I've been enjoying this Sir Sly band quite a bit. Stream their latest EP in the replies or grab it on iTunes for three bucks.
Jason Tate on 04/29/14 - 11:05 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well.
Jason TateAs always, check out my blog and the AP.net podcast.
Jake DenningI've been listening to the new Miss May I album, Rise of the Lion a TON - you can pre-order it here. I also got to see letlive., Issues, and Of Mice & Men crush it in Portland, so go pick up their latest albums as well.
Sean RizzoOh. my. gosh. Go listen to Kye Kye! I think I just found my AOTY. Too soon, you say? Shame on you!
Steve AlcalaI'm working on new pieces right now so check out my art Facebook page if you'd like to see my work: it'd mean a lot!...
Jason Tate on 03/30/14 - 01:00 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well.
Jason TateAs always, check out my blog and the AP.net podcast.
Anthony SorendinoThe Rooster Teeth podcast. Hearthstone. "Montana" by Tycho.
Zac DjamoosThe Hotelier, La Dispute, and Taking Back Sunday.
Kyle HuntingtonRe-discovered my love for Paul Buchanan's 2012 album Mid Air. Particularly the title track. Also, Nick Mulvey.
Chris CollumBeen trying to catch up on new releases, but so far I've just become obsessed with this: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata
Jason Tate on 03/16/14 - 01:00 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well.
Jason TateAs always, check out my blog and the AP.net podcast.
Chris CollumThis week I've been listening to lots of stuff by Thursday, The Wrens, Deerhunter, TV on the Radio and The Clash.
Alex DiVincenzoWatch my friends in Scholar play a full set, which includes a killer cover of The Outfield's "Your Love."
Ryan DennehyMOVE. THAT. DOPE.
Jake JenkinsThe new Deniro Farrar track with Lunice has been on repeat for a few days.
Jason Tate on 03/09/14 - 02:00 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well.
Jason TateAs always, check out my blog and the AP.net podcast.
Kyle HuntingtonI haven't been able to stop listening to "Beautiful Criminal" by new artist Alx. If you're a fan of James Blake, Jai Paul or Frank Ocean you should check it out asap. Also Ry X's "Berlin" for the "Bon Iver/Jeff Buckley/Ben Howard chill out".
Ryan DennehyHolly Herndon's "Chorus", Oneohtrix Point Never's R Plus Seven, and Ciara.
Chris CollumThe new Cloud Nothings record is tearing my shit up. New one from The War on Drugs is fantastic as well.
Jason Tate on 02/23/14 - 02:00 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well.
Jason TateAs always, check out my blog and the AP.net podcast.
Jake DenningI have a blog that I try and update each week. I've also been listening to a lot of Comeback Kid
Gregory Robson My random musings about music can be found here and here.
Zac DjamoosThe Hotelier.
Chris CollumThe Hotelier's incredible new album Home, Like Noplace Is There. Also been revisiting some classic stuff like Mineral - The Power of Failing, The Weakerthans - Left & Leaving, The Promise Ring - Nothing Feels Good, and Jimmy Eat World - Static...
Jason Tate on 02/16/14 - 02:00 AM
It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well.
Jason TateAs always, check out my blog and the AP.net podcast.
Drew BeringerFollow my new blog, Locked Groove and the AP.net podcast. Also been digging the new We Are The In Crowd and Comeback Kid records.
Steve AlcalaThis week I finally created a Facebook page for my artwork, so if anyone is interested in taking a look at my drawings, it would mean the world. I've been enjoying Speak Low If You Speak Love and Oceana's birtheater.
Ryan GardnerAndrew Belle, Warpaint, and James Vincent McMorrow. The upcoming Modern Baseball...
Jason Tate on 01/26/14 - 02:00 AM
"If ignorance is bliss why aren't there more happy people in the world, then?" - Stephen Fry
Kyle HuntingtonGetting very excited for Reading Festival in the UK next weekend which sees the likes of The Cure, The Maccabees, Graham Coxon, The Cribs and more of my favourites playing. Also, continually watching QI, Stephen Fry In America, Last Chance To See and anything else Stephen Fry whilst reading David Attenborough's Life On Air autobiography.
Deborah RemusCheck out Masked Intruder, who just released a super fun pop-punk record. I also revisited Timeshares' Bearable this week.
Matthew TsaiLike Lucero, Drive-By Truckers and '90's rock? Better get on Jr. Juggernaut. Their upcoming album...
Kyle Huntington on 08/19/12 - 07:17 AM
Be sure to tell your mother how wonderful she is today.
