i let go of a lot right then and started to follow what i now call a strange desire. its the 2 words that perfectly title what this bleachers album is as a documentation of my life as i can remember it at this point. or better put, as i see it from this point. its been a bizarre and wonderful decade (particularly the past 2 years). a lot of great things have happened but its also been strange. this album speaks to all of that. i never kept a diary over the past year of being away and thinking about my life as it has unfolded - instead i wrote this album.
Dia Frampton has started a new project called "Archis" with film composer Joseph Trapanese. A new song called "Blood" from their eponymous EP, as well as an interview with Frampton, is streaming at The Music Ninja.
Today we are bringing you an exclusive premiere of Echosmith's brand new video for "Come With Me." Check the replies for the video. Lead vocalist, Sydney Sierota, had this to say about the video's concept:
We loved the miniature photography concept for this web video. We thought it was such a unique way to represent the songs message of when you have someone special to love it makes life's journey an adventure
The Fest has added The Melvins, United Nations, Chris Farren / Antarctigo Vespucci and more to their 2014 lineup. Check out the most recent update in the replies and all previously announced bands over yonder. Tickets for Fest 13 (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2) and Pre-Fest in Little Ybor 2 (Oct. 29-30) are available now.
Back and Forth will release their upcoming EP, Setting Sail, in June via Man Overboard's Lost Tape Collective. Stream a new song called "Left Alone" in the replies. The band will embark on a three-week tour of the southern United States to promote the release - dates are below.
No Sleep Records will be releasing a compilation album in honor of Chris Hansen's mother. The tracklisting, which includes cover songs, unreleased tracks and alternate versions of songs from bands like The Wonder Years, The Swellers, Allison Weiss and more, can be seen in the replies.
A Comp For Mom is a special project I planned over the past month of my momís life, to release in her honor and to help raise funds for her medical bills. Now it will be released in memory of her. 100% of the proceeds will be going towards any medical bills/other expenses incurred after her passing, after that 100% of the proceeds will go into a Linda Hansen Memorial Fund.
On June 24th, 2014, I Surrender will be releasing Midtown's Forget What You Know on vinyl for the first time ever 10 years after it was originally released. The record is a double LP packaged in a double gatefold jacket. It's limited to 1000 copies and pressed on 500 white and 500 half clear/half translucent green vinyl. A limited amount of white copies will be going up for pre-sale in the webstore starting tomorrow at 10:30am EST.
Justin Warfield, formerly of She Wants Revenge, has remixed Nova Rockafeller's "1990s" - it's in the replies. The remix features Hot Karl and is his first song in over a decade. This remix is part of a series of remixes that will be released over the coming weeks and is the follow up premiere to the Nothing and Nobody (Mark Hoppus and Chris Holmes) remix.
Joyce Manor have signed to Epitaph Records. The band will release their new album, Never Hungover Again, on July 22nd which you can pre-order. Head to the replies to stream the band's new track "Catalina Fight Song." (via Noisey)
01) Christmas Card
02) Falling In Love Again
03) End of Summer
06) Heart Tattoo
07) The Jerk
08) In The Army Now
09) Catalina Fight Song
10) Heated Swimming Pool
Haha, thatís my favorite question! Itís one of those things where I have to remind myself not to be a dick. (laughs) I have a very close relationship with the band, and they always want to put music out a certain way, both aesthetically and sonically. Thatís why I donít want to just press it and put it out there. When we reissued Your Favorite Weapon they went back and remastered the whole thing. They always want to do...
Lana Del Rey will release her new album, Ultraviolence, on June 17th via Interscope/Polydor UK. You can see the track listing below and the album art in the replies.
01) Cruel World
03) Shades of Cool
04) Brooklyn Baby
05) West Coast
06) Sad Girl
07) Pretty When You Cry
08) Money Power Glory
09) Fucked My Way Up to the Top
10) Old Money
11) The Other Woman
12) Black Beauty *
13) Guns and Roses *
14) Florida Kilos *
* bonus tracks
The Seams (ex-Down To Earth Approach) have released a new EP titled, The Seams Forever. You can stream the release on Spotify and purchase the EP on iTunes. All proceeds from the album will be donated to the Food Bank For New York City. Jump to the replies to check out a teaser trailer as well.