In case you haven't heard - You, Me, And Everyone We Know are back and have signed to new Nashville independent label South By Sea Music. They will release an EP called Dogged on March 17th. We are premiering a new song off of it - "I'd Rather Be Sleeping." It's one of the best pop-punk songs released so far this year, which shouldn't come as much of a surprise. Check it out in the replies to see what I mean. The band will also be supporting Have Mercy on tour with Weatherbox and Head North - dates for that are below, as well.
In 2014, Austin's pop punk heroes Thieves released a killer five track EP, Colorchange, that caught the ear of listeners around the globe. Today, AbsolutePunk is proud to be premiering the music video for the catchiest damn tune from Colorchange, "Smoke Signals". Hit the replies to catch their new video, as well as where to find their music. The band has been working on a full-length album with the likes of Sam Pura (The Story So Far, State Champs) and Beau Burchell (Saosin, Moose Blood).
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.
Trespassers will release a new EP called Rival Glass on February 24th via Spartan Records. Listen to a new song "Dead End," featuring Daisyhead's Michael Roe, on AltPress. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order it.
1. Dead End
4. No Solace
5. Sinking Stone
Mew will be releasing their new album, + - , on April 27th. You can check out a new single titled "Satellites" in the replies, as well as the album artwork.
03. The Night Believer
04. Making Friends
05. Clinging To A Bad Dream
06. My Complications
07. Water Slides
08. Interview The Girls
10. Cross The River On Your Own
During their Live Nation / Yahoo stream, Motion City Soundtrack played a new song called "Anything at All." Justin also mentioned that the new album would be released "hopefully soon." Check it out in the replies.
Following our release of the Most Anticipated Albums for 2015, Matty of The 1975 just posted this very simple and intriguing tweet. What could it mean? Just a reference to the band name origin and the backstory we all know by now? Or something more like a release date of a new album to coincide with this? Either way, it's a perfect day to get even more wrapped up in the anticipation for this year's releases.
Mariage Blanc will release their fantastic new album No Autobiography on April 7th and if you're a fan of that perfect old school indie-pop sound, then this is an release you cannot miss out on. Garnering comparisons to Real Estate, Elliott Smith and The Rosebuds around the web, you can now head to the replies to hear the new single "Blue Eyes" which was premiered on The Huffington Post.
Photographer Matt Vogel has posted two excellent blogs on his website about how to excel as a music photographer. Check out "My Workflow: How To Stay Sane as a Music Photographer" and "How To Create Value For Yourself as a Music Photographer" over on his website.
There are thousands of aspiring music photographers out there and standing out from the crowd isn't easy. This isn't a tell-all blog post for how to become successful but I wanted to share a few things that helped me get to a place where the bands I work for see me as a valuable asset of their team.
The Cribs will release their new album, For All My Sisters, on March 23rd. The record was produced by Ric Ocasek (Weezer, Guided By Voices) and you can hear "An Ivory Hand" in the replies now.
01) Finally Free
02) Different Angle
03) Burning For No One
04) Mr. Wrong
05) An Ivory Hand
06) Simple Story
07) City Storms
08) Pacific Time
09) Summer Of Chances
10) Diamond Girl
11) Spring On Broadway
12) Pink Snow