ELLE magazine recently did a profile of Kim Gordon, formerly of Sonic Youth. In the article she talks about the band's legacy, what she's been up to since the band entered a hiatus, and sheds some light on the details of her split with frontman Thurston Moore that triggered the hiatus. You can read it here.
Soundsupply has released their latest 'drop' - only this time it's miniature! Let me explain. They're doing a whole month of Mini-Drops, with a new one launching every Monday in April. Mini Drops are 5 albums, sold for just a week at $10. They're highly curated around a specific theme or genre. The third drop is focused around some of their favorite female-fronted bands. Check out the line up below.
1) Lasorda - Lasorda (Clifton Motel Records)
2) UUVVWWZ - The Trusted Language (Saddle Creek Records)
3) Secret Mountains - Rainer (Friends Records)
4) Candy Hearts - Everything’s Amazing & Nobody’s Happy (Kind of Like Records)
5) Venna - Third Generation Hymnal...
You can watch Portugal. The Man's new video for "Purple Yellow Red and Blue" in the replies. It's off the band's stellar new album Evil Friends, which is in stores June 4th. Also the band will be performing on tonight's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
The Wonder Years are doing this thing where you can upload a video to Vimeo asking them a question. Then they will take your video and answer your question, and compile and bunch, and put them on the Internet. Learn more in the replies - and it's worth watching even if you're not interested, because the video is funny.
Well everyone, it's been a wild ride for Attack Attack, but I think it's about time Whiting and I take some time to write this note. We want to start by thanking every single one of you that has ever come out to a show, bought a shirt, gotten in a fight over crabcore, or spent the time to send us notes online. We have been insanely blessed to be able to do what we have done with AA and we think it's time that we wrap up this chapter in our lives. Yes, this means exactly what you think it means. The Back in Action Tour will be Attack Attack's final and most ironic tour. After 6 long years of playing in garages, VFW...
NK (formerly North Korea) will launch vinyl pre-orders tomorrow at 2pm EST for their Triple Crown debut, Nothing To Be Gained Here. First 100 pre-orders will be on orange, next 200 on blue, and the remaining will be clear. Check out some pictures in the replies.
Pentimento released a video for "Almost Atlantic." Watch it in the replies. Paper + Plastick will also release a set of three skull heads that coincide with the variants of the band's self-titled record. They're limited to only 18 sets and will go on sale at 5pm EST here.
Fall Out Boy's Save Rock and Roll debuted at #2 in the UK this week. This is the band’s best U.K. album showing to date, ahead of the #3 peak of 2007’s Infinity High. Their 2008 album, Folie a Deux, peaked at #39.
Chicago native, Valaska, aka Dave Valdez, is releasing his first video single for "In Voids" with us today. This is the first of three installments that we'll have in this series. Valaska’s Natural Habitat, released on April 9th, was produced by Copeland’s Aaron Marsh at The Vanguard Room in Lakeland, FL. “In Voids is a song that is all about reflecting on where one has been in their life,” says Dave Valdez, “and just seeing who they are as a person and not liking what they are seeing.” Watch the video in the replies.
Well after 5 long years, A 2 night Bedlight For Blue Eyes reunion. October 4th The Studio at Webster Hall and then we do it all over again Mexicali Live October 5th. Tickets will be on sale soon so make sure you keep checking back! Lets have some fun like we used to and sell these shows out!
Beans on Toast will release his new album, Fishing For A Thank You, on June 11th via Xtra Mile Recordings. You can watch his video for "Beer and a Burger" in the replies. Be sure to catch him on the road with Frank Turner this June.
01) Microwave Popcorn
02) Beer And A Burger
03) Dry War
04) Children Of Bedford
05) Angry Birds
06) Rainy Day
08) Protest Song
09) Apple Of Eden
10) Papa Jay
12) Freedom Road
13) M.D. M Amazing (Bonus Track)
14) A Real Life Country Song (Bonus Track)
15) Can't Take Another Earthquake (Bonus Track)