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A reddit user going by andrewmn8 who says he exepriences chromesthesia (a variant of synesthesia where a person experiences visual representations of sound) has put his sights to paper. He drew representations of what he sees while listening to "Get Lucky" and "Gangnam Style," among four others. Check out the relatively crude yet interesting paintings in the replies, and maybe submit a song for him to paint in the future.
Ryan Dennehy on 06/11/14 - 10:03 AM
Ever go to a show and have an LP or a shirt you'd really like to buy but don't because you don't want to hinder the concert going experience? That's an issue of the past now. Our dear friend, Eric Jones has created the Sidestep app so solve all your problems. Download the app, find the concert you're going to attend and you can see the band's complete merch table at your finger tips. Choose what you want, enter your payment info and then choose if you want it ready at the table when you leave or have it delivered to your house. Head to the replies to check out the full press release including a short video explaining the app in detail.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/11/14 - 09:56 AM
Head over to The AV Club to watch Wild Cub covering Beyonce's 2003 smash hit "Crazy In Love."
Blake Solomon on 06/11/14 - 09:43 AM
The never resting Ty Segall has announced that he will release yet another album called Manipulator on August 26th via Drag City. A new teaser video for the album can be found in the replies.

Track Listing
01) Manipulator
02) Tall Man, Skinny Lady
03) The Singer
04) It's Over
05) Feel
06) The Faker
07) The Clock
08) Green Belly
09) Connection Man
10) Mister Main
11) The Hand
12) Susie Thumb
13) Don't You Want To Know? (Sue)
14) The Crawler
15) Who's Producing You?
16) The Feels
17) Stick Around
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/11/14 - 08:57 AM
Check out a new To The Wind song called "Trapped" in the replies. Block Out The Sun & Sleep releases July 22nd via Pure Noise Records - you can pre-order it.
Ryan Gardner on 06/11/14 - 08:56 AM
Jaded Inc. has released a new video for their song "Black Future" which was shot with just an iPhone. Head to the replies to check it.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/11/14 - 08:51 AM
Mighty Fox will release their new EP, Oceans, on June 24th. Their new video for "Wild Ones" can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/11/14 - 08:47 AM
In a new interview, Mike Einziger revealed that he and Brandon Boyd have been secretly working on new Incubus material. Although that doesn't mean anyone should get their hopes up any time soon.
That doesn’t mean that stuff will be coming anytime soon. Though content has come from the sessions, much of it is in its infancy in terms of development; “They’re ideas but some are further along than others,” Einziger said.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/11/14 - 08:43 AM
JJ will release their new album, V, on August 19th via Secretly Canadian/Sincerely Yours. Jump to the replies to check out their new music video for "All White Everything."

Track Listing
01) V
02) Dynasti
03) Dean & Me
04) All White Everything
05) When I Need You
06) Fagelsangen
07) Full
08) Inner light
09) Hold Me
10) I
11) Be Here Now
12) All Ways, Always
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/11/14 - 08:37 AM
Following their sold-out east coast run of dates, Slint has announced four new west coast shows. Hit the replies to find out where they'll be playing.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/11/14 - 08:23 AM
Front Porch Step's new lyric video for "Island of The Misfit Boy" can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/11/14 - 08:20 AM
Kerrang! is putting out this American Idiot cover album because this is something that we need and they asked Falling In Reverse to cover "She's A Rebel." Do yourself a favor and listen (in the replies) from 0:50 to 1:15. It is a massive stretch to call this a "tribute album."
Thomas Nassiff on 06/11/14 - 08:16 AM
Kimbra will release her sophomore record, The Golden Echo, on August 19th via Warner Bros. Records. Kimbra worked on songs with Dave Longstreth and Flying Lotus during the making of The Golden Echo that will be released later in the year, though these do not appear on the album. However, bonus tracks on the deluxe edition include appearances from Ben Weinman of The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Mars Volta's Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, and Jonas Bjerre of Danish band Mew. Hit the replies to stream two new songs called "Love In High Places" and "Nobody But You."

