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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 HuntingtonMarika Hackman for the folk who enjoy Laura Marling, Sivu for Bombay Bicycle Club x Bright Eyes and Honeyblood for Best Coast with a Glaswegian edge.
Alex DiVincenzoThe Wonder Years' The Greatest Generation World Tour is an early contender for best show of the year.
Ryan DennehyFuture and Rick and Morty are all I will ever need in life.
Jason Tate on Apr 20, 2014 - 1:00 AM
Looking for some new music? Head to the replies to see what was submitted to AP.net recently.
Ryan Gardner on Apr 20, 2014 - 6:35 AM
Head to the replies to see this week's UK Music Round-Up.
Andy Biddulph on Apr 20, 2014 - 7:42 AM
That's right, Copeland will be doing an AMA on the site this Tuesday at 8pm EST. This is the first time the band's openly talking about getting back together, the new album and everything else that is Copeland. The last time the band did one was over five years ago, so be sure to make it around this time, who knows when the next one will be. Don't forget to pre-order the band's new album, Ixora, to have extra special treatment as well (this is a joke). To celebrate, post your favorite Copeland songs in the replies and let's rejoice!
Keagan Ilvonen on Apr 19, 2014 - 6:02 PM
Josh Chambers, formerly of The Sloppy Meateaters, is working on a documentary about the band. He's looking for people to interview for the documentary and you can read the message from Josh below.
"Fruitless Misadventures: The Story of a Pop Punk Poser Sellout" is the story of the DIY southern pop punk band the sloppy meateaters. 10 years, 13 tours, 5 albums, 100s of songs, from shows in the living room to the Warped Tour SME roamed the Earth for nearly a decade before admitting defeat & calling it quits in 2007. When asked to define a warped tour band Kevin Lyman said, the sloppy meateaters. If you would like to be interviewed on Skype for the documentary please get in touch ASAP,
Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 4:18 PM
Chiodos' Record Store Day 7" tunes have found their way online.

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Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 4:11 PM
Check the replies to see John Mayer covering Beyonce's "XO" in Australia.

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Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 4:08 PM
Circa Survive's tune, "Bad Heart," can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 4:06 PM
Bruce Springsteen has posted some info about his Record Store Day release.
American Beauty is a collection of songs I cut at home. Upon revisiting them for High Hopes I recognized their potential and Ron Aniello and I worked on them until we’d turned them into the music before you. In the song “American Beauty,” I get to sing in a part of my range I don’t often visit and that along with its ‘guitar wall of sound’ gives it a little ‘exile on E Street’ power. “Mary Mary” is a lovely mystery, a small piece of heartbreak poetry that sneaks up on you with its slippery grove, punctuated string section and spectral lyrics. It came closest to making the High Hopes cut. “Hurry Up Sundown” is a...
Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 3:43 PM
Last year, Jake Luhrs (August Burns Red) took his non-profit organization Heartsupport on the road with the Warped Tour. They're working hard on being able to return this summer, and they're currently accepting donations to be able to achieve this goal. For more information, check out my interview with Jake from last summer.
Jake Denning on Apr 19, 2014 - 12:29 PM
Vox reports on a study that looks at how country music is happy in bad times, sad in good times ... and pop-music is the opposite.
The researchers behind the study, Coastal Carolina University's Terry Pettijohn and Southern Mississippi's Donald Sacco, take as their dataset the Billboard country songs of the year from 1946 to 2008. They used text analysis software, and manual chord analysis and tempo measurement, to identify lyrical themes and musical properties of the songs. They then compared their findings to an index measuring the overall well-being of society, using indicators like unemployment, inflation, personal income growth, the suicide and homicide rates, the divorce rate, and...
Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 12:11 PM
The NBA playoffs start today and the NHL is in full-swing ... if you like talking sports (or like reading Drew rants), check out our sports forums.
Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 11:47 AM
This has to be the first time Matchbook Romance have been included on a playlist since Thomas was trying to woo girls with his mixtapes, but our friends at WashedUpEmo has put together the "definitive emo playlist" for Billboard.
