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Nate Ruess's new video for "AhHa" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/10/15 - 11:08 AM
Florence + the Machine have their first number one album on the Billboard charts.
Rock act Florence + The Machine claims its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as their third album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, debuts atop the list. The set was released on June 2 and shifted 137,000 equivalent album units in the week ending June 7, according to Nielsen Music. Previously, the act -- which is led by singer Florence Welch -- topped out at No. 6 with their last album, 2011ís Ceremonials. Florence + The Machineís 2009 debut, Lungs, peaked at No. 14.

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Jason Tate on 06/10/15 - 11:05 AM
Spotify is reporting they have now hit 75m users, 20m of them are premium. Lemme know when all the "niche/indie artists" are collecting their seven figure checks.
According to Spotify, with 20 million subscribers, a "niche/indie artist" could expect to generate $1.2m a year in Spotify payouts, while a "heritage artist" would generate $2.6m. It also claimed that an artist in the companyís top 100 chart could get $3.3m, while a "global superstar" could generate $13.9m.
Jason Tate on 06/10/15 - 10:58 AM
Tinashe and Dej Loaf are about to head out on tour together supporting Nicki Minaj, but in the meantime they've released a remix of Tinashe's "All Hands On Deck" that you can stream in the replies. This (thankfully) supplants the old remix of the track that featured Igloo Australia.
Ryan Dennehy on 06/10/15 - 10:56 AM
Pentimento will release a new 7" called Stuck Forever via Bad Timing Records in anticipation of a full length coming this fall. We are streaming the title track, which you can hear in the replies. Whereas Inside The Sea drew heavy influences from Where You Want To Be-era Taking Back Sunday, "Stuck Forever" has a more somber feel early on, with guitar plucks echoing the softer vocals. The guitars and drums pick up as the chorus takes off, making the line "Does it feel like we're stuck forever, alone together" get stuck in your head. The repetition hits harder every time and then the song cuts back to the softer side, making the chorus really stand out. The result is one of the best songs...
Ryan Gardner on 06/10/15 - 10:55 AM
Never Shout Never will be releasing Black Cat on August 7th.
Jason Tate on 06/10/15 - 10:53 AM
Stick To Your Guns new video for "The Crown" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/10/15 - 10:48 AM
mewithoutYou's new album Pale Horses is streaming in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/10/15 - 10:42 AM
Creeper have signed to Roadrunner Records.
Jason Tate on 06/10/15 - 10:40 AM
Casey Bolles has signed to Pure Noise Records (see: this thread).
Jason Tate on 06/10/15 - 10:38 AM
Travie McCoy will release his new single "Golden" featuring Sia on June 15th. Artwork in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/10/15 - 10:33 AM
Hit the replies to see Agnostic Front's new video for "Old New York."
Jason Tate on 06/10/15 - 10:32 AM
We've teamed with BalconyTV to bring you a performance video from Plain White T's. Head to the replies to watch the band play "Pause" from a rooftop with the hills of Los Angeles as their backdrop, plus an interview. The tune comes from the band's new album, American Nights, which is available now from Megaforce Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/10/15 - 06:13 AM
Wolf Alice will release their superb debut album My Love Is Cool on June 23rd via Dirty Hit Records (The 1975, The Japanese House, Marika Hackman) and today one of the "fan favourites" from their live shows for some time has now been revealed in its album form. Check out "You're A Germ" in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 06/10/15 - 04:43 AM
Our good friend Gunz recently spoke with Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy on The Gunz Show about the tenth anniversary of From Under The Cork Tree; they also spoke about how Fall Out Boy has changed over the years. You can listen here.
Jake Denning on 06/09/15 - 05:17 PM
Self Defense Family have released a video for the closing track from their upcoming record, Heaven is Earth. Watch it in the replies.
Aaron Mook on 06/09/15 - 03:47 PM
Hit the replies to stream a new Desaparecidos song, "The Left is Right." You can stream two other singles, "Backsell" and "The Underground Man," on Spotify. Payola will be released on June 23 via Epitaph Records.
Aaron Mook on 06/09/15 - 03:31 PM
The CMDWN (ex-Sea Swallowed Us Whole) have released their debut single, "This High." Check it out in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/09/15 - 02:08 PM
Anthony Raneri's music video for "Sorry State of Mind" can be seen in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/09/15 - 01:57 PM
Ghost have announced the Black to the Future US headlining tour. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/09/15 - 01:53 PM
Alone. (solo project of A Lot Like Birds' Michael Franzino) has released another new single from their debut album Somewhere In The Sierras. You can listen in the replies.
Steve Alcala on 06/09/15 - 01:40 PM
You, Me, and Everyone We Know frontman Ben Liebsch has checked in once again from the band's headlining tour with Daisyhead and Future Crooks. Head to the replies to read the second installment, where he gets brutally honest about his emotions on the road.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/09/15 - 01:39 PM
Around this time last year, Only on Weekends released their debut EP, Light Years and Heavy Lifting. It was a short, sweet taste of the band's brand of pop-punk, similar to early 2000s pop-punk or more recent bands like Light Years or earlier Turnover. Today they're releasing the video for "Prince of 187th Street." It's the best song Only on Weekends have released, so you'll want to check out the video in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 06/09/15 - 01:11 PM
Today we'd like to welcome new staff member Chrisanne Grise to our team! Chrisanne will be a new contributing interviewer on the website and she's written up a little intro below. I hope everyone will join me in welcoming our newest staff member.
Message From ChrisanneIíve been lurking on this site for so long, I canít even remember when I first started visiting it. But itís safe to say that AP has been my main source of music news for many years, so Iím thrilled to be a new contributor. Right now, Iím a journalist and magazine editor in NYC, and while I love my job, I donít get to cover music often, so Iím excited to dive in with some interviews and whatever else comes up. Some of my...
Jason Tate on 06/09/15 - 11:28 AM
Mew have announced their first North American headline tour since 2009. Dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/09/15 - 10:51 AM
This Wild Life have released a new version of their 2014 debut album, Clouded, today. The upgraded collection is called Clouded Atmosphere Edition; it features three new songs "Stay Up Late", "It's Alright", and "Alone With Me" which were all recorded with Jeremy McKinnon from A Day To Remember and Erik Ron. The new edition also features three live songs, "Sleepwalking", "Concrete", and "Roots and Branches (Meant To Be Alone)." It's now up on iTunes and a physical edition will be available at Warped Tour.
Jason Tate on 06/09/15 - 10:48 AM
Saves the Day's "Hold" and The Get Up Kids' "10 Minutes to Downtown" have been reworked as children's songs for a split by Saves the Daycare / The Get Up Dads -- all Bandcamp donations going to charity.
Jason Tate on 06/09/15 - 10:35 AM
It looks like (see September 6th) The Get Up Kids planning 20th Anniversary shows.

