Encore (Episode 115)
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This week's episode of Encore starts with a discussion about fostering creativity and how we try to stay sharp and inspired and not fall into a rut. It's hard. We want to be better at it. Then we look at the RIAA changing up how they certify albums, Brand New selling out MSG and announcing some kind of release this year, and looking at the difference between huge stadium like shows versus the small venues we're used to. We then answer some questions about favorite movies about music, the idea that bands should feel obligated to play "fan favorites" on tours, favorite bands from the UK, and the first albums we ever really anticipated. This week once again (fingers crossed) has chapter...
Jason Tate on Feb 04, 2016 - 5:13 PM
Beyonce just dropped a new single, "Formation," that you can stream in the replies and get a free download of from Tidal. She will be appearing alongside Coldplay at the Super Bowl's halftime show tomorrow.
Ryan Dennehy on Feb 06, 2016 - 2:17 PM
Future's new album EVOL is now available to stream exclusively on Apple Music.
Ryan Dennehy on Feb 06, 2016 - 11:19 AM
Jump to the replies to watch Panic! At The Disco's performance of "Victorious" from today's episode of Ellen.
Keagan Ilvonen on Feb 05, 2016 - 5:12 PM
Hit the replies to check out the video for We the Kings's "The Story of Tonight."
Eric Wilson on Feb 05, 2016 - 4:05 PM
mewithoutYou are doing 3 shows between their European tour with TWIABP and their American tour with Say Anything. Check those out in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 05, 2016 - 2:50 PM
Stone Temple Pilots have announced a search for a new singer. More info is here.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 05, 2016 - 2:48 PM
The Ready Set have signed with Hopeless Records and will release their new album, I Will Be Nothing Without Your Love, on April 8th. You can stream a new song, "Good Enough," in the replies.

Track List
Disappearing Act
Being Afraid
Good Enough
I Will Be Nothing Without Your Love
Run With Me
Should We Go Downtown
No Love (feat. Ansley Newman)
Fire In The Sky
See You

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Blake Solomon on Feb 05, 2016 - 2:43 PM
Hit the replies to check out a new promo for SNL with The 1975, Larry David, and Kate McKinnon. The episode airs this weekend.
Eric Wilson on Feb 05, 2016 - 12:07 PM
Andrew Bird will release his new album, Are You Serious, on April 1st via Loma Vista Recordings. You can hear the first single entitled, "Capsized" in the replies.

Track Listing
1. Capsized
2. Roma Fade
3. Truth Lies Low
4. Puma
5. Chemical Switches
6. Left-Handed Kisses
7. Are You Serious
8. Saints Preservus
9. The New Saint Jude
10. Valleys Of The Young
11. Bellevue
Keagan Ilvonen on Feb 05, 2016 - 11:35 AM
You can stream SWMRS' new album, Drive North, over on Rolling Stone. The album was produced by Zac Carper of FIDLAR.
Keagan Ilvonen on Feb 05, 2016 - 11:31 AM
Frank Turner will release his Mittens EP on March 4th via Xtra Mile Recordings. You can now pre-order the release on iTunes and you can watch the new video for the title track in the replies.

Track Listing
1. Mittens
2. Least Of All Young Caroline
3. Little Aphrodite
4. Cleopatra In Brooklyn
5. The Armadillo
Keagan Ilvonen on Feb 05, 2016 - 11:29 AM
The Dead Weather's new video for "Impossible Winner" can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on Feb 05, 2016 - 11:25 AM
Our interview with Simple Plan can be read here.
I think the culture we're in right now, it's never been easier to be discouraged. It's never been easier to be made fun of or to be hurt by what people think. I'm talking bands or even just regular people. There's almost like this license to bash everybody and to say the meanest, most intense stuff online. You're behind your keyboard and you feel like you can say anything you want. I think people don't realize that maybe it affects people. We definitely went through that on this album. But then you have to realize that you build something that's worth protecting, something that's worth it to keep going, something that's worth the effort....
Joe DeAndrea on Feb 05, 2016 - 11:20 AM
Parquet Courts will release Human Performance on April 8th. A new video and tour dates are in the replies.

Track List
01 Dust
02 Human Performance
03 Outside
04 I Was Just Here
05 Paraphrased
06 Captive Of The Sun
07 Steady On My Mind
08 One Man, No City
09 Berlin Got Blurry
10 Keep It Even
11 Two Dead Cops
12 Pathos Prairie
13 It's Gonna Happen

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Blake Solomon on Feb 05, 2016 - 11:09 AM
The Rocket Summer's new song "Help Me Out" is out now on Spotify (and most other streaming sites).
Blake Solomon on Feb 05, 2016 - 11:06 AM
Here's a 10-minute medley of some guy doing every Green Day song. Because friday. It's in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 05, 2016 - 11:04 AM
BMX legend, Dave Mirra, has passed away from an apparent suicide.
Blake Solomon on Feb 05, 2016 - 11:03 AM
Well, to those waiting, here is a new track from Andy Jackson & the Mary Tyler Mormons feat. Ian Grushka, Michael Bethancourt, and Cyrus Bolooki. Check it out in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 05, 2016 - 11:02 AM
Against the Current's debut album, In Our Bones, will be released on May 20th.
Joe DeAndrea on Feb 05, 2016 - 10:44 AM
Hit the replies to check out a new After the Burial song called "Collapse."

