There's not a lot to say, other than spring is most definitely here. Which, yeah, is the most boring thing someone can say. Let's talk about the weather! Interesting! Maybe in the replies we just try and keep it real and discuss all the interesting things that have happened this past week. Whatever.
Blake SolomonThe best album, by far, that I have heard this year is 's All Get Out The Season. It's passionate, tough and also, somehow, accessible. I honestly don't see something else this year hitting me like this album has. Oh, and, it came out in 2011. So, I'm stupid. However, 's Eyes Wide When It's Raining EP and 's Pity Sex Dark World are two records that have left a mark. So whatever, just... Blake Solomon on 04/14/12 - 09:37 PM 56 Replies -
The streets that breathe in our names are shameless places. Fingernails all filled with soil and sorrow.
Staff Recommendations Adam: 's Harkonen Grizz EP; heard four new songs last night - they're sick! Every Time I Die
Broden: New music by is brilliant, and it will be coming to you very, very shortly. The Decoration
Ryan: , Go Radio , The Wonder Years , and Basement Dashboard Confesional
Kyle: new single, " The Maccabees Pelican".
Dre: It's all T's. , Timeshares , Turnover - Tegan & Sara Get Along Live LP/DVD
Alex: - Childish Gambino Camp. Save ! Community
Blake: - Arms and Sleepers The Organ Hearts
Sean: 's new song, "Men Without Chests", is my new drug. Me & My Arrow Adam Pfleider on 11/19/11 - 09:57 PM 48 Replies -
"True progress means matching the world to the vision in our head"
Staff Recommendations Ryan: , PMtoday , Circa Survive , and Pianos Become The Teeth La Dispute
Kyle: , Arrange , Parvulesco and The Maccabees The Cure
Dre: , Turnover , Fucked Up , Sick of it All Frank Turner
Alex: , Pianos Become The Teeth , Hit the Lights , Mixtapes . Terror Ryan Gardner on 11/05/11 - 10:22 PM 72 Replies -
"Swing low sweet ambulance come cure me, hope's not an inch away from death."
Staff Recommendations Sean: , Invalids , Weaver At The Loom , Wavorly , Template Spaces
Alex: , A Loss For Words , Close Your Eyes , "Weird Al" Yankovic the greatest horror movie ever put on film
Ryan: , Anberlin , The Format , and The Starting Line Brand New Sean Rizzo on 10/29/11 - 09:24 PM 42 Replies -
"Those locks on your doors tell me when you're crouched on all fours."
Staff Recommendations Sean: , Ume , Apparatjik , Yonks , Hands of the Templar Dälek
Dre: , Sick of it All Verbal Kent
Ryan: , Story of the Year , Yellowcard , Coldplay , and A Loss For Words The Dangerous Summer
Alex: , Black Sabbath , Bayside . Freddy Krueger's Underwear Sean Rizzo on 10/22/11 - 09:15 PM 44 Replies -
But just forgetting never really made sense to me.
Staff Recommendations Ryan: , La Dispute , Lydia , and Relient K Pianos Become The Teeth
Sean: , Kirk Witt , Il Abanico , The Circle Ends Here , Good Weather For Airstrikes , Mutiny on the Bounty , and Three Trapped Tigers . My Asobi Seksu bandcamp thread is such a beautiful thing.
Dre: , H2O , Turnover Punch
Ian: Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire's Lost in Translation
Adam: 's Pianos Become the Teeth The Lack Long After is one of the most beautifully heartbreaking records I've heard in some time.
Christian: , New Found Glory , Mayday Parade We Are The In Crowd Ryan Gardner on 10/08/11 - 09:30 PM 65 Replies -
"Something dies when you grow older, but you do the best you can."
Staff Recommendations Ryan: Paint It Golden, Listen & Forgive, Man Overboard, People And Things, and Wildlife
Dre: Frank Turner - England Keep My Bones, Transit
Christian: , Handguns The Best Week Ever
Sean: , Exxasens , All the Day Holiday , Brother Bear Conditions Ryan Gardner on 10/01/11 - 10:19 PM 75 Replies -
"And we are aware cause we've been through it."
Staff Recommendations Ryan: 's Just Surrender If These Streets Could Talk, , Kanye West 's s/t, Saosin 's The Morning Of The Way I Fell In, and The American Scene
Dre: - Turnover Turnover EP
Adam: 's Zechs Marquise Getting Paid; 's Saves the Day Daybreak; 's St. Vincent Strange Mercy
Ian: , The Weeknd Beyonce's 4, Coheed and Cambria's , the beginning of the Buccaneers' NFL dominance. Second Stage Turbine Blade
Christian: , Veara , En Serenade . Letters From Home
Kyle: 's Laura Marling A Creature I Don't Know, 's Stephen Fry The Fry Choronicles Autobigraphy Audiobook, getting excited for The Maccabees new record.
Deborah: 's Nothington Borrowed Time
Alex:... Ryan Gardner on 09/10/11 - 09:35 PM 58 Replies -
"Light a match and burn this all down; suffocate the voices of doubt."
Staff Recommendations Ryan: 's Thrice Major/Minor, ' Cary Brothers Under Control, 's The Dangerous Summer Reach For The Sun, and 's Something Corporate North
Blake: and The Donkeys The Republic of Wolves
Dre: Pettybone. ..Oh, and Birds In Row (indie-alt pop punk), too. Turnover
Adam: ' Code Orange Kids Cycles; College Football and Absolute 100.
