Please welcome Cody Nelson, whom is our newest addition to the AbsolutePunk.net staff. He'll be focusing on bringing comedy content to the site, such as reviews, interviews, and weekly round-up. It's an area I've wanted to cover on the site for a while, especially with all the interest in stand-up and the like in our Entertainment forum.
Craig and I are taking a week off from the "My Back Pages" feature. Be sure to join us next Tuesday as we discuss a record with some of the most brilliant guitar work in the history of rock 'n roll. Stay tuned!
Hit the replies for recaps of SXSW Day 4: Saturday from Paul Tao, Lueda Alia and I. Be sure to check out the Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 recaps as well. I was lucky enough to see Fall Out Boy, and Paul got to see Vampire Weekend.
This week on the Self Promotion Spotlight, one can find Day Dreamer an emo tinged pop punk band from Illinois and Wisconsin. They've just released their Best Wishes EP which is 'name your price' on their Bandcamp. They have a similar vibe to a looser version of Title Fight and are definitely worth a spin. Interested in being a part of the Self-Promotion Spotlight? It's easy, just sign up for an AbsolutePunk.net account and post in the Self-Promotion forum.
Hit the replies for recaps of SXSW Day 3: Friday from Paul Tao, Lueda Alia and I. Be sure to check out the Day 1 and Day 2 recaps as well. Come back every day to read reviews of the rest of the days as well. Follow @apnetatshow on Twitter for random thoughts and reviews during the day.
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Hit the replies for recaps of SXSW Day 2: Thursday from Paul Tao, Lueda Alia and I. Be sure to check out the Day 1 recap as well. Come back every day to read reviews of the rest of the days as well. Follow @apnetatshow on Twitter for random thoughts and reviews during the day.
This year at SXSW, Paul Tao, Lueda Alia and I are taking over Austin. We've got our recaps of Wednesday: Day 1 of the festival in the replies. Make sure to come back every day to read recaps of the rest of the days as well. Make sure to follow @apnetatshow on Twitter for random thoughts and reviews during the day before we recap them.
Welcome to My Back Pages, a new collaborative staff feature that will survey a landscape of renowned classics and unheralded gems alike, most of which no one around here ever writes a word about. The rules are simple and loose: we won’t cover anything from this millennium and we will avoid all or most AP.net favorites—though we might make an exception if something is nearing a milestone anniversary. Beyond that though, anything is fair game. So if you have an album, artist, or genre you would like to see discussed in this feature, feel free to throw us a few recs.
This week, we are taking a look at Fleetwood Mac's legendary, radio-approved 1977 LP, Rumours,...
You can read our interview with Unifierhere. The band have just released their debut full length album, Colorado and we discussed to process behind the album and their recent name change.
They are definitely from a personal point of view for me. I try to be poetic and use fairly general themes, without being vague so that the listener can make their own interpretation and decide what the lyrics mean to them to a certain extent. A lot of the general ideas and themes on the album came from a time of reflection I had when I was in Colorado quite a few years ago, which is why we decided to name the album that. I'd say some of the main topics I come back to are: people being deceitful or...