Ryan GardnerThe Gaslight Anthem. That is all.
Kyle HuntingtonI've been listening to a whole lot of King Krule again as well as the free debut EP by the band Riches which you should check out if you enjoy My Bloody Valentine or The Jesus & Mary Chain.
Jack ApplebyBeen feeding my newfound vinyl addiction, so I've had City and Colour, Letlive., and Thrice spinning recently. Made myself a Spotify playlist of the Thrice farewell setlist I've been listening to a lot - here it is if you're interested. Also, Night Verses.
Ryan Gardner on 05/13/12 - 07:42 AM
Almost a week into May already? What's everyone been listening to, watching, or reading this week?
Ryan GardnerI've been spinning Mayday Parade's timeless A Lesson In Romantics all week, as well as the latest from The Menzingers, fun., and Daytrader. Starting up the new Stephen King Dark Tower book tomorrow (finally).
Andy BiddulphBeen listening to an awful lot of the latest Japandroids, Straight Lines and Daytrader records. Also, a huge pat on the back to everybody who donated to help The Menzingers make their money back after they were robbed in Manchester last week; especially the guys at Banquet Records who raised £1,600 (including £250 of their own money) for the cause. Also, the...
Ryan Gardner on 05/05/12 - 11:23 PM
If you're anything like me, and if you are, lucky you, it's been one of those weeks where things seem to happen at you. Kind of like we're in a firing squad and all the bullies have tied us to a lightpost and the tomatoes and hard-boiled eggs are just coming full speed ahead no matter what. Because that was such a happy, and most importantly, smart analogy, I'll end on a high note and just get to the recommendations
BlakeOther than still being obsessed with All Get Out, I've really been enjoying Caravels' 2010 album Floorboards. It's one of those scream-y, angst-y, post rock-y albums Adam P always likes. Also, the split by Citizen and Turnover is solid. Especially the acoustic renditions...
Blake Solomon on 04/22/12 - 05:38 AM
At the edge of the world you will still float.
RecommendationsBlake: Dikembe and By Surprise
Thomas: Dinner And A Suit and listening to vinyl in general, for the sake of celebrating the holiday!
Matt: The latest Emarosa album is good. Too bad there's so much drama around Jonny Craig.
Drew B: Any and all Simon & Garfunkel. Digging King of the Beach by Wavves as well.
Adam: Thursday's No Devolución and Young Widow's In and Out of Youth and Lightness.
Paul: Just got back from seeing Arcade Fire headline Coachella and it was one of the best shows I've ever seen.
Lueda: Can't recommend Other Lives enough. Their newest album Tamer Animals (out on May 10th) is my favourite album of the year so...
Blake Solomon on 04/16/11 - 11:11 PM
Motherfucker better duck quick.
RecommendationsBlake: Bayside and talking shit about people you hate.
Ryan: Underoath, Motion City Soundtrack, and Go Radio's upcoming Lucky Street
Adam: Former Theives' The Language That We Speak on repeat...the bar has been set...
Christian: The new River City Extension material is incredible.
Deborah: Sundials
Keagan: Copeland, With The Punches and a stiff drink with a good cigarette.
Lueda: Go listen to Crystal Castles.
Alex: Hellogoodbye, YMAEWK and Gold Motel - on tour now.
Blake Solomon on 02/12/11 - 10:11 PM
It's the end of the world as we know it.
RecommmendationsMatt: Probably the best pop-punk song of 2010.
Blake: Castevet and Winchester Warm
Adam: Watch this DVD...it's amazing.
Deborah: Rumspringer
Ryan: Conditions and Black Swan
Alex: Head above water this year, boys.
Matthew Tsai on 01/01/11 - 11:01 PM
Get comfortable. Get unfrustrated.
RecommendationsBlake: Peace on Earth? Or other stuff?
Christian: If anyone is in the Philly area, go to shows on the 28th and 30th. I'll be there.
Matt: The Morning After Girls and The Radio Dept.
Blake Solomon on 12/25/10 - 10:57 PM
"You can always tell by the eyebrows."
RecommendationsBlake: Only Yeasayer
Matt: Fall Out Boy's brilliant discography and The Radio Dept.
Adam: Formlessness, Heima and Waiter: "You Vultures!"
Ryan: I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business, Fall Out Boy, and Wakey! Wakey!
Christian: Born Without Bones
Blake Solomon on 12/12/10 - 12:32 AM
Blake Solomon on 12/05/10 - 12:05 AM
Be honest, did you ever mention my name?
