What I learned from All Time Low

By on Aug 1, 2011 in Uncategorized

Saturday I dragged Mr. Bzzz to Jersey to see All Time Low with May Day Parade, The Starting Line, and We are the In Crowd. It was an interesting show. I had a great night. I learned many things. Those things are these: All Time Low’s stage show is exactly like seeing Blink 182 circa 1996 … with more dick, and less fart. Unlike Blink, however, they don’t carry that same dick and fart jokes mentality into their lyrics. Bands making dick jokes, talking about getting laid and impregnating girls, and hanging bras on their mic stand when the average age of the crowd is about 15 is creepy. Super fucking creepy. To be fair, I’m pretty sure it was just as creepy when I was 15. All I’m saying is: Check IDs, guys. Perhaps because they are still around, Green Day’s influence is highly highly under-rated and Blink 182’s is highly overrated. (Which is not to...

Me & 14 year olds love All Time Low.

By on Jul 10, 2009 in Music

I’ve been meaning to write a post about All Time Low for a couple months now. I discovered their EP “Put Up or Shut Up” through iTunes genius and the song “Coffee Shop Soundtrack” awoken the musical core in me. That sounds ridiculous but I don’t know how else to describe it. As I’ve gotten older, it’s become harder and harder to find new music that rocks my roll as they say. When I was younger there was a vast sea out there just waiting for my discovery. But now … now I know what I like. I should like new music. I should like hipster rock – 80s? Punk? Rockabilly? The combo should be perfect for me … but it’s just not. I guess I’m too much of a purist or something. The truth is that the music I have always loved the most has been cheesy boy pop punk (i.e. MxPx) and authentic girlie ska/pop punk (Dance Hall...