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True Stories I Made Up
So My Band Recorded An Album
11/10/11 at 01:19 PM by Trevor Sostarich
We're called The Ground is Dancing and here's a retrospect video of our existence to our song "Perks". The album, This Is How We Survive, will be available tomorrow!!! We're releasing it on 11.11.11 on purpose. We're trying to get some feedback. What do you think?

Tags: the ground is dancing, music, video, perks,
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Best Albums I've Heard This Year So Far...
03/21/10 at 02:06 AM by Trevor Sostarich
Motion City Soundtrack - My Dinosaur Life
The Forecast - The Forecast
The Wonder Years - The Upsides
Angels & Airwaves - LOVE
Foxy Shazam - Foxy Shazam
Butch Walker & The Black Widows - I Liked It Better When You Had No Hear
Fair - Disappearing World
Murder By Death - Good Morning, Magpie
Gorillaz - Plastic Beach
Alkaline Trio - This Addiction
Coheed & Cambria - Year Of The Black Rainbow
Vampire Weekend - Contra
Rogue Wave - Permalight
She & Him - Volume 2
Neon Trees - Habits
Streetlight Manifesto - 99 Songs of Revolution Vol. 1
Four Year Strong - Enemy of the World
Portugal. The Man - American Ghetto
The Appreciation Post - Work/Sleep


I'm sure there are more that I'm forgetting, but it's late.
Tags: update, albums, best of, 2010
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My End Of The Year List
12/29/09 at 09:49 PM by Trevor Sostarich
Full Length Albums:
  1. The Dangerous Summer - Reach For The Sun
  2. Say Anything - Say Anything
  3. Relient K - Forget and Not Slow Down
  4. Brand New - Daisy
  5. John Mayer - Battle Studies
  6. This Is My Suitcase - The Keys To Cat Heaven
  7. Fake Problems - Itís Great To Be Alive
  8. Person L - The Positives
  9. Dashboard Confessional - Alter The Ending
  10. Sherwood - QU
  11. The Airborne Toxic Event - The Airborne Toxic Event
  12. fun. - Aim & Ignite
  13. Cartel - Cycles
  14. Frank Turner - Poetry of The Deed
  15. Cursive - Mama, Iím Swollen
  16. Manchester Orchestra - Mean Everything To Nothing
  17. Rx Bandits - Mandala
  18. Moneen - The World I Want To Leave Behind
  19. Mansions - New Best Friends
  20. P.O.S. - Never Better
  21. Every Time I Die - New Junk Aesthetic
  22. All Time Low - Nothing Personal
  23. Lucero - 1372 Overton Park
  24. Mariachi El Bronx - Mariachi El Bronx
  25. The Avett Brothers - I and Love and You
  26. The Matches - Album 4 Unreleased! Graphics? Title? Or Not Needed?
  27. The Apathy Eulogy - Resolve To Dream
  28. Miniature Tigers - Tell It To The Volcano
  29. Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johanson - Break Up
  30. Owl City - Ocean Eyes


EPs:
  1. Jackís Mannequin - Dear Jack
  2. My Hidden Track - Hey Love
  3. Rookie Of The Year - Since I Left Your World
  4. The Academy IsÖ - Lost In Pacific Time
  5. Farewell Continental - Farewell Continental
  6. Take Cover - The Last Word
  7. Steel Train - ÖIs Here
  8. Every You - A Change of Scene
  9. The Rocket Summer - You Gotta Believe
  10. Straylight Run - About Time


Honorable Mentions:
  • Ace Enders & A Million Different People - When I Hit The Ground
  • The Dear Hunter - Act III: Life and Death
  • The Almost - Monster Monster
  • Farewell - Run It Up The Flag Pole
  • Mae - (M)orning
  • Paramore - brand new eyes
  • Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
  • Single File - Common Struggle
  • Two Tongues - Two Tongues
  • We Shot The Moon - A Silver Lining
  • The Working Title - Bone Island
  • A Day To Remember - Homesick
  • Boys Like Girls - Love Drunk
  • Every Avenue - Picture Perfect
  • Biffy Clyro - Only Revolutions


