We've already featured Braid in the Weekly Nostalgia spotlight, and it's about time we showcase Bob Nanna's post-Braid band. Hey Mercedes
would blend Braid's emo-rock passion with a touch of powerpop melody and accessibility. Their short run, spanning roughly five years, spawned three EP's and two well-loved full-lengths. 2001's Everynight Fire Works
found the band navigating the delicate balance of earnestness and catharsis, while 2003's Loses Control
went in a slightly more immediate direction, with what seemed like an added focus on catchy supercharged riffs, though its songs remained equally powerful. While the band may no longer be recording, fans can take solace in knowing that...