braidedveins is a 5-person musical organization based in Flint, Michigan, and is featuring members of The Swellers, Empty Orchestra, Kid Brother Collective, The Conqueror Worm and others, will be releasing Future/Forever soon in partnership with Save Your Generation Records. We are premiering a track from that seven-song EP and it's titled "The Nature Cruise of the Century!" It's been described as "the harrowing breakdown of a human body subjected to the ravages of capitalism." It was recorded by Nick Diener and mixed/mastered by Mark Michalik and you can listen to it in the replies. More details, such as artwork and release information, will be announced soon.
Celebrate Vanna frontman Davey Muise's birthday today by watching the latest installment of the band's ambitious video project, The Few and the Far Between: The Movie. The third chapter set to the song "I Said I'm Fine" from their latest album. This episode also features guest appearances from Andy Williams (Every Time I Die) and Devin Shidaker (The Acacia Strain). Watch it in the replies. If you missed them, catch up on the first and second of 10 parts. Come back next Friday for more!
Stream a new Eyes Set to Kill song titled "Where I Want to Be" in the replies or on the band's AP.net profile. The female-fronted post-hardcore group will release Masks, their fifth full-length album and first for Century Media Records, on September 17th.
On last night's Late Show with David Letterman, MGMT wore cool sunglasses indoors and played its new song, "Your Life Is A Lie," which is off the band's upcoming self-titled record (in stores September 17th). You can watch video of the performance in the replies.
This year's Reading and Leeds-goers are currently being bombarded with a raft of bands to check out this weekend. We know you're a smart bunch, so our recommended bands' combined stagetime adds up to exactly five hours. Fill a nice chunk of your weekend with these guys, then the rest is up to you...
Ben Affleck has been announced as the new Batman. He will appear opposite Henry Cavill in Zack Snyder's Man of Steel sequel, set for release July 17, 2015. As you'd expect, there's quite a discussion going on in our Entertainment Forum.
Coming up on its 20th anniversary (where does time go?), Green Day performed their classic album, Dookie, in it's entirety last night at Brixton Academy. Lucky for us, someone recorded the whole thing which you can watch in the replies.
Watch Rival Tides' music video for "My Insomnia" in the replies - the video is directed, produced, and edited by the band's vocalist, Robyn August. Fans of Anberlin, Story Of The Year, and Hands Like Houses should be into this.
This past July, Under The Gun took part in a press roundtable event with director Edgar Wright and actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost about the trio's new movie, The World's End, which hits theaters tomorrow.
We like putting things into the film that are like omens. It’s like chapters in a book, and that’s the name of this chapter. There is a lot of that put into the movie as a way of being able to later look at the signs and say ‘Oh I see why this is called ‘The Famous Cock,’ or why this one is ‘The Good Companion.’
Seas (featuring members from Sights & Sounds and Hippy from Moneen) have signed with Black Box Recordings. The band will release Fade Out Into the Night on September 24th. Listen to a new song called "Bloodworks" in the replies.
If you ever dreamed of being able to purchase a kale salad with a side of Arcade Fire, then today's your lucky day. Select Whole Foods stores will now be selling vinyl records along side all the organic, gluten-free food you can handle.
Whole Foods has good reason to get into the music game: Starbucks, of course, has been selling music for white people and those who love them for years. And concerning vinyl, 2012 saw a 19% upswing in wax sales, a trend that has been consistent for the last half decade. Urban Outfitters, a master of disseminating and commodifying alternative culture, has had success with vinyl as well.
Paramore have announced Parahoy!, a four-day cruise that'll be departing to Great Stirrup Cay this March. Tegan and Sara (and many more guests) will be joining the band on this adventure. More details in the replies.
Signals Midwest will be releasing its new album, Light On The Lake, in late October via Tiny Engines. Pre-orders for the album will be coming in September. You can see the artwork in the replies.
02) In The Pauses
03) A Room Once Called Yours
04) St. Vincent Charity
05) The Desert To Denver
06) An Echo, A Strain
08) San Anselmo
10) Greater Plains
11) The Things That Keep Us Whole
12) A Glowing Light, An Impending Dawn
Balance and Composure has leaked some new behind-the-scenes footage from its upcoming video for “Reflection.” You can watch it in the replies. The band's incredible new album, The Things We Think We're Missing, hits stores on September 10th.
AP.net and Made of Chalk have partnered up to bring you a series of live videos that Chalk TV shoots at various shows in Chicago. Since many people don't have the time or means to attend many of these shows and watch their favourite bands perform, we figured you might all enjoy these gems. Or perhaps some of the videos will prompt you to go see these bands live, because they most certainly deserve your attention. Now onto business, because the first video up is a great performance by A Great Big Pile of Leaves, who recently released one of the catchiest indie-rock albums of the summer titled You're Always On My Mind. So head to the replies to watch the AP.net premiere of "We Don't Need...
You can check out a new song from The Dismemberment Plan called "Invisible" in the replies. Uncanney Valley, the band's first album since 2001's Change, is slated for release October 15 via Partisan Records. Also, if you're going to Riot Fest Chicago don't miss the band's set on Sunday.
The New York Times has put together an unbelievably in-depth piece chronicling the audition process for 22 current and former Saturday Night Live cast members. For great acceptance (and rejection) stories, and to also get an idea of what goes into casting the show, take the time to give it a read.
Deepening his after-hours relationship with the network (which begun with his great series Insomniac), Comedy Central has just announced that comedian Dave Attell will be both hosting the network's first late-night uncensored stand-up show as well as premiering a new one-hour special of his own. Both projects will premiere sometime in 2014, and the press release can be found in the replies.