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Vulture has a new feature length piece on Jack Antonoff and his upcoming Bleachers release:
The first thing he does when he walks onto any plane is sterilize the seat with anti-bacterial wipes, he says. “Everyone looks at me like I’m a fucking nut, but when was the last time you saw someone clean a plane? It’s just gross.” He always hugs hello and good-bye—that’s not just friendliness; he avoids shaking hands. He won’t sing into anyone else’s mike and doesn’t play brass instruments, because “talk about a cesspool for disease, a trumpet?” He’s an avid Uber user and jokes he hasn’t been on public transit since 2001, though that’s only partly because of germs; he also saw a dude pull his...
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:55 PM
Hit the replies to check out David Bazan on Studio C.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:50 PM
Lariats video for "The World is Very Big and We are Very Small" can be seen in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:46 PM
Riot Fest's Denver line-ups have been released. Check them out in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:43 PM
Karmen Moon will be on the Vans Warped Tour this year for Model Behavior doing press featuring "The Girls Of Warped Tour." Looks like you can follow their Facebook page for more information.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:37 PM
On My Honor can be found covering "The Patron Saint of Liars and Fakes" by Fall Out Boy in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:32 PM
Congratulations to Aaron Weiss, of mewithoutYou, and his now wife, who were recently married.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:31 PM
Sup Pop Records have launched a new digital subscription service.
For a monthly fee of $10, Sub Pop fans will receive new releases, singles, and other exclusives from the label. Digital audio for all Sub Pop releases through the service will be available in 320 kbps or WAV with no DRM restrictions. The service is also available worldwide.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:28 PM
Wovenwar's new song "The Mason" can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:26 PM
Looks like Walk the Moon just debuted the new song "Shut Up and Dance With Me" on the radio. If streams show up anywhere, we'll update this post.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:24 PM
Lesser's new album Mariposa can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:22 PM
Owl City will be releasing Ultraviolet, a new EP, on June 27th. Hit the replies to stream the new song "Wolf Bite."
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 03:49 PM
Brendan Kelly tackles inspirational-quotes, inspirational speeches, and self-help books in his latest blog entry:
It’s fine, I guess. I don’t wanna shit on any traditions, but it IS more or less a waste of time and energy at best and at worst it’s a terrible platform for some dumb dick who lucked into a lottery-win caliber job to reinforce their own deluded notion that they understand how the world works better than everyone else (this is particularly funny because there’s almost no one less qualified to explain to young people how to make it in the world than people who get paid millions of dollars to pretend to be other people, write laws about other people, or play shitty pop songs)....
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 03:31 PM
Eron Bucciarelli has decided to leave Hawthorne Heights to pursue his new business Musicplay Analytics.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 02:59 PM
"Gangnam Style" has now surpassed 2 billion views on YouTube -- that's equivalent to 140 million hours, or more than 16,000 years years of watching this video.
Had people not been watching PSY—the South Korean pop star who released the song in July 2012—they could have constructed three such ships. Alternatively they could have built more than four Great Pyramids of Giza, or another Wikipedia, or six Burj Khalifas in Dubai (the world’s tallest building). The song’s nearest rival is Justin Bieber’s “Baby”, at a paltry one billion views. The opportunity cost of watching PSY’s frivolity is huge, but humanity has at least been entertained.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 02:54 PM
Citizen have announced fall tour dates. Hit the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 02:20 PM
Tomorrow Masked Intruder kicks off a massive tour which sees the band playing shows all over the United States, Europe and three Canadian cities. To celebrate we're teaming up with Fat Wreck Chords to give away a signed CD copy of the new album M.I and a signed poster plus the band is throwing in their infamous ski mask and your choice of Red, Blue, Green or Yellow (Orange) sunglasses. To win just leave a post in the replies stating which song you're most excited to hear live. One winner will be notified via PM on July 2. Good luck!

Update: Contest is now closed
Deborah Remus on 06/18/14 - 02:11 PM
Aim Your Arrows' lyric video for "I Can't Wait" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 01:43 PM
Seventeen Magazine have "interviewed" The 1975.
