Drummer Jeremiah Edmond is leaving Manchester Orchestra. Both him and lead vocalist Andy Hull gave us an exclusive interview about where the band is headed, details of the split, and just how scary that break-up conversation can be.
Robert McDowell (of Manchester Orchestra) and his one-man band, an alternative pop project he's dubbed Gobotron, is finally ready to release an album. On Your Mark, Get Set... has been two years in the making, and it hits digital retailers on Jan. 19th. For now, and in our true exclusive fashion, we've got the full album stream going on at theGobotronAP.net Profile.
Starting now, we'll be offering tiny snippets into the past of your favorite bands and artists. Never heard, incredibly rare or just really freakin' old, here is the first installment of the Before They Were Stars feature: "Half of It" by Manchester Orchestra. Stream the song in the replies and then tell us what you think.
Manchester Orchestra has a video update from their time with Kevin Devine in the U.K. Included is a cover of MGMT's "Time To Pretend" and the pilot episode of Andy Hull and Kevin Devine's new show Baby Time. Check out the video in the replies and see more cool stuff at Sounds of Buzz.
Manchester Orchestra's performance of "I've Got Friends" from their appearance on Letterman last night can be seen in the replies. Try to decide what is better: their performance, or Dave Letterman talking to them afterward.
ShockHound.com has a new video interview with Manchester Orchestra. Andy Hull and Chris Freeman talk about their "awful" early shows, their Weezer-influenced new album, and getting one of their songs played on Gossip Girl. Check it out here.