Hey, everyone! Our good buddy Eric Grubbs of Theme Park Experience has finally reached the end of years of hard work on his book, POST: A Look at the Influence of Post-Hardcore-1985-2007, and we wanted to be among the first to help spread the word.
What’s POST, you ask? Let’s ask Eric’s publisher:
POST is a look at how post-hardcore/emo music developed since its unintentional inception in the mid-1980s. With each chapter broken up by influential band or label, it focuses on a broad style of independent music that developed because of the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) ethic. Focusing on bands like Fugazi, Jawbox, Jawbreaker, Sunny Day Real Estate, Braid, the Promise Ring, Hot Water Music, the Get Up Kids, At the Drive-In, and Jimmy Eat World, as well as labels like Dischord, Jade Tree, and Vagrant, these bands and labels came from the ideas of DIY and sustained them. In turn, they inspired plenty that came after them. Looking at the surroundings and circumstances from where they came, this a look at the bonds that formed and the music that came out. “. . . a gripping, Our Band Could Be Your Life-style narrative,” Aaron Burgess, writer for Alternative Press and Revolver.
We’ve been following Eric’s journey to getting POST published for years, and we couldn’t be happier that it’s finally out. Head on over to Amazon to pick up a copy RIGHT NOW! Do it do it do it!