With their seriously cute rocker looks, it's no surprise that the boys admitted they've "got, like, briefcases full of bras" from fans. But in case you've sent a special gift to the guys, you'll be happy to know that they keep them all! "We keep everything. We keep absolutely everything. But we can’t fit everything in our [apartment] anymore. It’s too much stuff!" said Matthew. The coolest thing they've ever gotten? "[Puzzles] of our own faces. That was pretty cool."
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 01:38 PM
Hit the replies to watch a video for Budweiser and Jay Z's "Made in America" video series that spotlights Seattle. The video features Ben Gibbard, Tacocat, La Luz, and the staff of Sub Pop talking abot their city. More episodes will be airing leading up to the Made in America Festival later this year.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 01:33 PM
Katy Perry has started Metamorphosis Music, an imprint label for Capitol Records, and signed Ferras.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 01:27 PM
All my friends are taller than me, and everything I feel is low.
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Zac Djamoos on 06/18/14 - 01:21 PM
Dates for To Write Love on Her Arms' "The Hope Revolution Tour" are in the replies. The tour is co-headlined by Hawthorne Heights and The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and features support from New Empire and Famous Last Words.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/18/14 - 01:18 PM
Blacklist Royal's new video for "Righteous Child" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 01:15 PM
The Pretty Reckless' video for "Messed Up World (F'd Up World)" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 01:03 PM
Super Happy Fun Club's new song "Let's Get Out of Here" can be heard in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 01:01 PM
Frnkiero Andthe Cellabration will be supporting Taking Back Sunday and The Used on their tour this fall.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 12:50 PM
fun. is performing a new song on Jimmy Fallon tonight.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 12:47 PM
Somos' Audiotree session is now up.

Track Listing
1. Domestic
2. Dead Wrong
3. Lives of Others
4. Strangest
5. Distorted Vision
6. Familiar Theme
Anthony Sorendino on 06/18/14 - 11:57 AM
Listen to alt-J's brand new single "Hunger Of The Pine", which is taken from their forthcoming album This Is All Yours and samples Miley Cyrus' track "4x4", in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 06/18/14 - 11:52 AM
Laura Palmer's new self-titled EP is available to stream in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 11:25 AM
Frank Turner signed a deal with Headline Publishers to write his memoirs. I could not be more in.
It took some persuading for me to think about writing a book of any kind, but in the end I realised I’ve spent a pretty unusual amount of time touring hard in the last few years, and I have a fair few stories to tell, and maybe even a tiny smidgen of wisdom to impart to people starting out on the same path. Plus I come from a family of yarn-spinners, and I can run my mouth, so it makes sense.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 11:20 AM
Amazon has announced the "Fire Phone" today.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 11:11 AM
Dikembe's new song "Gets Harder" can be heard in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 10:54 AM
The Madden Brothers' lyric video for "We Are Done" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 10:52 AM
Patent Pending have announced their "American Meltdown" summer tour. Dates in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/18/14 - 10:52 AM
Pvris has signed to Rise/Velocity Records.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 10:50 AM
Paramore's "Ain't It Fun" has gone platinum in the US.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 10:49 AM
Happy birthday to one of AbsolutePunk.net's sweetest and most adored children, Brand New's Deja Entendu, who turned 11 years old yesterday. It's crazy how fast these kids are growing up. Probably we should get them an iPhone now.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/18/14 - 09:31 AM
Roadtrip Mixtape is a cool app you may be interested in; it generates a Spotify playlist of artists based on location for long trips.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/18/14 - 09:15 AM
Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina and Florida, you're all in luck. Updated list of dates in the replies and pre-sale here at noon local time (for all dates except the three Florida dates, which were previously announced). So will there be a new album around October?
Thomas Nassiff on 06/18/14 - 08:40 AM
Happy birthday to Jack Barakat of All Time Low, who turns 14 years old today, and also to AP.net user Gunz of Idobi's The Gunz Show, who texted us to make sure we posted about his birthday, and who turns 46 this year.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/18/14 - 07:16 AM
Today, we're premiering Trophy Wives' new live music video for "I'm Gonna Make You Famous", a fan favorite from their first EP Letting Go, self produced in 2012. They are currently writing their first full length record with high hopes to debut in 2015. Stay tuned for a chance to catch them on the Vans Warped Tour in Mansfield, MA via the Ernie Ball BOTB.
Drew Beringer on 06/18/14 - 06:53 AM
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