Monday, 18 August 2014

Into It. Over It.

Well, here it is. This is easily the most requested band on here ever, and for good reason too. They have a very expansive discography which is near impossible to fully complete, but here's a very close selection of it. The only things I know of that are missing are two cassette releases (Chicago and Covers respectively), the second Daytrotter session, and their contribution to the Polyvinyl 4-track singles series. Thanks to everyone who helped find all of those. Everything else appears somewhere below. So if anyone has those things, please send them to me. Also, thanks to Jacob Shumaker for the help with this. Enjoy.


Into It. Over It. (IIOI) is mainly the project of Evan Thomas Weiss. Evan's origins are split between Chicago, Illinois, and Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Prior to IIOI, he was a longtime member of The Progress, a band that he had started while still in high school. For a brief time he was also the bassist of Damiera. After The Progress broke up, Into It. Over It. was slowly formed. Starting in September 2007, Evan wrote and recorded a song every week until September 2008. This spawned 52 songs, which would appropriately become 52 Weeks, the first album released under the Into It. Over It. moniker. Each song was entirely performed and recorded by Evan himself. Some of his best material came out of this ("Anchor", "Batsto", "Pinky Swear", "High & Mighty", "Bullied Becomes The Bully",  "22 Syllables", etc.) and the most impressive part being that each song was constructed within the span of one week. Following this, he released a slew of splits with many great bands. His songs on those splits would later compile Twelve Towns. Into It. Over It.'s debut album, Proper, was released in 2011 on No Sleep Records. This is their first release with a true full-band lineup. With a few smaller releases in between, their second full-length, Intersections, came out in 2013 on Triple Crown Records. In addition to IIOI, Evan is also a member of Stay Ahead Of The Weather, Their / They're / There, and Pet Symmetry.

Into It. Over It.'s sound is basically an amalgamation of emo and indie rock with some singer-songwriter sensibilities. Some bands that they obviously draw influence from are Death Cab For Cutie, Braid, The Get Up Kids, and Owen. Their earlier material was more focused on Evan solely. Though a lot of early songs were recorded with drums, electric guitars, etc., his tours were mainly just him and an acoustic guitar, as were many of the early songs. As their career progressed, they shifted to a permanent full band dynamic. They are often heralded as being one of the front runners of the modern emo revival scene, and it's obvious why. They often tour and associate with bands within that realm of music (Empire! Empire!, You Blew It!, Foxing, etc.), but also go beyond the obvious contemporaries. They have played shows or released music with bands as diverse as Frank Turner, The Wonder Years, Former Thieves, Bomb The Music Industry!, and Such Gold. Overall they are an amazing, well-rounded band that everything should definitely give a try, as many of you obviously do. The essentials are 52 Weeks, IIOI/KOJI, Twelve TownsProper, and Intersections.

1. Batsto
2. The Outcome Of All Our Lives
3. Heartificial
4. Anchor
5. Fak It
6. Introduce THIS To Your Parents
7. Everybody's (Fucking) Crazy
8. A Song About Your Party
9. Ashley's Big Adventure
10. The Worst Company To Keep
11. Friday At Brians (I Have To Be Up In Four Hours)
12. 30 Ft. Spirit
13. Next Stop: The Olympics
14. ATM Disaster Scenes
15. The Liquor Your Older Friends Bought
16. David Caruso TV
17. Spoon Full Of Salt
18. Sebadon't
19. All Thumbs Down
20. It's Not 2001
21. What's Written On Your Wrist
22. Even Adam Kevin Helen
23. Gin And Ironic
24. Gear Isn't Expensive
25. ChiKeyGo
26. 22 Syllables
27. Dan I.Y.
28. 53% Accurate
29. Clocked Out
30. New Careers
31. Second Rate Broadcasting
32. Corrugated Windows
33. Dude-A-Form (Dude Uniform)
34. Watching You Cry In Public
35. Can I Buy A V_wel?
36. Blaargh!!
37. Your Mantra
38. Open A Book
39. Starched And Hung
40. ...And I Bite My Nails
41. High & Mighty
42. The Bullied Becomes The Bully (Police Story v2.0)
43. Pinky Swear
44. Southern California In The 80's
45. We Organized Your Life
46. Rearrange My Life
47. Afternoon's Asleep
48. Up Up Done Done
49. Young Lungs
50. Wearing White
51. Rapid Shitty, SD
52. No Big Chorus

1. Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) - If We Had Found You Any Later, You Would Have Drowned
2. Into It. Over It. - Buffalo, NY
3. Into It. Over It. - Brenham, TX

1. Bob Nanna & Laura Lo - I Do
2. Bob Nanna & Laura Lo - All Of A Sudden
3. Into It. Over It. - Nashville, TN
4. Into It. Over It. - Billings, MT

1. Into It. Over It. - Augusta, GA
2. Everyone Everywhere - Batsto
3. Everyone Everywhere - Fakin' It
4. Into It. Over It. - Raw Bar OBX 2002

1. Into It. Over It. - Cambridge, MA
2. Into It. Over It. - Orlando, FL
3. Pswingset - Everything That Was Tired
4. Pswingset - Thanks For The Record

