Paper + Plastick is releasing seven new records on vinyl on Black Friday. Farewell Continental's Hey, Hey Pioneers!, Junior Battles' Idle Ages, Riverboat Gamblers' Smash/Grab EP, Reverse the Curse's Hither & Yon, a split from Red City Radio and The Gamits, the Are You With the Band? female-fronted pop-punk compilation, and the Plow UnitedSleepwalk: A Retrospective collection will all be available for the first time on vinyl beginning tomorrow at 3 p.m., along with other sales in the label's webstore. Head to the replies to see a statement from the label thanking its fans and links to full album streams of all the new releases.
Five Iron Frenzy have reunited and will be releasing a new album. Listen to their new song "It Was a Dark and Stormy Night" in the replies. They've also already smashed their Kickstarter goal by more than $30k.
A while back, I interviewed the company PeaceTones, a fair trade music nonprofit that works with musicians in developing countries. PeaceTones has now released Wanito's debut album, Biyografi Mwen(My Biography in Creole). You can listen to it and purchase the album here.
Make Do and Mend's acoustic Part and Parcel EP came out today and can now be purchased on CD, vinyl and digitally here. If you buy any format, you get a free digital copy of the band's last full-length, End Measured Mile, for free.
FreeMusicFirst has updated its site with two new bands to stream records from. Both of the full-lengths from Divided Heaven and No More are also available for free download. Links are in the band names!
Make Do and Mend's End Measured Mile can be downloaded for free for the next three hours (3 pm - 6 pm EST) here. A new, third vinyl pressing of the record is available here. The band will release its acoustic EP, Part and Parcel, next week on November 22.
The Dead Milkmen will perform their new album, The King In Yellow, in its entirety at their hometown holiday show on December 10 at Kung Fu Necktie in Philadelphia, PA. Tickets are available here and come with a free download the album.
Jess Abbott from Now, Now has launched a new label called Cardinal White Records, and has announced a new EP under her Tancred moniker. More details about the label (Tancred, The Little Indians, others) and a song from the Tancred EP can be heard here.
Paper + Plastick Records has compiled a 40-song digital compilation to benefit music publicist Rey Roldan, who owns Another Reybee Production, Inc., after he suffered a house fire recently. The comp can be purchased here on a pay-what-you-want basis with a minimum donation of $1. The tracklisting can be seen in the replies.
You can pre-order Frank Turner's rarities and covers album, The Second Three Years,here. The package comes with an exclusive square album badge set, with each featuring the artwork from one of Turner's six albums. Available to UK & Ireland residents only.
Lazy Bear Records is a new pop-punk record label and charity-minded clothing company. For its latest compilation, the label brought together 18 of the best established and up-and-coming pop-punk bands from the UK for the release, which will be available for free on December 1st. Hit the replies for the compilation promo.