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Topshelf Records Were Skeltons

Posted by - 08:25 AM on 03/30/10
Topshelf Records have signed Pennsylvania's We Were Skeletons. The band will release their self-titled album on June 29th.
 
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09:03 AM on 03/30/10
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This band is one of, like, three decent-or-better ones to randomly friend request me on MySpace in the last four years. I'd say Topshelf is starting to build a hell of a roster but I feel like other bigger labels are going to continue to cherry-pick them. Defeater was picked up by B9 quickly and if this was 2003 I could see Pianos Become the Teeth on Equal Vision already.
10:03 AM on 03/30/10
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on the brightside, she could choke.
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saw them live once, it was pretty good.
10:23 AM on 03/30/10
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Righteous news. Screamo in the US really is picking up speed again.
10:50 AM on 03/30/10
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Not sure how I feel about all of these diy screamo bands getting "signed"
07:01 PM on 03/30/10
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I like the song on their myspace. This is probably because I am a FBTMOF fan and I'm pretty sure I could identify like 4 different riffs taken directly from Odd How People Shake...
07:58 PM on 03/30/10
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they are playing in Hburg, VA at MACROCK...i dunno if im diggin them though.
09:44 PM on 03/30/10
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Not sure how I feel about all of these diy screamo bands getting "signed"
I'd say there are more 'signed' screamo bands than not. Granted, many simply just release an album under a label, but I don't think it really detracts from DIY ethics entirely. Then again, who said screamo had to be DIY anyway?
09:42 AM on 04/01/10
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These are some great dudes and a great band. One of the best locals in our area. I'm stoked for them.

As far as DIY bands getting signed...

I feel like as long as the band doesn't completely stop working hard and doesn't change their music in order to get signed... it's perfectly fine. I don't know why people make such a fuss about bands having labels, mgmt, booking agents, etc. As long as they're still playing the music they are passionate about... why not have a team behind them helping them make a career?
09:44 AM on 04/03/10
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saw them over the summer. good stuff.
11:40 AM on 04/13/10
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Not sure how I feel about all of these diy screamo bands getting "signed"
ya man I know what you mean. But these dudes are still doin the DIY thing. Im bookin them a show in Delaware, they still book all their own tours and such

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