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mewithoutYou have announced some tour dates with The Menzingers.
Jason Tate on 07/08/15 - 10:46 AM
Wavves' video for "Leave" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/08/15 - 10:30 AM
Justin Vernon speaks with Grantland about Bon Iver and the future.
"As far as putting a record together, I donít really know whatís happening," he said. "Our show is our main focus. We donít have anything booked after this. We donít have any plans. Weíre not being secretive ó we just donít have any plans. Itís just about, Play the show and put all of our energy into one show ó for once in my life, letís just play one fucking show and care just about this one show for a goddamn change."
Jason Tate on 07/08/15 - 10:29 AM
The BBC, reporting on how in Finland you can now get some money back for shitty live performances:
A landmark decision by the country's Consumer Disputes Board means music fans can ask for their money back if an artist's performance is well below what they reasonably expected, the national broadcaster Yle reports. It follows a complaint by a Chuck Berry fan, who saw the rock and roll pioneer perform in Helsinki in 2013. Berry, who is now 88 years old, seemed unwell during the concert, and apologised to fans while on stage. The consumer body decided that the event's organiser should refund 50% of the ticket price.
Jason Tate on 07/08/15 - 10:26 AM
Miss May I's video for "I.H.E." is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/08/15 - 10:21 AM
Head over to Bandcamp to stream a surprise instrumental album from Mac DeMarco, titled Some Other Ones. If you're in Brooklyn today, you can head over to 153 Morgan Ave. where Mac is holding a BBQ and listening party. Bring a food bank donation and he'll even grill you a hot dog. His upcoming mini-LP, Another One, releases August 7 via Captured Tracks.
Aaron Mook on 07/08/15 - 09:54 AM
Places To Hide will release their new, and final record, Strange Lyfe on September 20th via Irrelevant Recordings. Pre-order it here and check out the title track in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 07/08/15 - 09:53 AM
Today, I am very proud to share something our users have been hard at work on. Under the direction of kyle is hk, a rather large group of us have voted and ranked our Top 50 Albums of 2000-2015. You can hit the replies to read our list (complete with blurbs from the users), see what artists got the most votes, look at each year's top three albums and discuss what should or shouldn't have made the list. Then, you can head over to this thread to participate in our Top Albums of the 90s list. Awesome work, everyone; what a time to be alive.
Aaron Mook on 07/08/15 - 07:50 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
Emancipator is streaming his new remix album Dusk to Dawn Remixes, featuring remixes by ODESZA, Little People, and 9 Theory. The album is out now on his own Loci Records. You can listen in the replies.
Craig Ismaili on 07/08/15 - 07:07 AM
We spoke with U.K. breakout Wolf Alice about their debut album, My Love Is Cool. Check out the interview here.
Weíre four weirdos from North London who spent a good two years playing everywhere trying to get the fine folk of England to pay attention to us, so itís blowing our minds that weíve got the chance to do that over in the U.S.A. too. The U.S. crowds are so, so, so much fun. People yell stuff like good restaurants to check out or just welcome you to the city DURING the breaks between songs. Itís how I imagine American football games to be, full of team spirit and chanting. A good crowd at a show in the U.S. can be like getting hit with a sledgehammer and totally elevates the vibe.
Jonathan Bautts on 07/08/15 - 05:42 AM
Knockout Kid are going on tour with Capstan, McCalister, and The News Can Wait - dates are below.
Ryan Gardner on 07/07/15 - 06:32 PM
Good Riddance have confirmed a North American tour which includes Off With Their Heads, Iron Chic, Western Addiction and Fire Next Time on select dates. Find the routing in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 07/07/15 - 06:27 PM
You can stream a new song from Elway called "Albuquerque Low" over at Noisey or in the replies. The band releases Better Whenever on July 24th through Red Scare Industries.
Deborah Remus on 07/07/15 - 04:57 PM
Ethan Kaplan, writing for TechCrunch, on how the music industry could move toward a service model.
The problem? The music industry is still organized to support the traditional retail and digital sales cycle. As subscription services become the dominant source of revenue for recorded music, the entire business will have to shift gears to survive.

Itís no longer about pre-sales and Week 1, itís about nurturing an audience month-over-month to drive loyalty and increase returns on a streaming service platform. All of the promotion dollars and methods to support Week 1 have to be retooled for a longer cycle, up to 6 months in many cases.
Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 01:42 PM
Jonathan Ford, writing for the Financial Times, on how Taylor Swift is fighting the wrong part of the music industry.
Rather than agonise about Spotifyís model, artists might do better to direct some pointed questions closer to home if they really want to understand why their royalty cheques are so small. The economics of the music business have changed vastly in recent years. The deals they have with the music labels have not.

