Depressed at the Faire
Emo, screamo, and other downtrodden acts
Into It. Over It.Fri., 5pm, Forest stage
Concept project from Chicago emo vet Evan Weiss swings from acoustic emo to full rockin' band.
CursiveFri., 5:20pm, Dragon’s Lair stage
Omaha outfit made it big on 2003's critically beloved The Ugly Organ, Tim Kasher's about-to-cry vocals and frantic, mathy guitar lines leading the way.
Touché AmoréFri., 9:15pm, the Keep stage
New kids on the screamo block: Los Angeles-based, fast-paced, and crushing.
RecoverSun., 4:25pm, Dragon’s Lair stage
Austin-sown fourpiece operates on the more abrasive, harder edge of emo. No new material since an indefinite hiatus in late 2005.
ProtomartyrSun., 9:20pm, the Keep stage
Soul-crushing on a global level, serving up gritty, dystopian sermons by way of Detroit. Grating, off-kilter post-punk delivered in Joe Casey's bored drawl.