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Joyce Manor

Based out of Torrance, California, Joyce Manor got its start in late 2008, conceived as the acoustic pop-punk duo of Barry Johnson (vocals, guitar) and Chase Knobbe (guitar). That idea didn't last long, however, and the band ultimately expanded, with friends coming and going until the lineup settled down a year later with the addition of Kurt Walcher (drums) and Matt Ebert (bass, vocals). Joyce Manor released a split 7" with fellow Californians Summer Vacation in the fall of 2010 via Muy Autentico Records; that same year the five-song Constant Headache demo surfaced as well. It was easy to hear the influence of Jawbreaker in Joyce Manor's music, and the group claimed other influences like early Weezer and Guided by Voices. Songs rarely went past the two-minute mark and their raw yet accessible nature helped to build their name among punk fans. 6131 Records soon took notice thanks to the band's friends in Touché Amoré, who passed their music along to the label. It then only took seeing the group live to get them totally hooked, and in the summer of 2010, Joyce Manor -- representing a departure for the primarily hardcore label -- became an official part of the 6131 family. Their self-titled, full-length debut was released in 2011 to a host of critical and fan praise, and it landed the band on many year-end best-of lists. A split with Oakland's Big Kids followed, as did a bunch of nationwide touring. Joyce Manor moved over to Asian Man Records for their next album; Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired appeared in April 2012, boasting an efficient nine songs in just over 13 minutes. When it came time to do the next album, the band -- with Asian Man's blessing -- jumped to Epitaph Records and hit a real studio. The ten-song, 20-minute album, Never Hungover Again, was produced by Joe Reinhart, mixed by Tony Hoffer (Beck, Belle and Sebastian) and saw release in summer of 2014. Their fourth album, Cody, landed in 2016, and was produced in collaboration with Rob Schnapf, who boasted impressive credentials such as Elliott Smith, Guided by Voices, and Rancid, among others. ~ Corey Apar
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Top Songs by
Joyce Manor

  1.   Song
  2.   Call Out (Laundry)
  3.   Last You Heard of Me
  4.   Fake I.D.
  5.   Schley
  6.   Heart Tattoo
  7.   Falling in Love Again
  8.   Ashtray Petting Zoo
  9.   Bride
  10.   End of the Summer
  11.   Christmas Card
  12.   Catalina Fight Song
  13.   Midnight Service At The Mutter Museum
  14.   Chumped
  15.   Orange Julius
  16.   Leather Jacket
  17.   Constant Headache
  18.   Beach Community
  19.   21st Dead Rats
  20.   Tame
  21.   The Jerk
  22.   Victoria
  23.   Violent Inside
  24.   Bride of Usher
  25.   See How Tame I Can Be?
  26.   Comfortable Clothes
  27.   These Kind of Ice Skates
  28.   DFHP?
  29.   My Elise
  30.   Holiday Heart
  31.   New In This Light
  32.   Constant Nothing
  33.   Derailed
  34.   Famous Friend
  35.   In the Army Now
  36.   I'm Always Tired
  37.   Video Killed the Radio Star
  38.   5 Beer Plan
  39.   Heated Swimming Pool
  40.   Done Right Discount Flooring
  41.   If I Needed You There
  42.   Drainage
  43.   Comfortable Shoes
  44.   Pig Through A Python by Big Kids
  45.   End of Summer
  46.   Eighteen
  47.   Angel in the Snow
  48.   Do You Really Want to Not Get Better?
  49.   Make Me Dumb
  50.   Over Before It Began
  51.   Reversing Machine
  52.   Stairs
  53.   This Song Is a Mess But So Am I

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