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Name: Motion City Soundtrack
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Website: http://www.team-mcs.com/
Label: None
R.I.Y.L. Reggie and the Full Effect, Ultimate Fakebook, The Reunion Show

Members:
Joshua Cain - Guitar
Matt Taylor - Bass
Tony Thaxton - Drums
Justin Pierre - Vocals, Guitar
Jesse Johnson - Moog

Discography:
Back to the Beat EP - Modern Radio Records 2000
I Am the Movie - self-released 2002

MP3s:
The Future Freaks Me Out
Shiver
Don't Call it a Comeback

Anyone who knows me knows I have been preaching this band for about the past year. Their EP blew me away. Some of the catchiest songs I have heard, think Get Up Kids only more rock. Those 5 songs stayed in constant rotation in my CD player until the release of their first full length came out a while after. I've been impressed with EPs before only to buy the full length and be disappointed because of lack of energy, but MCS is definitely an exception to the case. The full length is even better than the EP. Catchier tunes, better lyrics, and most importantly more than 5 songs. "The Future Freaks Me Out" is easily my favorite track on the CD, but every track is amazing. You can order the EP from http://www.interpunk.com/ and get the full length from their website. If you're still hungry for more MCS just be patient. They recently recorded new versions of "Throwdown," "Capitol H," and "Back to the Beat" for a split release with Shatzi on Redemption Records

Upcoming Shows:
Tuesday, September 24th
Detroit, MI
@ Royal Oak Theater
318 West 4th st.
w/ Jimmy Eat World and Detachment Kit
All Ages - 7:00 pm

Thursday, September 26th
Columbia, MO
@ The Blue Note
17 North 9th St. - (573) 874.2784
w/ Student Rick and Big Blue Monkey
All Ages - 7:00 pm

Friday, September 27th
St. Louis, MO
@ The Galaxy1227 Washington Ave. - (314) 231.2404
w/ Student Rick and Big Blue Monkey
All Ages - 7:30 pm

Saturday, September 28th
Waverly, IA
@ Wartburg College - FREE SHOW
100 Wartburg Blvd. - (319) 352.8209
w/ Student Rick and Big Blue Monkey
All Ages - 7:00 pm

Friday, October 4th
Freeport, IL
@ Klub Phenomenon
207 S. Galena St.
All Ages - 6:30 pm

Saturday, October 5th
Madison, WI
@ Club 770 - FREE SHOW
227 North Randall Ave.
w/ The Starting Line and Truth In Fiction
All Ages - 9:00 pm

Thursday, October 10th
Peroria, IL
@ The Meeting House
4714 N. Sheridan Rd.
w/ Ultimate Fakebook and The People
All Ages - 6:00 pm

Friday, October 11th
Milwaukee, WI
@ The Globe
2028 E. North Ave.
w/ Ultimate Fakebook and The People
All Ages - 4:30 pm

Saturday, October 12th
Urbana, IL
@ Courtyard Cafe
284 Illini Union 1401 W. Green St.
w/ Ultimate Fakebook and The People
All Ages - 9:00 pm

Monday, October 14th
Chicago. IL
@ Fireside Bowl
1646 W. Fullertonw/
Ultimate Fakebook and The People
All Ages - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, October 15th
Bloomington, IN
@ Rhinos325 S. Walnut St.
w/ Ultimate Fakebook
All ages - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, October 16th
Indianapolis, IN
@ The Emerson Theatre
4634 E. 10th St.
w/ Ultimate Fakebook
All Ages - 7:00 pm
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