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Staff ReviewsDefeater - Abandoned (Drew Beringer)
Donovan Wolfington - How To Treat The Ones You Love (Aaron Mook)
The Good Life - Everybody's Coming Down (Aaron Mook)
Drew Beringer on 08/31/15 - 07:05 AM
"The screen door slams, Mary's dress waves..."
Staff ReviewsBruce Springsteen - Born to Run (40-Year Anniversary Retrospective) (Craig Manning)
Craig Manning on 08/25/15 - 06:27 AM
Recently, I was able to speak with Tim Kasher and Stefanie Drootin of The Good Life about the band's first album in eight years, Everybody's Coming Down. Check it out here.
I mean, its what were all listening to now, and we joked around about it being our Weezer or our Built to Spill record. [Laughs] I think the Good Life used to feel like an entity that had to stand in contrast to Cursive, but now that were less active, The Good Life feels like it has more leeway to play rock music.
Aaron Mook on 08/24/15 - 09:27 AM
"And today was a day just like any other."
Staff ReviewsJack's Mannequin - Everything in Transit (10-Year Retrospective) (Craig Manning)
Staff InterviewsJohn Nolan (Craig Ismaili)
PALMAS (Craig Ismaili)
Craig Manning on 08/24/15 - 06:02 AM
I'm feeling good as new / There's paradise waiting for us in summertime.
Staff PhotosPinelands Music Festival - Millville, NJ (Staci Altomari & Anthony Sorendino)
Staff InterviewsWe Came As Romans (Jake Denning)
Anthony Sorendino on 08/21/15 - 08:40 AM
1-800-HOTLINEBLING
Staff ReviewsCarly Rae Jepsen - EMOTION (Ryan Dennehy)
Ryan Calhoun - Paper Stars (Gregory Robson)
Ryan Dennehy on 08/20/15 - 05:32 AM
You'll be saying you're lonely but you'll be alone with me.
Staff ReviewsNoah Gundersen - Carry the Ghost (Craig Manning)
Neck Deep - Life's Not Out To Get You (Blake Solomon)
Little American Champ - Purge (Zac Djamoos)
Casual - Casual (Zac Djamoos)
Staff InterviewsNoah Gundersen (Craig Manning)
Blake Solomon on 08/18/15 - 07:20 AM
"It's a simple braille missive from the person you miss, a reminder you could always be a little bit better than this."
Staff ReviewsFrank Turner - Positive Songs for Negative People (Craig Manning)
Craig Manning on 08/17/15 - 07:30 AM
The AP.net staff is here to help you soundtrack your summer with a playlist each Friday for the next several weeks. Today, I've probably got the opposite to last weeks gym playlist by Jake Denning. I've been on holiday for the past week and I like sea gazing (and having a little existential crisis whilst doing so) and semi enjoying the sun and breeze that comes with being on a tropical island so I put together a playlist to bring a little bit of sunshine to your weekend. This is the part party, part "chill and watch the waves come in" playlist.
Charlie Joseph on 08/14/15 - 11:44 AM
I jumped a flight of stairs because I was so excited to have you home.
Photos & Show ReviewsVans Warped Tour 2015 - Camden, NJ (Anthony Sorendino)
Anthony Sorendino on 08/14/15 - 08:51 AM
Whisper whimper, I won't forget to close your eyes for you.
ReviewsKnuckle Puck - Copacetic (Blake Solomon)
Blake Solomon on 08/11/15 - 06:38 AM
"You gave me the best mixtape I have, and even all the bad songs ain't so bad."
Staff ReviewsNight Beds - Ivywild (Craig Manning)
Show ReviewsSlipknot, Lamb of God, Bullet for My Valentine, Motionless in White - Mansfield, MA [Photos] (Alex DiVincenzo)
Craig Manning on 08/10/15 - 07:16 AM
This town is full of dumb reminders.
Staff InterviewFat Mike and Erin Burkett from Fat Wreck Chords
Staff ReviewTime Spent Driving - Passed & Presence (Zac Djamoos)
Staff PhotosJason Isbell at the Electric Factory
Deborah Remus on 08/04/15 - 04:36 AM
"You would kill for this, just a little bit."
Staff ReviewsJohn Nolan - Sad Strange Beautiful Dream (Craig Ismaili)
Foreign Tongues - Fragile, As Said Before (Aj LaGambina)
Craig Ismaili on 08/03/15 - 05:45 AM
"You said it was night inside my heart; it was. You said it should tear a kid apart; it does."
Staff ReviewsMac DeMarco - Another One (Aaron Mook)
Aaron Mook on 07/31/15 - 06:40 AM
Becky Kovach on 07/29/15 - 04:27 AM
With the excitement surrounding Nightmare of You and Armor For Sleep playing shows again, I recently found myself inspired to look back on bands that left us all too soon. So today's playlist, brought to you by yours truly, is a hazy trip down memory lane.

