Majical Cloudz will be releasing their new album, Are You Alone?, on October 16th via Matador. The first single from the record, "Silver Car Crash," can be heard in the replies.
03) Are You Alone?
04) So Blue
06) Silver Car Crash
08) If You're Lonely
10) Easier Said Than Done
11) Game Show
12) Call On Me
This Sunday, I'll be sitting down with Mac DeMarco to discuss his new album, Another One, world tours and relationship advice. If you have any questions for Mac, feel free to leave them in the replies.
Today, we're proud to premiere a brand new episode of Walking the Floor, a podcast from none of than Foo Fighter Chris Shiflett (also of Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants). In this episode, Chris sits down with Mike Ness of Social Distortion. Listen/download in the replies and head here to check out past episodes with Dwight Yoakam, Matt Skiba and others.
We've made it to the middle of the week ... it's day three of Absolute 100 week. As a recap: This is where the staff get together and scour the internet for 100 bands we think you need to check out. All week long we will be unveiling the artists in buckets of 25. Check the replies for today's list. Each band selected on the list comes with links to their social pages, links to where you can find music, a song selected for stream by the author, and a blurb about why they were picked and what they sound like. If you're looking for new music: time to bookmark.
Today, we're happy to partner with Total Assault LLC to give you a shot at winning a special giveaway from Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World. The contest prize is a signed JA-90 Fender Telecaster and a vinyl pack of Jim's recent single series on 7" vinyl. Click here to enter the contest and read the sweepstakes rules. Note that this contest is being presented by Total Assault LLC in partnership with a number of different sites, so let's make sure an AbsolutePunk user is the big winner! The contest runs through September 10th, and the winner should be drawn on the 17th.
Gardiner explains that the council started off solely raising awareness about consent at the festival, but changed its strategy as more and more people came forward to talk to them about their experiences of sexual assault. Its festival staff now includes an independent sexual violence adviser, domestic abuse experts, and sexual health nurses.
"In an ideal world, all festivals would support approaches such as ours, but that's not the case," says Gardiner. "It's a fact that when you raise awareness and offer support, victims will seek it out--which is what we want, but it can make it look like assaults have increased. I guess events are concerned about...
Downwrite has a Summer Songwriter Showcase coming up on August 22nd in Chicago. Vinnie Caruana (The Movielife / IATA), Stubhy Pandav and Pat Gilroy (Lucky Boys Confusion / Super Happy Fun Club), and Warren Franklin and Anthony Sanders (Founding Fathers / Island of Misfit Toys) will all be playing. Tickets are now on sale.
Laura Jane Grace and Lauren Denitzio both fell in love with music in their teens, and both turned it into a career. By the time they met in the studio this past winter, their lives had taken very different paths.
Columbia Music House (you know, get 8 CDs for a penny, then spend a shit ton on the ones you have to buy next) has filed for bankruptcy. I got in so much trouble from my parents for signing up for this in middle school.
The owner of onetime mail-order music giant Columbia House filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, seeking to sell what remains of its business after almost two decades of declining revenue.
My message is don’t come up and grab strange women’s asses randomly and then when they push you off say ‘fuck you whores, I fuck better women every day’… and then not expect someone to act defensively. Security was nowhere to be found so I thought it would be best to put him in a restraint til they did. I hit him in the glasses with my beer then got a chokehold on in 10 seconds. Threw him out of our area and said don’t treat women like that you entitled dick. He came back with 5 of his friends (I wonder what he told...
It's day two of Absolute 100 week. As a recap: This is where the staff get together and scour the internet for 100 bands we think you need to check out. All week long we will be unveiling the artists in buckets of 25. Check the replies for today's list. Each band selected on the list comes with links to their social pages, links to where you can find music, a song selected for stream by the author, and a blurb about why they were picked and what they sound like. If you're looking for new music: time to bookmark.
Slipknot is no stranger to overcoming adversity, including the death of founding bassist Paul Gray in 2010 and the exit of longtime drummer Joey Jordison in 2013. While these events have undoubtedly impacted the band internally, their live show has gone unphased; it remains a spectacle of chaos, both sonically and visually.
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