why do people get so uptight about music genres? they’re really just labels to attempt to describe what kind of music it is. a band itself may consider itself emo while sounding very different from another band that says it’s emo. in the end, does it really matter? if you like it, then just like it. it doesn’t matter what arbitrary label is put onto it.
“that’s not REAL punk. let me give you the entire history of punk and tell you why that’s not real punk” NOBODY CARES. just let people listen to their music.