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  Emo - Encyclopedia Dramatica
Emo music performances were extremely dramatic, typically including lead singers falling to their knees and screaming or crying.
Listening to emo music such as Hawthorne Heights or Panic at the Disco means you are emo and gayer than Richard Simmons and Freddie Mercury combined.
After the emo kids were escorted back home by their parents, the janitors recovered the body to find that his penis had been cut off.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Emo   (777 words)

 The Emo Song
For more than a decade, the term "emo" was used almost exclusively to describe the genre of music that spawned from the 1980s DC scene and all of the bands inspired by it.
However, during the late 1990s, as emo music began to emerge from the underground into popular consciousness, the term began to be used as a reference for more than just the music.
While use of the term "emo" to describe the dress and attitudes of some fans of emo music, it should be noted that use of "emo" as a musical genre and "emo" as a slang term are largely separate.
www.paulawest.net /the_emo_song.html   (745 words)

 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Emo (music)
Emo is a subgenre of hardcore punk music.
In its original incarnation, the term emo was used to describe the music of the mid-1980s Washington, DC scene and its associated bands.
This brand of emo was often referred to as "Midwestern emo"?title=given the geographic location of the bands, with several of the best-known bands hailing from the areas around Chicago, Kansas City, and Milwaukee.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Emo_(music)   (3716 words)

 Emo: The Emotional-Punk Movement | Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Emo differs from traditional punk in that an extreme emphasis is placed on raw emotion, which is conveyed through heartbroken and sometimes angry lyrics (as in "screamo") and through emotionally-charged chord progressions and high-energy beats.
Harmony is used more so in emo than in punk music, particularly to accent certain words and concepts, and emo music on the whole tends to emphasize melody and lyricism, certainly more so than does traditional punk music, which is designed to anger and move to action rather than depress or emphasize vulnerability.
Perhaps the most distinct difference between emo and traditional punk music is the former's repeated use of loud-soft contrasts, reflective of the singer's mood changes between heartbreak, anger and confusion.
iml.jou.ufl.edu /projects/Spring03/Seawell/music.htm   (230 words)

 CSULB Online 49er: v9n9: Untickle me emo
In popular music lately, the word "emo" has been thrown around to describe some new bands that are breaking the charts and making waves on the radio.
Emo, as it is now known, is a term used to describe a broad reaching genre of mostly independent music groups whose only real connection to each other is the fact that they do not fit into any other well-defined genre.
Emo music is ultimately described as melodic and emotional music that, more often than not, does not follow traditional song structures.
www.csulb.edu /~d49er/archives/2001/fall/diversions/v9n9-emo.shtml   (793 words)

 Emo bands... - Music Lyrics - Music Chat
The entire arguement of 'what is emo and what is not' is a present conflict, not bands from 20 years ago.
Just as long as we all agree that its all good music, and get passed what it is called we will be fine, but everyone is too tied up in the overcoat of emo, not the music, but the name and appearance.
You all got me wrong, I am not saying that your past music is not emo, but I just want to know how TBS isnt labeled "present-day emo" I feel that it has not died out persay, but has just taken a different path in style.
www.musicbanter.com /showthread.php?t=1477   (702 words)

 Turns of Phrase: Emo
Musical genres come and go, often too quickly to tie them down, but this one has been gestating out of mainstream sight for many years.
Long lurking in the musical underground, an expansion in popularity means it has become one of the more popular American underground rock modes in the late 1990s and is now edging tentatively towards the mainstream, with bands like Jimmy Eat World and Weezer.
While emo may be a controversial term that gets thrown around all too often, Victory at Sea should be proud of the label.
www.worldwidewords.org /turnsofphrase/tp-emo1.htm   (281 words)

 Emo Downloads - Download Emo Music - Download Emo MP3s
Some emo leans toward the progressive side, full of complex guitar work, unorthodox song structures, arty noise, and extreme dynamic shifts; some emo is much closer to punk-pop, though it's a bit more intricate.
Though it's far less macho, emo is a direct descendant of hardcore's preoccupations with authenticity and anti-commercialism; it grew out of the conviction that commercially oriented music was too artificial and calculated to express any genuine emotion.
Like the exact definition of emo itself, the Promise Ring's music evolved in ways that were difficult to pin down completely; starting out as both intricate and visceral, they simplified their sound into more straightforward punk-pop, then dabbled in introspective roots rock before disbanding.
www.mp3.com /emo/genre/316/subgenre.html   (4659 words)

Mainly, Emo is a form of punk rock and there are more than one type of emo.
Emo lyrics were not the lyrics of any normal song.
Emo lyrics were always written abstractly in poetic form.
www.angelfire.com /punk4/nbook/emo.html   (612 words)

