Amazon is streaming clips from the new Against Me! record. Transgender Dysphoria Blues will be released on January 21st. The record is also up for pre-order via iTunes and you can purchase "Fuckmylife666" right now.
This week on the Self Promotion Forum, I came across Bombardier, a post-rock four piece from Virginia. They've just released their debut EP, You Don't Know How Lucky You Are , which is five tracks of epic sounding, instrumental prettiness. Bringing to mind the likes of Explosions In The Sky, Mogwai and The Appleseed Cast, Bombardier's debut is sure to win over any current post-rock fan. The EP is available as 'name your price' on their Bandcamp, so check it out! Interested in being a part of the Self-Promotion Spotlight? It's easy, just sign up for an AbsolutePunk.net account and post in the Self-Promotion forum.
Allison Weiss will release Say What You Mean (Sideways Sessions), an acoustic/alternate version of her most recent effort, on November 26 via No Sleep Records. Listen to the new rendition of "One Way Love" on Alt Press.
Monte Money, formerly of Escape the Fate, has released a statement. This is the most unintentionally hilarious thing I've read all day -- how is this band still a thing?
Over the past few weeks, I have become aware of the mis-truths being told by Craig Mabbitt over Twitter, Facebook, and various entertainment sites about my role with Escape the Fate. As ETF fans know, I spent many years of my life completely devoted to the band, and never worked harder at anything to achieve its success.”
“It is not easy to hear the false accusations that I ‘stranded’ the band or that me or my brother Michael are somehow completely to blame for every single thing that is going wrong with the...
It's nice to use this icon again, even if it isn't exactly related to the band. Kimbra has posted an old acapella remix of As Tall As Lions' "You Can't Take It With You" which you can check out in the replies.
01) The Library (Intro)
02) I. The Crawl
03) II. worldstar
04) Dial Up
05) I. The worst guys (feat. Chance The Rapper)
06) II. shadows
07) III. telegraph ave. (“Oakland” by Lloyd)
08) IV. sweatpants
09) V. 3005
10) Playing Around Before The Party Starts
11) I. The Party
12) II. no exit
13) Death By Numbers
14) I. Flight of The Navigator
15) II. zealots of stockholm (free information)
16) III. urn
17) I. pink toes (feat. Jhene Aiko)
18) II. earth: The oldest computer (The last night) (feat. Azealia Banks)
VersaEmerge will release their first EP, Perceptions, on vinyl - more info to come Sunday night. The band also released another statement about their name change to VERSA, stating they'll release their debut single "shortly."
From now until December 2nd, the city of Boston is calling on local talent to submit music to be its hold music for the city's 24-hour hotline.
Musicians are encouraged to send in links to their original music to city officials at the DoIT Twitter and Facebook pages with the #BOStunes hashtag, allowing Boston city hall to create a new "transfer music playlist." So far, Bostonians seem happy to oblige: a handful of musicians have already taken to Twitter to submit their Soundcloud and Bandcamp tracks.
We debutedBackslashes and Bad Ideas' new single last month, and now we have their entire EP, There's No Place Like Home, for your listening pleasure. Head to the replies to hear it. Listen for a guest spot by Fred Mascherino (Terrible Things, ex-Taking Back Sunday) on the track "Defend Josh's Life." The effort comes out on Tuesday via Harbor Records.