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Eric Wilson on Feb 05, 2016 - 10:22 AM
Check out a new song by The Lumineers called "Ophelia" in the replies.
Eric Wilson on Feb 05, 2016 - 9:33 AM
San Francisco's Worth Taking are self-releasing their sophomore album, Hangman, next Friday, February 12th. We're debuting their new single, "Make This Right" in the replies. Influenced by the likes of Blink-182, Jimmy Eat World and Foo Fighters, the group has been aptly described as “punk enough for you, but still pop enough for your mom." If you like what you can hear, you can pre-order the digital album for just $3.49 on Bandcamp. You might want to grab a free download of their covers EP while you're there.
Alex DiVincenzo on Feb 05, 2016 - 9:26 AM
In an update to a post from yesterday, Dustin Kensrue will release Thoughts That Float On A Different Blood, a live album of cover songs on March 18th. It is now available for pre-order on iTunes and on vinyl through his site.

Track Listing
01) Intro
02) Hospital Beds
03) Buzzcut Season
04) Jesus Christ
05) Creep
06) Wrecking Ball
07) Cold as It Gets
08) Round Here
09) State Trooper
10) Dance Me to the End of Love
11) Down There By the Train

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Eric Wilson on Feb 05, 2016 - 8:08 AM
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Jason Tate on Feb 05, 2016 - 3:00 AM
One of my personal favorites from Brian Fallon's new solo album, "Smoke," can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on Feb 05, 2016 - 1:51 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 05, 2016 - 1:00 AM
Hit the replies to check out Simple Plan's new video for "Opinion Overload."
Eric Wilson on Feb 04, 2016 - 9:56 PM
You can check out Against the Current's new single "Running with the Wild Things" on Apple Music.

Update: Hit the replies to check it out.
Eric Wilson on Feb 04, 2016 - 9:41 PM
Hit the replies to check out a live video of Halsey performing "Colors."
Eric Wilson on Feb 04, 2016 - 9:13 PM
Holy Ghost!'s new song "Crime Cutz" can be found on Apple Music. An EP of the same name will be coming out at the end of April and a trailer for it is in the replies.
Jason Tate on Feb 04, 2016 - 8:59 PM
Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties will be adding a track to the NotSafetoDrink charity release.
Jason Tate on Feb 04, 2016 - 8:56 PM
Tom DeLonge announced that Sekret Machines Book 1: Chasing Shadows will be out April 5th. It will be a 704-page hardcover novel, and will be the first in a three-volume series of fiction novels.
Chasing Shadows is a complex and thrilling read based on facts and actual events gleaned from the authors’ sources within the military and intelligence community. The book follows the witnesses, which are legion, scattered across the world and dotted through history, people who looked up and saw something impossible lighting up the night sky. What those objects were, where they came from, and who—or what—might be inside them is the subject of fierce debate and equally fierce mockery, so that...
Eric Wilson on Feb 04, 2016 - 4:13 PM
Lana Del Rey is having a music video premiere event for "Freak" at The Wiltern in LA on Tuesday, February 9th. The event is presented by Vevo, and tickets can be purchased here at 9 AM PT tomorrow.
Eric Wilson on Feb 04, 2016 - 4:05 PM
Self Defense Family will release a new 4-song EP called Superior on February 19th. Album art is in the replies, preorder info is here.

1. In Those Dark Satanic Mills
2. The Climate of the Room
3. Superior
4. Good Idea Machine
Blake Solomon on Feb 04, 2016 - 3:06 PM
It appears that Dustin Kensrue's cover album will be launching tomorrow.

Update: The album will be released on March 18th.

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Eric Wilson on Feb 04, 2016 - 3:02 PM
The Red Western are gearing up to release their double-EP, Sirens and Arrows, on February 5th and you can now stream both in the replies. Described as "five cuts of big, bright, full-of-life indie rock with tinges of pop (delightfully reminiscent of Camera Obscura), Americana and even a little bit of alt-emo in the vein of Run For Cover Records acts like Petal." I definitely recommend giving them a whirl and heading to iTunes and Bandcamp to support a great independent band.
Aaron Mook on Feb 04, 2016 - 3:01 PM
Josh Farro (ex-Paramore) is streaming his debut album Walkways, due for release Friday. Check that out in the replies, and you can see Farro with The Rocket Summer on upcoming US tour dates.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 04, 2016 - 12:39 PM
Further Seems Forever posted a link to a gofundme page for Jon Bunch's son's college fund.
Blake Solomon on Feb 04, 2016 - 12:36 PM
After two teaser clips, we finally have Deftones' new single, "Prayers/Triangles," from their upcoming album Gore. Check it out in the replies.
Blake Solomon on Feb 04, 2016 - 11:57 AM
Ian Cohen sat down with Max Bemis of Say Anything to talk about his surprise album drop, online social activism, and meeting Kanye West.
He has a relationship with one of my best friends, with whom he’d be meeting with for other reasons. He was mentioning me for something outside of music. We got an opportunity to work on a song with him, I don’t think he used it. I get nervous about talking about it. But that’s basically how this record started. There’s only a few people on my bucket list that I want to work with but it’s unlikely that I would: Dave Grohl and Kanye. Everyone else, I have had a chance to work with. We did get to work in the studio, it was right at the beginning of...
Jason Tate on Feb 04, 2016 - 11:56 AM
You can check out a clip of a new Angel and Airwaves song over on Facebook. You can also pre-order the Chasing Shadows Digital EP here.

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Eric Wilson on Feb 04, 2016 - 11:16 AM
NOFX is releasing a book called The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories on April 12 and the band will also be doing a book tour. Dates in the replies.

Deborah Remus on Feb 04, 2016 - 11:13 AM
Future's new album EVOL was announced yesterday and will be available on the 6th. He's shared the first taste of the record, titled "Fly Shit Only" that you can stream in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on Feb 04, 2016 - 10:41 AM
Counterparts are heading out on tour with Expire and Gideon. Dates are here.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 04, 2016 - 10:07 AM

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