1. Castevet - Chilsen
2. Castevet - (Get) Bucktown
3. Into It. Over It. - Summerville, SC
4. Into It. Over It. - Pontiac, MI

2. Holding Hands With Me (Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start cover) 
3. I've Just Seen The Best I'll Ever Be (Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start cover)

Note: Missing tracks 1 & 4

1. Into It. Over It. - Wicker Park
2. Into It. Over It. - Humboldt
3. Into It. Over It. - Ravenswood
4. Into It. Over It. - Pilsen
5. Into It. Over It. - Logan Square
6. Koji - Most Of Everything
7. Koji - All Below
8. Koji - Matches
9. Koji - Shift
10. Koji - Giants Sleeping

1. Wicker Park
2. Humboldt
3. No Sleep Til Humboldt
4. Logan Square

1. Wicker Park (Live Session)
2. Humboldt (Live Session)
3. Ravenswood (Live Session)
4. Pilsen (Live Session)
5. Logan Square (Live Session)

1. Into It. Over It. - Washington, DC
2. Into It. Over It. - Portland, OR
3. Such Gold - Minstrels
4. Such Gold - The World That You Live In

1. Nashville, TN
2. Orlando, FL
3. Brenham, TX
4. Cambridge, MA
5. Summerville, SC
6. Westmont, NJ
7. Augusta, GA
8. Buffalo, NY
9. Billings, MT
10. Portland, OR
11. Washington, DC
12. Pontiac, MI
13. Augusta, GA (acoustic)
14. Billings, MT (acoustic)
15. Brenham, TX (acoustic)
16. Pontiac, MI (acoustic)
17. Portland, OR (acoustic)

1. Anchor
2. 22 Syllables
3. Portland, OR
4. The Bullied Becomes The Bully
5. No Sleep 'till Humbolt

1. Embracing Facts
2. Discretion & Depressing People
3. Fortunate Friends
4. No Good Before Noon
5. Write It Right
6. Midnight: Carroll Street
7. Connecticut Steps
8. Staring At The Ceiling
9. An Evening With Ramsey Beyer
10. Where Your Nights Often End
11. P R O P E R
12. The Frames That Used To Greet Me

1. Welcome To Daytrotter
2. Nashville, TN
3. Pinky Swear
4. Bustin' (Iron Chic cover)
5. Anchor
6. Raw Bar (Everyone Everywhere cover)

1. The Forecast - The Reasons (The Weakerthans cover)
2. Into It. Over It. - Need You Around (Smoking Popes cover)
3. The Swellers - El Scorcho (Weezer cover)
4. Bomb The Music Industry! - Punk Rock Girl (Dead Milkmen cover)

1. The Wonder Years - Anchor (Into It. Over It. cover)
2. Polar Bear Club - Skipping Stone (Transit cover)
3. Transit - Resent And Resistance (Polar Bear Club cover)
4. The Story So Far - Wrightsville Beach (A Loss For Words cover)
5. A Loss For Words - Quicksand (The Story So Far cover)
6. Into It. Over It. - Don't Let Me Cave In (The Wonder Years cover)

1. Welcome to Daytrotter
2. No Good Before Noon
3. Where Your Nights Often End
4. Connecticut Steps
5. Embracing Facts
6. The Frames That Used To Greet Me
7. What's Written On Your Wrist

1. Wearing White
2. Anchor

1. Into It. Over It. - A Curse Worth Believing (Demo Version)
2. Into It. Over It. - The Bullied Becomes The Bully (Live On WKDU)
3. The Great Albatross - Summer's Gone (Single Version)

1. New North-Side Air
2. Spinning Thread
3. A Curse Worth Believing
4. Spatial Exploration
5. Favor & Fiction
6. The Shaking Of Leaves
7. Upstate Blues
8. No Amount of Snow
9. A Pair Of Matching Taxi Rides
10. Obsessive Compulsive Distraction
11. Your Antique Organ
12. Contractual Obligation

1. Arsenic
2. Old Lace

1. Owen - Poison Arrows
2. Into It. Over It. - Poor Souls (Owen cover)
3. Into It. Over It. - Local Language
4. Owen - Anchor (Into It. Over It. cover)

1. Open Casket
2. Closing Argument
3. No EQ
4. Vis Major
5. Your Lasting Image
6. Old Lace & Ivory
7. Adult Contempt
8. Required Reading
9. Bible Black
10. Who You Are Does Not Equal Where You Are
11. Anesthetic
12. The Circle Of The Same Ideas

For Agnes
Jingle Bell Broke
Assassination on X-Mas Eve
Freezin'; Turnup Thermometerdrive
Message From Kathlene (Alkaline Trio cover)
Deep Red Bulls (Neko Case cover)

Note: All these songs appear on various compilations, but never on any of IIOI's official releases. Though they have other songs on compilations, all of those tracks also appear above on an actual album of theirs. 

40 comments:

  1. Is it possible for you to upload set your goals discography? PLEASE!

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  2. I have a IIOI's part of a two song split he did w The Prestige in 2007, is there any way i can get this to you for you to add to this? It's literally not available on the internet, but i have it somehow.

