Hit the replies to watch the Kreayshawn-directed video for a new Main Attrakionz track titled "Ain't No Other Way." Apparently 808's and Dark Grapes 3 is coming out on June 3rd (I'll believe it when I see it).
Jake Jenkins on 05/11/15 - 03:47 PM
Silverstein's video for "Face of the Earth" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 01:57 PM
Today we're excited to be bringing you a special song stream from The Wretched Desert. The band is comprised of Zach Lind (of Jimmy Eat World) and his wife Holly, and they'll be releasing their new EP tomorrow (pre-orders are up on Amazon). Hit the replies to hear "Memento" and make sure to follow the band on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 12:19 PM
After a Change.org petition showed up over the weekend asking Warped Tour to remove Austin Jones from the tour, Kevin Lyman said he would take all YouTubers off the tour, but has now clarifed that he needs to go through "due process" first. I guess that means vetting the facts.
From the Petition PageAs most of you know, Front Porch Step was removed from Warped Tour for asking for nudes from underage girls. Well, now we have another celebrity who girls from ages 12-18+ idolize. Austin Jones is now taking advantage of his fame. On numerous accounts, he has pressured girls as young as 13 into sending him videos of them twerking. As a 15 year old girl, I find this disgusting. I feel that...
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:57 AM
John Gentile, writing for The Runout, about sweatshop merch being sold by punk bands.
Yet, fans are as much the reason for this as bands, if not more. (Actually, fans are probably more to blame). We all need to realize that the age of the $10-$12 shirt is over. I looked at the calendar. Itís not 1986 anymore. You know what? Twenty bucks for a t-shirt is reasonable. Donít give me that hooey that you ďCanít afford a $20 shirt.Ē First, if you canít afford a $20 shirt, then a $10 shirt made by a twelve year old who just lost his fingers is a pretty lousy alternative. Second, Iíve seen you all at the show. I saw *YOU* buying a $4 beer (plus one dollar tip!). If you can afford a band shirt,...
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:53 AM
Carl Magnes, writing for Jacobinmag:
High pay comes with serious restrictions. Musicians must agree to a radius clause that prohibits them from performing within a radius (say one hundred miles) of the festival for a certain number of months (often six). The radius clause is also coupled with a subtler exclusivity clause: the inability of fans who canít afford the $200+ ticket prices to enter a major festival. When a show at a high-cost festival will be your only show for six months in a region, you offer your working-class fans a cold silence.

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Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:50 AM
Pat Elliot, the original drummer for The Impossibles, passed away over the weekend.

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Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:45 AM
Metric's new song "The Shade" can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:43 AM
Textbook's new new video for "Shared Privacy" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:40 AM
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:36 AM
Update #2: Official pre-orders are now up.

Update: I've heard from a reliable source this information is incorrect. The record actually isn't finalized yet (Nate keeps wanting to add more stuff) but an early June release is still probable.

Nate Ruess' new album Grand Romantic was up for pre-order on Amazon for a few hours this morning. It contained a June 23rd release date and the following tracklisting:

Track Listing
1. Grand Romantic (Intro)
2. AhHa
3. Nothing Without Love
4. Take It Back
5. You Light My Fire
6. What This World Is Coming To (feat. Beck)
7. Great Big Storm
8. Moment
9. It Only Gets Much Worse
10. Grand Romantic
11. Harsh Light
12. Brightside
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:34 AM
Third Coast is streaming their new EP, Wrong Place Right Time, via Bandcamp.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:31 AM
Enter Shikari's new music video for "Torn Apart" is in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:29 AM
Owl City's new album, Mobile Orchestra, will be out July 10th. The album artwork has been released on Instagram and the new new single, "Verge," will be released Thursday.

