In case you've been living under a rock these past few months, The Swellers released a fantastic new EP Running Out Of Places To Go in the fall. The band is also playing the Fusion Show's 5th Anniversary show on Saturday. So in celebration of that, we're collaborating with the band and Born & Bred Clothing to give away a killer prize pack - a handwritten lyric sheet to "Making Waves," the band's new EP Running Out of Places to Go, Born & Bred "B&Beanie," and a Born & Bred "Don't Tread on B&B T-Shirt." Pretty rad, right? So you probably want to know how you can win it. Just post your favorite song from Running Out Of Places To Go and why, and I'll pick a winner by the end of the day....
I started a good debate yesterday on Twitter when I began talking about if fun., with their Grammy nominations and success, had crossed them into the top 5 of bands that have ever come from this "scene." This got me (and others) thinking about what the top bands that have broken through into the mainstream have been ... and well, with that ... I decided it would make a damn good Thursday discussion. So, here's my list of the biggest mainstream bands that have a connection to our music scene (the existence of which we could debate by itself), and a few notes about why. I tried to stay away from just using a pure "album sales" metric, since the music buying habits have obviously changed,...
Amazon has introduced a new service called Amazon AutoRip, which automatically gives customers free MP3 versions of any CDs they’ve purchased from Amazon since the launch of its Music Store back in 1998.
The aforementioned rumours were true...sorta. You can now check out a teaser video from Justin Timberlake in the replies titled "I'm Ready" which suggests he will be returning with a brand new album this year. There is also a countdown after the video on his official website which suggests we will hear a new single on Monday.
Destiny's Child will release their new compilation album, Love Songs on January 29th via Sony Legacy. The album will contain a new single entitled "Nuclear" which was produced by Pharrell. The single is the group's first new music in eight years. You can pre-order the album on Amazon.
01) Cater 2 U
02) Killing Time
03) Second Nature
05) Now That She's Gone
06) Brown Eyes
09) If You Leave [ft. Next]
10) T -Shirt
12) Say My Name (Timbaland remix)
We're giving away a prize pack from Misser and All In Merch including 2 tickets to the band's headlining show at Chain Reaction on January 19th and a merch pack from All In Merch. This contest is Twitter only, so head here to tweet the message and be entered into the contest.