Earlier this week we posted the staff's Most Anticipated Albums of 2014 feature ... now it's your turn. We want to know what you are anticipating most this year -- so if you could fill out this quick reader poll, we will be compiling the top submissions into a AP.net reader's most anticipated albums of the year feature.
Tokyo Police Club are running a fun idea for their new single "Hot Tonight," which can be heard in the replies. They are putting together a fan-made lyric video for all you creative types out there. For more info, head here or to the replies.
Today we're premiering a track from the UK based Gnarwolves called "High On A Wire." The track comes from Chronicles of Gnarnia coming out on February 24th via Pure Noise Records. Chronicles of Gnarnia is a compilation of tracks from Gnarwolvesí past three EPs including Fun Club, CRU and Funemployed. Listen to the track in the replies. It's available for pre-order on Pure Noise and Banquet Records.
We are still reveling in the past over here, and it's time to spotlight some more lists from our earth-shattering Best of 2013 feature. Today I beg of you but also demand you check out the lists of the British mastermind himself Andy Biddulph and the staff's relative new guy Anthony Sorendino - Andy has loud on lock while Anthony is more of a wonderful mixed scene bag. And for some diversity, check out Brian Warren of Weatherbox's list and the gang from one of our favorite labels of the last one million years, Epitaph Records. Are you excited from looking at all of these lists? Has your Spotify overheated? Whoops!
Listen to the first solo track from Frank Iero (ex-My Chemical Romance), "2.5mg Just Ain't Enough For Me," on AltPress. It appears on Fadeaway Records' upcoming Friends compilation. Iero will also be releasing a single titled "B.F.F." that he wrote and recorded with his 3-year-old daughters on February 25.
i am incredibly happy to announce that my newest musical endeavor will be a collaboration between myself and two of my favorite artists of all time.... my 3 year old twin daughters, Lily and Cherry Iero. our single, B.F.F., will be released worldwide by B.CALM press available through all online digital music retailers on february 25, 2014.
all proceeds from the sales of this...
One thing is, thereís a part of me that thinks Iím not radical enough. That Iím actually worse than someone who is politically ignorant because I have been exposed to all of these things, but I havenít fully gotten into some extreme way of living. I think itís been really torturous for some women that Iíve been in relationships with because Iíve had these bouts of ďwe donít do enoughĒ for picking the cause. Itís this really vague thing. What Iíve come to realize as Iíve gotten older is that thereís an invisible council in my head. If I am not taking care of myself, no matter what...
Today an appeals court in Washington struck down the FCC's net neutrality rules. A good summary of what this means can be found on Gigaom by Jeff Roberts.
The upshot of Tuesdayís ruling is that it could open the door for internet giants like Verizon and Time Warner to cut deals with large content providers ó say Disney or Netflix ó to ensure that their web content was delivered faster and more reliably than other sites. This could not only restrict consumer choice but also provide a threat to smaller websites that do not have the resources to pay for any ďexpress lanesĒ that the broadband providers but choose to create.
Erik Nielson and Charis E. Kubrin, writing for The New York Times, have published an article that looks at a New Jersey Supreme Court case that will determine if rap lyrics can be used as evidence of a crime.
More than a decade later, this bias appears to persist, leaving rap music as vulnerable as ever to judicial abuse. Although appellate courts in Massachusetts and Maryland have recently reversed convictions after citing prosecutors for their improper use of rap lyrics or videos as evidence, most similar appeals are unsuccessful. Just this summer the Supreme Court of Nevada upheld the admissibility of rap lyrics as evidence in a first-degree murder case. A definitive ruling by the...
The songs on this album were written and recorded exclusively for Everyone is Gay's newest endevaor: The Parents Project. All proceeds go directly toward helping Everyone Is Gay build a first-of-its-kind digital resource for parents of LGBTQ kids.
1. Body Butter
2. Good Sex
3. Itís Cool
4. Mexican Aftershow Party
5. You Gotta Feel It
6. First In Line
7. Bullshit Ballad
8. My God
9. You In Your Were
10. You Got Caught
11. And Thatís All I Know
Mark T. Smith of Explosions in the Sky has teamed up with Eluvium's Matthew Cooper for a new band called Inventions. A trailer for the new project can be found in the replies, the band will be releasing an album in April.