Track Listing
01) Teen Heat
02) 90s Music
03) Carolina
04) Goldmine
05) Miracle
06) Rescue Him
07) Madhouse
08) Everlovin'...
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/11/14 - 08:15 AM
As previously announced, Spoon will release their new album, They Want My Soul, on August 5th via Loma Vista. The band has also released an unofficial video for their new song, "Rent I Pay" which you can find in the replies along with the album artwork.

Track Listing
01) Rent I Pay
02) Inside Out
03) Rainy Taxi
04) Do You
05) Knock Knock Knock
06) Outlier
07) They Want My Soul
08) I Just Don’t Understand
09) Let Me Be Mine
10) New York Kiss
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/11/14 - 07:53 AM
Brian Joyce of Major League recently performed a brand new acoustic song titled "Montreal" that will be on the bands upcoming, Will Yip-produced release this fall. Check it out here or in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 06/11/14 - 07:49 AM
David Bazan (ex-Pedro The Lion) released a new album with Passenger String Quartet yesterday, entitled Volume 1. The album is now available for streaming, and more information can be found on his website. Check out the tracklisting below and the cover art in the replies.

Track Listing
1. Bands With Managers
2. How I Remember
3. Wolves At The Door
4. The Fleecing
5. I Do
6. When They Really Get To Know You…
7. Lost My Shape
8. Cold Beer & Cigarettes
9. Priests & Paramedics
10. Strange Negotiations

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Blake Solomon on 06/11/14 - 07:45 AM
Two more new Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers songs have been released, "U Get Me High" and "Red River." Both songs will be on his new album, Hypnotic Eye, which is set for release on July 29th.

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Blake Solomon on 06/11/14 - 07:42 AM
In addition to their three previously-announced California shows, The Matches will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of E. Von Dahl Killed The Locals with a show at Gramercy Theatre in New York, NY on November 15th. Pre-sale tickets are now available; general on-sale begins this Firday at 10am.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/11/14 - 07:30 AM
Death From Above 1979 will release their sophomore album, The Physical World, on September 9th via Last Gang Records / Warner Bros. Records. The album was produced by D. Sardy (Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundsystem, Oasis). You can read a new interview with the band on NME.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/11/14 - 06:17 AM
Morrissey's had to cancel his US Tour.
It is with great sadness that the remainder of the US Tour has been cancelled. The respiratory infection Morrissey contracted in Miami has worsened, and in the interest of making a full recovery, all further touring plans have been halted. Morrissey thanks his fans for their compassion, understanding, and well-wishes during this difficult period as he recuperates.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 04:40 PM
Hit the replies to check out the custom Back to The Future style SJC Drum kit made for We The Kings.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 02:10 PM
Heart to Heart's new album, Dulce, is streaming in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/10/14 - 01:47 PM
We've posted about Cove being brought on stage at the Saosin show and we posted Cove's blog about the experience. Why not post the video too? Hit the replies for the fan submitted video.

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Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:42 PM
Hmmm ... Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy is teasing a "big announcement" coming soon.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:40 PM
Rex Sorgatz makes an interesting argument that "rare" media no longer exists.
With access to infinite bytes of media, describing a digital object as "rare" sticks out like a lumbering anachronism. YouTube - the official home of lumbering anachronisms - excels at these extraordinarily contradictory moments. Here, for instance, are the Beatles, performing a "VERY RARE" rendition of "Happy Birthday". That sonic obscurity has been heard 2.3 million times. And here is a "Rare Acoustic" version of Slash performing "Sweet Child O' Mine". Over 26 million have devoured this esoteric Axl-less morsel.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:30 PM
Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas (you may recognize the name from the recent episode of our podcast) will release their new debut album, Secret Evil, out August 19th via producer Richard Gottehrer's Instant Records. Hit the replies to stream the new song "Tired Oak."
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:23 PM
Cassette Store Day will be September 27th.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:19 PM
RIAA has named Eminem the first artist to earn two digital single diamond awards.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) today awarded Eminem with a Diamond certification in recognition of "Not Afraid" (Aftermath Entertainment/Interscope Records) surpassing the 10 million threshold counting song sales and streams. Eminem also holds an 11X multi-Platinum Digital Single Diamond Award for "Love The Way You Lie" (featuring Rihanna; Aftermath/Interscope), and today became the first artist to earn two RIAA Digital Single Diamond Awards.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:17 PM
Bleachers' Strange Desire comes out July 15th. The track listing can be found below.

