Motion City Soundtrack - Panic Stations
Album Details

U.S. Release Date: September 18, 2015

Label: Epitaph

Recording Year: 2014

UPC/EAN Code: 45778737468

Panic Stations

Motion City Soundtrack

About Panic Stations by Motion City Soundtrack

While on tour in the summer of 2013, Justin Pierre (vocals), Josh Cain (guitar), Jesse Johnson (keyboard), Matt Taylor (bass), Claudio Rivera (drums) began to write new material, initially for fun until eventually they found themselves with a collection of new songs. There was no preconceived vision or theme to the process, just the underlying goal to create music the band enjoyed playing together in one room. To help capture that energy, Panic Stations was recorded live in June of 2014 and was produced by John Agnello at Seedy Underbelly North (formerly known as Pachyderm Studios) in Cannon Falls, Minnesota. The band loved Agnello’s prior work in producing and/or mixing albums by Dinosaur Jr., Jawbox, Sonic Youth and recently Kurt Vile and The Hold Steady.

Panic Stations, was named after nautical structures that act as warning posts in the oceans. Many of the songs reference water and the ocean, and there is an overarching idea of letting go and not being immobilized by your own thoughts. Pierre drew on an array of literary influences with song lyrics inspired by Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and A Million Little Pieces. The process of creating these new songs, which open a new chapter in the band’s storied career, was based on instinct and openness, a methodology that resulted in a buoyant, impassioned record. And the feeling of their renewed pleasure for the craft resonates through each note and lyric, leaving the listener as inspired as they sound.

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In case you haven’t heard yet, Justin Courtney Pierre's new SOLO album ‘In The Drink’ will be available October 12th on Epitaph Records. Pre-order bundles, tour dates, and new music video are up at justincourtneypierre.com. Enjoy!

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Our very own Justin Courtney Pierre shares some thoughts on some of his favorite albums of all time. Check it out!

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Hey gang, just wanted to let you know that Justin Courtney Pierre just released a new solo album called ‘In The Drink’ and it's a banger. Our very own Josh Cain produced the hell out of it! Feel free to check out all the tasty details over at justincourtneypierre.com.Enjoy!

(Please note, the vinyl will be available on the 26th)

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@motioncitymusic

Hey gang, @jcpmcs just released a new solo album called ‘In The Drink’ and it's a banger. Our very own @Joshuacainhttps://t.co/1qpY390YGw

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Our very own Justin Courtney Pierre shares some thoughts on some of his favorite albums of all time. Check it out!

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@motioncitymusic

Hey there, good looking. Make sure to go out on November 6th and VOTE YER ASS OFF! 🗳🤘 https://t.co/xBL43d88mR

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Hey gang, shit is crazy. If you're not happy with the way things are, make sure to go out on November 6th and VOTE YER ASS OFF! Now enjoy this video of some of our favorite Minnesotan lunatics, giving a shout out to the late great Senator Paul Wellstone.

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Hey gang, just wanted to let you know that Justin Courtney Pierre just released a new solo album called ‘In The Drink’ and it's a banger. Our very own Josh Cain produced the hell out of it! Feel free to check out all the tasty details over at justincourtneypierre.com.Enjoy!

(Please note, the vinyl will be available on the 26th)

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@motioncitymusic

Hey gang, @jcpmcs just released a new solo album called ‘In The Drink’ and it's a banger. Our very own @Joshuacainhttps://t.co/1qpY390YGw

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@motioncitymusic

Hey gang, @jcpmcs just released a new tune called “I Don’t Know Why She Ran Away!” Head to https://t.co/vEaN9mH4Ww… https://t.co/dmN1powzei

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Hey gang, Justin Courtney Pierre just released another song and video. This time for “I Don’t Know Why She Ran Away!” See the full trailer over at justincourtneypierre.com. You can also pre-order the album and get tickets to see him on tour this fall while you’re there. HINT HINT AHEM WINK NUDGE

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@motioncitymusic

In case you haven’t heard yet, @jcpmcs' new SOLO album ‘In The Drink’ will be available October 12th on… https://t.co/G8nzJDXr3o

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In case you haven’t heard yet, Justin Courtney Pierre's new SOLO album ‘In The Drink’ will be available October 12th on Epitaph Records. Pre-order bundles, tour dates, and new music video are up at justincourtneypierre.com. Enjoy!

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