Today we are giving away a pair of three-day general admission passes to the Musink Tattoo Convention and Music Festival, which takes place from March 21-23 in Costa Mesa, CA, which is near Los Angeles, features The Descendents, H2O, The Vandals, The Transplants, Gorilla Biscuits and definitely some other bands, and is presented by your favorite drummer, Travis Barker. You may know him from notable alternative rock band blink-182 and him being a huge celebrity. To enter this contest, please come up with musicians who you would choose to build a "fantasy band" with Travis Barker as the drummer. You can choose anyone you want to play any instruments for any type of music, but your new fake...
Apparently John Mayer had a recording session last February where for six days he, Steve Jordan, Pino Palladino, Chick Corea, and Wallace Roney recorded improvised instrumental music. He hopes that one day it will become an album, but until then he's released a rough mix of a song called "Little Sur" which you can stream in the replies.
Pulling a Beyonce, Skrillex has gone and secretly released a new album. You can either stream it via his Alien Ride app or on iTunes. Recess will officially be released on March 18th via OWSLA/Big Beat/Atlantic.
01) All Is Fair In Love And Brostep with Ragga Twins
02) Recess with Kill The Noise, Fatman Scoop & Michael Angelakos
03) Stranger with KillaGraham from Milo and Otis and Sam Dew
04) Try It Out (Neon Mix) with Alvin Risk
05) Coast Is Clear with Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment
06) Dirty Vibe with Diplo, G-Dragon from Big Bang & CL from 2NE1
07) Ragga Bomb with Ragga Twins
08) Doompy Poomp
09) Fuck That
10) Ease My Mind with Niki & The Dove... read more
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend for other viewers? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. Check out rdio or spotify for album streams of new releases.
We're excited to premiere a brand new track from unsigned Seattle, WA band (and former Absolute 100 selection), Moneta. They're set to release their new album, The Only Constant on March 18th, produced by Jim Wirt (Jack's Mannequin, Hoobastank, Incubus) and mixed by Casey Bates (Pierce The Veil, Memphis May Fire). Head to the replies to check out one of my personal favorites off the record, "The Hardest Thing" - If you enjoy it, you can pre-order the record here.
Noisey has started a new mini-doc series called Sound Off! hosted by Andrew Seward (ex-Against Me!). The first band to be featured is Touche Amore and it's nothing short of great. Hit the replies to check it out.
In an interview with Radio.com, Hayley Willams said Paramore has already begun some writing for their fifth album, and will continue to do more throughout the summer. You can check out the interview in the replies.
Fast Astronaut (ex-The Dear Hunter) is looking for another member to join the band. They're looking for a bassist that can sing, but are open to other submissions as well. They're also based out of Nashville, Tennessee. So if you fit all of those things, send them over an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also stream the band's new EP in the replies.
Dawn Golden's new music video for "All I Want" can be seen in the replies. This is definitely an artist you want to keep an eye on this year. His new album, Still Life can be pre-ordered now and will be released this Spring via Mad Decent.
After its limited bootleg pressing and copies available on his current Deep Web Tour, Childish Gambinoís Because The Internet will finally get a larger vinyl release, as part of Record Store Day 2014. The new run is limited to 5,000 copies, includes the original artwork and is packaged along with a metallic o-card (sleeve), printed inner sleeves and a 72-page booklet (12″ by 12″). That booklet may be why itís priced at $40 for the event.
Why Bother?, the solo project of The Wonder Years' Nick Steinborn, have released a new song called "Still Not That Great." It's in the replies. His latest EP, This Isn't Very Good, is being sold at TWY merch table on tour.
Spring Break is kicking off and that means it's time for SXSW to start up! I'll be hanging out throughout Austin this week, catching as many shows as I can. If you're around or you see me, feel free to give me a shout. You can follow me on Twitter or Instagram (@RyanGardnerC) to stay updated with what I'm doing. I think I'll be starting either tomorrow or Wednesday, and I'll be posting daily recaps on the site. Let the excitement, insanity, and exhaustion begin!