Dessa is setting off on the last leg of her Parts of Speech tour. This leg will be sponsored by a Clif Bar GreenNotes grant, a program that stands to support artists who aim to embed social change as part of their tours. The full press release is in the replies.
Jesse, the engineer behind successful artists Animal Collective, The Misfits, The Cure and Man Overboard, will reveal his proven techniques for mastering tracks without spending years in the studio. Using real-life examples, Jesse will identify and troubleshoot basic rookie mistakes, discuss lesser-known essential concepts and share the essential behind-the-board tools that he’s learned while studying under some of the most well known audio engineers such as Ross Robinson, Steve Evetts, Alan Douches, and Dean Rispler.
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SideOneDummy have announced their new #TestPressThursday series. Starting this Thursday, November 7th, SideOneDummy Records will be launching an ongoing charity auction series where they will be auctioning off roughly 60-80 rare and limited vinyl test presses from the SideOneDummy catalogue, new and old. Net proceeds from the auction will go to benefit MusiCares and Harmony Project. The first batch of test presses will go live on SideOneDummy’s eBay account this Thursday, November 7th and feature rare items from MxPx, Title Fight, The Horrible Crowes and more.
Today we're giving you a chance to win a Punk Goes Christmasbundle pack or CD. In the replies, tell us your best or worst Christmas/holiday present. 1 grand prize winner will receive the bundle and 2 winners will get a CD. It's available today on iTunes.
I've had a few users ask about the Terrible Things tab book that was up on Kickstarter. I reached out to Fred and he has assured me that they're all almost done. It's taken him about 4x longer than he expected to write them up. But they are coming.
Koji is one of the most genuine and passionate musicians you'll find in the scene. He's releasing a new EP, Matters, next week on a limited edition cassette tape from The Native Sound, as well as digitally. Listen to a song from the effort, "Matters (of The Heart and Mind)," in the replies. It brings to mind the acoustic approach of his earlier work.
Blameshift have been hard at work on their new album, Secrets, with Erik Ron (VersaEmerge, Panic! At The Disco) - the VersaEmerge influence really shines through. Today, we are excited to premiere their new video for the title track. Hit the replies to watch it. You can stream the album right now at Guitar World. If you like what you hear, be sure to grab the record on iTunes.
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.