Friends In America released their fantastic debut, What It Is To Be, last year and are now gearing up for the release of their new single "The More I Have, The Less I Own (The More I Learn, The Less I Know)" on May 15th. Head over to Made of Chalk to stream the new track now as well as read an introduction from lead singer, guitarist and Absolutepunk member, Matt Rawlings.
Pittsburgh jingle-jangle rock act (this is srs business) Brightside are putting out a record called Now And Loud and it kind of sounds like 90's Modest Mouse-meets-Foals sometimes. The album releases May 19th via Derek of The World Is...'s Broken World Media label, and you can hear "Circa 2006" in the replies.
Stream Michael Jackson's first single from Xscape, "Love Never Felt So Good," in the replies. The track, originally recorded in 1983, is available as a standalone song and as a duet with Justin Timberlake.
It Dies Today have premiered a demo of a new song titled "Son of Dawn, Brilliant Star" on Lambgoat. The band will be playing a handful of shows to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Caitiff Choir; dates are below.
You can downloadMe Vs. Hero's new song "Marks Of A Slave" for free and watch the lyric video below. The track comes from their upcoming sophomore album, I’m Completely Fine.
It’s taken a long long time and pushed us more than people know, but we finally have an album that we couldn't be more proud of. We want to thank everyone who's stuck by us for all their patience and as a gift, we are giving away a track from from our second album 'I'm Completely Fine' which is due out later in the year. 'Marks of a Slave' is one of our favourites from the LP, we hope people feel the same. Enjoy and stay tuned for more!
02) Frame You
05) Nervous Kids
06) I Envy Your Apathy
07) Slow Divide
08) Slow Come On
09) Teen Rocket
11) Distress Signal
12) What Would You Do
Rdio has announced they will be converting their entire existing catalog to AAC/320 kbps. Think you can tell the difference? Take this ABX test to prove it.
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