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Drew Beringer 01/28/13 04:59 PM

ABSOLUTExclusive: Cartel Song Premiere + Band Chat
Update: The chat is over, thanks to the guys for hanging out tonight.

Cartel won't be releasing Collider until March 26th, but today we're giving you a small taste of what's to come on arguably the best album of the band's career. The track we're premiering is "Uninspired," a mid-tempo rocker that showcases vocalist Will Pugh in total control. He and the rest of the band will also be joining this thread to discuss the song, the upcoming album, and anything else, so stick around for that as well. So check out "Uninspired" in the replies (or the band's AP.net profile) and hang out with the band.

Drew Beringer 01/28/13 05:00 PM

Cartel - "Uninspired"

Drew Beringer 01/28/13 05:00 PM

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Keagan Ilvonen 01/28/13 05:00 PM

Thanks for doing this with us guys!!!

surgerone 01/28/13 05:01 PM

"i'm nothing more than currents riding on top of the waves."

Jason Tate 01/28/13 05:01 PM

So damn good.

Harbour 01/28/13 05:01 PM

So so so good. Solid song.

WillCartel 01/28/13 05:02 PM

Sup People!!! I'm here....ask away!

alexbrew 01/28/13 05:02 PM

If I could listen to this at work it'd be bumpin

jordanjohnson09 01/28/13 05:02 PM

wow, this is AMAZING!

zolverine 01/28/13 05:02 PM

Absolutely AWESOME, I really like it dudes, and good evening from Monaco everyone

GameX 01/28/13 05:02 PM

Thanks Cartel! :D

anbatal 01/28/13 05:02 PM

So great. Got me even more stoked for the new album.

MISCO311 01/28/13 05:02 PM

kick ass song. cartel is consistent. good job boys!

CallumSty 01/28/13 05:02 PM

Song sounds great! What was the studio experience like for this record, in comparison to Cycles?

paperwolf 01/28/13 05:02 PM

Amazing! Just promises more on what the album will be :) Will's voice ROCKS

aluskee 01/28/13 05:02 PM

absolutely love it!!! so excited!

omgitsyvette 01/28/13 05:02 PM

Alright, let's kick this off with a HUGE thank you for doing this! So effin stoked about the album coming out. You guys honestly never disappoint.

rckb08 01/28/13 05:02 PM

love the new song, so pumped for the album!

T.E.N Fan 01/28/13 05:03 PM

Love this new song!

Harbour 01/28/13 05:03 PM


Originally Posted by WillCartel (Post 118332272)
Sup People!!! I'm here....ask away!

I guess I'll start... How many songs on the album? Any bonus tracks? Love the song.

dannym37 01/28/13 05:03 PM

This song is amazing.

anamericangod 01/28/13 05:04 PM

Great track, especially like the bridge.

Ryan Gardner 01/28/13 05:04 PM

Super excited for everyone to hear this song. It's probably my favorite on Collider

JosephCartel 01/28/13 05:04 PM

Yo. Joseph here.

I'm gonna go ahead and clarify, YES that is a Space Echo RE-201 on the track SON!

Jake Denning 01/28/13 05:04 PM

Howdy Will - It was great hanging with you in Portland at that SYG tour, it's about that time again - when can I expect you guys to roll through again?

paperwolf 01/28/13 05:04 PM

Will! Question for you!
Will there be an oppurtinity to possibly get some signed albums? Any chance of somehow going about that? :)

Jacob Tender 01/28/13 05:04 PM

YES. This is one of my favorites from the new record (thank you, by the way). It sounds to me like it was inspired by "The Fortunate" from the S/T. Is that the case?

alexbrew 01/28/13 05:04 PM


We're all HUGE fans of your work (clearly). If you had to pick one song from this album that you connect with the most, which would it be and why?

StarsXReflect 01/28/13 05:04 PM

What was your inspiration to get another album done and to move past all the negatives you;ve pulled through

nicCartel 01/28/13 05:04 PM

evening ladies & gents. while im downing thai food lets get thing rolling!!! feel free to fire away any questions! enjoy the tune!!! its one of my favorites.

kidsrdumb 01/28/13 05:04 PM

good stuff! Well done.

WillCartel 01/28/13 05:04 PM


Originally Posted by CallumSty (Post 118332392)
Song sounds great! What was the studio epxerience like for this record, in comparison to Cycles?

So much shorter! haha. We tracked at Zack and Kenneth's studio in August. Toured September/October then wrote and recorded vocals November/December and mixed the month of December too. Crazy schedule but it was awesome.

schmalz 01/28/13 05:04 PM

Sounds good guys!

Can't wait for this album to drop.

nickthehick2 01/28/13 05:05 PM

Very nice, classic Cartel.

After touring all these years do you still see yourself living in Georgia in the next 10-20 years?

GameX 01/28/13 05:05 PM

What are going to be the songs about? Broken relationships, maybe? I really loved "Cycles".
(What a coincidence, you guys are chatting right on my 19th birthday! :O Thanks!)

Emmeeee 01/28/13 05:05 PM

Great song! Will you guys be heading out on tour this year after the new album is released?

surgerone 01/28/13 05:05 PM

Absolutely lovely production on this song. That chorus hits hard in my headphones.

surette 01/28/13 05:05 PM

Great track. Don't have a question, but I'm excited for the album. Also I saw you guys for the first time opening for TEN a few months ago and you were awesome. Thanks for hanging out.

McCrack07 01/28/13 05:06 PM

Well, Im one of the biggest Cartel fans and I love every song they put out.. But damn, this is GOOD. Cant wait for this record.

Slangster 01/28/13 05:06 PM

Dayum. This kills. Fantastic job guys.

Sawhney[rusted] 01/28/13 05:06 PM

Loving the bridge!!!! Awesome song guys! What albums are you personally excited for this year?

BroNamath 01/28/13 05:06 PM

i love the new song guys, especially love the bridge.

my question is what your inspiration was for the new song/new album?

gr33ndayfr3ak 01/28/13 05:06 PM


Originally Posted by WillCartel (Post 118332272)
Sup People!!! I'm here....ask away!

The song is killer, and I'm super stoked to hear the rest of the album guys! You guys were awesome with TEN this summer, are there any tours/other plans for later this year after Collider drops?

zolverine 01/28/13 05:07 PM

I'm not gonna be original for my question... Any chance of any vinyle releases for your discography?

Agentorange__ 01/28/13 05:09 PM

This song is amazing, Great work guys !

sergioisevil 01/28/13 05:12 PM

Yes! This rules. From the looks of it this will be just as good, if not better than, Cycles.

litecrush 01/28/13 05:15 PM

Fantastic song! Can't wait to buy the album.

I'm getting a "Database Error" when I try to refresh. :(

Jenn23 01/28/13 05:21 PM


Originally Posted by WillCartel (Post 118332272)
Sup People!!! I'm here....ask away!

Will - On the last tour, Baby Chuck told me you and Joseph recorded a cover of "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)." What happened to that? I was hoping to hear it over the holidays!

Also, LOVE the new song!

rckb08 01/28/13 05:24 PM

When do you plan on touring?