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New Jersey quartet March of the Mannequins (ex-Tourmaline) has posted their new song "Dreamer," on their Facebook page. The song is the first single off their EP The Remedy, which was produced by Chris Badami.
Gregory Robson on 05/27/12 - 04:27 PM
March of the Mannequins (featuring two ex-members of Tourmaline) has started pre-production for their upcoming release. The band will be recording with Chris Badami in early April. Head here to hear the demo "Faithful."
Gregory Robson on 02/25/12 - 04:04 PM
Tourmaline have released a statement about the future of the band. Head to the replies to check it out.
Gregory Robson on 08/02/10 - 10:28 AM
If you sign up for Tourmaline's mailing list on their new website, you can get a free download of their new song "Save Me."
Paul Tao on 03/30/10 - 09:20 PM
You can check out a new Tourmaline song on the band's website. Their new album, The Wreckage, will be out this summer.
Tony Pascarella on 03/16/10 - 07:52 AM
Floral Terrace has posted a new song called "Something Better" on myspace. The new song was produced by Matt Rauch (Tourmaline, The Embracers)
Tony Pascarella on 07/29/09 - 03:58 PM
Matt Rauch of Tourmaline and Kevin Bryan of Socratic taking submissions for bands to record at White Heat Recording Studios. Recently, such artists as Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC and Those Mockingbirds have tracked at the studio. For more information email info@whiteheatrecordingstudios.com.
Jonathan Lally on 06/30/09 - 07:37 PM
Matt Rauch (Tourmaline) and Kevin Bryan (Socratic) are looking for bands to produce at White Heat Recording studios. Interested parties should shoot an e-mail to info@whiteheatrecordingstudios.com
Jonathan Lally on 06/03/09 - 08:09 PM
Tourmaline are currently recording a collaboration with DMC (of Run-DMC fame) at White Heat Studios. The band will enter the studio in October to record their follow-up to Swindle with Joe McGrath (AFI, Green Day.)
Jonathan Lally on 05/24/09 - 12:32 PM
The Embracers have finished recording their EP at White Heat Recording Studios with Matt Rauch of Tourmaline. You can find 3 unmastered tracks from their upcoming release on their myspace page.
Jonathan Lally on 02/05/09 - 09:18 PM
AFI have scrapped their recorded work thus-far with producer David Bottrill. They're currently recording in Los Angeles with Joe McGrath helming the soundboard (Green Day, Tourmaline, Morrissey).
Jonathan Lally on 01/18/09 - 12:02 PM
The Embracers have posted an unmastered new song called "The King and Queen" on their myspace page for 48 hours only. The song is going to be on their new EP, tentatively titled Stripped, which will be out later this year. The band is currently finishing up at White Heat Recording Studios with producer Matt Rauch (Morningwood, Tourmaline, Socratic).
Tony Pascarella on 01/07/09 - 10:26 PM
The Embracers have entered White Heat Recording Studios with Matt Rauch (Tourmaline) to record their upcoming album.
Paul Tao on 01/06/09 - 09:42 PM
Tourmaline have added a unique subscription-based purchase option on their online store. For $20/year, fans get access to bonus tracks, remixes, new/old demos - sent directly to their e-mail inbox. According to the page, "sometimes you'll get one track, sometimes you'll get five, maybe you'll get a whole new record."
Jonathan Lally on 12/30/08 - 04:18 PM
Tourmaline have posted "Levity" to their myspace.
Jonathan Lally on 12/16/08 - 10:39 PM
Tourmaline's music video for "The Swindle" can be found in the replies.
Jonathan Lally on 12/15/08 - 04:12 PM
Head to the replies to watch a recent video of Tourmaline performing "The Swindle" at Lit Lounge in NYC.
Jonathan Lally on 11/16/08 - 07:45 PM
Happy birthday to Matt Rauch of Tourmaline! He turns 26 today. There's no better gift one could bestow than downloading/purchasing his bands' fantastic album, The Swindle, via their website.
Jonathan Lally on 10/22/08 - 05:43 PM
Tourmaline have posted "Afraid of the Same" off their latest effort, The Swindle. Read staff member Chris Fallon's review here, and download the album here. In addition to a free digital download of the entire album, there is a vinyl pre-order and a deluxe version with liner notes, artwork and more.
Jonathan Lally on 10/05/08 - 06:43 PM
Last Friday (9/19), Tourmaline kicked off their appropriately-named "John McCain Stole Our Gas Money Tour" in Union Square. Mayhem, bubble-blowing & rock n' roll chaos ensued. Check out the videos in the replies.
Chris Fallon on 09/29/08 - 01:28 AM
Tourmaline has posted new tour dates on their myspace page. Their album is currently on sale through their online store (and available as a free download.) Read Chris Fallon's review of The Swindle here.
Jonathan Lally on 09/16/08 - 11:07 AM
Tourmaline have added three new tracks to their myspace. These tracks come from the band's latest effort, The Swindle, out now. Also, check out staff member Chris Fallon's incredibly positive review of the record here.
Jonathan Lally on 09/10/08 - 05:37 PM
No soup for you. But reviews? Well, we have plenty of those!
Staff Reviews (09/10/08)Punchline - Just Say Yes (Chris Fallon)
Tourmaline - The Swindle (Chris Fallon)
Blakfish - See You in Another City EP (Blake Solomon)
People In Planes - Beyond The Horizon (Susan Frances)
The Chemical Brothers - Brotherhood (Susan Frances)
Chris Fallon on 09/10/08 - 12:47 AM
The artwork for Tourmaline's The Swindle can be seen here. The band also redesigned their myspace to reflect the art.
Anton Djamoos on 08/27/08 - 07:38 PM
Staff Reviews:Dream Aria - Transcend (Susan Frances)
The Laureates - There Are No More Gentlemen (Susan Frances)
Various Artists - Verve Remixed 4 (Susan Frances)

