At this point, we've all decided to listen to Max Bemis through thick and thin, in sickness and in health. For nearly ten years, the Say Anything mastermind has won over fans through all kinds of sounds, and will do it again with the release of Anarchy, My Dear on March 13th via Equal Vision Records. I had the chance to chat with Max, where we talked about the new record, "Admit It Again," ...Is A Real Boy, Perma (his band with wife Sherri Dupree-Bemis), and the future in general. You can read the feature right here.
I had always been a casual fan of Eisley. I enjoyed their first two full length albums, Room Noises and Combinations (both released on Reprise Records), but I never went crazy for them. After moderate success with those two albums (both debuted in the Billboard 200), they became free agents and signed with Equal Vision. This got my attention as Equal Vision has always been one of my favorite labels and Eisley was definitely a lot more indie and whimsical than the hardcore and punk heavy roster on EVR. In late 2010, I was sent an advance of their upcoming 2011 EVR debut The Valley and everything changed. I was immediately hooked as songs like "Smarter," "Watch It Die," and the title...
Eisley's upcoming EP is titled Deep Space and it'll be released on February 14th. You can peep the track listing, album art, and more in the replies. The EP is very, very good. Old and new fans alike will be very pleased with this.
Eisley are selling benefit T-shirts for their mother Kim after she was hospitalized. They can be found on the MerchNow website. The family does not have medical insurance and is in need of assistance from the community
Head to the replies to check out Nervous Energies sessions from Eisley and Seahaven. Also, head here to find out about four new releases from Nervous Energies including Daytrader's Last Days Of Rome on cassette.
Rooney will be headlining a tour in February with Eisley and The Chapin Sister. Tour dates can be found in the replies and tickets can be purchased here. Each purchase will come with a free digital Christmas EP. Head here to watch Rooney perform live on Lopez Tonight.