Sean: , Industries of the Blind , Built on Secrets , Saosin , Mew . Hetfield & Hetfield
Kyle: 's Bombay Bicycle Club A Different Kind Of Fix. On repeat.
Alex: Listening to old local bands from high school.
Lueda: , Gem Club and Sóley ( Sin Fang ). Yeah, I definitely want to move to... Seabear Ryan Gardner on 09/03/11 - 09:14 PM 63 Replies -
"And my heart left my chest, so forgive me."
Staff Recommendations Ryan: , The Devil Wears Prada , Drake , and Emery The Cinema :
Adam - Glos Harmonium, - Retox Ugly Animals, - ME&LP Chez Reymond
Dre: - Fucked Up David Comes To Life, , Kendrick Lamar - Trap Them Darker Handcraft, - Aficionado S/T.
Broden: The new record, Gotye Making Mirrors, 's upcoming release Ohbijou Metal Meets, and ' Dead Letter Chorus Yearlings
Alex: - Hawthorne Heights Hate, and Circle Takes the Square . Banquets
Christian: and Hurricane Irene. A Golden Era
Sean: , Exotic Animal Petting Zoo , The Bear Romantic , Over The Ocean , Cloudkicker , Les Sages Amia Venera Landscape Ryan Gardner on 08/27/11 - 09:28 PM 48 Replies -
ZOMG! Whoze Blink One Eight Two???
Staff Recommendations Adam: A murmur from the ruins echoes softly as the roots undo, and the branch becomes...
Ryan: Harry Potter, , Underoath , Deas Vail , and This Love Straylight Run
Matt: . And for one of the year's greatest metal albums, Andy Zipf, Andy Zipf, Andy Zipf . City of Ships
Kyle: , Male Bonding , Theophilus London and Youth Lagoon Holly Miranda
Alex Djaferis: Basement Adam Pfleider on 07/16/11 - 09:57 PM 60 Replies -
The devil is not the nature that is around us, but the nature that is within us all.
Recommended Matt: (RIYL: The Menzingers, Anti-Flag, Against Me!), good 'ol The Reveling , and eagerly awaiting upcoming CCR . Astronautalis
Ian: , Guerre - Darker My Love , SBTRKT - SBTRKT , The Appleseed Cast - Middle States EP , Shabazz Palaces - Black Up Beyonce - 4.
Adam: ' "Widow" on repeat. Best album closer of 2011? You'll know it when you hear it... Sainthood Reps
Lueda: , The Rosebuds and the new SBTRKT . Beirut
Kyle: , The Horrors - " Bombay Bicycle Club Shuffle", the new , Beirut and SBTRKT - " S.C.U.M. Amber Hands".
Blake: and The Story So Far Big Sean
Alex: and Junior Battles CM Punk. Matthew Tsai on 07/02/11 - 11:38 PM 47 Replies -
"What of the bonds we've made that have started to fade. We can't control the time, but right now I'll take what I can get out of my life."
Staff Recommendations Ryan: It's summer - , Fall Out Boy , Yellowcard , Cartel , The Wonder Years , NFG , TBS , Man Overboard , etc Blink 182
Adam: 's discog; Cave In ' Caravels Floorboards EP; 's Red Fang Murder the Mountains.
Broden: The debut record is brilliant. Seeker Lover Keeper This may also be my favorite song of the year to this point.
Ian: . Perfect rainy night music. Blaqk Audio
Christian: Since I work at the beach and it's summer weather - , All Time Low , Mayday Parade , The Starting Line . Freshman 15
Alex: , Norma Jean , Fireworks , being doing... Its Teeth Ryan Gardner on 05/28/11 - 09:21 PM 72 Replies -
When I go outside, I'm terrified of what I might find.
Recommendations Blake: and Scattered Trees Dance Gavin Dance
Adam: Besides , you should also watch Regular Show this.
Christian: I'm a closet fan and jam The Summer Set late at night. We Are The In Crowd
Eda: once again, Typhoon and Siskiyou . Scattered Trees
Paul: 's self-titled album and Cassie 's debut album (one of the best of the year so far). Yuck
Ian: , Themes ' The Mountain Goats , and All Eternals Deck / Tyler, the Creator Neutral Milk Hotel mash- ups.
Matt: Listen to Blake and Eda: Scattered Trees.
Ryan: , Dance Gavin Dance , and The Color Morale The Dangerous Summer
Alex: , Handguns , and The American Scene . Second To Last Blake Solomon on 03/05/11 - 09:56 PM 64 Replies -
And we were lovers. Now we can't be friends.
Recommendations Eda: , Crystal Castles and Typhoon . U.S. Royalty
Ian: , Themes , Saigon , and Childish Gambino . Camu Tao
Adam: 's Defeater Empty Days and Sleepless Nights is the real deal...
Alex Djaferis: , Funeral for a Friend Maybeshewill
Ryan: , Mayday Parade , Story of the Year , and Conditions Cary Brothers
Kyle: , Summer Camp Blur
Blake: [ Just Plain Ant
Alex: Awesome week for new music: Bayside, Transit, Man Overboard, Handguns, Red City Radio, Darkest Hour, Patrick Stump, DRUGS Lueda Alia on 02/27/11 - 01:36 AM 62 Replies -