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Members of Socratic have started a new band called Levy & The Oakes. We'll be premiering a new song from the band next week. Check them out on Facebook to keep updated on their activity.
Christian Wagner on 01/06/14 - 11:01 AM
You may have been wondering what's been going on with Socratic. Well, today we're premiering the band's new song, the painfully honest lullaby entitled "My Girl's First Baby." This is the group's first studio release since the band's self-titled release, which was released last year (available on iTunes). Post Drive-Thru Records fallout, Duane Okun, Lou Panico, Vincent Damico, Tom Stratton, and Chris Grzan continue to create, collaborate, and perform. The band will soon be releasing a statement regarding their future plans and projects. In the meantime, check out "My Girl's First Baby" in the replies and let us know what you think.
Drew Beringer on 10/21/13 - 09:55 AM
Head to the replies to listen to a new solo song from Socratic frontman Duane Okun titled "Slowly in the Water."
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/18/13 - 08:15 AM
Socratic posted a free download of "In a House," an acoustic B-side from their last album, on soundcloud. You can also watch them perform covers of the Pixies' "Where Is My Mind and The Beatles' "In My Life" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 08:40 AM
Socratic will be filming a new music video at their show this Friday at Maxwell's in Hoboken, NJ.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/23/13 - 05:21 PM
Head over to Socratic's AP.net profile to hear a new song entitled "A Better Place Is Waiting." It's one of two new tracks from the band that will appear on Broken Heart Records' Unsigned/Unrest. The compilation features new, rare and previously unreleased material from such artists as Over It, House of Fools, Mike Felumlee, The Agony Family, Kut U Up and more. It will be released on February 12th. All proceeds are being donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, so pre-order the CD here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/07/13 - 06:04 AM
Watch Socratic perform "Lunch for the Sky" acoustically in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/28/12 - 07:53 AM
This is your last week to get the Socratic vinyl bundle from Broken Heart Records. AP.net readers can enter the code "bundleme" to save 5% off your purchase.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/14/12 - 11:55 AM
Socratic's self-titled album is now available on vinyl from Broken Heart Records. Want to win a free copy? Just like Broken Heart Records' Facebook page and write a post on their wall saying "AbsolutePunk.net sent me here." One fan will be chosen at random to win. You can pick up the album, along with Lunch for the Sky, here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/05/12 - 12:52 PM
Socratic will be recording a live studio EP, and they're taking requests from AP.net readers. Head to the replies to read a message from the band, and then leave a comment with the songs that you want to hear.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/03/12 - 11:41 AM
PropertyOfZack has a lot of great content today. Check out a track-by-track from Socratic here, as well as playlists from Sparrows and from Tallhart and Belle Histoire.
Drew Beringer on 08/30/12 - 04:41 PM
Socratic bassist, Lou Panico, has been hospitalized due to sustaining injures while attempting to stop a car hijacking in the parking lot of his local New Jersey Guitar Center. See full details in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 08/29/12 - 11:38 AM
Never nothing for you huh? Every never is now
