Encore (Episode 116)
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It's coming out late, damn has it been a long day, but this week's episode of Encore is here. This week we discuss Thomas going on a cruise, some about the Super Bowl and the half-time show, and the internet's reaction to the half-time show, and some about the commercials. We then tackle the main topic this week: Discussing albums we don't like in the most productive way, how our feelings on an album may be swayed by someone else's passioned defense or take-down of an album, and how this may or may not be related to the new Say Anything album. We finish up with a few questions about long distance relationships, noise-canceling headphones, and Thomas being in early on The Front Bottoms....
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 9:30 PM
EXNATIONS hailing from Washington DC create a unique and intense sound. Their video for "More Than Four" goes out to a Childhood Cancer Charity. The video focuses on 16 year old Abby Snider who has been fighting T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia for several years now. 100% of the proceeds from the song will go towards helping Abby’s family with her medical care and is available for purchase on iTunes. We are more than excited to premiere their music video for "More Than Four" in the replies, and help raise awareness for something so important.
Shana Davidson on Feb 12, 2016 - 9:28 AM
You may know Alec Prorock as the former trumpet player of Polyenso. Perhaps you've heard his guest spots with bands like Frameworks and Tides Of Man. Or maybe you've never heard of him. Whatever the case, he's about to release the soundtrack to your Valentine's Day in the form of his debut solo effort, Cloud Chameleon. The album doesn't drop until Sunday, but you can stream it early in the replies. It's an experimental hodgepodge of pop, indie, electronic, jazz, hip-hop, ambient and progressive music.
Alex DiVincenzo on Feb 12, 2016 - 9:07 AM
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. We recommend Rdio or Spotify for album streams of new releases and check out our review section to see what our staff thought of the albums.
Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 1:00 AM
The Treefort Music Festival, playing from March 23 - March 27th in Boise, Idaho, has announced its lineup. The list includes the likes of Built To Spill, Pinegrove, Youth Lagoon and The World Is. The full list is here.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 12, 2016 - 8:43 AM
Wolfmother are streaming their new album Victorious in full on NPR.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 12, 2016 - 8:40 AM
Master of None's second season will premiere in 2017.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 12, 2016 - 8:39 AM
A lot of you are very excited about this, apparently. Someone mashed up Death Cab For Cutie and Kanye West songs. You can listen here or in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 12, 2016 - 8:34 AM
All Get Out have finished recording LP2.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 12, 2016 - 8:33 AM
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Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Once Upon a Dead Man's (Charlie Simpson of Busted) first song, "The Canopy," can be heard in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on Feb 12, 2016 - 1:38 AM
Hit the replies to check out Gwen Stefani's new song "Make Me Like You."
Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 11:43 PM
Cyrus Farivar, writing for Ars Technica, looks at the financial documents that show Soundcloud is maybe not doing so hot either. Streaming platforms are hard.
New financial records released by SoundCloud show that the company has nearly doubled its losses from 2013 to 2014—those two years combined account for a total of €62.1 million ($70.3 million) in losses. The Berlin-based audio social network has been the darling of independent producers and DJs worldwide who use it to share and comment on each other’s work. But like some startups, it has struggled to turn its massive user base into meaningful revenue. As a "freemium" service, most people use the site without paying.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 11:26 PM
"Happy Birthday" is now public domain.
Music publisher Warner/Chappell will no longer be allowed to collect licensing royalties on those who sing "Happy Birthday" in public and will pay back $14 million to those who have paid for licensing in the past, according to court settlement papers filed late Monday night.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:36 PM
Gravitational waves have been detected, confirming Einstein's theory. The New Yorker also has a good story on the team.
That faint rising tone, physicists say, is the first direct evidence of gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago. (Listen to it here.) It completes his vision of a universe in which space and time are interwoven and dynamic, able to stretch, shrink and jiggle. And it is a ringing confirmation of the nature of black holes, the bottomless gravitational pits from which not even light can escape, which were the most foreboding (and unwelcome) part of his theory.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:31 PM
MTV has been hiring quite a few heavy hitters over the past few months, including some veterans from Grantland, with an apparent goal to take on Vice and other big music news publications.
MTV will lean on its news division, once a vital source of pop culture and political journalism for young audiences, to prop up a network that has suffered significant losses in viewers. News, on TV and online, is a first step in new MTV President Sean Atkins’s rebuilding efforts, which are critical to reversing Viacom’s declining stock price and advertising sales, Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman said on an earnings call this week. Freshening the entertainment programming will take longer.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:29 PM
Julia Holter's new video for "Everytime Boots" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:22 PM
What is emo?
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:14 PM
The New York Times is reporting that Pandora has been thinking about selling itself.
Pandora Media, the largest Internet radio service, has held discussions about selling the company, according to people briefed on the talks. Pandora is working with Morgan Stanley to meet with potential buyers, said the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were discussing private matters. The talks are preliminary and may not lead to a deal, the people said.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:13 PM
Time Magazine has acquired MySpace.
In the press release, Time says the acquisition will help the company: "Targeting ad delivery to the optimal audiences; linking devices back to real people; converting ad spending to actual sales and closing the ROI loop." Viant gives Time an immediate leg-up compared to its competitors when it comes to ad tech and provides a first-party data set that, in Time's own words, "rivals industry leaders Facebook and Google."
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:12 PM
We Are the In Crowd release statement on the current status of the band.
Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 4:38 PM
Atreyu have posted a video for "A Bitter Broken Memory." It can be seen over at Billboard.
Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 2:57 PM
If you want to sign up for Tidal, you can stream Kanye West's album premiere from here. If you don't ... I'd try this.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 1:51 PM
Thief Club have posted a new song featuring Matty Arsenault from A Loss for Words called "Talk About Me." It's in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 1:35 PM
Davey Havok and members of No Doubt have formed a new, still-unnamed band.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 1:33 PM
Somos are streaming another new song from next week's First Day Back. You can hear "Reminded/Weighed Down" in the replies (via Brooklyn Vegan).