User Reviews:*Candlebox - into The Sun (CatchThePhoenix)
Tourmaline - The Swindle (CatchThePhoenix)




Susan Frances on 08/27/08 - 10:24 AM
Butch Vig is rumored to be producing the yet-untitled, forthcoming Green Day album. Joe McGrath (whose recent work includes Tourmaline's The Swindle) is also said to be assisting in the process as well.
Jonathan Lally on 08/25/08 - 02:39 PM
Red Light Green Light have posted "She's a Carnivore" off their upcoming currently-untitled album. The new CD is being produced by Matt Rauch of Tourmaline at his studio, White Heat Recording Studios.
Tony Pascarella on 05/16/08 - 11:30 AM
Tourmaline's upcoming album features vocals by Jason Gleason of Old Wives (formerly Action Reaction) on four songs and Richard Lloyd from Television playing guitar on one. The band has finished tracking and are currently mixing.
Anton Djamoos on 04/27/08 - 08:56 PM
Tourmaline started recording their first follow-up to 2005's Strange Distress Calls today with producer Joe McGrath (Nightmare of You).
Anton Djamoos on 03/26/08 - 09:38 PM
I recently visited Matt Rauch of Tourmaline's new studio, White Heat Recording Studios, and interviewed him and wrote an article concerning what goes into building your own studio. For those of you who want to know what it takes to create your own recording studio, and also for those who are looking to record for someone in the northern New Jersey area, read the article here.
Anton Djamoos on 01/16/08 - 05:08 PM
Tourmaline have posted new demo "Calves/Wolves" on myspace.
Anton Djamoos on 12/04/07 - 06:42 PM
Matt from Tourmaline is in the middle of building a new recording studio, White Heat Studios, in Fairfield, NJ. It should be open for business in mid-December. For more information, head over to the studio's myspace. Matt will start recording ActionReaction's new demos and starting pre-production on Red Light Green Light's new album in mid-December also.
Anton Djamoos on 11/22/07 - 09:28 AM
Tourmaline has posted several new Joe McGrath-produced songs on the band's myspace profile. In addition, the group will be playing a residency at the Knitting Factory in New York City each Tuesday night in November (free PBR will be served from 9-10PM). The band will begin recording their new full length in February with McGrath at White Heat Recording Studios.
Rohan Kohli on 10/11/07 - 04:37 PM
Tourmaline have posted a new song called "Evil Woman" that the band recorded on analog tape. It has a very funky classic rock sound to it. What do you think? In other news, if you're in the NYC area, they'll be playing the Knitting Factory tomorrow, so go check them out in person.
Tony Pascarella on 03/01/07 - 05:29 PM
Southcott, Tourmaline, The Track Record, and Upper Class Trash will be doing a full US tour in November.
Tony Pascarella on 09/12/06 - 02:25 PM
Tourmaline have announced a handful of fall tour dates with Self Against City, Rory, and The Mile After. More are on the way. Don't forget to download Tourmaline's new self-titled EP right here.
Tourmaline Tour Datesw/ Self Against City
August 31st @ Backstage Enterprises - Kingtson, PA
September 1st @ Captain Tee's - Fredricksburg, VA
September 2nd @ Recther Theater - Baltimore, MD
September 5th @ Cumberlands - Charleston, SC
September 6th @ The Muse - Nashville, TN
September 7th @ Swayzes - Marietta, GA
w/ Self Against City, The Mile After
September 8th @ The Brewery - Raleigh, NC
w/ Self Against City, Rory
September 9th @ Fuel Coffee House - Jacksonville, FL
September 11th @...
Tony Pascarella on 08/08/06 - 06:13 PM
Have you downloaded Tourmaline's new, self-titled EP yet? It's available completely free of charge on their AP.net profile. We're coming up on 1,000 downloads for the ABSOLUTExclusive and we're aiming as high as we can. Check them out and offer your thoughts!

