Koji is one of the most genuine and passionate musicians you'll find in the scene. He's releasing a new EP, Matters, next week on a limited edition cassette tape from The Native Sound, as well as digitally. Listen to a song from the effort, "Matters (of The Heart and Mind)," in the replies. It brings to mind the acoustic approach of his earlier work.
Koji will release an EP titled Matters on November 12. It will be limited to 200 cassettes via The Native Sound and available digitally on bandcamp. A live version of "Like We Do" can be heard in the replies.
2. Like We Do
4. Matters (of The Heart and Mind)
We're now in the third part of Vinnie Caruana's tour blog. He's been on the road with travelmates Geoff Rickly (Thursday), Koji, Brian Marquis, and A Loss For Words. In this entry, Vinnie talks about memories of the late Tony Sly (No Use For A Name) and a new tattoo on his skull. Read all about it in the replies and check out various photos from their Acoustic Basement Tour. And if you haven't bought your copy yet, make sure to get City By the Sea, Vinnie's fantastic acoustic solo debut. His previous entries can be read here and here. Do you have any comments about the tour so far or memories of Tony Sly?
Last Friday, we premiered the first part of Vinnie Caruana's tour blog. He's been on the road with travelmates Geoff Rickly (Thursday), Koji, Brian Marquis, and A Loss For Words. In this entry, Vinnie talks about reciprocal appreciation among music artists and their fans. You can read more in the replies, and also check out various photos from their Acoustic Basement Tour. And, if you haven't heard it yet, please check out City By the Sea, Vinnie's acoustic solo debut.
As many of you know, Vinnie Caruana just recently released his debut solo EP, City by the Sea, on I Surrender Records. So of course we're more than excited to bring you a new weekly tour diary feature titled Vinnie On The Road. Once a week, Vinnie will be sharing his general thoughts as he makes his way around the country on his Acoustic Basement Tour. Accompanying him are Geoff Rickly (Thursday), Koji, A Loss for Words, and Brian Marquis. So sit back, relax, and make sure to get your copy of City by the Sea.
Koji will have a special 7" for sale on the Acoustic Basement Tour, which kicks off today. It features a new song titled "Distance/Divide" and a cover of Evan Dando's "All My Life." It's limited to 300 copies, and it will not be available digitally.
We're so excited to announce more of the lineup for Today's Mixtape Festival. It's got fantastic bands like Man Overboard, The Story So Far, Koji, Backtrack, and more over 3 days. 3 day and single day passes can be purchased here. Check the replies for an updated festival poster.
To help benefit a local DIY venue in Pennsylvania, Title Fight, Koji, Cold World, and many other bands are offering up test presses and other rare items to help fund the relocation of Redwood Art Space. More info can be found here and the webstore is here.
Koji will release the second edition of Spring Song in mid-summer, during his run on Warped Tour's Acoustic Basement. In this interview, he also discusses his tour with Never Shout Never and how he came to play Warped.
Between the ups and downs of touring, singer/songwriter Koji has remained characteristically positive about the rather busy and tumultuous year 2012 has given him so far. Head here to read about what he considers his best year to date, including tapings for Spring Song Vol. 2, anticipation for this year's Warped Tour and his reflections on the support he received in response to being robbed prior to his tour with Never Shout Never.
About a month ago, our good friend Kojiwas robbed. Without missing a beat, he was continuing on his tour. Head to the replies to watch Koji talk about how he dealt with the issue and how he found so many positive outlets while recovering from his material losses.
Koji's 6th Annual Holiday Spectacular will take place on December 27 at the Midtown Scholar in Harrisburg, PA and will also feature Hostage Calm and Minshara. Koji will also release a 5-song EP that Tuesday which will be available for free at the show with a charitable donation. Full details can be found here.
Run For Cover Records is having a showcase at CMJ on Saturday, October 22. Tigers Jaw, Bridge and Tunnel, Koji, Daylight, GDP, Young Statues and the Tower and the Fool are all playing, along with one band to be announced. Check the replies for the poster.