In case you haven't noticed, Tiny Engines has been killing it thus far in 2014. And you can add another hit to the list as Florida's Direct Effect will be unleashing its brand of abrasive punk rock in the form of its new album, Sunburn, this March 11th. We're offering up a taste of that LP today by premiering "Thoughts of Honey" and if you like loud, noisy punk in the vein of Pissed Jeans, then check this jam out in the replies. You can pre-order it on vinyl or buy it now digitally for $5 at Bandcamp.
My name is Johnny, that's what my dad called me. I like Johnny Cash, a story teller with integrity in his writing and delivery. He wore black to identify with those less fortunate and I remember the black suit I wore at my father's funeral when I was seventeen.
Despite a hiatus announcement back in December, Thee Oh Sees have made it clear they're still recording music, just not touring as fervently. Today the band announced that they'll have a new album called Drop coming out on April 19th; you can check out the track list and typically awesome album art below.
John Mayer will reunite with bassist Pino Palladino and drummer Steve Jordan to perform as the John Mayer Trio on Late Night with Seth Myers February 27th. This will be the group's first official performance in almost five years.
Update: John Mayer tweeted the Trio will also be "hitting the studio for a few days with some legendary guests to record an LP." Commence excitement. --JB
Head to Revolver to hear a new Illustrations song called "Leave Me." The track is off their upcoming debut album, In Vein, which releases February 25th. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the album.
Jack Kennedy and British vocalist Hannah Melbourne of NightBus have debuted their new interactive video for "When The Night Time Comes." It uses some new and "innovative" technology called 3-Way Stereo Technology. Head to Mashable to watch it.
The track, which was recorded in a groundbreaking and unique sonic experience – three infectious singles in one – creates an innovative way to hear a song taking note of the way two friends in today’s pop culture listen to music by sharing one set of earbuds. The left and right tracks are 100% sonically different. When you listen on the left, you hear the song sung by Hannah backed by an electronic dance pop track; on the right, it’s Jack’s...
I was like, 'You won. Why are you posting your text message? Just chill. Take your W, and if you feel you didn't deserve it, go get better—make better music... It felt cheap. It didn't feel genuine. Why do that? Why feel guilt? You think those guys would pay homage to you if they won? This is how the world works: He made a brand of music that appealed to more people than me, Hov, Kanye and Kendrick. Whether...
Banner Pilot's fourth studio album will be called Souvenir, and is slated for release April 15th via Fat Wreck Chords. Check out the album art and a statement from songwriter Nate Ganglehoff about how the album came together below.