Chaos is Me: September 2020

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Chaos is Me took a few months off, due to a lot of reasons, but we’re back and (hopefully) better than ever.  If you’re a repeat reader, thanks for sticking with me during the periods of down time, and if you’re new here, then welcome.  This is Nine Circles’ monthly column devoted to the world of screamo, and my curation for the month of September includes only the most choice and the most tender cuts.  Read about them all after the break.  Continue reading

Chaos is Me: June 2020

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I’m pretty horrible at introducing things to be honest.  I never know how to start these columns in a way that gets people’s attention.  So lets try this:

Screamo is punk.  Punk is protest music.  It inherently places itself against the white supremacist capitalist status quo.  If you take issue with this, don’t call yourself a punk.

Black Lives Matter.  Today, yesterday, and forever.

Here’s some music.

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Chaos is Me: May 2020

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Welcome to another edition of Chaos is Me. May brought us some of the best screamo this year has seen yet. If you don’t know, take a look under the cut.

And as they say: dance tonight, revolution tomorrow.

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Chaos is Me: March & April 2020

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Well, the inevitable happened.  I missed a month on this column.  I don’t think that at this point I need to explain why, but now that I’m all (mostly) adjusted to this whole situation, it’s time to get caught up, because while life may have stopped happening for a lot of people, there was still plenty of good screamo released in the last two months to shout out.  Read on to see what’s good.  Continue reading

Chaos Is Me: February 2020

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We’re back with another edition of your favorite screamo column, Chaos is Me, later than I’d like this time but that’s what happens when you lose both your router and modem at the same time and have to live in the pre-internet age for a few days.  Fortunately, all is returned to normal, which is good, because this month we have some very heavy hitters to cover in this column, including an album I’ve been anticipating for literal years.  See how things stack up under the cut.

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