No Sleep Records has released the next chapter in their “Road Sessions” series, which features an acoustic performance of State Faults performing "Dreamcatcher" and a cover of Usher's "U Got It Bad." It's in the replies. Subscribe to No Sleep Record’s Youtube channel for new sessions and content every Thursday. Resonate/Desperate releases November 12th.
Balance and Composuredebuted at No. 51 on the Billboard 200 chart this week, No. 2 on the vinyl charts (losing the No. 1 spot to Arctic Monkeys), No. 16 on the rock chart and No. 19 on the indie chart. For reference, Hits Daily Double has No. 50 listed as 6,884 sales this week – those numbers aren't always accurate, but there's a ballpark for you. Congrats to the band and No Sleep Records!
Departures and Moose Blood are teaming up to release a split EP on November 12th via No Sleep Records (US) and Fist In The Air Records (UK). The EP features two new tracks from each band and will be available on limited edition vinyl and digital download. Pre-order it now and hear a new Departures song called "A Song For The Sunset" at Rocksound.tv.
01) A Song For The Sunset
02) Closing Doors
03) Stay Here
Balance and Composure has leaked some new behind-the-scenes footage from its upcoming video for “Reflection.” You can watch it in the replies. The band's incredible new album, The Things We Think We're Missing, hits stores on September 10th.
02) Lost Your Name
03) Back Of Your Head
04) Tiny Raindrop
05) Notice Me
07) Cut Me Open
09) I’m Swimming
10) When I Come Undone
11) Dirty Head
Update:Apparently Anthony Green sang on a track - good to know. -JA
Music photographer/Nervous Energies founder Ryan Russell will release a new photo book titled Continental Obscura: From Birmingham to Bellingham this fall/winter through No Sleep Records.
“After all 32 years of my life in Birmingham, Alabama and the past 13 years as a rock photographer, I've grown a need to explore nature and take my photographic aesthetics into a larger world,” says Russell. “The Pacific Northwest has long been a place I am fascinated with photographing. Instead of simply just moving to a new place, I decided to photograph the experience as well. Not only shooting the actual journey but also the days leading up to my departure from Birmingham and after my arrival in...
You can stream a new Drug Church song titled "Reading Youtube Comments" over at NPR (you'll have to scroll down half way to find the blurb). It's off the band's awesome new album, Paul Walker, which is in stores July 23rd.
No Sleep Records has signed Maps For Travelers. The band will release their full-length debut, Change Your Name, on August 27th. You can pre-order it here. Listen to one of its tracks, "Good Life," in the replies.