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Albums of 2009: Lists
12/19/09 at 04:00 AM by sean-reid

Frank Turner, The Wonder Years, Title Fight, The Xcerts, Tiger Please, Bayonets and many more have contributed lists of their favorite albums of 2009.

Oh and my top 10 is in there too.

Kevin Devine, Tegan and Sara and Jeremiah Edmond of Manchester Orchestra also talked to us about their favourite albums of the year:

Tegan and Sara
Kevin Devine
Manchester Orchestra

Expect more Albums of 2009-related features in the coming days.
Tags: manchester orchestra, kevin devine, tegan and sara, the wonder years, alter the press
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Album Review: Kevin Devine - Brother's Blood
07/05/09 at 12:25 PM by sean-reid
Click Here to read my review of Kevin Devine's latest record.
Tags: Kevin Devine, Big Scary Monsters Records, Brother's Blood,
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Live Review: Brand New, Kevin Devine & Moneen - Manchester Academy 23.06.200
06/24/09 at 01:48 PM by sean-reid
Here's my review of Brand New's show at Manchester Academy with Kevin Devine and Moneen.

Be nice. Its my first attempt of doing a live review.
Tags: Manchester Academy, Brand New, Kevin Devine, Moneen, Live Review, Alter The Press,
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Untitled Saturday Blog
11/29/08 at 09:38 AM by sean-reid
My Xbox 360 is playing up again. Might have to get it fixed.
The Kevin Devine/Jesse Lacey interview made the frontpage of ap.net.
It gave us loads of hits.
I'm not going to NFG+ tonight. It's too cold and I'm going to a friends birthday meal instead.
Also I reviewed LAB Records's 2009 Preview Sampler here.
and looks forthesound.com is dead.
Tags: blog, jesse lacey, kevin devine, alter the press, video games
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Recommended: NEW Jesse Lacey/Kevin Devine Interview
11/28/08 at 03:46 AM by sean-reid
Jon interviewed Kevin Devine with Brand New frontman joining in through the interview.
Read it here.
Tags: blog, recommended, brand new, kevin devine, interview, alter the press
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Weird Thursday
11/27/08 at 12:02 PM by sean-reid
Last night I didn't sleep a wink. I was up at half 8 watching children's TV. After going to the shop to buy an energy drink, I went to my interview and surprise, surprise! The job I went for had been taken and the interview was about another full-time job. I should hear from them this week. I can't say I'm that fussed if I get it or not.

Quick recommendation: Jon reviewed Kevin Devine and Jesse Lacey in NY where he is this week. Review is here. Interview is coming soon I think.
Tags: blog, jesse lacey, kevin devine, alter the press
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What's On My iPod: 9.11.08
11/08/08 at 06:03 PM by sean-reid
This week I have been listening to the following:

Crime In Stereo - Untitled.

This is the opening track from the bands recent "Selective Wreckage" release. It's manly just feedback and some guy talking.

Forgive Durden - "Razia's Shadow"

The more I listen to this album, the more I like it. Stand out tracks are "Genesis" and "The Oracle" whcih features TheAudition's Danny Stevens, a vocalist who impressed me on this track more than with his normal band.

Fall Out Boy - America's Suitehearts

I think I have wrote about this track before. It's from the new FOB album which is out in a few weeks.

Weezer - Susanne

A classic Weezer b-side from a classic film, "Mallrats". I'm not a huge fan of Weezer but the stuff from the self-titled Blue album period is their best work and a great album.

Kevin Devine - Just Stay

When I saw Kevin Devine at Give It A Name in 2007. I knew very little about him and I only watched his set because Brand New were his backing bacd. Since then I've listened to one or two of his albums with this track being my favorite Kevin Devine track.

This Will Destroy You - I Believe In Your Victory

Ever since discovering Explosions In The Sky, I've become increasingly intrested in Post-Rock bands like This Will Destroy You, Envy, Godspeed You Black Emperor!, Yndi Halda and Mono.
Tags: Crime In Stereo, Forgive Durden, Fall Out Boy, Weezer, This Will Destroy You, Kevin D
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