All emo is local

By LIZ PELLY  |  February 8, 2012

NEW JERSEY | EARLY '00s | In a similar vein, Jersey's suburbs produced some of the biggest players in the third wave of early '00s emo: Midtown (Springfield), My Chemical Romance (Jersey City), Saves the Day (Princeton), Senses Fail (Ridgewood), and Thursday (New Brunswick). Although Drive-Thru Records were based in California, they were widely represented and loved in Jersey.

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