feel hopeless without you to spend my days with
i feel alone knowing i can't count on you

i thought i heard you whispering forever
i thought i heard you talking about eternity
i thought i heard you laughing with me

you're not worth it anymore for me
i hope one day you wake up from this nightmare you call us
i hope one day you'll change it,
cause you're the only one able to do that

it's hard to hope without having something to hold on
it's not difficult to fall
it's not difficult to get up again
but it's hard to fall again
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Jimmy Eat World
11/17/09 at 05:55 AM by ilovesofie
Damn, I'm in such a JEW-mood, I had to put it here. All of their records are freaking beautiful. I think the hardest question one could ask is to rank their albums. I'll try:

1. Bleed American
2. Futures
3. Chase This Light
4. Clarity

Oh God, Clarity ends op last and it's almost a perfect album. This really points out the greatness of this band. These are my favorites songs:

1. Hear You Me
2. Kill
3. Lucky Denver Mint
4. Big Casino
5. 23

I'm gonna check al their b-sides stuff today, siked!
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Preparing end of the year list
11/05/09 at 10:14 AM by ilovesofie
Yeah, i'ts coming close. Some great records came out tis year, I'm planning to make a list of 30 albums I've loved the most. So what I'm gonna try here is to select the thirty best, the ranking follows at the end of the year.

Say Anything - Say Anything
We Shot The Moon - The Silver Lining
The Dangerous Summer - Reach For The Sun
All The Day Holiday - The Thing I've Grown To Love
Relient K - Forget & Not Slow Down
Green Day - 21st Century Breakdown
New Found Glory - Not Without A Fight
Broadway Calls - Good Views, Bad News
All Time Low - Nothing Personal
Set Your Goals - This Will Be The Death Of Us
The Swellers - Ups & Downsizing
Thrice - Beggars
Muse - The Resistance
The Bouncing Souls - Anniversary Series
Plushgun - Pins & Panzers
A Day To Remember - Homesick
Two Tongues - Two Tongues
Dear Landord - Dream Homes
Fightstar - Be Human
meWithoutYou - It's All Crazy...
Propaghandi - Supporting Caste
Third Eye Blind - Ursa Major
Silverstein - A Shipwrecked In The Sand
Paramore - Brand New Eyes
This Is A Standoff - Be Dissapointed
Emery - In Shallow Seas We Sail
Sherwood - QU
Anchor & Braille - Felt
Mew - No More Stories Are Told Today, ...
Mutemath - Resistance

This is gonna be a hard job to rank those beautful records. Maybe they get replaced by an album that comes out the last month and a half but I doubt it.
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Top 30 pop-punk albums
09/17/09 at 10:16 AM by ilovesofie
Yeah, summer is almost over, I know, but neither way, I'm still gonna listen to pop-punk. It's a genre I grew up with and it makes me feel young and happy. This made me think to make a list of all of the best pop-punkalbums I've ever heard. I know, it isn't easy to qualify some music as "pop-punk" (you have just pop, punkrock, poprock) but I don't care, I conisder all these albums pop-punk. Let's try this!

1. Blink 182 - Enema Of The State
2. Yellowcard - Ocean Avenue
3. The Ataris - Blue Skies
4. Sum 41 - All Killer No Filler
5. Lit - A Place In The Sun
6. Green Day - Nimrod
7. Amber Pacific - The Possibility And The Promise
8. The Get Up Kids - Four Minute Mile
9. Bouncing Souls - How I Spent My Summer Vacation
10. Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American
11. Saves The Day - Stay What You Are
12. Fall Out Boy - Take This To Your Grave
13. Say Anthing - Is A Real Boy
14. Homegrown - Act Your Age
15. The Movielife - Fourty Hour Train Back To Penny
16. Spitalfield - Stop Doing Bad Things
17. Autopilot Off - Make A Sound
18. MxPx - Slowly Going The Way Of The Buffalo
19. Relient K - Two Lefts Don't Make A Right But Three Do
20. Rufio - Perhaps, I Suppose
21. Much The Same - Surive
22. Valencia - We All Need a Reason To Believe
23. Slick Shoes - Slick Shoes
24. Allister - Last Stop, Suburbia
25. Midtown - Save The World, Lose The Girl
26. The Dangerous Summer - Reach For The Sun
27. Finch - What It Is To Burn
28. The Starting Line - Say It Like You Mean It
29. Sugarcult - Start Static
30. Reggie And The Full Effect - Songs Not To Get Married To
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