Spin released a list of the "101 Best Songs of 2015." Pretty sure they can't fire me for saying that Craig Manning laughed at this list.

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Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:50 PM
Bayside will be performing their self-titled album in its entirety at their upcoming holiday shows. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/01/15 - 12:46 PM
Ethan Kaplan, writing on Medium:
One of the biggest issues in music is the assumption that people care about music. We assume that music is important to everyone universally. It is the backbone of a civilized society. It has existed since people banged stones together. The fact is, music is wall paper for most people. It is a thing in the background, but not the one thing they are passionate about. They like “that song” but other than a few “that songs” through the course of the year, they don’t really care all that much. Five records a year, that’s about it.
Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:46 PM
Graham Spencer, writing for MacStories, on the rumor that Apple may ditch the 3.5mm audio jack on the iPhone 7.
It's too early to tell whether Apple really will get rid of the 3.5mm audio jack on the iPhone 7 next year, but I think the real question is when will they get rid of it, not if they get rid of it. In my eyes, it's either going to happen in 2016 with the iPhone 7 or 2018 with the iPhone 8. I will be amazed, probably dumbfounded, if we get to 2020 and our phones still have the same 3.5mm audio jack. Although Macotakara implied that the reason for removing the audio jack is to make the iPhone thinner, I think the more likely reason is a combination of making it thinner, but...
Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:44 PM
Phoenix and Bill Murray have released a teaser for their Christmas single.
Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:34 PM
You can listen to Bloc Party's latest song "The Good News" in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 12:29 PM
Hit the replies to see Craig Finn and singer-songwriter Esmé Patterson cover "Just Like Christmas."
Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:29 PM
Wavves has announced a new subscription service for his label Ghost Ramp.
Ghost Ramp Monthly is a subscription service aimed to give unique exclusive content to our biggest fans. In our first year of really releasing consistent content we’ve been overwhelmed with the passion and support of our fans and customers. We have so many projects we believe in that we felt like GRM was the perfect way to give some of our best, most unique work exclusively to our biggest supporters. With GRM we hope to create an even closer bond with the people who have gotten us this far.
Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:28 PM
M. Ward will release More Rain on March 4th. Hit the replies to stream "Girl From Conejo Valley."
Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:27 PM
Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters takes on the muppet Animal in a drum off.
Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:26 PM
Kevin Devine has announced his 5th installment in the Devinyl Splits with Owen which will be released on December 18th via Bad Timing Records. Pre-orders will go live on Thursday at 2pm EST on Bad Timing's webstore.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 12:23 PM
Less Than Jake have announced some tour dates for 2016. They'll be playing Losing Streak and Hello Rockview in their entirety. Dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:22 PM
It's December 1st -- which means the damn year went by really fast again. It also means it's holiday theme time again for the website. If it doesn't automatically change for you the option can be found at the bottom of your options page. Note: This only changes the desktop version of the site, not the mobile one. Also, if you like talking about Christmas music from bands of this ilk -- check out this thread.
Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:20 PM
Thom Yorke of Radiohead is apparently not a fan of YouTube.
The creators of services make money – Google, YouTube. A huge amount of money, by trawling, like in the sea – they take everything there is. ‘Oh, sorry, was that yours? Now it’s ours. No, no, we’re joking – it’s still yours’. They’ve seized control of it – it’s like what the Nazis did during the second world war. Actually, it’s like what everyone was doing during the war, even the English – stealing the art of other countries. What difference is there?
Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:19 PM
Noah Gundersen has released a new EP via Bandcamp for Young in the City.
Back in high school I was in a band called Beneath Oceans with my buddies Michael Porter and Keelan O'Hara. This last summer we reconnected to see if the old songs were still any good. They weren't, so we started writing new ones. Our friend Jeremy Buller joined us and we retitled the project Young In The City.