Check out the playlist in the replies and break out the tissues - this might be a hard one to get through.
Becky Kovach on 07/24/15 - 03:10 PM
Better hear about this shit on the news or somethin'
Staff ReviewsFuture - Dirty Sprite 2 (Ryan Dennehy)
Delta Deep - Delta Deep (Craig Manning)
Barlow - Four Castles (Aaron Mook)
Ryan Dennehy on 07/23/15 - 05:37 AM
"Feels like my life is ready to blow"
Staff ReviewsTame Impala - Currents (Jake Jenkins)
Staff InterviewsDustin Kensrue
Staff PhotosRadio 104.5 Summer Block Party (Staci Altomari)
Jake Jenkins on 07/21/15 - 07:44 AM
Smoke whatever you've got left. It's getting late and we don't have much to lose.
Staff InterviewsJim Adkins (Jonathan Bautts)
Photos & Show ReviewsSay Anything - Philadelphia, PA (Anthony Sorendino)
Staff ReviewsThe Maine - American Candy (Anthony Sorendino)
Anthony Sorendino on 07/17/15 - 10:46 AM
"It's the war that I wage to wake up every day, its a fiberglass boat, it's azaleas in May."
Staff ReviewsJason Isbell - Something More Than Free (Craig Manning)
Spraynard - Mable (Zac Djamoos)
Staff InterviewsNight Terrors of 1927 (Chrisanne Grise)
Craig Manning on 07/14/15 - 07:14 AM
Let's get lost just for the hell of it.
Staff ReviewsNew Lives - In Passing (Zac Djamoos)
Zac Djamoos on 07/10/15 - 09:59 AM
"What I'm working for is something more than free."
Staff InterviewsJason Isbell (Craig Manning)
Wolf Alice (Jonathan Bautts)
Craig Manning on 07/08/15 - 07:36 AM
"I'll spin for you like your favorite records used to."
Staff InterviewsSimple Plan (Joe DeAndrea)
Joe DeAndrea on 07/07/15 - 07:24 AM
Every year seems like "the best year for music since (insert year here)," and 2015 is no different. As we put our Mid-Year Top 10 albums together, many writers had to make changes at the last minute - there is too much good music out there. First world problems aside, we have listened to an abundance of great albums this year, so we picked our Top 10 favourites for you all to check out. From Kendrick Lamar to The Sidekicks to Jamie xx, you can expect to find all sorts of albums in our collective or individual lists. Head over to the replies to check it all out, and make sure to join the discussion - we would love to hear about your favourite albums of 2015. Enjoy!
Lueda Alia on 07/06/15 - 10:02 AM
The AP.net staff is here to bring you a different playlist every Friday to soundtrack your summer. Last week, we took your suggestions and crafted a Feel Good Hits of the Summer Playlist. This week, things are getting a little bit darker. We're taking you to one of the staples of summer: the late night drive. This is one to throw on while your aimlessly cruising through the backstreets at 3 AM. So roll those windows down, and check out the playlist in the replies.
Craig Ismaili on 07/03/15 - 06:53 AM
Id say anything to make you stay forever because forever dont mean nothing without you"
Staff ReviewsMan Overboard - Heavy Love (Becky Kovach)
Becky Kovach on 06/30/15 - 06:58 AM
"We better hear about this shit on the news or somethin'"
Staff ReviewsVince Staples - Summertime '06 (Jake Jenkins)
Hudson Mohawke - Lantern (Ryan Dennehy)
Tigers Jaw - Studio 4 Acoustic Session (Aj LaGambina)
Staff Interviews Good Old War (Jonathan Bautts)
Ryan Dennehy on 06/29/15 - 06:48 AM
And all of the monsters got bigger.
ReviewsmewithoutYou - Pale Horses (Blake Solomon)
Staff InterviewsNate Ruess (Jonathan Bautts)
Blake Solomon on 06/25/15 - 08:27 AM
"Let's keep that silly punchline between you and me."
Staff ReviewsCastle of Genre - Home: Loss & Ghosts (Zac Djamoos)
Drunk Couples - Cruisin' (Zac Djamos)
Staff InterviewsCold War Kids (Jonathan Bautts)
Zac Djamoos on 06/24/15 - 08:36 AM
"Beware, I bear more grudges than lonely high court judges."
Staff ReviewsSorority Noise - Joy, Departed (Aaron Mook)
August Burns Red - Found In Far Away Places (Jake Denning)
Desaparecidos - Payola (Kelly Doherty)
Staff InterviewsHead North (Shana Davidson)
X Ambassadors
(Jonathan Bautts)
Staff Articles How Perfect Pussy Inspired Me To Do Direct Action (Charlie Joseph)
Aaron Mook on 06/23/15 - 07:00 AM
"I'm gonna turn off my phone, start catching up with the old me."
