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November 26, 2012
Happy birthday to Matt Taylor today!! :)
Posted November 26, 2012 11:24 pm EST

September 6, 2012
Happy happy birthday to Tony Thaxton today! :)
Posted September 6, 2012 9:25 am EST

July 9, 2012
MCS has posted their fall tour dates. Check out the tour dates page to view them! Not sure who the tour support is, but some of the shows had Now, Now and Jukebox the Ghost listed.
Posted July 9, 2012 12:07 pm EST

June 11, 2012 is streaming the new video for "True Romance"! Go check it out now.
Posted June 11, 2012 8:25 am EST

June 9, 2012
The music video for "True Romance" is premiering on mtvU and MTV Buzzworthy on Monday morning. It will also be available on I'll post a link once I see it!
Posted June 9, 2012 1:14 pm EST

June 5, 2012
Motion City Soundtrack will be doing an in-store performance at Amoeba Records at 6:30pm on June 12th - the release date of Go. The performance will be streamed live on
Posted June 5, 2012 9:10 am EST

June 4, 2012
Go is now streaming on Enjoy! =)
Posted June 4, 2012 4:03 pm EST

June 3, 2012
Happy birthday to Jesse Johnson today! =)
Posted June 3, 2012 9:54 am EST

June 2, 2012
Electric Fetus has posted the information about the in-store coming up on June 9th, you can find the info on Facebook.

(thanks Stacy for the info!)
Posted June 2, 2012 6:45 pm EST

June 1, 2012
"The Coma Kid" is streaming now at Spinner along with a webisode. Enjoy!!
Posted June 1, 2012 11:16 am EST

Today brings three more songs and webisodes about the songs from Go:
-Faster Louder has "Happy Anniversary"

-This Is Fake DIY has "Bad Idea"

-The Huffington Post has "SonofaGun"

I think the only song we have not yet heard from Go is "The Coma Kid"... I'll create a list with links once that one surfaces.

Posted June 1, 2012 9:44 am EST

May 31, 2012 has posted "Floating Down the River" and a webisode about the song.... only a few songs left from Go :)
Posted May 31, 2012 4:51 pm EST

Motion City Soundtrack- the band that keeps on giving :)

PopMatters has posted the premiere of "The Worst is Yet to Come" along with a webisode about the song.

Journeys has posted a free download of the alternate version of "True Romance" which MCS recorded at Converse Rubber Tracks studio. There is also a behind the scenes making of video to watch.
Posted May 31, 2012 1:32 pm EST

"Boxelder" is now posted on with a video where the band talks about the song. It also says that the next song revealed on the site will be "Happy Anniversary".

Posted May 31, 2012 8:43 am EST

May 30, 2012
"Circuits and Wires", another track from Go, has been posted on along with a video about the song. There will be more songs posted on this site in the coming days.
Posted May 30, 2012 1:18 pm EST

Another day, another new MCS song and webisode :) Today Q Magazine has posted the track "Everyone Will Die" from Go along with a video where MCS talks about the song.

Posted May 30, 2012 11:14 am EST

May 29, 2012
Billboard has posted a new webisode where MCS talks about the making of "True Romance" and there is also a link to download the song for free.
Posted May 29, 2012 9:22 pm EST

May 26, 2012
I forgot to post about these last week, but MCS posted on Facebook that they will be doing a couple of in-store shows at Electric Fetus in Minneapolis on June 9th and Amoeba Records in Hollywood on June 12th. More details coming soon.
Posted May 26, 2012 6:38 pm EST

Happy birthday to Justin Pierre today :)

Posted May 26, 2012 12:19 pm EST

May 23, 2012
MCS has posted a never-before-released cover of the song "Waiting" by the Rentals that they recorded in 2007. Check it out on Sound Cloud.
Posted May 23, 2012 7:39 pm EST

May 22, 2012
Motion City Soundtrack's new single Timelines it out today! Get it at and iTunes. You can preview the song at Hit Fix and also watch a video about the meaning of the song.

