Unconditional Arms - the instrumental post-rock project conceived by The American Scene guitarist Jeffrey Wright - have released a live album/concert film titled Live at Santo. The audio is available on all digital services, but the video performance is exclusively available from The Native Sound. Head to the replies to watch not one, not two, but three videos from the eight-song set. The band tears through "Conscious Whirr," "First Look" and "Son, Daughter, Daughter" in front of an intimate studio audience, live and unabridged, in their hometown of Oakland, CA.
Check out Justin Bieber's newest single, "Sorry," and it's equally amazing music video, in the replies. The song was produced by Skrillex and Blood Pop. If Purpose is even half as good as its two singles, we're in for a real classic.
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Producer Casey Bates (Chiodos, Pierce the Veil, Forgive Durden) has started a new podcast, appropriately dubbed The Casey Bates Podcast. In the first episode, he's joined by Bobby Darling of Gatsbys American Dream for an in-depth discussion about the making of the band's 2005 album, Volcano. You can listen to it on Soundcloud, iTunes or Overcast.
I'm not sure I'm used to typing Encore yet when introducing the new podcast episodes. However, here we are with episode 101. Just a quick reminder that there are 12 days left to pick up our limited run of Encore t-shirts on teespring and thank you to everyone that has ordered one so far. I can't wait to see pictures of people wearing the new logo. This week's episode has us discussing some football, talking a little about other podcasts we like to listen to, the idea of "self-titled" albums and if they should have a certain "feel" to them or not. Then we discuss Thrice's Vheissu turning 10 and how much that album in particular meant to me, Fall Out Boy's re-release of "Irresistible,"...
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Big news out of the Modern Baseball camp today. The band have released a surprise 6-song EP with Lame-O Records, The Perfect Cast, in advance of their recently recorded third album, releasing in 2016 through Run For Cover Records titled Holy Ghost. You can read a feature with the band, and hear the EP in its entirety, on Spin.
Lukens’ changed schedule over his health concerns resulted in the group switching up their usual recording process, writing songs in the studio and then piecing them together with the whole band, rather than Lukens and Ewald composing together ahead of time.
Death Grips will release a new album titled Bottomless Pit. They have released an announcement video featuring the late actress Karen Black. You can see that in the replies. More info and weirdness to come.
Mariage Blanc, who released one of my favorite records of the year in the form of their achingly beautiful No Autobiography, have released a music video for album stand-out "Bloodlines." Hit the replies to see the video and check out No Autobiography if you're at all a fan of early Death Cab For Cutie material.
Panic! At The Disco's new album, Death of a Bachelor, will be released on January 15th. The album can be pre-ordered on iTunes and a new song, "Emperor's New Clothes," can be heard in the replies.
02) Don't Threaten Me With A Good Time
04) Emperor's New Clothes
05) Death of a Bachelor
07) LA Devotee
08) Golden Days
09) The Good, The Bad And The Dirty
10) House of Memories
11) Impossible Year
Before The Streetlights have signed to Antique Records. Westward releases December 11th - you can pre-order it. A preview of first single "Goodnight, Goodbye" is in the replies. The full version releases October 28th.
Into It. Over It.'s set times have changed at Fest. He will now be playing solo instead of full-band.
This message is difficult to write, but I need to address the scheduling changes regarding Into It. Over It.'s set times at The Fest and why they have switched from being full band to me playing solo. Let me begin by saying the guys who play in IIOI, who have devoted countless hours and years of their lives to be in this band, are my best friends. These are people I would do anything for. I have their backs and they have mine. In the recent weeks leading up to Fest it had come to my attention that the mental and emotional health of one of the members was/is not exactly where it should...
French hardcore/screamo outfit Birds In Row have released a music video for "Can't Lie." The track appears on their split with WAITC, which is out now on 10" vinyl via Throatruiner Records. It's in the replies.