GutterLIFE will be releasing its new EP Donít sleep on February 17 via We Are Triumphant Records. Today we are premiering the band's new song "Pursuit of Hopelessness" which you can stream in the replies.
Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders will release its new album, Playmates, on February 24th via Fat Possum. You can check out the video for the band's new track, "Come On Back This Way" (which features Sharon Van Etten), in the replies.
Hidden in Plain View are offering special VIP Passes to the show at The Gramercy in NYC. With these special "add-on" tickets you'll be able to meet the band before the show for a special VIP soundcheck/meet and greet party with all you can drink "Hidden In Plain Brew" brewed by Joe Reo.
I recently had the chance to sit down and talk with Aaron Marsh of Copeland about the band's new album Ixora, the future of the band, and what it was like to get back together and record after a few years off. You can check that out here.
This is like, I should do a different interview for 'What The Fuck Am I Doing Magazine' or something like that. So Twin is the bonus disc, so there will be a two disc set that's kind of the deluxe edition, we're calling it the Twin Edition, and so the bonus disc has all of the songs from the record in different versions, so some of them are acoustic, some of them are kind of remix, some of them, one of them is just kind of like a soundscape with, you...
Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive and President of EA Music Group, will be a guest on "Renman Live" on December 3rd at 10AM PST. As President of EA Music Group, Schnur is responsible for the pursuit, creation and continuous development of the global vision for music in all EA games.
A little late on this news post, but last month The Flats (Mat Kerekes from Citizen, his brother Chris and other collaborators) released an album called Liberation & The House In Blue, which you can stream in the replies and pick up for $1 on Bandcamp.
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. We recommend Rdio or Spotify for album streams of new releases and check out our review section to see what our staff thought of the albums.
Its Teeth will self-release his new EP, Pulses, on December 16th. You can stream a new song, "Life Support," on bandcamp, where you can also pre-order the EP. All proceeds are being donated to a no-kill animal shelter.
1. Directional Passages
2. Life Support
3. Pulses, Revision v.ii
Well, this year sure seemed to go by quickly. We're currently gearing up for the end of the year feature where we compile all of our favorite albums into a big database for you to search through. While the staff are stressing over putting together their lists, and members are encouraged to post their favorites in our forums, we're also continuing our tradition of asking for lists from band members, label folk, and others in the music industry. If you fit into one of the aforementioned categories and would like to submit your list to us -- please do so here. Everyone here at AP.net would like to wish you all a happy and safe holiday season, keep an eye out for this feature right around...
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