Track Listing
1. Wild Heart
2. Rollercoaster
3. Shadow
4. I Wanna Get Better
5. Wake Me
6. Reckless Love
7. Take Me Away Ft. Grimes
8. Live A River Runs
9. You’re Still A Mystery
10. I’m Ready to Move On/Wild Heart Reprise Ft. Yoko Ono
11. Who I Want You To Love
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:08 PM
Hit the replies to watch a video interview with Brett Gurewitz of Bad Religion and Epitaph Records from peta2. There's also a contest up to win a prize pack on their website.
"I really feel that animal rights [is] the next great rights movement," Gurewitz says. "It's early days, and a lot of people don't really understand how profound the change is going to be. But that was also the case with women's rights and civil rights. One of these days, you're gonna hear a president of the United States speak in favor of animal rights."
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:06 PM
Dessa will be releasing a remix EP for Parts of Speech. Hit the replies for more information and the track listing.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:02 PM
Long time friend and former AP.net staffer Dave Gaslin has posted some great photos from Saosin's recent California shows.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:00 PM
Hit the replies to see a video on The Chain Gang of 1974 that includes a live piano verson of "Ordinary Fools."
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 12:57 PM
Big D and the Kids Table recently played an acoustic in-store set, which you can watch in the replies. Based on the pair of Operation Ivy covers, I wouldn't be surprised if Energy was the album that Big D is hinting at covering.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/10/14 - 12:53 PM
Bleachers upcoming album, Strange Desire, is now available for pre-order.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 12:49 PM
Mae will be celebrate The Everglow's 10th anniversary by performing the album in its entirety. The first three shows will take place in January, with details in the replies. The band has also announced that Destination: B-Sides will be coming to vinyl in the near future via Spartan Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/10/14 - 12:49 PM
Hit the replies to watch four songs from a Cloud Nothings show last month in Paris, shot in high-quality with three cameras.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 12:45 PM
Hit the Lights have added two California dates to their Skip School, Start Fights tour. They head into to the studio next month to record their new record.

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Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 12:43 PM
The Downtown Fiction are now streaming their new album Losers and Kings on Pandora.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 12:38 PM
Paramore and Neon Trees will be playing Microsoft WPC 2014 Partner Celebration in Washington DC on July 16th.
[O]n Wednesday, July 16 in Washington, D.C., Paramore and Neon Trees will be headlining the WPC 2014 Partner Celebration. We’ll be having a “party in the park” adjacent to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, featuring both bands in an outdoor festival-style setting.

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Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 12:33 PM
Hit the replies to stream a new Gallows song called "Chains."

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Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 12:28 PM
Against Me!'s b-side "500 Years" is now streaming on Rdio. It's also in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 12:23 PM
It's no secret that bands like Brand New and Manchester Orchestra are among this website's favorites. So it makes sense we'd premiere a song by Young and Heartless, a band whose sound is strongly influenced by those two, while still sounding like its own entity. "Tomorrow's Problems" is a highlight off their upcoming The Pull Of Gravity, and it can be streamed in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 06/10/14 - 12:21 PM
You can check out the lyric video for Rise Against's new single, "I Don't Want to Be Here Anymore," at Guitar World. It's off the band's upcoming new album, The Black Market, which hits stores on July 15th.
Drew Beringer on 06/10/14 - 12:19 PM
A Day to Remember has announced a pretty huge tour with Bring Me the Horizon and Chiodos. Hit the replies for dates and a tour announcement video. VIP tour packages are on sale now at the band's website and will go on general sale Friday June 13th.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 11:58 AM
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