Their Myspace page has two banners designed by AP.net members that you can use to promote the EP.
Tony Pascarella on 07/08/06 - 10:14 AM
We now have a new ABSOLUTExclusive for you from Tourmaline. They've made a brand-new self-titled EP available for download on their AP.net profile. Two songs were produced by Chris Badami (The Early November). Download it for free (either individual songs or the whole thing), and let us know what you think!

Banner contest winners: mindy and whyte39; they will be available on Tourmaline's Myspace soon.
Tony Pascarella on 07/06/06 - 09:04 AM
Have you entered in our Tourmaline Banner Design Contest? The winners get some free stuff from Tourmaline (Matt and I will pick the winners), and we'll use them to help promote the band's exclusively-released 5-song EP, which will be available for download July 5th. Entries for the banner contest are due by Monday, July 3rd (3 AM Eastern), and all the info is in the linked thread.
Tony Pascarella on 06/29/06 - 04:38 PM
We're doing an exclusive with Tourmaline to release their new 5-song EP exclusively for free download. My graphic design skills are kind of limited (and so is my time), so this is your opportunity to design a banner for this exclusive and the band will send you some free stuff to show their appreciation (and AP will throw something in, I'm sure). Here's the scoop; if you have any questions, ask away:
Banner Instructions468 pixels wide by 60 pixels high is ideal, but you can go up to 500x70
Animation would be cool, but is not a necessity; we will probably pick one of each if they're good
Please include Tourmaline, the Tourmaline EP and Absolutepunk.net somewhere in the banner
Make it look...
Tony Pascarella on 06/26/06 - 12:33 PM
Below is a message from Tourmaline:
MessageWe just had our newest song off of our upcoming Absolute Exclusive EP, "Bent," played on NJ radio station 105.5 FM WDHA. We'd really appreciate it if you guys could call up and request it. The number is 973-480-1055. You can also request it through email here.
Rohan Kohli on 06/13/06 - 09:20 PM
Here is a video of Tourmaline performing "Belle" at the Black Sheep in Colorado Springs. What do you think? Don't forget, we're going to have their exclusive Tourmaline EP for download on July 5th, and Tourmaline is on tour now supporting The Forecast.
Tony Pascarella on 06/09/06 - 09:05 AM
We've worked out a cool AbsolutExclusive with Tourmaline for you guys. On Wednesday, July 5th, we will be making their brand new, self-titled Tourmaline EP available for exclusive download. It features five new songs; the track list is below. Tracks 3-5 were available as demos for a while on Purevolume/Myspace, but the band has re-recorded and remastered them for this EP. Get excited because this is going to be pretty good stuff.

Tourmaline will be in the studio over the summer to record the follow-up to 2005's Strange Distress Calls. More information on the producer and details on the album will follow once the band gets ready to hit the studio. They're currently on tour supporting...
Tony Pascarella on 06/03/06 - 12:44 PM
Tourmaline is in the studio recording a couple of songs for an upcoming EP that will be released on iTunes. It will consist of six tracks, including "Michael," "Message," and "Face the World" (available on Purevolume as demos), two new songs, and an acoustic demo (the latter three tracks which we will have as an Exclusive for you in early June). No release date or title has been set.
Tony Pascarella on 05/15/06 - 02:09 PM
Tourmaline has posted a new demo song on their MySpace page titled "Michael".
Ryan Imhof on 04/16/06 - 09:02 AM
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