Led by the therapeutic vocals of Chris Carrabba, Dashboard Confessional have earned a fair amount of popularity with heartfelt, unplugged emo for those who can do without the genre's typically hard-hitting guitar theatrics, but value the music's sincerity. And sincerity is where Dashboard Confessional excel: Carraba's heart-on-sleeve vocals and songwriting exude feeling and melody, much to the delight of melancholy teens in search of a like-minded voice. It's a long way from Rites of Spring (or even Sunny Day Real Estate), but it's obvious why so many take this to heart.
Dashboard Confessional Concert Films
Live at Madison Square Garden
Runtime: 54 minAs one of the most captivating artists to emerge recently, Dashboard Confessional blends acoustic and electric guitar with emotionally packed lyrics to create an indie feel, yet making it fresh and relevant. Soundstage is delighted to bring you Dashboard Confessional, shot at the worlds most famous arena Madison Square Garden. Dashboard delivers an amazing performance, jam-packed with sing-along choruses and hook-filled lyrics. From "Don't Wait" to their most recent single, "Stolen" "Screaming Infidelities" is a show-stopper not to be missed.
Dashboard Confessional Top Tracks
What It Is To Burn: X
Runtime: 1 hr 6 minIn 2013, Finch reunited to its nearly original lineup and announced that they would embark on the "What It Is To Burn Ten Year Anniversary Tour." The group performed the full-length in its entirety with a few extra bonuses for fans along the way.
Read Between the Lines
Boys Like Girls
Runtime: 1 hr 38 minBoys Like Girls' Read Between The Lines is a 100-minute documentary celebrating the past two and a half years of the band's ever-evolving story. The documentary intermixes more than 45 minutes of exhilarating live performances from the blockbuster "Soundtrack Of Your Summer Tour" with behind-the-scenes action from the road and in-depth interviews with Martin, Paul, Bryan and John. Insightful, revealing, and electrifying, Read Between The Lines is the ultimate collection of the band's highlights, hi-jinks and adventures since their 2006 breakthrough debut.
Front Row Center
Death Cab For Cutie
Runtime: 54 minIndie rock favorite turned major label sensation Death Cab for Cutie presents an impeccable set on this episode of Soundstage. Lead vocalist Ben Gibbard’s cozy voice has an engaging quality that ropes you in on songs from their new EP The Open Door, 2008 studio album Narrow Stairs and highlights from their prolific catalog.
Saves The Day
Runtime: 22 minThis Documentary provides a rare window inside the making of the new album, this special film takes fans inside the studio as the band records their sixth LP. In anticipation of the release, Saves the Day will release a series of trailers and clips this October allowing fans to catch an early glimpse of the band.
“We really put a lot of ourselves into these songs,” says frontman Chris Conley of Saves the Day. “After spending time writing, playing and recording them, we’re psyched to get the music out for everyone to hear. I think these are some of the most personal tracks we’ve recorded and it was also the most fun experience we’ve had recording so far.”
Taking Back Sunday
Runtime: 1 hr 13 minOver 90 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage including live performances, studio outtakes, videos, and bonus material from recording and touring around the 2006 release "Louder Now."
Runtime: 1 hr 8 minThe West Coast pop-punk quartet Jack's Mannequin experienced a sad and difficult day in 2005, when frontman Andrew McMahon - then only 23 years old - received a diagnosis from his physician that he had contracted cancer. In response, McMahon began shooting a deeply personal, self-reflexive video diary of the days in between that initial diagnosis (which coincided with the first Jack's Mannequin album, Everything in Transit) and the onset of his treatment; that footage appears in this intimate release. The material also includes footage from McMahon's childhood in the 1980s and 1990s, and behind-the-scenes material documenting the production of Everything in Transit. Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee narrates.