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    1. Just e-mail it to sophiesfloorboard@gmail.com! Thanks so much!

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    2. Any chance of this, and the polyvinyl 4-track going up any time soon?

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    3. sending the 4 track songs right now! I'll make sure to get you that other song too

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    4. These going up anytime soon?

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  3. Do you have the Covers Cassette or the japanese bonus track from Intersections (A Ghost on the East Coast)? Or maybe the 2014 4-Track Single from Polyvinyl Records? Thanks

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  4. i have "Holding Hands With Me" and the two songs from the polyvinyl 4 track series nyah nyah

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    1. It'd be amazing if you could send them to me!

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  5. would you upload the 4track Songs or send them to coltcannon@web.de ? i also have "ive just seen the best i'll ever be" from the covers Cassette, in case you are interested

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    1. I would definitely be interested in that, if you could send it to me!

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  6. I'd really like to get those Polyvinyl tracks as well as the split with The Prestige. I didn't even know that was a thing.

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  7. did you end up getting the polyvinyl tracks?

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  8. wysockimatthewj@sau.edu4 December 2014 at 17:57

    Interested in:

    Chicago cassette
    Covers cassette
    the second Daytrotter session
    Japanese bonus track
    Polyvinyl contribution
    Prestige split

    Also it may just be me, but the link Scott posted to the wedding 7" isn't allowing me to download the .rar. Anyone else experiencing this issue?

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    1. wysockimatthewj@sau.edu4 December 2014 at 19:22

      ^EDIT: OP here...

      I just got the Polyvinyl tracks. Willing to trade for any of the above. Shoot me an email.

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  9. I've got:

    Chicago cassette
    Covers cassette (different sources)
    the second Daytrotter session
    Intersections - Japanese Import
    The Polyvinyl 4-track series tracks

    I just need the split with the Prestige (can't find any info on it online)

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    1. Yeah I can't find the Prestige SPLIT anywhere... :(

      Could you send what you listed above to my email?

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  10. Hi, I have some Into It. Over It. stuff that's not currently on this blog.

    - Daytrotter Session #2 (October 24, 2012): http://www.mediafire.com/download/69m3smciirg79eb/daytrotter2012.rar
    - "Chicago Cassette": http://www.mediafire.com/download/e0lfc4dix4t6382/chicago2011.rar
    - Neko Case cover (from Bloodshot Records compilation): http://www.mediafire.com/download/q3pdcno8v10w806/deepredballs.mp3

    Also, it's probably worth mentioning that the "Intersections" bonus track is also on the "Covers Cassette". So far, three of the four tracks off the latter release are available here, and the last one we need is the same one as the "Intersections" bonus track.

    By the way, I'm the guy who made the Into It. Over It. Wikipedia page and I believe I found out about the Prestige split single from a website that no longer exists. Anyway, it came out from this old label(?) called Diner State who also put out all those Arbor Christmas compilations that Evan was on years ago. I guess if you really want to track down the record, you can follow the contact information at http://www.dinerstate.net, which now redirects to a guy named Brian Mietz.

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  11. Here's the Polyvinyl single as well: http://www.mediafire.com/download/j4bkf6uypqzmbmd/polyvinylsingle2014.rar

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  12. http://www42.zippyshare.com/v/7TXmJwbs/file.html

    A Ghost on the East Coast cover and Embarrassing Facts Version 2.0

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    1. Embracing* - horrible typo.

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    2. link is dead. i really need a ghost on the east coast please.

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    3. Here you go, Michael.

      https://www.mediafire.com/?cwdvjj4441qjpg6

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  13. awesome collection! There's a new Daytrotter session just released yesterday, it would be wonderful to see on here

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  14. i have the new split with owen if you want it.

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  15. i have the new split with owen if you want it.

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    1. would be really awesome if you could upload it!

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  16. More IIOI stuff that isn't up on the blog yet:

    - "Embracing Facts (Ver. 2.0)" and "A Ghost on the East Coast" (The One AM Radio cover): http://www.mediafire.com/download/cwdvjj4441qjpg6/iioi.rar
    - Split EP with Owen: https://www.mediafire.com/?la1p3de73e5uaud

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  17. Anybody got the 2015 Daytrotter sesh? Please upload if you do.

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  18. Standards is streaming and it's AWESOME.

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  19. I can't believe how fast you got Standards up there, thank you so much! Best website on the Internet!

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  20. Thank you, great post!

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  21. Here are the three IIOI Daytrotter sessions. I know the first two are up here already but the 2011 session is a lower quality rip than the one I have.

    2011: http://www.mediafire.com/download/defc9fyn1dto7yp/iioi-ds2011.zip
    2012: http://www.mediafire.com/download/346j2sb6cfee42s/iioi-ds2012.zip
    2015: http://www.mediafire.com/download/wiw12s6872jfx9h/iioi-ds2015.zip

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  22. any chance of being able to get the 'twenty twenty' single off the Standards UK release??

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  23. yes please for the twenty twenty track, thanks

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