In amongst all the anger, however, are a big set of opportunities. Music is now more widely available than at any other point in time, while new innovations in recording, distribution and live shows are coming thick and fast. The music industry has sadly failed to cope with the technological advancements which have allowed other sectors to flourish. Wasting so many years resisting change has left it playing catch-up, so how can it be fixed?
I am undecided if Virgin America's new take on how to give everyone the "this is how you buckle your seatbelt" airplane speech is genius or not ... but I'm posting it anyway. This is the catchiest thing I've heard all day.
Bastille's new album, Bad Blood, will be released on September 3rd via Virgin Records. The band is making their US television debut tonight on Conan. If you need more convincing, check out Kelly's glowing review of their Haunt EP.
02) Things We Lost In The Fire
03) Bad Blood
05) These Streets
06) Weight of Living, PT. II
10) Daniel in the Den
11) Laura Palmer
12) Get Home Bonus Tracks
13) The Silence
14) Weight of Living, PT. I
15) Laughter Lines
You Me at Six will release their new album, Hold Me Down, on January 11th.
01) The Consequence
03) Playing the Blame Game
04) Stay With Me
05) Safer to Hate Her
06) Take Your Breath Away
07) Liquid Confidence
08) Hard to Swallow
09) Contagious Chemistry
10) There's No Such Thing As Accidental Infidelity
11) Trophy Eyes
A My Favorite Highway b-side titled "In My Heart" is available for free download here. The band's Virgin Records debut, How To Call A Bluff is in stores now. The band will be on tour with The Cab and Hellogoodbye this summer.
My Favorite Highway is shooting a new video for their song "Say So" in Los Angeles, CA on June 2nd and 3rd and are in need of extras; for information on the video and how you can be a part of it, read below.
My Favorite Highway's Virgin Records debut, How To Call A Bluff is currently streaming on myspace.com, and is now available in stores and via digital retailers. You can also check out a special live music video of the band's song "Say So" on their purevolume profile.
Edit: The chat is now over. Thanks a billion to the guys of My Favorite Highway for chatting with us.
My Favorite Highway will be chatting in this thread starting at 5:00PM EST. Stop in to say what's up to the band, to discuss their forthcoming Virgin Records debut, life on the road, or whatever else might tickle your pickle. The band will be chatting under the names IAmDavidCook, BobbyMFH, willcook1127, and PatHighway. Have fun!
My Favorite Highway will be chatting here on AP.net next Tuesday, April 21st @ 5PM EST. The band's Virgin Record's debut, How To Call A Bluff, is set for release on May 5th and can be pre-ordered here.
My Favorite Highway will be exclusively raffling off 3 pairs of tickets to dates on their tour with Danger Radio and Stereo Skyline. To participate, change your avatar to the band's new cover artwork, and reply to the thread with the date you'd like to attend. Next Tuesday, three people will be chosen at random to win pairs of tickets. The band's Virgin Records' debut, How To Call A Bluff, hits shelves on May 5th.
My Favorite Highway's re-release of How To Call A Bluff goes up for pre-order on April 5th and releases in stores on May 5th through Virgin Records. The album will include some bonus material and other goodies, including acoustic versions of "Bigger Than Love" and "Forfeit". In other news, the band is playing The Bamboozle on May 3rd.