According to their Facebook page, MCS also just finished shooting a music video for the first single from Go, "True Romance", so keep an eye out for that coming soon.
Posted May 22, 2012 9:38 am EST

May 18, 2012
The schedule for Saturday's Bamboozle festival is posted and MCS will be playing 2 sets instead of playing the previously announced after party (according to Tony's posting from the Bamboozle's Twitter account). Their set times are 3:35-4:05pm and 9:30-10:10pm.

I'll see you there ;)
Posted May 18, 2012 10:07 am EST

May 15, 2012
Sorry for the lateness of this post, but over the weekend MCS announced that the second single from Go, "Timelines" will be released digitally on May 22.

They have also announced they will be playing the Nano-Mugen Festival 2012 presented by the Asian Kung Fu Generation in Japan on July 15-16. The show on July 16th will be acoustic.

I have a laundry list of updates to make to the site but am really busy lately so please bear with me if you see anything that is missing or not updated... Thanks!
Posted May 15, 2012 11:40 am EST

May 2, 2012
Motion City Soundtrack will be playing a "Making Moves" showcase on May 16th at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. The show is free for students and also features the bands A Great Big Pile of Leaves, Brick + Mortar, The Skies Revolt, Goldrush. For more information see MADko Concerts.
Posted May 2, 2012 10:39 pm EST

April 23, 2012
MCS had to pull out of the Bunbury Festival in July, below is a note from the band posted on their Facebook page:

"Unfortunately we are having to pull off of The Bunbury festival in Cincinnati, OH on July 14th. We were really excited to play this festival with such a great line up of bands that we love and respect. And Cincy fans, it's been awhile, so we will see you in the fall. Something has come up that will take us overseas. We will announce that soon."
Posted April 23, 2012 11:38 pm EST

April 20, 2012/b>
A new tour date has been added, MCS is playing on May 17th at the National in Richmond, VA. For more information and tickets see
Posted April 20, 2012 3:08 pm EST

April 18, 2012
Here are the album release dates for Go, as posted on MCS's Facebook page:
Europe 6/8/2012
UK and Europe 6/11/2012
US 6/12/2012
Japan 6/13/2012
Australia 6/15/2012

As you know, the new single "True Romance" was released yesterday as a digital single and you can purchase it from Amazon MP3 and iTunes.

I will update the tourdates page soon and also the main page with all the latest pre-order links and stuff for the new album, etc.
Posted April 18, 2012 2:41 pm EST

April 16, 2012
Some June US tour dates have been posted on the MCS tumblr. The dates are:

6/14/12: San Diego, CA - Casbah
6/15/12: Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour
6/16/12: San Francisco, CA - Slims
6/18/12: Salt Lake City, UT - In the Venue
6/19/12: Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
6/21/12: St. Louis, MO - Firebird
6/22/12: Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
6/23/12: St. Paul, MN - Harriet Island, River's Edge Festival
6/25/12: Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop
6/26/12: Rochester, NY - Water Street
6/27/12: Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
6/29/12: TBA
6/30/12: Boston, MA - Middle East
7/01/12: Baltimore, MD - Ottobar

Tickets go on sale this Friday and Saturday but you can get tickets now through MCS's limited presale.

The new alcum is also available for pre-order and there are various formats and bundles. The tracklisting is listed on the pre-order site and is as follows:
1. Circuits And Wires - 3:07
2. True Romance - 3:21
3. Son Of A Gun - 3:20
4. Timelines - 4:04
5. Everyone Will Die - 2:46
6. The Coma Kid - 3:30
7. Boxelder - 3:20
8. The Worst Is Yet To Come - 3:56
9. Bad Idea - 3:04
10. Happy Anniversary - 4:17
11. Floating Down The River - 3:09
Posted April 16, 2012 2:14 pm EST

Rolling Stone is streaming the new MCS single, "True Romance"! The song comes out tomorrow for purchase. The blurb also mentions that the new album Go comes out on June 12th.

