Everyone knows vinyl sales are up across the board, but did you know people aren't listening to them and labels are increasing the cost? Probably figured out the later, and I hope you're not one of the first.
A simple analysis gives the appearance that overpriced vinyl records are not generally being bought by kids for their rediscovered fidelity. From Williamsburg to Portland, our musical choices define some part of our identities and displaying these choices, along with our apparent respect for the value of music, makes our identities non-virtual—i.e., real—as well. Even iTunes has default settings, which display covers from our music library as art. They’re not only time capsules of...
Hear a new Touché Amoré song entitled "Just Exist" on Pitchfork - this is the first track from their upcoming full-length, Is Survived By, due September 24 from Deathwish. If you pre-order the album on iTunes, you get this track instantly. Other pre-orders are coming soon.
Banquets and Nightmares For A Week will embark on the "Manboys Meet World" tour beginning Thursday and running throughout the East Coast and Midwest for the next two weeks. You can find the dates in the replies.
You can watch The Devil Wears Prada's new video for "Martyrs" over on Rolling Stone. The song is off the band's upcoming new album, 8:18, which is in stores September 17th. You can pre-order the album here.
We're premiering NY hardcore act Still Rings True's video for "Empty." One of the newest signees to Anchor 84 Records, the video has spray painting, performance parts, and molotov cocktails. You can watch the video in the replies.
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend for other viewers? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. Check out rdio or spinner for album streams of new releases.
The Devil Wears Prada's upcoming new album, 8:18, is now available for pre-order on iTunes. If you pre-order it, you will receive instant downloads of new songs "Home For Grave" (this song is also available as a single purchase) and "Martyrs." The album hits stores on September 17th.
03) First Sight
06) Sailor's Prayer
07) Care More
09) Black & Blue
11) Number Eleven
12) Home For Grave
13) In Heart
Korn will release The Paradigm Shift - their eleventh album and first with original guitarist Brian "Head" Welch in a decade - on October 1 via Prospect Park. The artwork is in the replies.
01) Prey For Me
02) Love & Meth
03) What We Do
04) Spike In My Veins
05) Mass Hysteria
06) Paranoid And Aroused
07) Never Never
08) Punishment Time
09) Lullaby For A Sadist
11) It’s All Wrong
12) Wish I Wasn’t Born Today (deluxe)
13) Tell Me What You Want (deluxe)
Killswitch Engage drummer Justin Foley recently broke his collarbone in a bicycle accident. Jordan Mancino of As I Lay Dying will be filling in on the band's international tour dates, while Foley is expected to recover in time for their North American tour. You can check out the band's new lyric video for "Always" in the replies.
We have some not so good news to announce. Our drummer Justin Foley recently had a bicycle accident and broke his collarbone. So he will not be able to do this upcoming Asia/Europe tour that begins later this week. Luckily we were able to find a replacement drummer on short notice, so we will not be canceling any dates. The replacement drummer will be...