Dan The Automator has teamed up with vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Emily Wells to start a new project - Pillowfight. The band's new Self-Titled album is set to drop on January 22nd via Bulk Records. The group also released a new song entitled "Used To Think" that can be streamed in the replies.
01) Used to think
02) In The Afternoon
04) You're So Pretty
05) Get Your Shit Together
07) Get Down
08) Darlin' Darlin'
09) You Don't Need Me
10) I Work Hard
11) Lonely City
12) Sleeping Dogs
The Besnard Lakes will release their new album, Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO on April 2nd, 2013 via Jagjaguwar. You can find the track listing below and the album artwork along with a new song "People of The Sticks" in the replies.
01) 46 Satires
02) And Her Eyes Were Painted Gold
03) People Of The Sticks
04) The Specter
05) At Midnight
07) Colour Yr Lights In
Paper + Plastick Records has launched a new comic book series called Story/Song where an artist and writer create a story that is inspired by a song. The song for the first release is "6'10" by Flatfoot 56. The comic book is available in their webstore for $1 digitally and $5 physically. The next release will feature the music of No Use For A Name as performed by The Swellers in honor of Tony Sly.
You can watch an hour and change interview of Jack White conducted by Conan O'Brien on Spin. If you've got some free time tonight, definitely check it out to get a look into one of the most unique minds in modern music.
Terra Terra Terra premiered a new song called "Angel" on The Gunz Show last night, and you can now stream that song in the replies. The band's new album, The Space We Create, comes out Tuesday via Round Kid Records, and you can read Greg Robson's glowing review of it here.
For Today's Mike Reynolds sent out a series of tweets claiming there is no such thing as a gay Christian. You keep on preaching all about that love and respect, Mike.
Update: Futhermore, Stick To Your Guns drummer George Schmitz has stated that the band will never tour with For Today ever again. You might recall Stick To Your Guns supporting For Today on the band's "Fight The Silence" headliner in 2012. - JD
We've got a great staff here at AP.net and today I wanted to take a moment to first thank them for being amazing, and second compile a list of all the different ways you can follow your favorite staff members around the interwebs. Be it their personal blogs, twitter, facebook, or a variety of other social mediums - it's a great way to stay up to date on their latest postings here, and their musings on a variety of other topics. So, if you check the replies you'll be able to stalk ... er ... follow the staff!
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)