 Insta Emo Kit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
You're not emo if you still listen to Sunny Day Real Estate or Fugazi, because they're old school and you have to be new school to act cool and impress all those worthless friends who hate you anyway.
In the golden pinnacle of an emo man's life is to live to forty while mooching off your parents and clutching their inheritance so you can go to emo concerts in the future and listen to the same old derivative music that got its start in the punk movement back in the 70's.
If any emo music you listen to has its roots in anything before 1998, then you're old school and therefore not emo.
www.sykospark.net /emo/music.html   (413 words)

 -=:Emo's Austin:=-   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Emo's Austin, Austin's best small venue for live music, is located just off 6th Street on Red River.
The increased cover charge is representative of the fact that some of the bands we have coming through are asking for correspondingly high guarantees.
Rest assured, as has been the case since Emo's started charging cover, the entire door take goes to the bands.
www.emosaustin.com /abou.htm   (192 words)

 Emo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emo (slang), a slang term used to describe a wide range of fashion styles and attitudes which have roots in emo music
Emo, County Laois, a town in the Republic of Ireland
Villa Emo, a 16th century villa by Andrea Palladio
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emo   (226 words)

 European Music Office
EMO supports the idea that there is a need to gather together all music industry actors so that they jointly propose sets of actions in line with the EU policy and fruitful to the whole chain of the music industry.
For EMO, the idea of the music industry being united in its request for a support programme, as well as for the concept of a music platform, must already be reflected in the pilot actions, even at such a small scale.
Music Export Norway, Music Export Norway A/S is a new organization established in 2000 by the Norwegian music industry.
www.emo.org /activities/index.html   (1654 words)

 Urban Dictionary: emo
A form of music that diverged from punk in the '80s, the name "emo" is derived from the emotive style of the lyrics and music.
Males that adhere to the emo subculture are sometimes confused with metrosexuals; indeed the line between the two is somwhat blurred, though both groups claim to be intouch with their emotional side.
Emo chick dumps him, saying "It's not you, it's me." (lie) as she drives off with Wayne, the school jock and captain of the football team.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=emo   (1224 words)

 Emo (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This brand of emo was often referred to as "Midwestern emo" given the geographic location of the bands, with several of the best-known bands hailing from the areas around Chicago, Kansas City, and Milwaukee.
Strangely, as "indie emo" became more widespread, a number of acts who otherwise would not have been considered part of the "indie emo" scene began to be referred to as emo because of their similarity to the sound.
In many cases, the term has simply been attached to them because of musical similarites, a common fashion sense, or because of the band's popularity within the "emo" scene, not because the band adheres to emo as a music genre.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emo_(music)   (3754 words)

 Amazon.com: EMO: Music: Emo Philips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Repug bias: emo made a crack about Ted Kennedy being a drunk, calling a guy in a coma who is brain-dead a democrat, saying "george bush never executed anyone who didn't deserve it" and meaning it, and he made cracks at the expense of animal rights protesters.
I bought the CD because I remember the old Emo who was funny, but the new emo is different-the soft lilt is gone, his affect now sounds forced, he was way over-the-top raunchy, and of course the vulgar repug bias.
Emo's LPs, E=MO2 and at the Hasty Pudding, are comedy legends.
www.amazon.com /EMO-Emo-Philips/dp/B00005UMAR   (1003 words)

 Emo what does it mean - gURL
The music was also characterized by particularly dramatic vocals which, at best, left the audience in an emotionally charged state, crying or screaming.
And while emo devotees are notoriously upfront about their feelings, instead of wearing their hearts on their sleeves, they tend to favor ironic slogans and band logos.
Lately, labeling someone as "emo" is something of a put-down, a stand-in for "overly emotional" or "melodramatic." The implication is that they are excessively moody and angsty, prone to crying jags and plagued by a love of bad poetry.
www.gurl.com /findout/label/pages/0,,673303,00.html   (343 words)

 Emo, timeless? - Music Lyrics - Music Chat
I mean i like emo and all but I personally cannot see popular emo bands developing into a phenomenon that is always cherished (such as the beatles, zeppelin, etc) I just feel the fundemental emotive level of the music is something that will only be appealing and truly understood by our generation.
emo is specifically an adolescent genre- by that i mean its there for teenagers whos emotions are all over the place, they need to seek identity so they find it in a band who whine and shout about their troubles- troubles some teenagers relate to.
i am talking about the mainstream "emo", no doubt all you people who harp on and whine about "real emo" will disagree with what ive said- but ultimately i think emo is just a phase for teenagers- a phase im not actually going through and probably never will.
www.musicbanter.com /showthread.php?t=4744   (963 words)

