PropertyOfZack has a Friday Discussion today about the first CDs their staff members purchased. In case you were wondering, Zack Zarrillo first spent his money on Michelle Branch's The Spirit Room. Reveal the first album you purchased in the replies and reminisce upon a time when the $18 compact disc was the norm.
This week I have two pairs of tickets to giveaway to the date of your choice on the upcoming Make Do And Mend and Cheap Girls' tour this summer. I'm giving away both pairs today - all you have to do is follow the instructions in the replies and I'll choose two winners at random later this afternoon. If you don't win today, don't fret - I have two more pairs to give away over the course of the next few weeks.
Sparrows will release their debut record, Cold Ground, on July 30th via Broken Heart / Kat Kat Records. The record was recorded with Jay Maas (Defeater, Polar Bear Club, Title Fight). Check out a new song called "Coffin Fever" on AltPress.
01) Coffin Fever
02) Belly Full of Hell
04) Sever Your Roots
05) Sights & Sounds
07) White Flag
08) Static Prevails
Dad Punchers (feat. Elliot Babin of Touché Amoré) will be releasing a new EP, titled These Times Weren't Made For You, via Secret Voice. You can stream a new song, titled "Instant Stream," in the replies.
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The Bear Romantic (Jesse Clasen of HRVRD) is currently writing his new album out in Los Angeles. He's playing a house show tomorrow at the Bonnerhaus, which you can find more info here. Jump to the replies to check out a teaser for the show featuring a new song clip.
Head to the replies to see a clip of King Krule performing "Rock Bottom Sequence" at the London Garage as part of the Fred Perry SubSonic series of shows. Click here to see more videos from the project.