Loose Planes have released a new song called "Licking Cement," which can be streamed in the replies. The band is made up of Luke Schwartz (Make Do and Mend), Brent Mosser, Kyle O'Neil (Fireworks) and Teddy Roberts
You can stream a new Echo Base song called "Have You Had a Nü-Castle Brown Ale" (RIYL: Topshelf Records) on their Bandcamp; it appears on a new compilation called Welcome to Tallahassee! and will also be on the band's forthcoming debut LP.
I had the pleasure of spending some time in the studio with Rochester, NY's Scholar while they recorded their full-length debut, which is due out in July. The up-and-coming pop punkers are reminiscent of Rufio, Slick Shoes and old Blink 182. I filmed their recording process and teamed up with the band to create a lyric video to share with you all. Head to the replies to check out "A Hot Dog for Your Buns." If you enjoy it, you can download it here.
The Awareness just put out their new EP, The Original Sound Recordings, which was executive produced by former Cauterize frontman Jesse Smith. Head to the replies to listen to the lead track, "Tar." If you like what you hear, you can check out the rest of the EP here. The Canadian rockers' sound falls somewhere between Foo Fighters, Anberlin and The Jealous Sound.
After taking a couple years off, Bronx, NY's Daly's Gone Wrong are currently working on a new EP titled Finding Your Heart. Head to the replies to listen to their first song since returning, "Ayy Cicci! Where's the Fuckin Wings?!" In an effort to create music they want to hear, the band combines elements of pop punk, ska and hardcore. "Let's sing it loud like we used to..."