Head to the replies to hear our exclusive premiere of Felled Trees' (Thrice, Samiam, No Motiv) cover of Dinosaur Jr.'s "I Ain't Sayin." Blair Shehan from The Jealous Sound sings this track, which comes from their cover-to-cover rendition of Dinosaur Jr.'s album, Where You Been. You can pre-order Felled Trees' version, entitled Where We Been, here.
Eddie Breckenridge (Thrice), Sergie Loobkoff (Samiam, Knapsack), & Roger Camero (No Motiv, Peace'd Out) have formed a new band: Felled Trees. The band's first album is Where We Been, a cover-to-cover record of Dinosaur Jr.'s Where You Been?, featuring guest vocalists from The Jealous Sound, Texas Is The Reason, and more, due October 15. Pre-order the album via Siren Records, view the tracklist below, and see the album art in the replies.
1. Out There (feat. Karl Larsson, Last Days of April)
2. Start Choppin’ (feat. Jason Beebout, Samiam)
3. What Else is New (feat. Garrett Klahn, Texas is the Reason)
4. On the Way (feat. Blair Sheehan, Knapsack/The Jealous Sound) ... read more
New Red Archive is reissuing several Samiam titles on vinyl for the 20th anniversary. First round of pressings come out May 15th and include the self-titled on purple vinyl and the I Am EP on a colored 7".
I'm happy to present the first installment of Live Sessions, a new video feature here on AP.net. Our premier session features a full live performance from A Wilhelm Scream and Samiam from when they played at The Middle East in Cambridge, MA on February 19th. You can watch the sets in the replies. Be sure to let us know what you think, and stay tuned for more of these in the future.
Coming out of Berkeley, California in the late '80's, Samiam helped spark a craze that fused alternative college rock with punk ethics, fastening their legitimacy onto the '90's indie music scene with several well-received records (Clumsy, You Are Freaking Me Out). While they never reached the mainstream level of success they hoped to achieve after releasing two major-label efforts, the band had a devoted following until quietly ending things in 2000. The group did reform in 2006, however, for one more album before in-fighting and creative differences pushed them back into futility. A new album was rumored to be in production last spring, although there has been no firm evidence to...
We've chosen the winners for our Samiam and The Horrors contests, and the names of our lucky participants can be found in the replies. We'd like to extend our appreciation to our partners, as well as anyone who took the time to enter either of these fabulous contests. Congratulations, winners!