Staff RecommendationsKeagan: Skrillex, The Republic of Wolves and D.R.U.G.S
Ryan: Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Matt: I Am Empire, who I think could be Tooth & Nail's next big thing.
Deborah: RVIVR's Dirty Water EP
Blake: Maps and Atlases and Ramona Falls
Alex: You said this time would be the last.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/27/10 - 10:09 PM
I do this to reason with you...
Staff RecommendationsAdam: Current scene of my apartment - N64 classics and listening to The Shape of Punk to Come. Two solid recs.
Alex: Did you know, my sweet, that I once took the liberty of watching you in your sleep?
Matt: Hey look, a good Tragic Hero band.
Christian: I am spinning Lions Lions and Such Gold all day today.
Adam Pfleider on 11/14/10 - 12:08 AM
Happy Halloween!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
RecommendationsBlake: Hellogoodbye and, of course, Tokyo Police Club
Adam: Wild Orchid Children's ...Are Alexander Supertramp; Led Zeppelin's II; Black Keys' Brothers and being able to see ENVY live!
Matt: Gasoline Heart again (RIYL: The Gaslight Anthem) and Foxhole.
Alex: It's okay to feel lost; it just means you're alive.
Blake Solomon on 10/30/10 - 09:28 PM
RecommendationsBlake: Salem and Balam Acab
Stephen: Idaho, especially Three Sheets to the Wind, and Beau Navire which features members of Loma Prieta and iwrotehaikusaboutcannibalisminyoury earbook.
Matt: Abel and getting excited for new material from Alexisonfire and Kiven.
Keagan: Curren$y, Broken Bells and Bruno Mars.
Alex: We could spend all day piecing together a picture of the world.
Adrian: I'm going to make you an offer you can't refuse.
Blake Solomon on 10/09/10 - 10:27 PM
I'm going to win an Emmy.
Staff RecommendationsAdrian: ...while the sea is, in a certain sense, contained within the fish.
Lueda: Eliott Smith has been on my mind and iPod all week. And Graveface Records.
Matt: Seconded Adrian's rec.
Chris: Just saw Terrible Things (Fred of TBS, Josh of Coheed and Andy Jackson of Hot Rod Circuit) live. Get at it.
Blake: A Wilhelm Scream's discography
Deborah: The Thermals
Adam: gj
Ian: Kanye West and Jay-Z's "Monster" and Curtis Mayfield's Superfly soundtrack.
Adrian Villagomez on 08/28/10 - 09:08 PM
Self-loathing once filled me, but now I know the truth.
Staff RecommendationsAlex: Live every week like it's shark week.
Blake: We Were Skeletons
Adam: is a dead sinking story.
Chris: Why aren't you listening to Hostage Calm and Iron Chic?
Thomas: Buy the new Punchline and Eli Paperboy Reed this week. Also check out Nottingham.
Matt: The Reign of Kindo
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/07/10 - 09:42 PM
Larry, aren't you going to say goodbye?
RecommendationsBlake: Meursault
Matt: Looting Future Recording's Bandcamp, and Safety Word Orange.
Adam: To know the things I've been making up inside my head and to know what is real...
Blake Solomon on 07/17/10 - 09:30 PM
Blake Solomon on 07/10/10 - 09:05 PM
I'm eating rat poison for dinner.
Staff RecommendationsAlex: Every single day I want to hear you say, "I had the worst day of my life."
Keagan: The Dead Weather, Sleigh Bells and Born Ruffians
Steve: Local Natives, Aqualung, and Letlive.
Thomas: Safety Word Orange and Entourage.
Lueda: The best and nicest label out there: The Mylene Sheath.
Blake: Sleigh Bells and Augustana
Paul: NewVillager
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/15/10 - 09:07 PM
I could be bounded in a nutshell, and count myself a king of infinite space, were it not that I have bad dreams.
Staff RecommendationsAlex: I've had just about enough of quote "diamonds in the rough".
Thomas: The new Gaslight Anthem record, the new Good Old War record, and what I listen to at the beginning of every summer.
Deborah: Cobra Skulls
Matthew: AM Taxi, which is nearly as good as the new The Gaslight Anthem album, as well as helping end cancer.
Chris: The Riot Before, The Gaslight Anthem and Eli "Paperboy" Reed.
Blake: B.o.B AKA Bobby Ray
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/24/10 - 09:39 PM
Control me like you used to.
Staff RecommendationsJason Tate: The new album from The Gaslight Anthem is everything I wanted and more.