Staff ReviewsKacey Musgraves - Pageant Material (Craig Manning)
Ransom Scenery - ear to ear (Craig Manning)
Staff InterviewsThird Eye Blind (Chrisanne Grise)
Craig Manning on 06/22/15 - 07:22 AM
The AP.net staff is here to help you soundtrack your summer with a playlist each Friday for the next several weeks. Last week, Craig M. offered up his playlist of roots music, and this week I'm taking things to the dance floor. That's right, this week's theme is dance music since the bright and colorful sounds of the genre go hand in hand with the summer weather (that is, when it isn't raining relentlessly like it is here right now). So put on your dancing shoes and check out the playlist in the replies.
Jake Jenkins on 06/19/15 - 10:48 AM
"Do you want to fall apart? I could if you can try to fix what I've undone, cause I hate what I've become."
Album ReviewsNate Ruess - Grand Romantic (Craig Ismaili)
Craig Ismaili on 06/17/15 - 06:45 AM
"The plans I make still have you in them."
Album ReviewsThird Eye Blind - Dopamine (Craig Manning)
Staff InterviewsmewithoutYou (Jonathan Bautts)
Book ReviewThank You, Goodnight by Andy Abramowitz (Craig Ismaili)
Craig Manning on 06/15/15 - 06:39 AM
The AP.net staff is here to help you soundtrack your summer with a playlist each Friday for the next several weeks. Last week, Ryan D. shared his playlist of summer jams. This week, I'm here to take things in a completely different direction: roots music. From folk and alt-country to Americana and classic rock 'n' roll, this playlist encompasses the genres that have said "summer" to me longest. Whether you're heading out of town for a road trip or sitting on the porch drinking a beer late at night, this mix is ideal.
Craig Manning on 06/12/15 - 07:46 AM
"And here with you there's always something to look forward to; my angry heart beats relatively easy."
Staff ReviewsSun Kil Moon - Universal Themes (Aaron Mook)
Small Leaks Sink Ships - Face Yourself, and Remove Your Sandals (Craig Manning)
Sharon Van Etten - I Don't Want To Let You Down EP
(Kelly Doherty)
Aaron Mook on 06/11/15 - 07:12 AM
"Have you ever ran at something headfirst, and then crawled away?"
Staff ReviewsFour Year Strong - Four Year Strong (Craig Ismaili)
Cusses - Here Comes the Rat (Gregory Robson)
Oso Oso - Real Stories of True People, Who Kind of Looked Like Monsters (Matt Metzler)
Staff InterviewsBetty Who (Joe DeAndrea)
Matt Metzler on 06/09/15 - 06:56 AM
"Pretend I'm a shelter for heartaches that don't have a home."
Staff ReviewsChris Stapleton - Traveller (Craig Manning)
Lil Durk - Remember My Name (Jake Jenkins)
Royal Psalms - I Could Have Been Anything (Zac Djamoos)
Annabel - Having It All (Zac Djamoos)
Craig Manning on 06/08/15 - 06:59 AM
The AP.net staff is here to help you soundtrack your summer with a playlist each Friday for the next several weeks. The first installment in the series comes courtesy of yours truly, and let me tell you, it should be a federal crime for songs like Fetty Wap's "RGF Island" and Taylor Swift's "New Romantics" to not be on every single Summer 2k15 playlist. Alas, they aren't available on streaming services so I couldn't include them here. However, I did assemble a collection of songs that I think make a pretty damn good beach or BBQ soundtrack, which you can check out in the replies via Spotify and Rdio.
Ryan Dennehy on 06/05/15 - 07:33 AM
Staff ReviewsA$AP Rocky - At.Long.Last.A$AP (Jake Jenkins)
Jamie xx - In Colour (Ryan Dennehy)
Staff InterviewsMarianas Trench (Joe DeAndrea)
Ryan Dennehy on 06/03/15 - 05:44 AM
"Let's raise a glass to all the people you're not speaking to."
Staff Reviews Dawes - All Your Favorite Bands (Craig Manning)
Craig Manning on 06/01/15 - 07:52 AM
You ain't never been no virgin kid, you were fucked from the start.
Staff InterviewsThe Early November (Zac Djamoos)
Zac Djamoos on 05/22/15 - 12:21 PM
I know we're all so distracted by our endless conversations.
ReviewsThe Story So Far - The Story So Far (Blake Solomon)
Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen - Hold My Beer, Vol. 1 (Gregory Robson)
Blake Solomon on 05/21/15 - 08:13 AM
"I thought the highway loved me, but she beat me like a drum."
Staff ReviewsBrandon Flowers - The Desired Effect (Craig Manning)
Mineral Girls - Cozy Body (Zac Djamoos)
The Tallest Man On Earth - Dark Bird Is Home (Jake Jenkins)
Craig Manning on 05/19/15 - 06:09 AM

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