Most Anticipated For 2010:
  • Blink-182
  • Motion City Soundtrack
  • Cary Brothers
  • The Gaslight Anthem
  • Murder By Death
  • The Get Up Kids
  • Maniac
  • Bird By Bird
  • Analog Rebellion
  • Valencia
  • Jimmy Eat World
  • Steel Train
  • Alkaline Trio
  • The Gay Blades
  • The Rocket Summer
  • The Graduate
  • Anberlin
  • Fake Problems
  • You, Me, and Everyone We Know
  • Eisley
  • Death Cab For Cutie
  • Cold War Kids
  • Lydia
  • Vampire Weekend


Best TV Showís of 2009:
  1. Itís Always Sunny In Philadelphia
  2. Scrubs
  3. House
  4. Community
  5. Modern Family
  6. The Middle
  7. 30 Rock
  8. Parks and Recreation
  9. The Office
  10. C.S.I.


Best Movies of 2009:
  1. The Hangover
  2. (500) Days Of Summer
  3. Star Trek
  4. Inglorious Bastards
  5. Watchmen


Good Things (things that have been awesome this year):
  • Blink-182 got back together.
  • I saw Blink-182 in concert.
  • Got tatted up a lot.
  • Spent a lot of quality time with friends.
  • Turned 21.
  • Got a new hair style.
  • Met a lot of really cool people.
  • Got a band going (see you in 2010 with that).


Disappointments (things that have sucked this year):
  • Grandma passing.
  • My love life.
  • So many good bands broke up


Thereís my list for everything 2009. 2010 looks promising. Iím hoping anyway.
Tags: eoty, best of, 2009, music
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Just Watched Dear Jack...
11/07/09 at 02:16 AM by Trevor Sostarich
That documentary is amazing. I didn't expect it to hit me like that. I should have known though. I just didn't expect to tear up at all and it was just nuts. I'm so happy Andrew is still with us today. After seeing everything he went through it just showed me how precious life really is. The film is a must watch. Get it on iTunes or wherever you get you movies. It's worth every penny.
Tags: jack's mannequin, dear jack, documentary
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Just Got Home From Brand New, Thrice, and Crime In Stereo
11/05/09 at 12:14 AM by Trevor Sostarich
So the show tonight was great. Crime In Stereo was good. The front man was a little over the top. He just jumped around way too much. A little over the top for the opening act (in my opinion). They were easily forgettable. Thrice did great as well, but there's a lack of energy in their live shows now. Maybe I'm not growing like they are musically, but I just kept finding myself getting distracted. I kept looking at their gear more than listening to the songs they were playing. They're solid musicians, but I guess I just like the older material than the newer material.


Brand New on the other hand were fantastic. They opened the show with "You Won't Know" which was perfect. Their energy was spot on with their songs, and Jesse Lacey's voice makes you envious of his ability to sing the way he does. I find myself completely jealous of his writing style, his guitar playing, and his vocals. The dude has way more problems than I have ever had in my life, but damn does he know how to make me connect. Songs that were played tonight are listed below. I'll list them in no particular order, but by which album the songs appeared on.


Deja Entendu:
  • Sic Transit Gloria... Glory Fades
  • Okay I Believe You, But My Tommy Gun Don't
  • The Quiet Things That No One Every Knows
  • Play Crack The Sky


The Devil & God Are Raging Inside Me:
  • Sowing Season
  • Jesus
  • Degausser
  • Limousine
  • You Won't Know
  • Luca
  • The Ancher's Bows Have Broken


Daisy:
  • Vices
  • At The Bottom
  • Gasoline
  • You Stole
  • Bought A Bride
  • In A Jar


http://trevorsostarich.tumblr.com
Tags: brand new, thrice, crime in stereo, concert, reaction
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Who's got a tumblr account?
11/01/09 at 11:06 AM by Trevor Sostarich
Follow it up!!! http://trevorsostarich.tumblr.com
Tags: tumblr, update, follow
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The Greener Grass *new rough lyrics*
10/22/09 at 11:46 PM by Trevor Sostarich
Iím done with all of my boring nonsense
and speaking for everything in past tense
Just want to speak for the here and now
cause I know Iím done letting myself down
overcoming things that Iíve done
finding new meaning in old songs
all about my long lost loves
whom I have no reason speaking of


