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There are bands whose foremost connection with their fans is through a tsunami of guitar chords and crashing cymbals, wailing and smashing to whisk away listeners to another sonic universe. Delivery of accompanying lyrics is certainly an element of the operation, but it’s clearly secondary to the instrumental onslaught. This isn’t the case with emo-punk act Bayside, who…

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Amped-up rock acts going acoustic isn’t as revelatory as it once was. Many have turned the trick since MTV’s “Unplugged” first gave acts like Nirvana a way to diversify their material and, in turn, reveal its art in a different manner. New York pop-punk act Bayside has played the acoustic gig before, and played it with poignancy. In 2006, it released “Acoustic” after th…