The ninth episode of the AbsolutePunk.net Podcast is now available for your enjoyment. In this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Touché Amoré's Jeremy Bolm. I could talk with Jeremy all day about music and records and we almost did, as we discussed the inspiration behind the artwork of the band's upcoming new album, Is Survived By, his record label Secret Voice, and the hobby of collecting vinyl.
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We're thrilled to be premiering the first song and title track off of Dowsing's upcoming new album, I Don't Even Care Anymore. The Chicago-based emo group have matured and refined its sound on its second LP for Count Your Lucky Stars, so take two minutes out of your day today to check out the band's rad new song in the replies. If you dig it, you can pre-order the record here.
Eyes Set To Kill have announced their new album, entitled Masks. It's due out on September 17th on Century Media Records in the US, and on September 23rd in Europe. A new song called "Lost and Forgotten" can be heard in the replies.
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In a plot twist that surprises no one, I have forgotten to post the last two updates to the lineup for Fest 12 (tickets here). Before I start typing a bunch of band names, news today comes in that Fest will be announcing "two reunions, two legends, one [band] who has not played since Fest 3, and more," so we'll have an update again later today as well! Over the past couple weeks, Fest 12 has confirmed performances from ALL, Circle Takes The Square, Titus Andronicus, Fake Problems, Sundowner, United Nations, Hop Along, Adventures, Glocca Morra, Junior Battles, Mikey Erg, PJ Bond (full band) and more. The updated lineup (330+ bands) is in the replies.
Last night, Ben UFO dropped "Kool FM," a new song from Four Tet's upcoming Beautiful Rewind album, on Rinse FM. Check out the whole set here, and stream the song in the replies via YouTube. Beautiful Rewind is out "soon" via Four Tet's own Text label.
Today we're bringing you the new single from Burlington, VT's Bombardier To Pilot. "Moving" is a new song from the band's upcoming EP Brighter and fans of Transit and Misser will be sure to love this. Listen to the song in the replies and leave your thoughts as well.
Two Cow Garage will be heading out on tour to support their upcoming record, The Death of the Self-Preservation Society, which releases on September 10th via Last Chance Records. Check out some of the dates in the replies, and additional cities will be to be added to the tour soon.
Maybe you've seen the letter a very enthusiastic Virginia Tech student/mascot sent to Sub-Pop records asking if "Nirvana would send a quick video to us that we could include in our video collage"? Well, the label dressed up and responded. Video in the replies.
I See Stars have started a website dedicated to "electronic hardcore music." I'm assuming this means "hardcore music where we don't actually play live" -- but I can't tell because I really don't care.
We aim to break the walls down between EDM and Hardcore cultures around the world. We believe these two worlds are far closer than meets the ear and eye, and use this opportunity as a platform for new ideas and music to flourish. We aim to retain the human element and live performance of music, while embracing the vast skill that DJs and producers around the world have used to revolutionize music forever.
We are the fans in the crowd, the dreamers who walk away from these concerts with...
I'm beyond excited to be premiering one of my favorite songs from one of my favorite albums of 2013. In the replies, you can stream "Miles Apart," one of the highlight tracks from The Dangerous Summer's upcoming stellar album, Golden Record. This is a special song and I think it'll end up being a lot of fans favorite TDS song to date. After you check it out, make sure you pre-order the record here (if you haven't already). The band is also heading out on a headlining tour soon and you can pick up tickets here (tour dates in the replies). I think Golden Record is the band's best effort to date and you can check out my thoughts on that in my official review. So let us know what...
Hear, "Swing Set, the first song from Moving Mountains' upcoming self-titled album in the replies. The band will release each song, in order, via live videos. Moving Mountains releases on September 10 via Triple Crown Records.
In the spring of 2013, we made our way back to Telegraph Recording with producer Mike Kalajian to perform, and record our new record live. We also enlisted our friends Sean Gallagher, and Rob Pizzolato to help film it. Instead of releasing a single, or actual album tracks - our plan is release a new video every few days (in the order of the album) leading up to the release on September 10th. Here's the first video, entitled "Swing Set".
A Skylit Drive have announced the first set of tour dates for its upcoming The Rise Up Tour, which you can find in the replies. You can also watch a trailer for the new album, Rise, in the replies as well as pre-order information here.