Today, we released our debut EP on Bandcamp. Pick it up today, pay what you want. We're just excited to share these new jams.
Jason Tate on 12/01/15 - 12:16 PM
Saosin have announced new tour dates for next March with Anthony Green. Jump to the replies to find out where to catch them.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 12:06 PM
Jump to the replies to watch James Dean Wells (The Gay Blades) perform a new song called "Walk You Home." The video is a part of the Bedstockfest series started by MyMusicRx, a program of the Children’s Cancer Association. You can find out more details on their site and you can check out the plethora of other artists' videos on their Youtube page.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 11:55 AM
Xtra Mile Recordings has announced their 2016 spring tour that will feature Skinny Lister, Beans on Toast, Will Varley and Frank Turner on select dates. Head to the replies to find out who's playing what dates and where they'll be.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 11:42 AM
It's been four years since Holly Ann released her debut album, Ravens, which was produced by Aaron Marsh (Copeland) but she's finally back. Holly will release her second album, Light & Bloom, on December 15th via Deeper Well Records. Jump to the replies to stream the first offering from the record called "Carry You."
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 11:38 AM
Today is Tyler Joseph, of Twenty One Pilots, 27th birthday. Wishing him a happy birthday!
Eric Wilson on 12/01/15 - 10:12 AM
The lineup for this year's So What?! Music Festival has been revealed. Underoath and New Found Glory will be headlining the two day event. Head to the replies to check out the full lineup.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 09:28 AM
Jump to the replies to check out Hudson Mohawke's new video for "Indian Steps" featuring Antony.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 09:23 AM
Psy is back with a new song and video that's already taking the internet storm. I'm not sure what I just watched but you can watch the music video for his new song called "Daddy" in the replies.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 09:17 AM
Wet have announced dates for their first US headlining tour -- they're in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 08:00 AM
I recently sat down with Kevin Maida of Knuckle Puck in Philadelphia, to talk tour, their involvement with Hope For A Day, and their debut full-length album Copacetic -- check it out here.
We didn’t want to convey that we're these distraught people so we just wanted to say that everything was copacetic because it really is.
Shana Davidson on 12/01/15 - 07:19 AM
Tegan and Sara have finished recording their eighth full length album.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 07:14 AM
Jeremih has been getting ready to release his new album Late Nights: The Album for over two years now (thanks Def Jam!) and has shared a new song from the LP, "Pass Dat." Stream it in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 12/01/15 - 07:10 AM
Glassjaw have released a new song called "NewWhiteExtremity" which you can find in the replies. The track is from the band's upcoming album which will be announced in the near future. "NewWhiteExtremity" is the first song from the band since their 2011 EP, Coloring Book.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 07:05 AM
Head to the replies to watch Fall Out Boy and Boyz II Men's mashup performance of "Motownphilly" from last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/01/15 - 06:30 AM
The Ghost Inside have posted a new statement detailing their conditions after their horrific crash just a mere 10 days ago. All of us here at AP.net send our thoughts and prayers to everyone involved in the crash, their family and friends.
Hi friends. I hope you enjoyed your holiday weekend. Through the grace of our incredible host hotels and the community here in El Paso we were able to enjoy a great meal and have a couple hours of much needed relief away from the hospital. Our families that are here aren't used to being 'on the road' and although the circumstances couldn't be less ideal, this holiday will always be a special one for us, a genuine day of giving thanks for the gift of...
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/30/15 - 09:23 PM
Looks like we can look forward to new Brighten in 2016.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/30/15 - 09:19 PM
At The Drive-In will be reuniting to play Rock on The Range next May. We can only hope that more dates will be announced soon.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/30/15 - 08:17 PM
Adele's album 25 has now crossed the 4 million mark of pure album sales. There are still four days left in sales tracking this week. She could be on track to reach another million in sales during the album's second week.
Eric Wilson on 11/30/15 - 07:32 PM
During the fall finale of Gotham tonight, Warner Brothers released a new teaser for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Hit the replies to check it out. The full trailer will be released on Jimmy Kimmel Live this Wednesday, December 2nd.
Eric Wilson on 11/30/15 - 07:13 PM
Coldplay premiered a new song on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show, called "Hymn For The Weekend." The song features Beyoncé. It can be heard via Pitchfork.
Eric Wilson on 11/30/15 - 07:07 PM
Head to the replies to check out Run River North's new video for "Run or Hide."
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/30/15 - 06:47 PM
For Cyber Monday, Topshelf Records has everything on their bandcamp 50% off. Just use the code BUZZBUZZ at the checkout for your savings.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/30/15 - 06:44 PM
Want to hear what Drake's massive "Hotline Bling" sounds like when mashed up with Blink 182's "Adam's Song"? Hit the replies for "Hotline Blink".
Kyle Huntington on 11/30/15 - 05:58 PM
Prior to the holidays, the fat American kind at least, I caught a sweet gig featuring The Smith Street Band and The Front Bottoms thanks to SideOneDummy. When this tour was announced, I couldn't wait to go. Everyone loves The Front Bottoms, especially the kewl Tumblr teens, but I was extra excited to catch The Smith Street Band in this particular hemisphere on their long journey from home, Melbourne.

The show did not disappoint. Catch a few shots as well as a gallery link after the jump.
Caitlin DeWeese on 11/30/15 - 05:31 PM
If I Die Young is an organization promoting awareness of mental illness, addiction, and suicide, they are having a benefit show called "Let's Move Cities" on Sunday, December 13th at the Fox Lounge VFW in Berkeley Heights, NJ. Check out more details on the event page here.
Shana Davidson on 11/30/15 - 03:56 PM
William Beckett is having a Cyber Monday sale on Downwrite.
Jason Tate on 11/30/15 - 01:54 PM
Every Time I Die are performing an intimate show at The Golden Pony in Harrisonburg, VA on December 17th and we're giving away a pair of tickets to one lucky winner. Leave a post in the replies to be entered to win!
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/30/15 - 01:15 PM
Somos have signed to Hopeless Records. Be on the lookout for new music on Friday.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/30/15 - 01:05 PM
Skrillex's new video for "Red Lips" can be seen on Apple Music.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/30/15 - 12:45 PM
Weezer will be on Conan on Thursday night.
Jason Tate on 11/30/15 - 12:42 PM
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