Abandon Kansas and Seabird are heading out on a co-headlining tour, with Clemency as support. Also, Abandon Kansas are getting ready for their 5th annual “Living Room Tour.” Fans will be able to submit their living rooms to host until September 22nd, aiming for a kick-off date of November 5th. Check out tour dates and purchase tickets in the replies.
Listen to a brand new Meg Myers track titled "Desire" over at Stereogum now. The track is taken from a new EP which is released in January and you can also catch her supporting the Pixies at the dates in the replies.
TDR Records has signed July. The label will release the band's full-length What We Signed Up For on November 12th. You can pre-order the record here.
2. What We Signed Up For
3. West Coast Pimpin'
4. Right Here For You
5. Secret Is A Sleazy Word
6. Dance, Shuffle, Move Your Feet
7. Counting Ducks
8. Eight Nine Eight
9. Second Best
10. To All The Kids
Modern Vinyl has confirmed that Brand New's The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me will be re-pressed on November 4th by Music On Vinyl. The first 666 copies being sold will be on red marbled vinyl, while the remaining copies will be on 180-gram black.
Here's how it works: If the project successfully meets its fundraising goal ($75,000 by Sunday, October 20), it will hire musicians (some of the best Chopin pianists in the world) to record and release to the public under a CC0 license the entirety of Chopin's life's work, some 245 pieces. Then, if you're making a movie (or writing a Wikipedia page, or a blog post, or whatever else you might be doing) and looking for that particular Nocturne, you'll have a place to turn to.
AltPress has posted the track listing for Will Yip's upcoming Off The Board: A Studio 4 Family compilation. It's out on October 8th and is also available to pre-order.
1) Title Fight - "Another One"
2) Daylight - "Siblings"
3) Circa Survive - "Nobody Can Change"
4) Polar Bear Club - "New Hollywood"
5) Citizen - "Cicuta"
6) Light Years - "I Couldn't Change"
7) Sainthood Reps - "Gloom"
8) Koji - "Breaking and Broken"
9) None More Black - "That Thing That Separates Em"
10) Tigers Jaw - "Carry You Over"
11) Turnover - "Flicker and Fade" (FULL BAND)
12) Pity Sex - "Euclid"
13) Man Overboard - "I Hate Her"
14) Anthony Green - "The More You Get, The Less You...
Jump to the replies to check out (at long last) the set times for this weekend's Riot Fest in Chicago. Then use the replies to express how happy or devastated you are. Tickets can be bought on Riot Fest's website.
Who likes viral mysteries? The latest is the website sound-no-sound being tweeted out by quite a few musicians. After some snooping around you can find videos of Soupy Campbell, Justin Pierre, Shane Henderson, Vic Fuentes, and many others on the "control" page. And then there's also the "music box" page. We've also discovered Adam Pressley's name in the page source, who looks to be from the band Prussia. Ok, so that's what we currently know ... the rest is now in your hands.
The track listing for AFI's upcoming album, Burials, is as follows.
1) The Sinking Night
2) I Hope You Suffer
3) A Deep Slow Panic
4) No Resurrection
5) 17 Crimes
6) The Conductor
7) Heart Stops
9) The Embrace
11) Greater Than 84
13) The Face Beneath the Waves
A couple months ago, we premiered a track from Deer Widow's upcoming self-titled EP. Flash forward to today and we're premiering the entire thing. The Flint, MI, quartet features members from Kid Brother Collective, Dead by Sunday, Empty Orchestra, and more. If you dig what emo originally sounded like back in the 90s, then you may love this. The band will be releasing its debut EP on Save Your Generation Records and you can pre-order the EP on 10" vinyl. In the meantime, stream the entire EP in the replies.
We have another crop of 25 exciting news bands to share with you today. We're coming down the stretch of this year's batch of the Absolute 100. Hope you're ready to look through another group of 25 artists we think are going to be worth your time in 2013 and beyond and become your new favorite. Let us know what you think about this week's portion. Check back next week at this time for the final 25.
Emma Ate the Lion will digitally release their full-length debut, Songs Two Count Too, tomorrow. The concept album follows the life and death of a man shaped by the world around him. Jump to the replies to stream it. If you miss the progressive indie rock styling of Forgive Durden, you're going to want to give this a listen.