Hit the replies to check out Lower Than Atlantis' cover of Vanessa Carlton's "A Thousand Miles". The song appears on the band's re-release of their 2014 Self-Titled album, which you can pre-order here.
Our very own staff member Kelly Doherty has a music project titled Gadget and The Cloud and the debut EP October 31st is now available to stream or as a free download on Bandcamp. Go immerse yourself in the ambient bliss.
Echosmith posted a message to their fans discussing new music, and the future of the band.
As we create these next songs we want you to know that you won’t be hearing songs about clubs, fame or sex from us. Our platform is something we take seriously, and as long as we’re given the opportunity to, we want to write songs that talk about how life is beautiful, songs that talk about how whether you’re at the top of a mountain where great things are going on or in the valley where all you see is hopelessness, that we can be reminded that we are not alone.
Youth Decay's music video for "The Party's Over" can be seen over at Exclaim! or in the replies. The band's new record is out today though New Damage Records and the group features members from Comeback Kid, Daggermouth and Living With Lions.
Remember to Breathe Records have signed Cleveland, OH, pop-punk band One Days Notice. Their sophomore record, Blackout, will be released January 14. The first single, "When I Say When," is available for streaming here.
The Red Summer Sun only formed in August, but they've wasted no time writing catchy songs and hitting the studio to record their debut EP, Room to Grow. Head to the replies to stream the pop-punk quartet's first single, "From Here." Based out of Burlington, VT and Plattsburgh, NY, the group is recommended if you like Mayday Parade, The Dangerous Summer and All Time Low.
On Tuesday, I went to see Mitski on the last date of her first UK tour. Head to the replies to check out a short review on why it was great and photos. You can check out the full album on the AbsolutePunk Flickr.
It's getting to that time of year again and if there's one thing to signify it in the UK, it's the recent tradition of the annual John Lewis Christmas Advert. Head to the replies to watch this year's short movie, titled Man On The Moon with a cover of Oasis' "Half The World Away" by Norwegian artist Aurora as the official song. You can also check out previous years short stories which have featured the likes of Ellie Goulding (covering Elton John), Slow Moving Millie (covering The Smiths), Gabrielle Aplin (covering Frankie Goes To Hollywood), Lilly Allen (covering Keane) and Tom Odell (covering John Lennon).
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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.
Converge guitarist and Godcity Studios founder Kurt Ballou will host the next free CreativeLive Music & Audio workshop, "Fix it in the Mix," on November 24th from 9am-4pm PST. The workshop will explore organic approaches to recovering and enhancing the natural tones from original performances without replacing drums with samples and re-amping guitars.
"Obviously sample replacement of drums and re-amping of guitars can be effective ways to revive sub-par recordings, but they can also homogenize the uniqueness of the original tracks," commented Ballou. "In this class, I'll explore organic approaches to turn your tracks from trashy to classy."
Watch Bring Me The Horizon's performance of "Happy Song" live from this year's Leeds Festival in the replies. This is includes the much talked about introduction/"health & safety" video which they put together.
Ever wonder about the first time I heard Good Charlotte? Probably not, but you can get the story in this week's episode of Encore. This week we look at why pop-punk no longer seems capable of writing a hook and can be painfully un-catchy at times, if we like "deluxe" albums, what albums we play most on vinyl, following up the Victory vs Spotify kerfuffle, Good Charlotte is back, we may get new The Starting Line music next year, ESPN shut down Grantland, and Conde Nast buying Pitchfork. Also a huge thank you to everyone that bought Encore t-shirts! Please send us some photos once you get yours. You'll find show notes, ways to subscribe, and links to stream and/or downloaded this episode...
Casey Bates appeared on a CreativeLive Music+Audio class and it's airing for free today. You can see how he mixed The Money Pit's new record and all of the audio files for the mix are included with the class
First off, Frank Turner tells me, “let me get it out there that I think pitting records against each other is deeply immoral and like choosing between your children and all that shit.” That said, if he had to rank them, which we forced him to, he’d definitely single out his new album, Positive Songs for Negative People, as his favorite. The album, his sixth, feels more whole, more focused, more meticulously arranged, he says.
Facebook is introducing "Music Stories" which will allow users to post clips from Apple Music and Spotify to their News Feed.
The previews from Apple Music and iTunes are available directly through Facebook. If you want more, click through to stream full tracks on Apple Music or add music to your library with a single click to purchase through the iTunes store. The previews from Spotify are also available directly through Facebook. If you want more, click through to stream full tracks on Spotify or add to your library without leaving Facebook. We will expand Music Story support for additional streaming music services soon.
I’m aware that Radiohead have never had a fucking bad review. I reckon if Thom Yorke fucking shit into a light bulb and started blowing it like an empty beer bottle it’d probably get 9 out of 10 in fucking Mojo. I’m aware of that.