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Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:27 AM
Palm Trees & Power Lines new single, "Animalistic," can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:25 AM
Envy's new song "Footsteps in the Distance" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:20 AM
Bad Timing Records have announced the new lineup for the Light Years and Head North tour. A Will Away has been added to the tour, No Good News has been dropped. No Good News has also deleted all of their social media presence on the internet and I'm hearing from multiple reliable sources they have disbanded.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:19 AM
Kanye West did a Q&A last night at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (where he will receive an honorary doctoral degree today).
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:14 AM
The Dillinger Escape Plan's new video for "Paranoia Shields" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:11 AM
Man Overboard's new song "Borderline" is streaming on Spotify. Hit the replies for a trailer for their new album as well.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:08 AM
New Politics have released a new song called "West End Kids" which you can stream over on Entertainment Weekly. The track is from their new album, Vikings, which will be released on August 14th via DCD2/Warner Bros.
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/11/15 - 11:06 AM
Haste the Day's new song "Take" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:05 AM
Hit the replies to watch Against Me! and Miley Cyrus perform "True Trans Soul Rebel" for the Happy Hippie Foundation.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:01 AM
You can stream another new Good Old War song called "Broken Record" on Entertainment Weekly.
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/11/15 - 10:12 AM
"I know you and I know it won't take you long to make me smile"
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Jake Jenkins on 05/11/15 - 10:12 AM
It's been a while since we talked about Nils Frahm, though the Berlin based composer has certainly been busy. He's currently prepping for the release of his first score for the one-take feature film "Victoria" which is out on June 10th via Erased Tapes. Until then, head to the replies to listen to his new song "Them" and read a lovely note from Nils himself.
Lueda Alia on 05/11/15 - 09:20 AM
Gyre's new song "Manifest" is in the replies. Moirai releases tomorrow.
Ryan Gardner on 05/11/15 - 08:55 AM
Frank Turner has revealed some art surrounding his forthcoming sixth studio album, Positive Songs For Negative People. You can find that in the replies. Turner states that a "proper release date, full artwork, singles and videos will all be coming your way very soon." It seems to be due for release in July.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/11/15 - 08:14 AM
We Are The Union are releasing a new EP called Keep It Down this Friday, May 15th, via Paper + Plastick Records. We are streaming the whole thing. Lead single and opener "Call In Dead" picks up right where their last record left off, equipped with a chorus that's guaranteed to be belted out at live shows. "The Dreams That You Forgot" has more of a ska/reggae influence musically, while "My Whole Life Is A Dark Room" is a straightforward punk song and arguably the best song here. Oh and there's a cover of Green Day's "Burnout" and a Smash Mouth inspired song ("The King Of Chords"). Needless to say, these six songs have a lot going on - give them a listen in the replies. If you like what...
Ryan Gardner on 05/11/15 - 08:08 AM
Neck Deep premiered their new song "Can't Kick Up The Roots" yesterday on BBC Radio. Hear it at this link, and skip to the 33 min 30 sec mark to hear the new song. It'll be officially released tomorrow.
Blake Solomon on 05/11/15 - 07:52 AM
Nicolas Jaar's first solo release since 2011 is out today in the form of a two track EP titled Nymphs II, and you can stream the entire 15 minute piece in the replies.
Jake Jenkins on 05/11/15 - 07:50 AM
The Story So Far are streaming their new, self-titled album in the replies. The record comes out officially on May 19th. Check it out and let us know what you think in the replies!
Blake Solomon on 05/11/15 - 07:24 AM
Cady Groves' new single, "Crying Game," is on Spotify.
Joe DeAndrea on 05/11/15 - 05:58 AM
American Idol will be ending in 2016 after next season.
Joe DeAndrea on 05/11/15 - 05:45 AM
You can watch Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace cover The Replacements' "Androgynous" with Miley Cyrus and Joan Jett as part of Mileyís Happy Hippie Presents: Backyard Session series. They also did "True Trans Soul Rebel."
Ryan Gardner on 05/10/15 - 07:57 PM
Nate Ruess has posted his new song "Great Big Storm right here.
Jason Tate on 05/10/15 - 01:10 PM
It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well.
Jason TateAs always, check out my blog and the AP.net podcast.
Jason Tate on 05/10/15 - 01:00 AM
Nardwuar recently spoke with Sleater-Kinney in Vancouver, BC, which you can view in the replies.
Jake Denning on 05/09/15 - 11:53 AM
Ghost Thrower will release their new album, Batsy next friday. For the time being you can stream a new song called "Oranges" in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/08/15 - 02:15 PM
Watch Bleed American's video for "Executive" in the replies or over at Plug In.
Deborah Remus on 05/08/15 - 01:45 PM
Head to the replies to check out a mini-documentary on the South By So What?! music festival. The video takes a look at the beginning of the festival and what the future will hold.
Jake Denning on 05/08/15 - 01:04 PM
Hit the replies to check out a fan-shot live video of Terror playing two new songs, "The 25th Hour" and "No Time For Fools", both off their brand new record The 25th Hour, out this summer via Victory Records.
Jake Denning on 05/08/15 - 12:52 PM
The album cover for Nate Ruess' Grand Romantic is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/08/15 - 12:04 PM
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