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DrMaximus
December 13th 2012


10726 Comments


ahahh

MalleusMaleficarum
December 13th 2012


15442 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

thats fucking amazing, that monkey was loose in my city btw. fucking awesome. i loved his jacket.

XingKing
December 13th 2012


11090 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Poor monkey bro

MalleusMaleficarum
December 13th 2012


15442 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

he definitely hated our climate



ran right into Ikea where it was toasty

XingKing
December 13th 2012


11090 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I can't stop watching that GIF.

DrMaximus
December 13th 2012


10726 Comments


warm and toasty

MalleusMaleficarum
December 13th 2012


15442 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

yea myan

demigod!
December 13th 2012


47050 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

almost wish i lived in Toronto just so i could see that monkey

XingKing
December 13th 2012


11090 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

http://i.i.com.com/cnwk.1d/i/tim/2012/12/10/02-IkeaMonkey_620x350.jpg



Cute little bastard.

MalleusMaleficarum
December 13th 2012


15442 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

hes wearing



a fucking



coat

demigod!
December 13th 2012


47050 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

dawww

XingKing
December 13th 2012


11090 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

And a diaper

MalleusMaleficarum
December 13th 2012


15442 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

he must've been so internally enraged

ThroneOfAgony
December 13th 2012


3485 Comments


Amazing album, always makes me feel nostalgic

demigod!
December 13th 2012


47050 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

this thread is about monkeys dammit!!

XingKing
December 13th 2012


11090 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I'm here for the monkey, not the music.

MalleusMaleficarum
December 13th 2012


15442 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

yea

bakkermaarten007
December 13th 2012


3982 Comments


Lol, the things I'm reading here about emo bands.

XingKing
December 13th 2012


11090 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Emo keeps you up to date with current events, like cute monkeys.

bakkermaarten007
December 13th 2012


3982 Comments


"
Saying this is emo is a bit of a stretch. The vocals are never screamed or yelled and the music is pretty soft and slow and never resembles any hardcore type of music. I don't think the guitars use distortion once on this album. Mineral and E!E!(who is also higly influenced by Mineral) are the only emo bands this kind of reminds me of. "

I wholeheartedly agree with this.

And..."i never said that this was a full-fledged "emo record" but you said it doesnt contain emo elements and thats flat out wrong"
He didn't say that...

But it's very true that this album - which is seen as one of the landmarks in the emo scene - isn't all that much emo at all. Basically the bands that preceded AF like Cap 'n Jazz and Joan Of Arc already hinted at some stylistic features of this band. Like the much adored twinkling guitars nowadays (which was not an emo characteristic to begin with) which are nowadays blown out of proportion in modern bands, hence 'twinkle daddies' and what not. The one major emo element it has (as have lots of ordinary indie rock bands) are the introspective lyrics. But given the history of the Kinsella brothers and their wonderful sense of dynamics (Mike particularly) made its influence quite apparent. This band's link with previous as well as future emo acts have got it labeled as an emo album as the overlapping term. It would however be more suited with just the indie label - heck, even math rock would apply- followed with a subgenre that is emo. Every person who's done his in-dept research will to some extent agree with this.



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