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The Wonder Years, Fireworks, Real Friends, Citizen and Modern Baseball


Hawthorne Theatre (map) Southeast
Thu., March 20, 6 p.m. 2014 All Ages


Nineties emo revivalists du jour Modern Baseball's new record, You're Gonna Miss It All, debuted at number 84, one spot ahead of Daughtry and five behind Nickelback. While it's common knowledge that the charts are something of a ghost town, the staggering juxtaposition of a DIY band with major-label juggernauts on a list of best-selling records is statistical proof that perhaps there's something to this "emo comeback" after all (beyond a bunch of music writers lazily taking cues from each other). Are Modern Baseball the Nirvana of said resurgence? Probably not, but that doesn't mean they aren't worth the print space: You're Gonna Miss It All is a well-conceived and thoroughly enjoyable pop record whose prime cuts ("Rock Bottom," "Apartment," "Your Graduation") sound like the Weakerthans/Smoking Popes synthesis that exists in my dreams. Look out, Nickelback—your days are numbered. MORGAN TROPER

Hawthorne Theatre

1507 SE Cesar E. Chavez, Portland, OR 97214

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  • Thu., March 20, 6 p.m. 2014
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