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Ryan Gardner on 10/13/12 - 09:55 PM
In case you missed them during the week or did not have time to read them before, head to the replies for a second chance to check out the interviews posted this week.
Jonathan Bautts on 10/13/12 - 12:30 PM
Congratulations to our good friend Kyle Roeger (Glamour Kills; manager of With The Punches) who is getting married to his fiancé Lauren today!
Christian Wagner on 10/13/12 - 09:36 AM
Our interview with Nathan Johnson, the composer of one of 2012's best films, Looper, can be found here.
From the InterviewI love jumping around between genres, but there is something about my aesthetic sensibility that always draws me to unique instruments and nontraditional approaches to things. Even when we’re using an orchestra or traditional instruments, I’m exploring different ways to play them or different ways to record them.
Jonathan Bautts on 10/12/12 - 01:46 PM
Last week I met up with Colin Frangicetto to talk about music and art. I began writing what was supposed to be last week's column, but other factors in my life got in the way, and I returned to it this week. At the same time, discussion brewed again about Buzzmedia "buying up all the punk stock" or whatever, and it just sort of hit me about how much we complain about the price of art and our trades versus the creation of it. You can read my very long rant on the subject here. This week I have one question for you: How much of your time, money and effort have you put into something you loved for more than just the return? Take this weekend to make like The Hold Steady, and try to stay...
Adam Pfleider on 10/12/12 - 01:20 PM
As the second part of our Fest 11 coverage (we did a list of 22 bands you need to see last week), we asked our friend Dave Drobach (he plays in an awesome punk band called Grabass Charlestons and works at No Idea Records) for a little help in giving us some food recommendations in Gainesville. As a citizen of this upstanding town, I always speak highly of Gainesville's well-known Mexican restaurants, but there's a lot more to the food around here than just those places that everyone goes to every year. Dave essentially wrote up a guide to must-eat/drink restaurants all around town, ranging from the best places for coffee and beer to breakfast and brunch and dinner and everything in...
Thomas Nassiff on 10/12/12 - 01:05 PM
Hey all, a while ago we did an interview where users asked questions in the replies of a thread and the loving and ador(k)able AP.net staff answered them. Then we posted all our answers in a huge long interview. It's been a couple years since the last one so we want to do this again...so head to the replies to leave your questions. Try to make them pretty broad, although I guess you can ask a specific staffer a specific question if you really need to. We also might have some contributions to this interview from our awesome Voices partners, so if you have a question for them, drop it in this thread as well. All answers from us will be partially aimed at addressing any questions you guys...
Thomas Nassiff on 10/12/12 - 12:43 PM
An AP.net user (cscwell107) proposed to his girlfriend and got engaged at last night's Man Overboard show. A video of the proposal is in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 10/12/12 - 12:06 PM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from The Action Plan. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 10/11/12 - 08:50 PM
I saw God last night. He said, "What up young money?"
Show ReviewGodspeed You! Black Emperor - Austin, TX. - October 09, 2012 (Adam Pfleider)
First ImpressionsCode Orange Kids - Love is Love // Return to Dust (Adam Pfleider)
Staff ReviewsConverge - All We Love We Leave Behind (Jason Gardner)
Adam Pfleider on 10/10/12 - 11:50 PM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from What Looks Like Crazy. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 10/10/12 - 08:28 PM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Road to Manila. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 10/09/12 - 07:39 PM
Today, we're bringing you something a little bit outside of the normal day-to-day music you'll hear in these parts. Play Date is the husband and wife duo of Shanti Wintergate and Greg Attonito (The Bouncing Souls), and together they make a pretty outrageous, yet fun brand of family friendly music. Today marks the release date of their new album Imagination, and we're happy to be streaming it in the band's AP.net profile. Be sure to check it out and let us know what you think!
Jason Gardner on 10/09/12 - 09:40 AM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Circle of Reason. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 10/08/12 - 08:08 PM
You still cross my mind from time to time. And I mostly smile.
ReviewsDefiler - Nematocera (Jason Gardner)
The Acacia Strain - Death is the Only Mortal (Jason Gardner)
Far Away Stables - Behind the Bookcase (Jason Gardner)
Jason Gardner on 10/08/12 - 10:19 AM
The loneliest people in the whole wide world are the ones you're never going to see again.
Album ReviewsThe Mountain Goats- Transcendental Youth (Kelly Doherty)
Kelly Doherty on 10/07/12 - 12:52 PM
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Ryan Gardner on 10/07/12 - 07:19 AM
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Andy Biddulph on 10/06/12 - 07:43 AM
Jason Tate on 10/06/12 - 05:00 AM
Today, we are excited to announce that in addition to the Topshelf Records showcase on October 19, we will be sponsoring Run For Cover Records' CMJ Showcase on Saturday, October 20 in Brooklyn, NY. The showcase begins at noon and runs until 6 p.m., and will feature Tigers Jaw, Koji, Turnover, Pity Sex, Young Statues, Ghost Thrower and one special guest which hasn't been announced yet. A Facebook event page can be seen here (RSVP if you're gonna go!) and tickets can be purchased here. Check out the admat in the first reply, and be sure to pick up some AP.net merch at the showcase if you go out!
Thomas Nassiff on 10/05/12 - 10:39 AM
Just a friendly reminder to make sure you check us out on other social networks. We are on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Last.fm, and Rdio. The AP.net staff can also be found on twitter. Show us some love.
Jason Tate on 10/05/12 - 10:00 AM
Head to the replies to check out the latest Music Biz column, about the CD's latest birthday, how we're going to pass on music to our kids, and how newer generations are going to appreciate music.
Thomas Nassiff on 10/04/12 - 02:29 PM
To celebrate Looking For Alaska's recent release of their new Sing Your Heart Out EP, we're streaming "Holden Caulfield" (yeah, yeah, we know it’s a Salinger reference). Exercising a very different feel than the band's previous progressive material, the track has a pop-rock vibe due to guitarist Calvin Lauber taking over vocal duties. Hear it on their AP.net Profile or in the replies. Be sure to read our review of the EP.
Ryan Gardner on 10/03/12 - 10:18 PM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from All She Wrote. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 10/02/12 - 08:36 PM
Update: The chat is now over. Thanks to the band for hanging out with us tonight. Buy the new album next week!

