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Motion City Memories: Resurrection
Hello out there!
I apologize that I have not had much time to devote to this website for the past year and a half. I logged into my e-mail today and was surprised to find some e-mails from people who visit this site.

As most of you die-hards know, Motion City Soundtrack announced yesterday on their website that they are 'done' for now...here is the message:
"Hello, friends.

It has been a quiet winter for us. We've had some time at home after a very busy 2015. With this time, we've been able to think about the past, present, and future of Motion City Soundtrack. All of this thinking has lead to several conversations, and these conversations have lead us to a very bittersweet realization:

We have no idea what the future holds, but for now we are done.

Needless to say, we're feeling all the feels - you may be as well. If so, or if you've ever been touched by our music, we ask you to come out and sing along with us one last time in 2016.

Please stay tuned for a very special final tour announcement on Monday. You can sign up to our email list HERE to be the first to hear the news. We really hope to see each and every one of you out there one more time.

Thanks for all the love over the years. It really means a lot to us - and it always will.

Josh, Justin, Jesse, Matt, and Tony"


As for this website - I see this site shifting more to a archive/historical site rather than a place to catch breaking MCS news. The internet is at a place where news is now reported instantly on social media so I think this site is better off as a place to reminisce and find information - because I know all of you are writing your next book report on MCS :)

Thanks everyone for the messages and for visiting my site. If I didn't get back to you on something please send me another e-mail.
-Molly
Posted March 12, 2016 4:48 pm EST by Molly
I Am the Movie: The Movie
Pre-orders are now available for Motion City Soundtrack's upcoming documentary release I Am the Movie: The Movie, which comes out on May 13th. Also available for a limited time is a reprint of the classic I Am the Movie design on a black tee shirt. The pre-order site states the DVD is limited to 500 copies and comes in a floppy disk packaging similar to the original CD packaging so you may want to act fast if you want to order a physical copy. Digital downloads are also available. For more information about I Am the Movie: The Movie see motioncitysoundtrack.com.

MCS will also be playing I Am the Movie in full at two acoustic shows at the McNally-Smith College of Music in St. Paul, MN on May 13th and 14th. The show on May 13 is sold out but you can purchase tickets for the show on May 14th via etix.com.

You can view the trailer for I Am the Movie: The Movie on YouTube below.



Posted April 30, 2014 2:23 pm EST by Molly
Fadeaway Records Friends Compilation LP Pre-Order
Motion City Soundtrack is featured on an upcoming Fadeaway Records compilation LP called "Friends". The song is a Weakerthans cover of "Left and Leaving". You can pre-order the second pressing now for $40 and the proceeds will go to cancer research charities. The LP will be released in February.
Posted January 2, 2014 10:41 am EST by Molly
Happy Belated Birthday!
Ah, I'm a day late! Happy belated birthday to Matt!
Posted November 27, 2013 2:44 pm EST by Molly
New Single + New Year's Eve Show
Motion City Soundtrack's new single, "Inside Out", is now available both at iTunes and Amazon.com.

They have also announced a new year's eve show in Chicago at the Bottom Lounge to celebrate the 10th anniversary of I Am The Movie. They will play that album in its entirety as well as other hit songs. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, September 20 at ticketweb.com. The show is 21 and over.
Posted September 18, 2013 11:01 pm EST by Molly
Listen to "Inside Out" - Official Release Tomorrow
RollingStone.com is streaming the new MCS song "Inside Out". According to the article it will be officially released tomorrow.
Posted September 16, 2013 12:38 pm EST by Molly
Fall Tour with Relient K and Driver Friendly
Dates for MCS's tour with Relient K and Driver Friendly have been announced. Check out the Tour Dates section for the list and ticket information.
Posted August 23, 2013 10:01 am EST by Molly
More Fall Tour Dates
Additional dates for the fall tour with Bayside, What’s Eating Gilbert, and State Champs have been released (see below).

10/03/13: Pittsburgh, PA - Altar Bar
10/04/13: Rochester, NY - Water Street Music Hall
10/08/13: Allentown, PA - Maingate Nightclub
10/11/13: Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's
10/13/13: St. Louis, MO - Plush
10/17/13: Grand Rapids, MI - The Intersection
10/18/13: Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall
10/19/13: Toledo, OH - Mainstreet
Posted August 8, 2013 1:26 pm EST by Molly
Pizza Luce Block Party 2013
Motion City Soundtrack will be playing the Pizza Luce Block Party, a free show in downtown Minneapolis, MN on August 10 from noon-10pm. You can find more details and the full lineup at the Current's website.
Posted July 22, 2013 8:20 pm EST by Molly
Bloomington Tour Date
Saw another Bayside/Motion City Soundtrack tour date on Ticketfly.com. This one is for October 12 at the Castle Theatre in Bloomington, IL. Tickets are on sale now.
Posted July 22, 2013 9:26 am EST by Molly
Fall Tour with Bayside
Motion City Soundtrack will be touring this fall playing co-headline shows with Bayside. What's Eating Gilbert and State Champs will be opening the shows. They released a few of the tour dates today which will be going on sale tomorrow (see below). More dates will be announced soon.

The dates announced so far are: (click links to buy tickets)
10/05/13: Clifton Park, NY - Upstate Concert Hall
10/06/13: New Haven, CT - Toad's Place
10/09/13: Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live
10/14/13: Des Moines, IA - Wooly's
10/16/13: Iowa City, IA -The Blue Moose Tap House
Posted July 17, 2013 9:43 pm EST by Molly

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New tour dates coming Monday 3/14 from MCS - stay tuned!

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Inside Out cover art"Inside Out", the new single from Motion City Soundtrack is now available digitially:

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