If you enjoy the indie-folk stylings of Fleet Foxes and Anathallo, then you're going to want to check out The Hand in the Ocean. We are premiering the band's new song, "White Noise," in the replies - it's gentle yet powerful; full of emotional vocals. The Detroit trio will be releasing its new album, Tree/Forts, on November 5th via Save Your Generation Records but you buy it now digitally and pre-order it on vinyl at their Bandcamp.
Grab Bad Rabbits' "Fall In Love" on a special 7" on their webstore via Mind Over Matter Records. The records are individually numbered out of /243, with hand screen-printed sleeves and the BR logo etched on the B-side.
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend for other viewers? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. Check out rdio or spinner for album streams of new releases.
The release of Trophy Scars' Holy Vacants has been pushed back to early 2014, but it looks like they've found a label to put it out.
Ok... here's the skinny. We waited a bit to announce this because it was both hush hush and had to be done proper. Most of you who read this will at first glance be disappointed - but let it sink in and open your mind to the the long term positivity.
Most of you know we are in our 11th year here at Trophy Scars. Most of that time was spent without a label, broke, and doing everything on our own like most starting bands. Well, we are not a starting band anymore. We just completed the most important record of our careers and we feel as a whole it deserves to...
1. Sharpening The Sword
2. Monkey Suit
4. Glass Ceiling Serenade
5. All Praise The Victims Of The Middle Passage
6. Shit Slinger
7. Chasing Ghosts
8. Excuses & Denials
9. United Stockholm Syndrome
10. Holiday In Siberia
11. Jesus Envy
12. Overseer To Officer
Neil Young will release Live At The Cellar Door on December 10th on Reprise Records. The latest in his Archives Performance Series collects recordings from Young's intimate six-show solo stand at The Cellar Door in Washington D.C. in 1970. Details can be found in the replies.
Reel Big Dan Regan, here. Sad news, friends: I am retiring from Reel Big Fish. It's been nearly 20 glorious, action packed years, with all of you. At this point in my story, I am needed at home. I have two kids who deserve to have a father around. While I've enjoyed watching you kids grow up (and keeping you older kids young), I feel that the best thing for me, right now is to jump off the road and get a job at home. I just miss my children too much, when I'm gone.
The Reel Big Fish guys, because they're the best ever, have generously told me that I'm welcome back, any time. So...
Over the weekend, I interviewed former Misfits guitarist Doyle, who is currently on tour with Danzig. Although details are scarce, Doyle revealed that he recorded a new song with Danzig earlier this year. Check back for the full interview later this week.
Is there any chance of you recording anything with Danzig?
We actually did something. I think we did it in April of this year. Some song he wrote, we recorded it. I don't know the name of it, I have not heard the lyrics. He made me play something, and I was just like, "What? What is this?" Then we got half way through it, and he's like, "Okay, that's half the song. Do you want to do it again or do you want me to just fly it...