The guys from Texas In July will be dropping in to chat with us at 7:30 PM EST. The band will be releasing its self-titled album (the band's second for Equal Vision) next Tuesday and will be heading out on tour next week. Feel free to ask them any questions regarding the new album, the tour, and everything else in between.
Drew Beringer on 10/02/12 - 04:26 PM
Out there's a land where time don't command.
ReviewsAll Time Low - Don't Panic (Christian Wagner)
Between the Buried and Me - The Parallax II: Future Sequence (Jason Gardner)
Caspian - Waking Season (Blake Solomon)
Abandoned Pools - Sublime Currency (Craig Manning)
In Dying Arms - Boundaries (Jason Gardner)
Blake Solomon on 10/01/12 - 09:49 PM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Slaves to the Pavement. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 10/01/12 - 08:27 PM
Tomorrow the guys from Texas In July will be stopping by to chat at 7:30 PM EST. Don't miss it.
Drew Beringer on 10/01/12 - 05:05 PM
And we're now officially into October. Where the fuck has this year gone? The AP.net staff has put together our monthly playlist of songs that were released in September that we loved, and thought you should check out. You can stream all of those in the replies, and if we missed some that we should spin, leave a comment.
Jason Tate on 10/01/12 - 02:55 PM
Update: The chat is now over. Thanks to the guys in Set It Off for taking some time out of their day to chat with us. Go buy their new album.

The guys from Set It Off will be dropping in to chat with us at 5 PM EST. The band just recently released its Equal Vision debut Cinematics and are currently on tour. Feel free to ask them any questions regarding the new album, the tour, the band's involvement with VH1's Save The Music Foundation, and everything else in between.
Drew Beringer on 10/01/12 - 01:49 PM
It's the first day of October, which means we're officially in countdown mode for The Fest 11, which takes place from October 26-28 in Gainesville, Fla., this year. I wanted to kick off coverage of the punk rock mecca with a list of 10 bands you should watch, but then I figured since it's the 11th incarnation of the festival, I should go ahead and make it 11 bands. I sat down to write the list and simply had too many good groups to spotlight, so I doubled the length to 22. Blame organizer Tony Weinbender and the rest of the Fest crew for drawing up too good of a lineup. Without further ado, you can head to the replies to check out our list of 22 bands to check out at The Fest 11. If...
Thomas Nassiff on 10/01/12 - 03:08 AM
Set It Off will be chatting on the site tomorrow (Monday October 1st) at 5 PM EST. So make plans to hang out with us tomorrow afternoon.
Drew Beringer on 09/30/12 - 01:33 PM
I need you in my head, is there a place for me in yours?
Staff InterviewsTake One Car (Kelly Doherty)
Kelly Doherty on 09/30/12 - 11:17 AM
Today's edition of the Self-Promotion Spotlight highlights Tampa, FL's Red Room Cinema. This duo, which has been making music since 2004, just released their newest album Apsis on New Granada Records. The post-rock outfit plays music that is equal parts uplifting, searing and memorable. Fans of Isis, Maserati, Mogwai and Tristeza will certainly find a kinship with this sun-drenched duo. For more information on being the featured Self-Promotion Spotlight band/artist, sign up for an AP.net account and post in the Self-Promotion forum.
Gregory Robson on 09/30/12 - 10:18 AM
Looking for some new music? Head to the replies to see what was submitted to AP.net recently.
Ryan Gardner on 09/29/12 - 11:05 PM
In case you missed them during the week or did not have time to read them before, head to the replies for a second chance to check out the interviews posted this week.
Jonathan Bautts on 09/29/12 - 11:42 AM
Jason Tate on 09/29/12 - 05:00 AM
Just a friendly reminder to make sure you check us out on other social networks. We are on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Last.fm, and Rdio. The AP.net staff can also be found on twitter. Show us some love.
Jason Tate on 09/28/12 - 10:00 AM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Negative Three. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 09/27/12 - 08:30 PM
I'll be interviewing The Swellers this weekend, if there are any questions you want me to ask the band, post them in the replies. Thanks.
Drew Beringer on 09/27/12 - 11:50 AM
Total loss.
ReviewsSummer Heart - About A Feeling (Blake Solomon)
Bone Dance - Bone Dance (Jason Gardner)
Touche Amore/The Casket Lottery - Split (Jason Gardner)
Blake Solomon on 09/27/12 - 07:13 AM
I can do baby or I can do geezer murder mystery, but I can't do both.
Staff Reviews Goodnight, Texas - A Long Life of Living (Gregory Robson)
Apollo Run - Here Be Dragons, Vol. III (Gregory Robson)

InterviewJust Like Vinyl (Jason Gardner)
Jason Gardner on 09/25/12 - 10:24 PM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Marcus Kimaro. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 09/25/12 - 08:23 PM
Today's interview from the random questionnaire offered to any and all bands comes from Fathoms. You can read the interview here.
Jeremy Aaron on 09/24/12 - 08:48 PM
And your voice in the back of my head, wishing things could be quiet.
Staff InterviewsAaron Crawford/Cavity Colors (Dre Okorley)
Gatherer (Kelly Doherty)
Dre Okorley on 09/24/12 - 11:38 AM
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