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Studio Video #4; Article
Check out studio video #4 below!

And check out this Q&A with Matt from the Detroit Free Press.
Posted January 28, 2010 2:40 pm EST by Molly
#15 on Billboard!
Congrats to MCS for selling 27,000 records last week and earning 15th on the Billboard top 200 albums sales chart! (Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone)
Posted January 27, 2010 12:42 pm EST by Molly
Meet and Greet in MI
I'm a little late on this one, sorry... but for those of you in MI MCS will have a meet and greet tomorrow, January 28th at Pine Knob Skiing/Snowboarding Mountain in Clarkston, MI. You can meet them in the lodge at 6:30PM for a meet-n-greet followed by some boarding and hot chocolate. For more info visit
Posted January 27, 2010 9:16 am EST by Molly
Watch MCS on; Videos
Check out MCS performing on's Daily Habit. It aired yesterday but is re-airing today at 2:30pm ET (11:30am PT) and 5:30pm ET (2:30pm PT).

You can check out a video of the first day of tour on MCS's YouTube. And here are some videos from There is a video interview featuring Justin and Matt and also a video featuring live performances of Disappear, My Favorite Accident, Feel Like Rain, and Last Night.
Posted January 27, 2010 8:12 am EST by Molly
Check out the MCS tumblr, they are posting the setlists from each show. Jesse also wrote that it will be different each night. If anyone goes to a show, would you please send in the encore since it is not printed on there? Thank you :)
Posted January 27, 2010 7:54 am EST by Molly
MCS at Bamboozle
MCS has been announced for this year's Bamboozle festival on May 2 in New Jersey. Check out the full lineup at!
Posted January 26, 2010 10:05 am EST by Molly
Photos from First Avenue
Check out some photos from the first show of the tour at!
Posted January 25, 2010 7:20 am EST by Molly
Jimmy Fallon, Articles, and More!
Motion City Soundtrack will be appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday, February 2nd! The band will perform "Her Words Destroyed My Planet". Late Night with Jimmy Fallon airs on NBC at 12:35AM EST /11:35PM CST. For those in New York, you can try to win tickets to the show's taping by filling out the form on the show's website.

Here are some articles from around the web for your reading pleasure:
-Q&A: Motion City Soundtrack's Josh Cain
-Motion City Soundtrack shares its 12-step program for going major
-Motion City Soundtrack guitarist Josh Cain talks about the band's latest album My Dinosaur Life
-Motion City Soundtrack says yes to major label, no to leather pants - Motion City Soundtrack Say Mark Hoppus 'Lets Us Be Us'

And finally, Motion City Soundtrack now has a channel on, so fans outside of the US can watch their music videos.

I will be updating the site soon with the new album stuff including the discography section and the lyrics. Thanks for your patience :)
Posted January 23, 2010 12:21 am EST by Molly
Livestream Tonight, New Message Board, and Album Stream
Tonight's Vintage Vinyl performance and Q&A session will be broadcasted on Tune in at 7pm EST!

A new MCS message board has opened, check it out and join at

Lastly, if you can't get your hands on the album or you're waiting for your mail order to arrive, you can stream the album online at various sites including AOL and CBS.
Posted January 20, 2010 9:13 am EST by Molly
The new album is out today!! If you didn't pre-order it then you can now find it in stores. I saw that Best Buy has it on sale this week for $7.99, so if you're tight on money go there.

And here are the remaining song testimonial videos:
10- Hysteria
11- Skin and Bones
12- The Weakends
Posted January 19, 2010 1:40 am EST by Molly
More Song Testimonials; Change For In-Stores
Two more song testimonials have been posted:
8- Pulp Fiction
9- @!#?@!

Also, there has been a change for the in-stores. The Q&A with Steven and live webcast will now be at the Vintage Vinyl show on 1/20 (instead of the Boston show).
Posted January 14, 2010 9:59 am EST by Molly
Song Testimonial #7, Zune videos, Soundtrack, Penn State Concert
Lots of news today!

You can now watch the 7th song testimonial video for "Stand Too Close" at

The band will also be releasing 5 podcast episodes through Zune over the next week. The first one, called "Intro with Justin" is now posted. You will need the Zune software. The rest of the episodes will be released on 1/13, 1/15, 1/18, and 1/20.