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Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 1:31 PM
You can check out Halsey performing "Colors" on Jimmy Fallon. Check it out here.
Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 12:47 PM
The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die will release the Long Live Happy Birthday 7" EP on March 25th via Topshelf Records. You can stream the first of its two songs, "Katamari Duquette," on NPR.
Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 12:27 PM
In a recent interview with Billboard, Justin Vernon revealed that he has been working on new music for Bon Iver, and that the band is "no longer winding down."
Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 11:47 AM
You can check out Bastille talking about the recording process for their upcoming second album, along with clips of new music over on Facebook.
Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Caity Weaver, writing for GQ
"People are always like, ‘Why did you get a monkey?’ If you could get a monkey, well, you would get a fucking monkey, too! Monkeys are awesome.”
Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:22 AM
The Spill Canvas are embarking on the Requestour, where fans can vote on the songs they want to hear the band play. More info is available here, and dates are in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:06 AM
Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner, of Bon Iver and The National, respectively, have announced the second annual Eaux Claires Festival. It will take place August 12th and 13th, featuring the likes of James Blake, Erykah Badu, Beach House and Deafheaven. A poster and announcement video are in the replies.
Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:02 AM
Lamb Of God are heading out on tour this spring with Clutch, and Corrosion Of Conformity. Dates are here.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 9:59 AM
Once Upon A Dead Man (Charlie Simpson from Fightstar) released a teaser video of their upcoming debut EP, Concepts And Phenomena, which will be out on April, 1st. It's in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 9:57 AM
John Seabrook, writing for The New Yorker.
Typically, under terms that the record labels worked out with the streaming services (and somehow persuaded the federal rate courts to sign off on), when a song is streamed, sixty per cent of the income goes to the owners of the sound recording, thirty per cent goes to the service itself, and ten per cent goes to songwriters and publishers. When a song is streamed on an Internet radio site—Pandora is by far the largest—the holders of publishing copyrights receive a thousandth of a cent per stream.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 9:54 AM
Tidal will be streaming Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 (and, presumably The Life of Pablo) via livestream at 4 PM EST.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 9:50 AM
Blaqk Audio have released their new song called "Anointed," which you can listen to on their website.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 9:48 AM
You can watch The Lippies' new music video for "As We Fall" in the replies or over at Noisey.
Deborah Remus on Feb 11, 2016 - 9:41 AM
You can check out the premiere of Knuckle Puck's new video for "Pretense" over at Kerrang.
Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 9:14 AM
Hit the replies to check out the final trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The official IMAX poster has also been released.
Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 9:05 AM
The Goo Goo Dolls have teased on their Facebook page that their new album will be called Boxes, along with showing possible artwork.

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Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 8:43 AM
Every Time I Die have posted a quick teaser from the studio.

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Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 8:32 AM
Pinegrove are streaming their new album Cardinal ahead of tomorrow's release date on Bandcamp. Our very positive review (which may or may not have been written by me, no way to know) is up here.
Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM
OK Go's new video for "Upside Down & Inside Out" can be seen over on Facebook. It was shot in zero gravity on a plane, with no green screen or wires.

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Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 8:17 AM

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