Music: The Get Up Kids

Seven years ago The Get Up Kids imploded after touring their 2004 album Guilt Show in a blow-up that was so well documented it’s natural to wonder what’s kept them together since their 2009 reformation. "We get away from each other," Kids frontman Matt P

Seven years ago The Get Up Kids imploded after touring their 2004 album Guilt Show in a blow-up that was so well documented it’s natural to wonder what’s kept them together since their 2009 reformation. "We get away from each other," Kids frontman Matt Pryor says.

"It was a weird transition, going from guys who spend every waking minute together, to having wives and families and other priorities. We spend time apart so when we we're writing, recording and touring, we're more likely to enjoy each other's company. That and to let shit go that doesn't matter. It's called the don't-be-a-dick rule."

Indie Rock outfit The Get Up Kids plays Southgate House Saturday. Go here to read Brian Baker's full Sound Advice.

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