 Emo / Punk - Music & Musician Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Eventually the name changed into EMO when the sound changed a little, but it still sounds/sounded nothing like any of the bands brheuer listed.
emo is a evolution of punk and hardcore emo is called emocore.
ooooooooh emo gets so boring sometimes, theres only so many times u can hear a guy b!tch about his ex gf b4 wanting to slap him in the face and tell him to get over it.
sputnikmusic.com /forums/showthread.php?t=20620   (448 words)

 European Music Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
ETS is a programme of the European Music Platform and is managed by the European Music Office.
EMO's priority objectives are : The adaptation at a European level of legal, fiscal and social framework...
EMO supports European wide projects by helping them to be promoted among the European music community...
www.emo.org   (539 words)

 how to dress emo - because you have to be seen to be scene.
[How to dress emo] This varies depending on where you live and if you are going for the indie emo look, the nerdy emo look or the dressy emo look.
If you need help, a handy emo screen name generator can be found here.
Being a vegitarian or a vegan is one of the most important requirements of being emo.
www.geocities.com /howtodressemo/index.html   (1209 words)

 Emo? - Music & Musician Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Nah their album was top notch, and i'm not a fan of emo, but FFAF's album was very well done...
Emo gets waaaaaaay too much stick, i don't see how people can say: "oh yeah i hate emo kids" that's way to stereotypical to judge someone merely as to their music etc
I know what u mean, but there are people in my school who claim to be emo, but are exactly the opposite to emo...
sputnikmusic.com /forums/showthread.php?threadid=333439&styleid=18   (631 words)

 Emo music in emo blog
All music heard today is an extension of music from way back.
The genres are the same, just keep adding sub-genres (what ever the hell that is, it is driving me up the wall) becasue everyone wants to say that they have thier own music and no body has ever heard of it, but when you get right down to it, it is all the same.
That is the point, IMO, music is suppose to offer us, whether we are sad, happy, angry, feel like breakin' stuff, dancing, jumping= making us happy at that particular moment, no matter what genre it is. There it is....I am done.
www.buzznet.com /tags/emo/journals/61478   (222 words)

 Music Education
African music is as complex as it is diverse.
Classical music is associated with its composers of the past.
Australian music is largely influenced by the Europeans except for the native Aboriginal culture.
www.ecsu.ctstateu.edu /depts/edu/textbooks/music.html   (1248 words)

 emo.ware : clothing laurence
pictures and emo photos and already too much emo clothing crap.
i don't have emo t-shirts but my use of the word emo (in 'emo ware') has nothing to do with emo bands, emo music, emo fashion, emo pictures or whatever.
emo milk had nothing to do with emotional lactose.
www.emoware.org   (2609 words)

 2-3. What is emo?
On 1 May 1997 "DAVe B." wrote: "emo is a type of music, which is derived from early 80's hardcore.
Whereas Emo music tends to wrestle the inner demons of personal defeat, loveloss, heartache etc. "Hardcore" tends to wrestle that big hairy smelly guy in the pit next to you.
I guess the main difference is that Emo tends to be backward looking, and HC tends to be forward looking.
www.faqs.org /faqs/cultures/straight-edge-faq/section-64.html   (601 words)

 Emo Music Profile » Blog Archive » Fair-weather Fans or whatever you call it…
So, I began listening to some of Coldplay’s music, and was really drawn in by the sincerity and honesty of Chris Martin’s lyrics.
I wasn’t saying that a “fair-weather” fan was someone who listened to one song and then became a fan of that band (listening to more music, etc.).
This site is part of the Profile Connection group, your resource for the music industry.
www.emomusicprofile.com /2006/09/20/fair-weather-fans-or-whatever-you-call-it   (1110 words)

 sfweekly.com | Music | Finding Emo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Today it's been masticated by all the usual suspects, to the extent that there are about as many new ideas floating around in emo's creativity pool as there are queer eyes in the lagoon at the Playboy Mansion.
Coheed & Cambria is to emo what Rush was to hard rock: Where many of its peers seem sincere but pathetically unimaginative, C&C makes complicated, epic music that ably transcends its reductive classification.
It's not surprising, then, that when I speak with frontman Claudio Sanchez over the phone, one of the first things that comes up is the singer/guitarist's affinity for the Canadian power trio, as well as for other showy hard-rock acts.
www.sfweekly.com /issues/2004-01-14/music/garrett.html   (883 words)

 Emo? - Music & Musician Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I want to know, why do people think these bands are emo, if i put this in the punk section id get yelled at for like 30 posts.
Im a fan of Dashboard and Coheed and Cambria, i just want to know why some ingonrant bastards think this music is emo.
AFI is not emo, but they're not punk either.
sputnikmusic.com /forums/showthread.php?t=124356   (349 words)

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