PropertyOfZack has published a new feature called "Decade," in which they focus on album anniversaries/tours with blurbs on different parts of the album. The first installment features Finch's What It Is To Burn. Check it out here.
As production gets cheaper, it’s like, let’s just give it straight to them and that way, the fans – they’ll decide what to do with it, if they support a comic or not. I heard something on NPR about self-publishing for writers, and how it used to be this black mark. It was the grossest thing you could do. But now, it’s just like, the writers are giving up to 80% of book sales, including Kindle sales, through Penguin releasing it or what have you. Now, they’re giving up like 10%. You ask a writer, and they’re like, we just don’t need them anymore. There are so many...
Today we're featuring up and coming Rochester, NY based rapper AJ Curry for his song "Cloud 9." The track features the soothing vocals of Nick Thompson and was produced by Kevin Mahoney of Hit The Lights. Head to his AP.net profile to listen and leave your thoughts in the replies.
All Get Out has been added as support to Fun. for two sold out shows this Friday, in Atlanta, and Saturday, in Nashville, before beginning their tour with Anberlin and Paper Route on Sunday. Full tour dates can be found in the replies.
Everyone in Despised Icon was jumping on a new train, trying something else - trying out the family life, trying out new career opportunities, and I kind of felt pressured at my age nearing 30 to do what the rest of my boys were doing, and so I did; I got an awesome marketing job for a clothing retailer, was working the office job 9 to 5, a steady paycheck and great team, but I wasn't happy because I felt like I was stepping on my own toes with something that I wasn't ready to do. And it really came down to me questioning what I had to do to become happy in life, and the answer was simple - play music. So I quit everything...
Directed by Samuel Gursky, it is a journey from 1981 - present, chronicling the people, sights and sounds of the New York ska scene in the 80s/90s, drawing parallels to the current scene and what is emerging as we speak. It includes interviews with members of the Slackers, the Toasters, the Pietasters, Bomb The Music Industry, the Forthrights, the Frighteners and much more, including studio/tour footage that’s candid and never been seen before.
William Beckett will be headlining the What Will Be Tour in March & April with support act Jillette Johnson. VIP Bundles & Pre-Sale tickets go on sale tomorrow here and tickets to the general public will be available on Friday & Saturday. Dates are in the replies.
Whether you think Florida sucks or not, you're going to want to check out today's exclusive premiere of the new split 7" from Fake Problems and You Blew It!. You can stream Florida Doesn't Suckhere. It's some of best material to date from both bands. If you like what you hear (and who are you kidding? Of course you're going to like what you hear!), you can order the split via Topshelf. If you need a reading companion while listening to it, you can check out my review here.
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.
J.Cole has released four new songs for free, as well as mention that he will drop the first single from his upcoming second full-length album this week. He states the new album is "hands down my best work yet".
PureVolume is premiering a new The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus song titled "You Can't Trust Anyone These Days" here. The song is off the band's upcoming EP Et Tu, Brute?, which hits retailers on March 15th.