Before Antarctigo Vespucci, Chris Farren's main band was Fake Problems. Well, Fake Problems is releasing a new 7-inch this week of two songs that were recorded before the band took a break. You can stream one of those songs entitled, "Holy Attitude" over on Stereogum.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 08/05/15 - 09:53 AM
Chris Farren has released a new demo collection.
Jason Tate on 06/11/15 - 10:54 AM
Chris Farren's new EP Where U Ar can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/06/15 - 10:34 AM
The Gaslight Anthem have announced Chris Farren of Fake Problems will be opening for the band on their Australia tour dates.
Jason Tate on 01/07/15 - 12:40 PM
Chris Farren from Fake Problems is on the latest episode of the Improv4humans Podcast with Matt Besser.

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Jason Tate on 08/13/14 - 10:21 AM
Check the replies to hear Chris Farren of Fake Problems cover Beyoncé’s "XO."
Jason Tate on 04/28/14 - 11:27 AM
Check the replies to see Chris Farren of Fake Problems perform "Grand Finale" and "Eagle Eyes" for Space Jam Sessions.

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Jason Tate on 04/10/14 - 11:14 AM
Check out the first song from Chris Farren (Fake Problems) and Jeff Rosenstock's (Bomb! The Music Industry) new project, Antarctigo Vespucci, over yonder at NOISEY, where there's also an interview with them. They recorded a seven-song...thing together, it's not really an EP or an LP when it has seven songs right? It's like an IP, because "I" is a letter between "E" and "L" in the alphabet! It's called Soulmate Stuff and it comes out on vinyl in June (preorder) and digitally on April 8.
Basically the short story is I bought a plane ticket to NYC after making some money on selling "Smith Family" shirts, stayed with Jeff for a week and recorded all of this in his apartment with him. I ran...
Thomas Nassiff on 03/27/14 - 08:01 AM
Our pals over at Light & Noise just released video of Fake Problems's set at this past year's Fest 12 (or "The Fesy" as punk celebrity Chris Farren calls it). It features the band playing a handful of fan-favorite tracks. Check it out in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 02/26/14 - 02:20 PM
In a big move for late night TV, Jimmy Fallon took over The Tonight Show last night. On the debut episode Will Smith was a guest and he was presented with one of Chris Farren's (Fake Problems) "The Smiths" shirts ... kinda amazing. Congrats Chris! If you want a shirt you can pick one up here.
Jason Tate on 02/18/14 - 11:31 AM
Chris Farren of Fake Problems has released a cover of Jenny Owen Youngs "Pirates." It's in the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/14/14 - 12:39 PM
Chris Farren of Fake Problems is releasing a new cover every Sunday through April 2014. Head to the replies to listen to the first two, Sky Ferreira's "24 Hours" and Modern Baseball's "The Weekend."
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/15/13 - 10:35 AM
In a plot twist that surprises no one, I have forgotten to post the last two updates to the lineup for Fest 12 (tickets here). Before I start typing a bunch of band names, news today comes in that Fest will be announcing "two reunions, two legends, one [band] who has not played since Fest 3, and more," so we'll have an update again later today as well! Over the past couple weeks, Fest 12 has confirmed performances from ALL, Circle Takes The Square, Titus Andronicus, Fake Problems, Sundowner, United Nations, Hop Along, Adventures, Glocca Morra, Junior Battles, Mikey Erg, PJ Bond (full band) and more. The updated lineup (330+ bands) is in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/26/13 - 08:18 AM
The Menzingers will be heading out on a headlining tour this summer with the likes of Fake Problems, Restorations, and Captain, We're Sinking, in what might be the best punk rock show of the year. Check out the dates and details in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 04/02/13 - 09:22 AM
You can check out Fake Problems' new video for "Small Devil Song" over at MTV.
Drew Beringer on 02/19/13 - 10:44 AM
Whether you think Florida sucks or not, you're going to want to check out today's exclusive premiere of the new split 7" from Fake Problems and You Blew It!. You can stream Florida Doesn't Suck here. It's some of best material to date from both bands. If you like what you hear (and who are you kidding? Of course you're going to like what you hear!), you can order the split via Topshelf. If you need a reading companion while listening to it, you can check out my review here.
Drew Beringer on 02/12/13 - 04:21 AM
Yeah, and I gotta go make an old man eat a big bowl of spiderwebs.
Staff ReviewsFake Problems / You Blew It! - Florida Doesn't Suck (Drew Beringer)
Staff InterviewsObey The Brave (Jake Denning)
Drew Beringer on 02/12/13 - 04:07 AM
Listen to a new Fake Problems song titled "Small Devil Song" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/07/13 - 08:58 AM
PropertyOfZack is premiering a new You Blew It! song titled "I'm A Kid, That's My Job" here. It's off the band's upcoming 7" split with Fake Problems which hits stores on February 12th. You can pre-order it here.
Drew Beringer on 01/24/13 - 02:35 PM
Watch Fake Problems cover Allison Weiss' "Making It Up" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/24/13 - 12:34 PM
A clean slate just feels like a dead weight.
InterviewsChris Holmes (Blink-182 Engineer)
Show ReviewsThe Starting Line, Fake Problems, RDGLDGRN - Boston, MA (Alex DiVincenzo)
The Butch Walker New Year's Eve Party - Chicago, IL (Craig Manning)
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/03/13 - 06:36 AM
A Nervous Energies session with Fake Problems can be seen in the replies. They play a brand-new song called "16" along with "How Far Our Bodies Go" with help from Against Me! and Water Tower.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/06/12 - 09:32 AM
In the replies you can view a video that features a brand new Fake Problems' song titled "I Don't Miss Anyone."