: The Morning Of, Yeasayer, and Beach House.
Blake: Tides of Man and Circa Survive
Matthew: Helping end cancer and We All Inherit the Moon
Adam: Celeste, Irons and some hot wax.
Alex: This is a battleground!
Thomas: AM Taxi's We Don't Stand a Chance (June 8) and A Loss for Words' Motown covers album (May 11).
Steve Henderson on 04/17/10 - 09:02 PM
Shame, shame.
Staff RecommendationsSteve: Sleigh Bells and Dr. Dog.
Blake: Ef and Angus & Julia Stone.
Alex: We'll keep on doing our best even though our lives are a mess.
Adam: If you're not reading Anton's blog, you're not learning anything about life.
Steve Henderson on 04/03/10 - 09:00 PM
At least we are civilized.
RecommendationsSteve: Yesterday's Revenge (for Anthony Green fans) and Neon Indian.
Blake: Bruce Peninsula and Communipaw
Drew B.: Nineteen with neck tatz.
Alex: Go see Shutter Island and Four Year Strong.
Adam: Last night, my teeth fell out like ivory typewriter keys...
Keagan: Joanna Newsom, "Good Intentions Paving Highway", "Kingfisher", Did I forget to mention to order one of the best albums this year?
Steve Henderson on 02/20/10 - 10:04 PM
I'm so unprepared, so here's your valentine.
Staff RecommendationsJason: The Helio Sequence
: Listen to Dangers. Don't bother seeing The Wolfman.
Lueda: Peasant, Azure Ray and The Six Parts Seven.
Adrian: The sun's not yellow, it's chicken.
Keagan: The Format, Beach House and The Felix Culpa
Adam: Something old and something new.
Steve: Listen to Mark Rose and Circa Survive and see The Hurt Locker.
Blake: My Arcadia and Foxy Shazam
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/13/10 - 10:01 PM
The key to self liberation is the abstinence from the destructive escapism of intoxication.
Staff RecommendationsAlex: I've got a way with words and it's the cause of all my problems.
Paul: Jenny Wilson and Local Natives
Blake: Airplanes and Eagle Scout
Adam: Who Dat!
Keagan: Joanna Newsom - "Good Intentions Paving Company" and Someone buy me a ticket please!
Steve: Cedar Avenue and Northstar.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/06/10 - 10:32 PM
I never wanted you to chase me, I just wanted you to have me.
Staff RecommendationsSteve: See One for the Team live.
Joe: The Bigger Lights.
Alex: I can't believe that I got stuck here again while the kid with the dreads tells me he's smarter on acid.
Paul: Fool's Gold
Blake: Titus Andronicus
Adam: See Also: Below in forum
Deborah: Modern Life is War
Steve Henderson on 01/30/10 - 11:01 PM
Color my life with the chaos of trouble.
Staff RecommendationsAlex: I'm through with the old school, so let's commence the winning.
Steve: You Me at Six and One for the Team.
Adam: Atlas Sound's "Walkabout" and Finch's "Bitemarks and Bloodstains." Oh, and Dillinger Escape Plan's Option Paralysis is going to kill you all.
Mike: I'm so bored, but I have no motivation to do anything about it.
Blake: Q-Tip
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/23/10 - 10:39 PM
I've seen the angel's face, and I've heard her sing to me.
Staff RecommendationsAlex: From an airplane's view, it is seen that tops of trees are just little seeds.
Drew: The new Dessa record, A Badly Broken Code, is fantastic and in stores this Tuesday. Also follow me at my new Twitter page.
Blake: An Horse
Steve: Neon Trees - Habits and One for the Team - Ghosts.
Paul: Listen to some Clash and follow me on twitter, duh.
Adam: Relationship of Command is better than Kid A. Discuss on Drew's twitter.
Mike: Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate), add me on Facebook and Twitter.
Adrian 2009.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/16/10 - 10:55 PM
Punk rock should mean freedom...as long as it is good and it has passion.
RecommendationsAdam: So where do we go from here? Just about anywhere...
Steve: Space Cowboy - "Falling Down" and Radiohead.
Blake: Vampire Weekend and The Toxic Avenger
Jeremy: The Replacements - Let It Be
Lueda: jj, Raised By Swans and American Analog Set.
Paul: A couple of oldies - Bill Withers and Happy Mondays
Adam Pfleider on 01/09/10 - 11:53 PM
This must be it. Welcome to the new year.
RecommendationsAlex: I'm just a kid at heart. Hope I remain this way.