Motion City Soundtrack will be featured on the Alice In Wonderland soundtrack, slated to be released on March 2. The album, Almost Alice features artists re-imagining songs from the Disney classic. MCS's song is titled "Always Running Out of Time". You can read more about the album at

And finally, information has been released about the Penn State concert scheduled for January 30th. The concert is open to students for free (one ticket per student) and tickets will be available on January 25 . You can read more in The Daily Collegian or follow the Penn State SPA on Twitter.
Posted January 13, 2010 12:16 pm EST by Molly + More Scavenger Hunts
So much news this week :)

Just saw on Twitter that MCS will be on The Daily Habit on on January 26th.

Two new scavenger hunts for the new CD are also posted, one for Orange County and another for Chicago. I can barely keep up with all this news so keep watching for more potential scavenger hunts!
Posted January 12, 2010 2:16 pm EST by Molly
Minneapolis CD Scavenger Hunt
There is a copy of My Dinosaur Life hidden somewhere in Minneapolis... check out the clues and go find it!
Posted January 12, 2010 12:31 pm EST by Molly
My Dinosaur Life Full Album Stream on MySpace
Head on over to MySpace to listen to a stream of My Dinosaur Life! Every song is posted in full. What is your favorite?
Posted January 12, 2010 12:03 pm EST by Molly
Song Testimonial #6
You can check out the latest song testimonial video for "History Lesson" over at
Posted January 11, 2010 4:47 pm EST by Molly
New Music Video, In-Store, and UK Tour Dates
Check out the new video for "Her Words Destroyed My Planet" below!

Another in-store performance has been announced. This one is at Newbury Comics in Boston, MA on January 19th (the day the CD comes out!). There will also be a Q&A session hosted by Steven from Steven's Untitled Rock Show fame and it will be broadcasted on livestream. For more information on attending see

And here are the just announced UK tour dates for March. Pre-sale tickets will be going on sale on January 13th at 0900 local UK time. and will be available at the MCS UK ticketing site.

03/23/2010: Leeds, UK - The Cockpit
03/24/2010: Oxford, UK - O2 Academy
03/26/2010: London, UK - Electric Ballroom
03/27/2010: Manchester, UK - Academy 2 @ Manchester University
03/28/2010: Birmingham, UK - O2 Academy 2
03/30/2010: Glasgow, UK - Oran Mor
Posted January 11, 2010 12:10 pm EST by Molly
Song Testimonial #5 - "Delirium"
Visit to check out the 5th song testimonial video.
Posted January 8, 2010 12:37 pm EST by Molly
Scavenger Hunt For New CD in New York
If you live in New York, MCS has hidden a copy of their new cd and they want you to find it... check out this post for all the clues. goodluck!
Posted January 7, 2010 2:35 pm EST by Molly
Song testimonial #4
Check out the latest song testimonial video for "Disappear" over at!
Posted January 7, 2010 12:21 pm EST by Molly
Song Testimonial #3; Secret Show in LA; MN In-store
Head over to to check out the third song testimonial video, Her Words Destroyed My Planet.

A secret show has been announced for LA on January 12th. The first 35 Shockhound users who pre-order My Dinosaur Life and send an e-mail will win tickets to the show.

Lastly, an in-store for the Best Buy at the Mall of America in Bloomington, MN on January 22 has been announced on MCS's website. Not sure about ticket information but will post it if I find it.
Posted January 6, 2010 9:53 pm EST by Molly
Song Testimonial Videos & Record Store Appearances
Motion City Soundtrack will be releasing a video clip about each song on the new album as a countdown to the new album... the first two videos are already up, check them out at the links below.

- Worker Bee
- A Lifeless Ordinary (Need A Little Help)

Also, the band will be visiting record stores in the next few weeks to play songs and hangout. Announced dates are listed below, more possibly coming soon.

01/09/2010: Las Vegas, NV - Zia Records, 6PM
4225 S. Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Stop by to pre-order My Dinosaur Life and receive a limited MCS Pulp Fiction style lyric book for the band to sign!

01/18/2010: West Babylon, NY - Looney Toons, 7PM
31 Brookvale Ave.
West Babylon, NY 11704

In order to get a wristband to enter this event you music pre-order the My Dinosaur Life CD or LP from Looney Tunes either online or at the store.

01/20/2010: Fords, NJ - Vintage Vinyl, 7PM
51 Lafayette Rd.
Fords, NJ 08863

Purchase My Dinosaur Life on CD or LP from Vintage Vinyl and receive a wristband that will grant you access to the event.

01/21/2010: Aurora, IL - Best Buy, 6PM
4400 E. New York St.
Aurora, IL 60504
Posted January 5, 2010 1:57 pm EST by Molly
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