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Jason Tate on 06/09/15 - 10:32 AM
Propagandhi is looking for a new guitarist.
hey people! well, the day we have been in denial about for years has finally arrived and starting this September (2015), our beloved Beaver wonít be able to join us on the road to melt faces with his 6 string stack attack anymore. it is a sad reality, but letís turn these frowns upside down and whip this into an exciting opportunity! Do you play guitar? Are you familiar with our music? Have you felt like youíve been living in a dingbat-clown-idiot society since you were a little kid and always hoped your real parents from Rigel 7 would come rescue you? Well, then get at us ASAP! Women are strongly encouraged to apply! Hit us up at
Jason Tate on 06/09/15 - 10:30 AM
You can stream Ryn Weaver's debut album The Fool on iTunes. The album comes out on June 16th.

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Jason Tate on 06/09/15 - 10:27 AM
According to their Instagram, Chain Gang Of 1974 is working on his new album with Thom Powers from The Naked And Famous.
Jason Tate on 06/09/15 - 10:26 AM
Millencolin's new North American's tour dates can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/09/15 - 10:22 AM
Hit the replies to stream MS MR's new song "Wrong Victory" via Sterogum.
Jason Tate on 06/09/15 - 10:21 AM
Foals new album release is "imminent" and they have a released a teaser video in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 06/09/15 - 10:19 AM
Night Argent will be releasing their new self-titled EP for free at their tent at Warped Tour this year. You can check out a new song called "Nothing More Beautiful" in the replies.

Track Listing:
1. Nothing More Beautiful
2. Comet (Light It Up)
3. The Towers
4. Kamikaze
5. Widowmaker
Ryan Gardner on 06/09/15 - 09:27 AM
Check out a new Firestarter song called "Headstones and Old Bones" in the replies. Their new EP, A Life Inconsistent, releases June 23rd and was produced, recorded, and mixed by Jay Maas of Defeater
Ryan Gardner on 06/09/15 - 09:22 AM
Jack Antonoff has created a New Jersey music festival named Shadow of the City. He curated the lineup, which you can see in the replies, himself. Bleachers and Charli XCX will headline.
We're going to have a ton of fun stuff going on. The first year we're doing one stage, so there are no competing set times. All the artists will play back to back to back on the one stage. We're going to bring in all these local food trucks and carnival games. Weird NJ, which is one of the greatest magazines of all time, is going to have a presence. My sister [Rachel Antonoff] is a designer, and she's going to have a presence. We'll have records for sale. It's going to be like a little flea...
Craig Ismaili on 06/09/15 - 08:40 AM
You can now hear Citizen's new album Everybody Is Going To Heaven in its entirety over at Spin. You can buy the album now on Bandcamp for just 5 bucks. The album officially releases June 23rd via Run For Cover Records.
Blake Solomon on 06/09/15 - 08:38 AM
You can check out our interview with Betty Who here.
When you're a new artist, you're just like, "Oh, this is just like the first time I'm doing everything and we'll see how it goes." And then if it goes well hopefully, the second time you come around you're like, "Wait, I was just, like, guessing. How do I do that again? I didn't really have a system to it." So that's definitely been the thing that freaks me out more than anything.
Joe DeAndrea on 06/09/15 - 08:37 AM
The Front Bottoms have released a new song called "West Virginia." You can check out the song's video in the replies, and download it for free here (via Brooklyn Vegan).
Blake Solomon on 06/09/15 - 08:13 AM
Nate Ruess' solo debut is streaming in the U.S. via Rolling Stone.
Ryan Dennehy on 06/09/15 - 08:05 AM
"Have you ever ran at something headfirst, and then crawled away?"
Staff ReviewsFour Year Strong - Four Year Strong (Craig Ismaili)
Cusses - Here Comes the Rat (Gregory Robson)
Oso Oso - Real Stories of True People, Who Kind of Looked Like Monsters (Matt Metzler)
Staff InterviewsBetty Who (Joe DeAndrea)
Matt Metzler on 06/09/15 - 06:56 AM
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.
Jason Tate on 06/09/15 - 01:00 AM
Pentimento will release a new 7" called Stuck Forever via Bad Timing Records in anticipation of a full length coming this fall. Pre-orders will launch on Wednesday at 2PM EST, along with the first song. The band will also be touring with Reggie And The Full Effect and The Weaks - dates are below.

Track Listing:
1. Stuck Forever
2. All The While
Ryan Gardner on 06/08/15 - 06:46 PM
Parkway Drive will release Ire on September 25th on Epitaph Records. The video for their new song "Vice Grip" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/08/15 - 04:17 PM
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