Jeremy: Talk Talk - Spirit of Eden
Blake: KE$HA
Let's talk more in 2010...this means you Mark Hoppus!
Steve: Listen to Barcelona, play Demon's Souls for PS3, and see Up in the Air
Travis: Sigur Ros and Kevin Devine.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/02/10 - 10:07 PM
It's the day after Christmas, and you're not here to keep my sweater warm.
RecommendationsAlex: Harper's Island is the best show you didn't watch in 2009.
Adam: Throwing rocks at trains. Listen to this.
Blake: Fanfarlo and A Sunny Day in Glasgow
Lueda: Rocky Votolato, Balmorhea, Seabear and The Go Find. They all have great albums coming out in 2010.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/26/09 - 10:07 PM
Things are getting heavy.
RecommendationsBlake: This is a link to my blog
Julia: Friday Night Lights and ten more.
Adam: Thanks for all the kind words, but this is why I do what I do. Photos and End of the Year List coming soon.
Alex: I'm always hoping for the best, preparing for the worst.
Lueda: Holopaw, Immanu El, Peter Broderick and Spoon!
Blake Solomon on 12/05/09 - 10:03 PM
After all, it's me, the king and the beast....
RecommendationsAdam: Manchester Orchestra, Minus the Bear, The Get Up Kids and Kevin Devine and Mansions.
Adrian: If Jesus payin' LeBron, I'm payin' Dwayne Wade.
Alex: If you only knew the amount of thought that I put into you.
Blake: Interpol
Joe: Tonight is the night that we'll talk about forever.
Adam Pfleider on 11/21/09 - 09:30 PM
I feel about as useless as a mom's college degree.
RecommendationsAlex: If dying is bold, then courage I've got.
Adam: Little Gold, a slice of Americana, and the loudest show I've been to all year.
Lueda: 8x10.
Chris: Go watch some college basketball and listen to Bad Religion. It will make you a better individual.
Blake: Bob Dylan's Christmas in the Heart
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/14/09 - 10:41 PM
Rec it, and we'll check it.
RecommendationsAnton: Ace Enders - "Reintroduction"
Adam: Preparing for Fun Fun Fun Fest, so I say check out the new F*ck Buttons, Coalesce and that awesome reunite: The Jesus Lizard!
Blake: Frank Schweikhardt and Junius
Steve: Cartel and The Rocketboys.
Alex: Pay what you want (including nothing) to download the new This Time Next Year.
Anton Djamoos on 10/24/09 - 11:49 PM
I think of all those nights asleep in our bed, swearing we will always be this close.
RecommendationsAlex: Cross our fingers for believers.
Blake: The Mohawk Lodge and Weekend Stars
Adam: "I'm a man in a body of water so tall. Could swallow you whole and forget where he's going. I carved a map in the back of my arm. Don't worry I'm coming home"
Gregory: Matisyahu and Lake Tahoe.
Mike: Relient K ABSOLUTExclusive album stream, Misdelphia Featured Stream: Full EP
Jamie: Twin Suns and Mumford and Sons
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/10/09 - 09:04 PM
Upon us all a little rain must fall.
RecommendationsAlex: Paranormal Activity is the scariest movie I've ever seen in my life.
Adrian: This is what the good guys do. They keep trying. They don't give up.
Blake: Balance and Composure and Tigers Jaw
Adam: My soundtrack to college football and a great documentation of punk rock!
Chris: The Swellers, Strung Out and Nothington all sound perfect right now.
Gregory: Will Hoge, Bright Star and The Horse Boy
Eric: Being in love.
Jamie: The Motel Life, new Paramore album, and Craig Owens' EP
Joe: Give it up, just leave and walk away.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/26/09 - 09:50 PM
My friend assures me, "It's all or nothing." I am not worried. I am not overly concerned.
Staff RecommendationsJason Tate: Why do people settle for low bitrates?
Alex: Quoting lines from Casper; like a whisper, "Can I keep you?"
Blake: KiD CuDi and Islands
Steve: Umbrellas, Wale, and Vampire Weekend.
Adam: "If there's one thing I know in this life, we are beggars all"...oh and this, if you haven't been enlightened.
Chris: Great work, UW! Oh, and if you're still not into Lucero ... yeah, you might wanna get on that
Travis: The time is now: The King and the Thief (formerly Now and Forever) and Now It's Overhead.
Eric: Wu-Tang Clan ain't nuthin ta fuck wit.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/19/09 - 09:33 PM

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