This past week I happened to watch the movie 'Whip It' in theaters. I am still a bit unclear as to how I came about watching a movie for teenagers with 3 other adults, but nevertheless, it happened. Even stranger, the movie was good! Drew Barrymore did a fantastic job of directing it and the soundtrack rocked my world. So much so, in fact, that I had to look it up later. It has sparked a love for a new genre that I'm not sure what to name. But I've provided some samples of three bands that I think exemplify it. Listen it these clips and let me know what you think.
(I can't deny that the video is a little strange. Still. The music. The music is good.
Motion City Soundtrack:
(Again, what the heck kind of music video IS this?! But hey, the music is good.)
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