Tom Mullen, director, digital marketing at Legacy Recordings/Sony Music, has taken the Executive Playlist to a whole other level--albeit a completist Emo level. Here, with 312 songs spanning 19 hours and 43 minutes of angsty melodicism ranging from Texas is the Reason to Taking Back Sunday to Pinback and beyond, this intense compilation culled from his WashedUpEmo.com blog will leave you exhilarated and perhaps by its end emotionally spent.
Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 11:45 AM
United Nations' Never Mind The Bombings Here’s Your Six Figures has been re-pressed.
Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 11:41 AM
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong joined The Replacements' on stage at Coachella. Hit the replies for some video clips.
Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 11:39 AM
TMZ is reporting that Gwen Stefani will be taking over for Christina Aguilera on the seventh season of The Voice.
Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 11:37 AM
Hit the replies to hear Sunny Day Real Estate's new song "Lipton Witch."
Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 11:35 AM
Brand New opened their set in Manchester by covering Nine Inch Nails "Wish" -- a video can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on Apr 19, 2014 - 11:32 AM
Watch a video of Marika Hackman performing "Deep Green" live in the replies. The Deaf Heat EP is available now.
Kyle Huntington on Apr 19, 2014 - 5:14 AM
Watch Barren Womb's new video for "Live Fast, Die" in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on Apr 18, 2014 - 9:33 PM
Read an article on Somos called "As emo revives, Somos revamps" on The Boston Globe.
“I think we were just lucky with the timing,” Haggerty explained of their being lumped into the emo resurgence. “Right around the time we started the band that all happened. We’re not haters of the emo revival, it means there are a lot more kids coming to shows. But I think we’re more of a crossover band, I don’t think we’re a typical emo band. We take pride in having a pop punk-emo-indie crossover. I like the idea of moving forward and creating something new. I like to think that’s where we’re at.”
Ryan Gardner on Apr 18, 2014 - 9:31 PM
Read my review and check out my photos of the sold out Worcester, MA stop of The Wonder Years's The Greatest Generation World Tour with Fireworks, Citizen, Real Friends, and Modern Baseball.
The Greatest Generation World Tour is yet another testament to why The Wonder Years are the gold standard for the genre. Between their honest songs, their tight stage presence, their rabid fanbase and even the bands they surround themselves with, The Wonder Years have set the bar impossibly high for any other band hoping to take the pop-punk throne.
Alex DiVincenzo on Apr 18, 2014 - 1:38 PM
Today's edition of AbsolutePlaylist is brought to you by me, so it's not like any of the other ones since I am a deviant. Currently I date a girl who I went to high school with, but she didn't like me in high school despite some of the best-curated mix CDs ever given to anyone on the planet. I had seen the movie High Fidelity and she hadn't, so how is it possible that this best-laid plan didn't work? Today we investigate this further with a playlist of songs that I actually put on mix CDs for a girl that I liked in high school, complete with commentary. It's in the replies, of course.
Thomas Nassiff on Apr 18, 2014 - 12:59 PM
Well, if you're not busy discussing if Record Store Day has been ruined, there are some cool releases coming out. Plus, I say getting outside to visit your local record store with some friends is as good an excuse as any (vinyl and beer is the secret to long living). We've created this open thread to discuss all the releases for this year. We'll keep it open throughout the weekend to post about what you've found and picked up and/or share any other deals that show up. Check the first post for some thoughts from staff on what they're looking to grab this year.
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 12:32 PM
Head to the replies to listen to Boysetsfire's cover of Funeral for a Friend's "10:45 Amsterdam Conversations" from their upcoming split.
Alex DiVincenzo on Apr 18, 2014 - 12:16 PM
Augustana's new album, Life Immitating Life, can be streamed in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 12:09 PM
Andrew McMahon has announced a few extra tour dates during his upcoming run. Check them all in the replies.
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 12:04 PM
Next time you're wondering, "hey, is today burrito day?" -- this website has you covered.
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 11:59 AM
Four major labels are teaming up with the RIAA to file a lawsuit against Pandora for playing pre-Feb. 15, 1972 recordings without making any royalty payments.
