The Seattle Times is reporting that a woman who had a confirmed case of measles traveled all over Western Washington while she was contagious last month. And one of those locations was a Kings Of Leon show on the 28th. You paid to see Kings Of Leon and maybe got exposed to measles? Shit ... that sucks.
The first thing I would say is that, in fact, if you take the U.S. market, Netflix Hulu and Amazon are all pretty big. So there isn't only one, there's three. And they're different. So the question I think is, over time, how do music services create a unique experience for customers? The other thing is that what you described is true in the United States, but not true anywhere else in the world. This is the only country of any scale that has statutory licensing. So in the United States you have a lot of noise, you have a lot of services which can't exist in...
Arif has decided that the touring schedule we have signed up for to support Volition is more intense than what he is prepared to commit. He is actively involved with other projects at home and being a full time band member isn't a practical thing. Though he has and will be missed out on the road with his brothers, everything was left on a positive note and we are open to his involvement down the road and only time will see how it all plays out. In the meantime, our longtime friend and tourmate Cam McLellan will be filling in on bass duties for the rest of the cycle. As an amazing musician, co-writer and producer of...
Newbury Comics will be releasing an exclusive vinyl version of the classic, Good News for People Who Love Bad News, by Modest Mouse. This will be a 2xLP set on green 120 gram vinyl, foil-stamp numbered and limited to only 1,000 pieces. It'll be released April 15th and available for pre-order now.
Head to the replies to stream an unreleased Fireworks song called "Oh, Common Life," which was left off the tracklisting of the band's new album. If you remember when the group first posted a teaser video with a short audio sample ... this is that. Also, Oh, Common Life debuted No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart, No. 5 on the vinyl chart and No. 148 on the Billboard 200.
Gerard Way, former frontman of My Chemical Romance, has posted a lengthy update on Twitter regarding his thoughts on interacting with his former band's fanbase. For a little more background, you can read his tweets yesterday.
As far as yesterday is concerned, the last thing I'd want anyone to feel is that I have a general perception of you all as overwhelmingly negative. That is not the case. In an effort to try and help people understand certain things, as a communicator, sometimes it is easier to deal with something when it is directly brought to you, maybe by someone that is confused. People that communicate and connect with each other have a strong desire to be understood. It was...
Rescuer will release their sophomore album, Anxiety Answering, on June 3rd via No Sleep Records. It was recorded with Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Joyce Manor). Check out a new song called "Out of Focus" on Brooklyn Vegan, featuring Andy from Frameworks and Madeline Nicholl. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order it.
“Out of Focus” is about growing apart from the people that you grew up with,” Marra adds. “My favorite thing about this song is that our friends Andy (of Frameworks) and Madeline Nicholl drove down from their wedding in Seattle and recorded some vocal parts on this song. It's like our weird wedding gift to them.”
Hit the replies to watch Brigades' new video for “Small Time Crooks.” You can pre-order their upcoming EP, Crocodile Tears, physically (CD/12”) or digitally. It releases May 8th via Pure Noise Records. The band will be on Hit The Lights "Skip School, Start Fights" tour.
How To Dress Well will release his new album, What Is This Heart?, on June 24th via Weird World Records. You can hear a new song in the replies, and pre-order the album as well.
01) 2 Years On (Shame Dream)
02) What You Wanted
03) Face Again
04) See You Fall
05) Repeat Pleasure
06) Words I Don’t Remember
07) Pour Cyril
08) Precious Love
09) Childhood Faith In Love (Everything Must Change, Everything Must Stay The Same)
10) A Power
11) Very Best Friend
12) House Inside (Future Is Older Than The Past)
Autopilot Off are offering free downloads of two new songs -- "Alcologic" and "When I Was Young" -- check the replies.
Here is a link to two new songs that we are releasing for free download. This has been an ambitious project for us, encompassing the past several months. We handled all aspects of production ourselves, working on weekends and whenever our collective personal schedules would permit. It has taken a long time to generate anything finished, but it has been worth it to us to do our songs our way. We hope you enjoy them, and hope that we can complete more in the future. -Chris J, Chris H, Rob, and Phil
Old Man Markley is releasing a new 7" called Stupid Today on May 6 via Fat Wreck Chords and it will feature a cover of "Reeko" by NOFX. The band also has a number of shows coming up across the United States, Canada and Europe which can be found in the replies.
I'm very excited to premiere a new track from pop-punk up-and-comers Firestarter. "Woodlawn" is the second single from the band's upcoming EP Forget The Past which is set for release on May 13th and available for pre-order. The Albany, NY outfit has been hustling since its inception in 2012 with relentless touring which has been building the band a strong underground fanbase. Listen to "Woodlawn" in the replies.
In an interview with Billboard, RZA claims that Wu-Tang Clan have already been offered five million dollars for their "one of one" album. Ok, so how much would you offer to be the only person in the world to own a copy of an album by your favorite artist?