Related Information for Motion City Soundtrack Motion City Soundtrack is a pop-punk band which includes members Joshua Cain (guitar), Justin Pierre (vocals/guitar), Jesse Johnson (Moog), Matthew Taylor (bass), and Claudio Rivera (drums). Following their high-school graduation, Minneapolis, MN natives Pierre and Cain – both of whom were inspired by Sunny Day Real Estate, Jawbox, the Flaming Lips, and Superchunk – formed the band in 1999. The pair assembled a temporary lineup and issued a self-released 7" that same year.. read more