According to the just-filed lawsuit, the Copyright Act that created the master recording copyright "expressly preserves for pre-72 recordings 'any rights or remedies under the common law or statutes of any states' -- which rights and remedies are not in any way annulled or limited." The lawsuit further states that the New York courts have done so by recognizing and enforcing exclusive ownership rights in pre-1972 recordings. “For more than 100 years, the courts repeatedly have affirmed the policy of this [New York] State that the...
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 11:58 AM
Andrew McMahon is currently in the studio working on new music.
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 11:56 AM
Greenhorn (Roger Lima of Less Than Jake and Jen Vito of No More) have signed to Anchorless Records.
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Fun.'s Record Store Day release, Point and Light, can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 11:52 AM
Broken Bells performed "Control" on Conan -- you can check out the video here.
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 11:51 AM
Nightmares will release Suspira on June 3rd via Rise Records. Check the replies for a teaser video.
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 11:47 AM
Saves the Day was born yesterday, April 17th, 1997 -- happy birthday!
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 11:41 AM
Check out a video interview with Davey Havok talking about the last AFI album over at Fuse.
At the time of the creation of our record Burials, those themes and emotions were very present in my life, unfortunately. Before going on stage, it’s more of a calm and a focus. A lot of those emotions are what we’re creating on stage. Though it may be a bleak sentiment, the unification of people expressing that catharsis has a positive result at times.”
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 11:40 AM
Shop Radio Cast will be releasing Finch's Say Hello To Sunshine on vinyl on June 10th. Pre-orders will go up tonight.

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Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 11:37 AM
Just a friendly reminder to make sure you check us out on other social networks. We are on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Last.fm, and Rdio. The AP.net staff can also be found elsewhere online, this post highlights where. Show us some love.
Jason Tate on Apr 18, 2014 - 10:00 AM
La Dispute posted a statement about the departure of guitarist Kevin Whittemore.
For those of you not present at either our Grand Rapids or our Cleveland show this past Sunday and Monday respectively (excepting of course close friends not in attendance who were privy to this information prior to the commencement of tour), Kevin has, after roughly ten years of standing to my left and playing guitar in La Dispute, decided to move on to pursue other endeavors. Unsurprisingly, he’s stepping only sideways in his passion, opting instead to pursue the building of beautiful guitars rather than to play guitar beautifully as a profession, enrolling in a luthiery school here in our home...
Alex DiVincenzo on Apr 18, 2014 - 9:56 AM
For a limited time, you can get Sainthood Reps' excellently brooding album Headswell for free on bandcamp.
Blake Solomon on Apr 18, 2014 - 9:16 AM
Womb, there it is.
Staff ReviewsTaking Back Sunday - Happiness Is (Drew Beringer)
Show ReviewsThe Wonder Years, Fireworks, Citizen, Real Friends, Modern Baseball - Worcester, MA [Photos] (Alex DiVincenzo)
Drew Beringer on Apr 18, 2014 - 6:10 AM
Future has released the video for "I Won," a track featuring Kanye West about their respective fiances. The track comes from Future's new LP Honest, which is out Tuesday and can be streamed at MTV. You can watch the video in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on Apr 18, 2014 - 6:05 AM
The Quietus has a great piece up about the negative effects that the 2014 Record Store Day has been having on the industry it's designed to help. The essay is filled with comments and quotes from small labels about the effects RSD has had on their schedules, releases, and a number of other problems. Who's to blame? In the minds of some, it's the major labels elbowing their way onto the scene and saying "What can we shit into the form of a record and shove into the hands of the wanton masses?" If you're planning on hitting the shops this year, does this change any of your purchasing plans?
Ryan Dennehy on Apr 18, 2014 - 5:47 AM
We've had Biffy Clyro, Twin Atlantic and The Xcerts, now here's another Scottish rock band who look destined for great things. Fatherson released their debut album I Am An Island last week, and it's full to the brim with shimmering hooks and frontman Ross Leighton's charming brogue. Scroll down to check out the very slightly NSFW video for new track "I Like Not Knowing".
Andy Biddulph on Apr 18, 2014 - 5:22 AM
This week's installment of Free Music Friday can be found in the replies.
Andy Biddulph on Apr 18, 2014 - 4:13 AM

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