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Drew Beringer on 11/13/12 - 02:39 PM
Our friends at Light and Noise TV have relaunched their site today with videos from Fest 11. Head to the replies to catch a set from Polar Bear Club and acoustic sessions with Fake Problems, Dikembe and You Blew It!. We'll be working with the guys to bring you more content in the future.
Adam Pfleider on 11/12/12 - 11:12 AM
You Blew It! and Fake Problems will release a new split via Topshelf Records this Winter.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/01/12 - 10:51 AM
You can download Chris Farren (Fake Problems) cover of Sam Cooke's "You Send Me," here.
Jason Tate on 08/30/12 - 10:43 AM
Derek Perry (Fake Problems) and Casey Lee (formerly of Fake Problems) have a new band called Great Neck and have released their demo EP on Bandcamp as a free download.
Drew Beringer on 07/30/12 - 09:05 AM
An acoustic video of Fake Problems playing "Songs For Teenagers" from Real Ghosts Caught On Tape can be seen in the replies.

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Thomas Nassiff on 05/08/12 - 08:19 AM
Guitarist Casey Lee has parted ways with Fake Problems. A friend of the band will be filling in on upcoming tours. The group is currently writing material for a new album.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/29/12 - 08:07 PM
Fake Problems' "5678" is featured in a new Taco Bell commercial.

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Jason Tate on 02/29/12 - 10:55 AM
Fake Problems' music video for "Songs for Teenagers" can be seen here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/26/12 - 09:25 AM
It's official. Say Anything will tour with Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band and Fake Problems. Check out all the dates/info below.
Anton Djamoos on 01/18/12 - 09:23 AM
Head to the replies to watch a new movie from Anto Boros (The Swellers) titled Political Punishment. It stars Fake Problems, Daytrader, and The Swellers themselves.

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Dre Okorley on 10/12/11 - 03:17 PM
Watch Fake Problems' Chris Farren perform "Songs for Teenagers" and a new song titled "Never Shoulda" in the replies.

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Dre Okorley on 10/06/11 - 01:23 PM
Fake Problems has posted another “Highlights and Lowlights” video blog; head to the replies to check it out.
Rohan Kohli on 08/18/11 - 09:35 AM
Full set videos from The Swellers, Fake Problems, Daytrader and Half Hearted Hero can be viewed here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/11/11 - 08:28 PM
Head to the replies to watch the latest Fake Problems 'Highlights and Lowlights' video blog.
Rohan Kohli on 06/13/11 - 11:42 AM
Fake Problems will be streaming their set tonight from the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, NY. They go on at 10PM EST.
Rohan Kohli on 05/10/11 - 12:21 PM
Head to the replies to find out how to win free tickets to Fake Problems' upcoming tour.
Rohan Kohli on 04/04/11 - 12:50 PM
Fake Problems has posted a new "Highlights and Lowlights" video blog, head to the replies to check it out. Additionally, they have announced all of the dates on their spring headline tour with Pomegranates, Laura Stevenson & the Cans, Into It. Over It., and Now Now. Dates, tickets, and a free downloadable mixtape can be found at fakeproblems.com.
Rohan Kohli on 03/28/11 - 10:46 AM
Dates for Fake Problems headlining tour with Pomegranates, Laura Stevenson & The Cans and Into It. Over It. can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/14/11 - 05:40 PM
Fake Problems and Gaslight Anthem have teamed up to release a brand new 7″ featuring both bands playing the Fake Problems track “Songs For Teenagers”. This release is due out April 26 and will be limited to 2,500

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Blake Solomon on 02/26/11 - 12:26 AM
Fake Problems announced their first official headline tour in support of Real Ghosts Caught on Tape; support will be Pomegranates, Laura Stevenson and the Cans, and on select dates, Now Now and Into It. Over It. Head to the replies for dates.
Rohan Kohli on 02/17/11 - 02:57 PM
Rock The Walls will have Fake Problems and Comeback Kid on as guests. You can listen from 8-10 PM EST on Idobi.
Christian Wagner on 02/05/11 - 12:44 PM
Fake Problems and Never Shout Never will release a split single.

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Matthew Tsai on 01/04/11 - 05:55 PM
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