I find it easier to find a sound thatís really exciting and new with things that are old and familiar. Because things that are really brand new? They sound like what the future should be like, with no surprise element to it.
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.
Today we're bringing you a brand new song from new UK-based band, Nobody, Ever. Inspired by the indie-pop glory of Weezer and Jimmy Eat World, the quartet's new song, "The Last Good Thing," is bound to get your head bobbing. It's off the band's upcoming EP, This Wall Is Dedicated To Liam And His Mates, which will have pre-order information soon. In the meantime, check out the song in the replies or over the band's AP.net profile.
Pale Angels (ex-Noisettes, The Ergs, Static Radio NJ) will release their debut album, Primal Play, on August 13th via Kiss Of Death Records. Listen to three songs from it on their Bandcamp. Peep the art and track listing below.
2) Awful Son
3) Wasted On You
4) Slow Dance
6) Slow Jangle
7) In The Sunset
8) Quiet Nowhere
9) Bed Bugs
Arlington, TX's Mouth Of The South is releasing their new album Transparency and we've got the first full listen for you guys. Although by definition a Christian metalcore band, don't let that deter you from giving this a listen. The band packs a serious punch and has a bright future ahead of them. Listen to Transparency in the replies and you can buy it here.
The RIAA has changed it's rules regarding digital sales and platinum eligibility, meaning that once Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail is released to Samsung Galaxy users, it will essentially have gone platinum.
Going forward, sales of albums in digital format will become eligible on the release date, while sales of albums in physical format will still become eligible for certification 30 days after the release date.
Not only do we believe itís sensible and logical to align digital album rules with those we have maintained for digital singles since the programís inception, we also consider todayís move in line with our larger efforts to modernize the G&P Program to reflect the new music...
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend for other viewers? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. Check out rdio or spinner for album streams of new releases.
Hit the replies to hear RadioDriveBy's new single, "Go All Night." The track is now on iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify. In August, the band will be touring the Philippines with All Time Low, A Rocket To The Moon, and Anberlin and plan to release a new album shortly after.
You can check out the track listing for John Mayer's new album, Paradise Valley, below. The album is set to be released on August 13th via Columbia Records.
02) Dear Marie
03) Waiting on the Day
04) Paper Doll
05) Who You Love
06) I Will Be Found (Lost at Sea)
07) Call Me the Breeze
08) Badge and Gun
09) You're No One 'Til Someone Lets You Down
10) Badge and Gun
11) On the Way Home
Tides Of Man have added two new vinyl options to their IndieGoGo campaign - "Vinyl - Basic" consists of a signed record and digital download for $50, while the "Vinyl - Deluxe" option is a signed record, digital download, and T-Shirt for $60.
The music's pretty visual. From the first time I heard it, even though it was a lot to take in, I immediately got this cinematic feeling. The music is panoramic to me. I'm looking at it, listening to it, and seeing all kinds of different images. Even with the name Palms, we didn't come up with it too late into the process. Everything gave it this feeling. I felt like it was very cinematic. A lot of the lyrics are painting pictures of landscapes. There's not too much storytelling in the lyrics. It's more or less the music is speaking to me and, I think, you guys as well in a very...
Little Big League's upcoming album, These Are Good People, now available for pre-order via Tiny Engines. You can also use the code "LBL20" to save 20% on your order. And you get an immediate download of the album too. If you aren't into physical products, you can pick it up over at Bandcamp for $5. This album is one of the best I've heard all year. Seriously pick it up now. If you need convincing, check out the song "Dark Matter" in the replies.
The latest installment in Built To Spill's Brett Nelson's Electronic Anthology Project features new renditions of Death Cab For Cutie's "Soul Meets Body" and "Champagne From a Paper Cup." It'll be available digitally tomorrow and on 7" vinyl in August. For now you can hear the new "Soul Meets Body" over at Pitchfork.