Posted April 16, 2012 1:56 pm EST

April 13, 2012
There is a picture posted on MCS's tumblr that could potentially be the new album cover, or just something to promote it. Check it out here.
Posted April 13, 2012 9:23 am EST

April 5, 2012
Motion City Soundtrack will be playing the River's Edge Music Festival which takes place June 23-24 in St. Paul, MN. I haven't seen information about which day they are playing but will update the tourdates when I do. Tickets go on sale April 13th at,, and

Dave Matthews Band, Tool, and MCS on the same lineup? Never thought I'd see that :)
Posted April 5, 2012 11:41 pm EST

April 4, 2012
According to their Tumblr, MCS will release "True Romance", their first single from their upcoming new album, digitally on April 17th.

Posted April 4, 2012 5:22 pm EST

Here is a full list of recently announced European tour dates. I will add these on the tour page soon with ticket information.

4/18/12: London, United Kingdom - XOYO (4 Albums, 2 Nights)
4/19/12: London, United Kingdom - XOYO (4 Albums, 2 Nights)
4/20/12: Manchester, United Kingdom - Songkick DetourJam
4/22/12: Hamburg, Germany - Knust
4/23/12: Paris, France - O'Sullivans Backstage
4/24/12: Dusseldorf, Germany - Stone im Ratinger Hof
4/26/12: Zwolle, Netherland - Hedon
4/27/12: Assago Mi, Italy - Live Forum
4/28/12: Zurich, Switzerland - Komplex
4/29/12: Meerhout, Belgium - Groezrock

Also, there is an update for the Bunbury Music Festival, MCS will play the festival on July 14 instead of July 15, according to their Facebook page.

Posted April 4, 2012 9:11 am EST

March 30, 2012
Motion City Soundtrack has been announced for the Bunbury Music Festival on July 15th in Cincinnati, OH. Tickets are on sale now.
Posted March 30, 2012 6:06 am EST

March 12, 2012
MCS has announced that their new album will be released in June by Epitaph Records and The Boombox Generation (their label). More information to come in the next few weeks about the album, the release date, and a tour.

They have also revealed that the 4 albums in 2 nights show is coming to London in April. Stay tuned for more information.

Side note: I have some extra MCS posters laying around, would these be of any interest to anyone? I would be glad to send them to fans who could cover the shipping costs. Leave a comment or e-mail if you're interested.
Posted March 12, 2012 11:40 am EST

March 2, 2012
Motion City Soundtrack has been added to the Slam Dunk Festival in the UK. The dates and venues are:

5/26/2012: Leeds, UK - Leeds University - tickets
5/27/2012: Hatfield, UK - University of Hertfordshire - tickets
5/28/2012: Cardiff, UK - Cardiff University - tickets
5/29/2012: Glasgow, UK - O2 ABC - tickets
Posted March 2, 2012 10:30 am EST

February 27, 2012
In addition to the ones I posted earlier, here are the shows MCS announced today.

3/17/12: Grand Prairie, TX - QuikTrip Park
3/19/12: Little Rock, AR - Juanita's Cantina
3/21/12: Memphis, TN - New Daisy Theatre
3/22/12: New Orleans, LA - The Parish @ House of Blues
3/23/12: Jackson, MS - Millsaps College

More info can be found on the tourdates page.
Posted February 27, 2012 2:46 pm EST

MCS is playing The Big Spill festival on March 13th at the Korova in San Antonio, TX. You can get tickets at

Posted February 27, 2012 1:38 pm EST

Motion City Soundtrack will be playing at the South by Southwest (SXSW) in March. On March 11 they will play the SXSW Power Up! Party with I Fight Dragons at SXSW’s ScreenBurn Arcade at the West Canopy at Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas. For information on how to get tickets see The concert is 21+.

MCS will also be playing on March 14th at the Clive Bar in Austin, TX as part of SXSW. For more information see

From the posting on the SXSW website, it looks like the new MCS album will be titled Go. I haven't seen this posted anywhere else so it may be unconfirmed.

Lastly, according to the band's Twitter, we can expect some new tour dates to be announced today :) I'll post them here once they are released.

Posted February 27, 2012 9:18 am EST

January 18, 2012
Motion City Soundtrack has been announced for the Bamboozle Festival on May 19th in New Jersey. For more details see
Posted January 18, 2012 1:56 pm EST

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