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Saddle Creek Records will be holding a showcase at SXSW. Head to replies to check the line up and times of the showcase, as well as where and when you can catch Saddle Creek's bands throughout the festival.
The Awareness just put out their new EP, The Original Sound Recordings, which was executive produced by former Cauterize frontman Jesse Smith. Head to the replies to listen to the lead track, "Tar." If you like what you hear, you can check out the rest of the EP here. The Canadian rockers' sound falls somewhere between Foo Fighters, Anberlin and The Jealous Sound.
Laura Marling will release her new album Once I Was An Eagle on May 27th. The album was produced by Ethan Johns and you stream a new song titled "Where Can I Go?" here and see the artwork in the replies.
01) Take The Night Off
02) I Was An Eagle
03) You Know
05) Master Hunter
06) Little Love Caster
07) Devil's Resting Place
10) Where Can I Go?
12) Pray For Me
13) When Were You Happy? (And How Long Has That Been)
14) Love Be Brave
15) Little Bird
16) Saved These Words
Basically, I grew up in a "box"...I grew up as a Christian. And it wasn't until I went out into the real world and saw the gimmick and the manipulation and a lot of things behind Christianity and religion in general. I guess going out into the real world and seeing what would be coined as awful. Sometimes you need to go places to understand what they're all about, and it's so easy to stay inside of a comfort box and keep yourself safe; when you're out in the real world and...
Alright, the Easter period is supposed to be a time of peace, reflection and all, but on March 30th Merseyside will turn things up a notch and get a bit *ahem* rad. The inaugural Radstock Festival hits Liverpool Academy for the day and judging by the line-up, it looks like it's going to be a big one. Take a peek at our pick of bands to get lairy with on the eve of Easter Sunday.
I read in a recent Old Gray thread that a fan wished his/her friends loved this band as much as they did. Bummer, because this shizz is perfect for all us scene-o nerds. The New Hampshire trio have evolved as much as they've stayed true to their chaotic, heart-on-sleeveless-tee emo sound. And now, with the release of their first proper full-length, An Autobiography, the band has figured out the right mixture of melody and mayhem - which sounds so f**king press release-y but whatever. Take a moment to hear some dudes who play every song like it's their last. Hit the replies (or the band's AP.net profile) to hear "Coventry", and to learn how you can get the album on March 11th.