I finally realized everything they said
ďYouíre gonna be someone.Ē
ďyouíre gonna help them mend.Ē
(Broken hearts, the lonely and depressed)
ďyouíre the voice of reason now sing to them!Ē

I know I will never save the world
but I can save myself
and I know I am ready now
to be the voice of everyone else
how could I be if I canít define
the person I have been this entire time
but now I see with non hazy eyes
the greener grass on the other side

I use to curl up in bathrooms at night
after drugs and alcohol took over my life
always attempting to find an escape
but all of my reality was slipping away
but those days are gone for me now
I finally figured myself out
for what I wanted this whole entire time
was right there staring me back in my eyes

I finally realized that Iím someone
should have listened from day one
Iíve already had my time to mend
Now I reach out to all of them!
I know I will never save the world
but I can save myself
and I know I am ready now
to be the voice of everyone else
how could I be if I canít define
the person I have been this entire time
but now I see with non hazy eyes
the greener grass on the other side

I thought Iíd lost it all in the end
then I came running back again
to the voices that use to call my name
somehow they never gave up faith
in me and all of my idealistic poetry
of all the personaís I had long to be
finding truth, no more lies
cut the rope to my demise

I know I will never save the world
but I can save myself
and I know I am ready now
to be the voice of everyone else
how could I be if I canít define
the person I have been this entire time
but now I see with non hazy eyes
the greener grass on the other side




PS - Iím very wordy, but I like it that way.
Tags: lyrics, music, poetry, update, picture this
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What A Day
10/10/09 at 11:35 PM by Trevor Sostarich
This has been one of the hardest days to make it through. So much drama going on within my personal life. Seriously I'm just getting better from my kidney stone and surgery, just lay the fuck off right now.

Anyway no more ranting. I'm really thankful for a few albums that helped me get through today. You can find them below.
  • Relient K - Forget and Not Slow Down
  • The Matches - Decomposer
  • Cary Brothers - Who You Are
I'm going to attempt to go to bed at this moment. Hopefully when I wake up it'll be a good day. I can be hopeful.
Tags: update, personal, relient k, cary brothers, the matches, drama
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A Blog From My Hospital Bed
10/04/09 at 02:52 PM by Trevor Sostarich
Last night I got a sharp pain in my back around midnight. I mean really sharp almost stabbing like pain. It was so bad that I was throwing up and I just couldn't get comfortable. I got rushed to the ER around 2 in the morning and I've been here ever since. Found out I have a huge kidney stone (7.5 mm). Today they put me to sleep and put a catheter up in my penis. They moved the kidney stone but they haven't gotten rid of it. I gotta make an appointment for this week or next week to get rid of it. I'm just waiting to pee in order to go home right now. I'm not in pain anymore since they moved it. I'm glad I can eat some food again and drink some water again. I'm saying goodbye to soda, tea, and alcohol for a while. Time to take care of myself before anything else goes wrong.
Tags: update, health, personal, hospital, kidney stone
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Blink-182 Tampa, FL Sep. 27th
09/29/09 at 09:16 PM by Trevor Sostarich
So it was probably the best show I've been to. I've been trying to see Blink merely my whole life. I'm 21 now and yeah, I was never able to make it. They played a great set and Tom actually sounded good. The energy was fantastic and it really looks like Tom and Mark are becoming great friends again. I posted some pictures on my tumblr blog. More will be posted soon, but check them out.