It is a point highlighted in a recent report from EY, the professional services firm, and the French record label industry association SNEP, which looked at where streaming revenues end up. What this showed is that while artists and songwriters share about 17...
Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 01:39 PM
Best Coast's new video for "Feeling Ok" has premiered on Apple Music.
Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 12:56 PM
Real Friends' video for "Sixteen" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 12:05 PM
Lambgoat is reporting that Francis Mark of From Autumn to Ashes was arrested on drug charges that led to the cancellation of their tour.
On June 29, Mark, age 32, was allegedly sentenced in Michigan for an offense of "maintaining a drug house." While he was not sent to prison, Mark appears to have received a year of probation. As such, travel restrictions likely apply, leaving Mark unable to continue touring for the foreseeable future.

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Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 11:42 AM
My Cardboard Spaceship Adventure will release their new album, Seeker, next week. Last month, we premiered "I Lost Again." Today, we're excited to bring you a full stream of Seeker. Fans of Cartel and Acceptance, don't sleep on this one. Preorder it here, if you so desire, and keep your eyes peeled for a review this week. In the meantime, hit SoundCloud for some summery pop-rock.
Zac Djamoos on 07/07/15 - 11:35 AM
Park will be playing Looming's album release show on August 14th.
Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 11:35 AM
mewithoutYou's Audiotree session is now up.

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Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 11:30 AM
Some new certifications for Fall Out Boy: "Centuries" is now 3x platinum, while both "Immortals" and "Uma Thurman" went gold. Also, "Uma Thurman" is climbing the hot 100 (#44 for now) and American Beauty/American Psycho (number five on our mid-year list) is the tenth best-selling album in the country so far with 813k equivalent copies sold (for sales only, it's the eighth best-selling, with 478k).

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Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 11:29 AM
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) turns 75 today. Happy birthday.

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Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 11:26 AM
Jason Call of Daphne Loves Derby recently covered an unreleased Relient K song called "Look On Up." The band was previewing the new song during their 10 year anniversary run of Mmhmm. Video in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 11:24 AM
Ecohsmith teamed up with Lindsey Stirling for a new video for their song "Bright." It's in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 11:22 AM
Angels and Airwaves will release Poet Anderson ... of Nightmares, a novel and EP, on October 6th. (Guess no one told Tom release dates are moving to Friday's this week?)

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Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 11:22 AM
Hit the replies to stream Spraynard's Mable.
Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 11:18 AM
Hit the replies for a video from Forbes about the vinyl industry. It includes an interview with Fat Mike from Fat Wreck.
Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 11:15 AM
All Time Low have announced their fall tour with Sleeping with Sirens. Dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/07/15 - 11:11 AM
Defeater have announced their brand new LP, Abandoned, will be released August 28th via Epitaph Records. Hit the replies to see a video for the first single, "Spared in Hell."
Aaron Mook on 07/07/15 - 08:26 AM
Coheed and Cambria's first single "You Got Spirit Kid" off their upcoming album is available for listening via lyric video, which you can check it out in the replies. The new record, titled The Color Before the Sun (out October 9th), will be the band's first non-conceptual album.
Anna Acosta on 07/07/15 - 07:37 AM
Panic! at the Disco's music video for "Hallelujah" can be seen in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 07/07/15 - 07:33 AM
Our interview with Simple Plan can be read here. The band's new album will be released this fall.
For us, it's exciting, because we've got to keep growing and we have to adapt and try new things. It's a weird thing as a band, especially as you have more longevity, it's almost like you can't win because you don't have the excitement of being the brand new band. So people are like, "Okay, what have you got now? It's your fifth record."
Joe DeAndrea on 07/07/15 - 07:32 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
This week, I'll be chatting with The Good Life, who are releasing their first album in eight years - Everybody's Coming Down - on August 14th. If you've got any questions for the band, feel free to leave them in the replies!
Aaron Mook on 07/07/15 - 07:20 AM
Blur has announced that Courtney Barnett will support them at their Hollywood Bowl and Madison Square Garden dates in October.
Kyle Huntington on 07/07/15 - 04:05 AM
Matt Pond PA is running a contest for his new album.
To return the favor, we're having a contest. All you have to do is create a Spotify playlist of your favorite music -- MPPA and beyond. Chris and I will choose our favorite 20 playlists and those people will receive an invite to a record release show at my house in Kingston, NY on July 10th. In order to participate, please share the playlist on social media using the hashtag #lookupstate.
Jason Tate on 07/06/15 - 04:06 PM
New School's (Disashi of Gym Class Heroes) new single "Take It Or Leave It" is now up on iTunes.

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Jason Tate on 07/06/15 - 12:10 PM
Eminem's new song "Kings Never Die" featuring Gwen Stefani can be heard at Billboard.

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Jason Tate on 07/06/15 - 12:07 PM
Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World is going to announce something on Wednesday and is collecting email addresses on his website.
Jason Tate on 07/06/15 - 12:02 PM
Blessthefall are premiering their new single, "Up In Flames," using Thunderclap.

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Jason Tate on 07/06/15 - 12:01 PM
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