Album ReviewsSparks The Rescue - Sparks The Rescue EP (Ryan Gardner)
Socratic - Lunch for the Sky [Vinyl] (Alex DiVincenzo)
Show ReviewFavorite Gentlemen Tour (Blake Solomon)
Set Your Goals, Mixtapes, Eager Teeth & Leopards - Manchester, UK (Andy Biddulph)
First ImpressionsGallows - Gallows (Andy Biddulph)
Ryan Gardner on 08/22/12 - 09:27 PM
Socratic's 2005 debut album, Lunch for the Sky, is now available on vinyl, and we're teaming up with Broken Heart Records to give away a copy. Leave a comment in the replies with why you deserve to win, and the best answer will receive a limited edition record. The band will be performing the album in its entirety this Saturday in New Jersey. Read my review of the release here, and pick up a copy here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/22/12 - 02:10 PM
On Saturday, August 25th, Socratic will be playing their entire Lunch For The Sky album in New Jersey. More information on this show can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 08/07/12 - 01:59 PM
Socratic's Lunch For the Sky and Socratic are now available on vinyl from Broken Heart Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/06/12 - 01:24 PM
Socratic will be pressing and releasing their new self-titled record on vinyl this June, and the band will be pressing their very first record Lunch For The Sky (originally released September 6th, 2005 by Drive-Thru Records) on vinyl as well.
Jason Tate on 04/18/12 - 03:40 PM
Just tape 'em up.
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Drew Beringer on 01/20/12 - 12:52 AM
Last Saturday I journeyed through time and space – okay, it was a cell phone – to talk to Socratic vocalist Duane F. Okun about the band's new record, life for Socratic post-Drive-Thru records and what we can expect from the band now that they've released Socratic. Read the interview here.
From the interviewI don’t really think we chose to do it. Like with me, there was no choice but to do another record. I would have felt really terrible about myself just letting other people at any time in your life make you stop doing something that you like or telling you it’s over if you don’t believe that it’s over.
Jason Gardner on 01/11/12 - 01:08 PM
Socratic's music video for "Curtain Call" can be seen in the replies. Don't forget that you can grab their new album on bandcamp.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/11/12 - 05:40 AM
Socratic's new, self-titled album is available for stream and purchase on bandcamp.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/10/12 - 02:54 PM
Today, we are proud to be bringing you an exclusive stream of "Curtain Call", a brand new song from Socratic. The song comes from the band's self-titled album that will be available tomorrow through Socratic's Bandcamp, where you can name-your-own-price for the Jersey band's first record in nearly four years. Head over to the band's AP.net profile to check it out, and let us know what you think in the replies!
Jason Gardner on 01/09/12 - 09:12 AM
For the first time in two years, former Drive-Thru artist Day at the Fair will be playing a reunion show with the original line-up. They will be playing the CD release show of other former Drive-Thru band Socratic.
Jason Tate on 01/05/12 - 10:52 PM
You can listen to a new Socratic song called "Curtain Call" in the replies.
Jason Tate on 12/12/11 - 11:17 AM
Socratic will release their self-titled album, January 10th, 2012 on iTunes. The album was self-funded, produced, and recorded.
Jason Tate on 11/14/11 - 02:25 PM
Socratic has been in the studio self-producing/funding their follow-up to 2008's Spread the Rumors. A release date will be announced soon.
Joe DeAndrea on 10/04/11 - 04:31 PM
Head here to read a new Socratic interview.