PICTURES!!!
Tags: blink-182, pictures, tampa, FL, september, 27th, reaction, blog, tumblr
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Blink-182 Untitled Acoustic Cover Album
08/12/09 at 12:17 PM by Trevor Sostarich
Odi Acoustic released his cover album of Blink-182's untitled album. It's really good, and the way he reworked everything makes every song beautiful. He's from Germany (that's where his accent comes from) and he's great. Download for free.
Tags: Blink-182, Odi, Cover, Acoustic
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Top Albums of 2009 (so far)
07/30/09 at 11:25 PM by Trevor Sostarich
So I'm trying to go through and grab all the albums that are my favorite records so far this year. Doing this every three months or so helps me keep it organized and also helps narrow it down to a top 10 at the end of the year. Below you can see the list in no particular order.

The Dangerous Summer - Reach For The Sun
Fun. - Aim & Ignite
A Day To Remember - Homesick
New Found Glory - Not Without A Fight
All Time Low - Nothing Personal
Cursive - Mama, I'm Swollen
Manchester Orchestra - Mean Everything To Nothing
Set Your Goals - This Will Be The Death Of Us
This Providence - Who Are You Now?
My Favorite Highway - How To Call A Bluff (Re-Release)
P.O.S. - Never Better
Mariachi El Bronx - Mariachi El Bronx
RX Bandit - Mandala
Owl City - Ocean Eyes
My Hidden Track - Hey Love
The Apathy Eulogy - Resolve To Dream
Fake Problems - It's Great To Be Alive
Green Day - 21st Century Breakdown
Karate High School - Invaders
Mansions - New Best Friends
Ace Enders & A Million Different People - When I Hit The Ground
Kevin Devine - Brother's Blood
Two Tongues - Two Tongues
The Dear Hunter - Act III: Life and Death


I know I'm missing some right now, but that's what I got for now. Some of you may have a similar list. Some of you may have a completely different list. This is everything that's been getting high rotation this year that came out this year. More will be posted as the year goes on.
Tags: AOTY, Update, Bored
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Went to Warped Tour yesterday
07/25/09 at 12:17 PM by Trevor Sostarich
And I don't get the feeling that I use to while I was there. I watched You, Me, and Everyone We Know, Less Than Jake, All Time Low, Lights, Big D and The Kids Table and that was about it. Seriously I just felt out of place being there. I felt old. I was tired two hours in. It was too hot. I feel like I could have spent my money on something better. This tour just doesn't mean the same to me. It doesn't even stand for what it use to stand for. The tour is slowly becoming a joke. Give me my punk rock. I don't want The Maine or Every Avenue. Even worse I don't want Brokencyde or Millionaires. These bands are jokes. I won't be going back to another Warped Tour until they have a better line up, or if the ticket is given to me for free. Needless to say I won't be wasting my money on this again.
Tags: warped tour, disappointed, rant, update
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It's My Birthday!
07/08/09 at 12:07 PM by Trevor Sostarich
I'm 21 today. I find it refreshing, but I'm sad about it too. I can drink legally, but I don't feel the need to really drink anymore. I drank last night though. At midnight I was at the bar all my friends hangout at. I drank for free and I don't really remember coming home. I also apparently woke my whole house up when I got home. I miscalculated the whole diving into bed thing and landed on the floor. My brother and my mom tried to get me up, but I started puking. I don't even want to see alcohol for the rest of today. I just want to relax.

That being said I've got some things to pick up today. Here's my list:
  • All Time Low - Nothing Personal
  • The Gay Blades - Ghost
  • Wish You Were Here by Leslie Simon

I'm now off to get on with my day.
Tags: all time low, the gay blades, birthday, 21, update, personal, book
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Epilogue *lyrics in progress*
07/01/09 at 10:45 PM by Trevor Sostarich
Soaking in the sweat of what I long to be
I was sorry before this all happened
but stubborn-ness took the best of me
I would re-write these pages if I knew they'd be read
but all I did was put the book down
for it to never be picked back up again
it's a whole new chapter with the same old cover
it's been beaten at the seams, but I still annotate
between the heroin and his lover
and all of the lines that they speak
underlining paragraphs of what they meant to say

can I be a cliff note that you always remember
through the rainiest of days
when it's overcast on your mind
and you lose all hope in everything.
can I be the one there to save you
right at the very end
where all the sentences run together
and all of your broken starts to mend.
Let me be your Epilogue
Tags: lyrics, in progess, update
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