While Jake is in Australia recording with his other band, Shawn Harris (Maniac) has started another band with his sister - Fortress Social Club. Since the world didn't end, head to the replies to stream a new track entitled "2012."
Maniac have already released one of my personal favorite albums of 2011 and now they're already back to work. Shawn and Jake are releasing four EPs that will eventually form their second album, Sons of Summer. The first fourth of the album has been shipped out to their loyal fans and until today, they have only heard those songs. Today, we're bringing you an exclusive listen at another track titled "Is She Black." You can either stream it in the replies or on their AP.net profile. Be sure to check out their webstore as well. All purchases go towards the funding for more music. The more you support, the more you get back!
Maniac have posted the first of four sessions which will be known as their new album, Sons of Summer. The pressing is hand screened and part of a numbered, limited edition, which funds their recording process. Once all sessions have been released, the artwork from each session can be placed together to form one giant piece of Maniac art. Get them now because there is only a very few available.
Maniac have hit the road in a unique way - with just their instruments and the clothes on their back. From now until May 18th, the band is touring the States by hitchhiking, relying on the people they meet along the way for food and shelter. If you would like to donate to them or offer them a place to stay, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org or help them out by purchasing a new track on bandcamp. Hit the replies for more info.
Maniac (Shawn from The Matches and Jake from Something With Numbers) recently played a new song on DJ Rossstar's Punk Rock show. You can see a video here. The song is off their forthcoming full-length, which they announced will be released in March only via vinyl and digital download.