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Matthew Tsai on 03/04/11 - 10:45 AM
Head here to read an interview with Socratic addressing their current state, Drive Thru, and plans to release a record this year.

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Matthew Tsai on 01/07/11 - 08:49 PM
Socratic have posted a new song titled "Give & Take 2" on their myspace page.

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PeeDster on 11/15/10 - 07:40 AM
The Rocket Summer will be headlining a show at Highline Ballroom in New York this Friday with Socratic and Lion of Ido.
Joe DeAndrea on 04/07/10 - 07:51 PM
Socratic are rehearsing material for their new record.
Blake Solomon on 02/01/10 - 07:48 AM
Matt Rauch of Tourmaline and Kevin Bryan of Socratic taking submissions for bands to record at White Heat Recording Studios. Recently, such artists as Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC and Those Mockingbirds have tracked at the studio. For more information email info@whiteheatrecordingstudios.com.
Jonathan Lally on 06/30/09 - 07:37 PM
Check out Socratic's commercial for their "Major/Minor Tour" with Punchline in the replies.
Garett Press on 06/11/09 - 01:41 PM
To kick off the Major/Minor tour with Socratic, Punchline recorded a new song called "Heart of Gold" and plan to give it away to anyone who gives them their name, email address, and city where they go to see shows in exchange. To get the song, email your info to punchlinenews@gmail.com.
Mike Kraft on 06/05/09 - 02:49 PM
Matt Rauch (Tourmaline) and Kevin Bryan (Socratic) are looking for bands to produce at White Heat Recording studios. Interested parties should shoot an e-mail to info@whiteheatrecordingstudios.com
Jonathan Lally on 06/03/09 - 08:09 PM
Want your band to play with Socratic and Punchline on the upcoming The Major / Minor Tour? Read the information on how in the replies.
Mike Kraft on 04/18/09 - 07:19 PM
Socratic has a new video posted on their Myspace of them performing a song off their Just Turn EP. They also have a brand new Myspace layout with lots of new stuff.
Mike Kraft on 03/12/09 - 09:40 AM
Socratic have posted a video on their myspace of a new song called "A Better Place Is Waiting".
Garett Press on 01/26/09 - 09:16 AM
A few days ago we posted Socratic's "A Christmas Coal Carol" for download, but now we've got the holiday ABSOLUTExclusive premiere of the music video the band filmed for the song. Check the super joyous footage in the replies, it will surely make your yuletide gay.
Garett Press on 12/18/08 - 06:20 AM
Socratic recently posted "A Christmas Coal Carol" on their myspace, but they wanted to make it available for download, so you can now head to their AP.net profile and do just that! (bottom right corner)
Garett Press on 12/09/08 - 08:55 PM
This fall, Anberlin, The Cab, Heavy Mojo, The Morning Light, Four Year Strong and Socratic will be eating for free across the country, thanks to Denny's Allnighter program.
Julia Conny on 10/13/08 - 02:07 PM
Socratic will be heading out on tour at the end of August with Thieves & Villains and The Years Gone By as support; dates are listed below.
Tour Dates08.21 – The Vibe Lounge (Rockville Centre, NY)
08.22 – Penn Monstery Factory (E. Stroudsburg, PA)
08.23 – The School (Pittsburgh, PA)
08.24 – Days Hotel (Hazel Park, MI)
08.26 – Reggie's Rock Club (Chicago, IL)
08.27 – Mac's Bar (Lansing, MI)
08.28 – Howard’s Club H (Bowling Green, OH)
08.29 – Water Street Music Hall (Rochester, NY)
08.30 – A Different Drummer Cafe (Watertown, NY)
08.31 – THE SSCC (Saratoga Springs, NY)
Rohan Kohli on 07/10/08 - 09:04 AM
Some have accused Socratic of cheating in the Denny's All Nighter contest. To this, they have issued a statement. Read it below and vote for them to win so we can all get some free food out of the deal.
Socratic SaysSo someone has posted that we have a bot making our numbers rise on the Denny's All Nighter Competition. Not only is that offensive, but really makes me angry. Touring is expensive, and eliminating our food expenses would help out a great deal. Needless to say we have been promoting the CRAP out of that competition, rallying fans, friends, and family, even voting ourselves.........BOT hahaha! If we win, you're all invited to come eat with us. Even the person making false...
Anton Djamoos on 07/01/08 - 10:09 AM
You Me and Everyone We Know has dropped off the "Ridin Dirty tour" with Houston Calls and A Change of Pace this summer and Socratic will be taking their place. Read a blog update from Houston Calls below.
Houston Calls BlogHello AP.Net,

We just wanted to inform you that You Me and Everyone we Know has decided to drop off the Ridin Dirty tour with Houston Calls & A Change of Pace this summer in order to take another tour.....(so you don't have to guess why) We are very happy to announce that our good friends in Socratic will be taking their place! For tour dates and more information check out www.myspace.com/houstoncalls for all the dates and information! Hope to see you all this summer...
Jamie Pham on 06/17/08 - 05:33 PM
Inklings is turning one! Come help celebrate with a night of great bands and drink specials. Performances by The Graduate, Socratic, and Lannen Fall.

TONIGHT - June 15th at Crash Mansion NYC (199 Bowery)
Doors at 8:30 PM
Open vodka bar 8:30-9:30, $3 can beers
First 150 people get a swag bag from Glamour Kills and Inklings!

21+
Please RSVP to inklingsparty@gmail.com to be added to the guest list.

www.inklings.tv
jaimej on 06/15/08 - 09:32 AM
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