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Staff ReviewsTravis Scott - Rodeo (Jake Jenkins)
Jake Jenkins on 09/04/15 - 08:25 AM
"The backseat I took to depression I defined, As the space between my center and my mind"
Staff ReviewsPost Modern - The Current (Craig Ismaili)
Craig Ismaili on 09/03/15 - 08:07 AM
My ears are back. My teeth are showing.
Staff ReviewsThe Wonder Years - No Closer To Heaven (Thomas Nassiff, for the last time)
Thomas Nassiff on 09/02/15 - 09:43 AM
"They say the first time that you die is when your heart stops, but you die again the last time that someone speaks your name."
Staff ReviewsDavid Ramirez - Fables (Craig Manning)
Staff InterviewsThe Spill Canvas (Craig Ismaili)
Mac Demarco (Aaron Mook)
Craig Ismaili on 09/01/15 - 06:10 AM
"And if I do everything that I should, when do I do nothing at all?"
ReviewsThe Good Life - Everybody's Coming Down (Aaron Mook)
Donovan Wolfington - How to Treat the Ones You Love (Aaron Mook)
Aaron Mook on 08/28/15 - 10:04 AM
"She said she'd like to meet a boy who looks like Elvis, and she walks along the edge of where the ocean meets the land, just like she's walking on a wire in the circus."
Staff InterviewsCRUISR (Craig Ismaili)
Craig Ismaili on 08/26/15 - 06:33 AM
"The screen door slams, Mary's dress waves..."
Staff ReviewsBruce Springsteen - Born to Run (40-Year Anniversary Retrospective) (Craig Manning)
Craig Manning on 08/25/15 - 06:27 AM
"And today was a day just like any other."
Staff ReviewsJack's Mannequin - Everything in Transit (10-Year Retrospective) (Craig Manning)
Staff InterviewsJohn Nolan (Craig Ismaili)
PALMAS (Craig Ismaili)
Craig Manning on 08/24/15 - 06:02 AM
I'm feeling good as new / There's paradise waiting for us in summertime.
Staff PhotosPinelands Music Festival - Millville, NJ (Staci Altomari & Anthony Sorendino)
Staff InterviewsWe Came As Romans (Jake Denning)
Anthony Sorendino on 08/21/15 - 08:40 AM
1-800-HOTLINEBLING
Staff ReviewsCarly Rae Jepsen - E•MO•TION (Ryan Dennehy)
Ryan Calhoun - Paper Stars (Gregory Robson)
Ryan Dennehy on 08/20/15 - 05:32 AM
"Can we reprogram ourselves for love?"
Staff InterviewsThe Good Life (Aaron Mook)
Aaron Mook on 08/19/15 - 08:35 AM
You'll be saying you're lonely but you'll be alone with me.
Staff ReviewsNoah Gundersen - Carry the Ghost (Craig Manning)
Neck Deep - Life's Not Out To Get You (Blake Solomon)
Little American Champ - Purge (Zac Djamoos)
Casual - Casual (Zac Djamoos)
Staff InterviewsNoah Gundersen (Craig Manning)
Blake Solomon on 08/18/15 - 07:20 AM
The AP.net staff is here to help you soundtrack your summer with a playlist each Friday for the next several weeks. Today, I've probably got the opposite to last weeks gym playlist by Jake Denning. I've been on holiday for the past week and I like sea gazing (and having a little existential crisis whilst doing so) and semi enjoying the sun and breeze that comes with being on a tropical island so I put together a playlist to bring a little bit of sunshine to your weekend. This is the part party, part "chill and watch the waves come in" playlist.
Charlie Joseph on 08/14/15 - 11:44 AM
I jumped a flight of stairs because I was so excited to have you home.
Photos & Show ReviewsVans Warped Tour 2015 - Camden, NJ (Anthony Sorendino)
Anthony Sorendino on 08/14/15 - 08:51 AM
Whisper whimper, I won't forget to close your eyes for you.
ReviewsKnuckle Puck - Copacetic (Blake Solomon)
Blake Solomon on 08/11/15 - 06:38 AM
This town is full of dumb reminders.
Staff InterviewFat Mike and Erin Burkett from Fat Wreck Chords
Staff ReviewTime Spent Driving - Passed & Presence (Zac Djamoos)
Staff PhotosJason Isbell at the Electric Factory
Deborah Remus on 08/04/15 - 04:36 AM
Check out our photos and a review of Jason Isbell with Blake Mills at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia on July 29th in the replies.
Staci Altomari on 08/03/15 - 06:28 PM
"You would kill for this, just a little bit."
Staff ReviewsJohn Nolan - Sad Strange Beautiful Dream (Craig Ismaili)
Foreign Tongues - Fragile, As Said Before (Aj LaGambina)
Craig Ismaili on 08/03/15 - 05:45 AM
"You said it was night inside my heart; it was. You said it should tear a kid apart; it does."
Staff ReviewsMac DeMarco - Another One (Aaron Mook)
Aaron Mook on 07/31/15 - 06:40 AM
Becky Kovach on 07/29/15 - 04:27 AM
With the excitement surrounding Nightmare of You and Armor For Sleep playing shows again, I recently found myself inspired to look back on bands that left us all too soon. So today's playlist, brought to you by yours truly, is a hazy trip down memory lane.

Check out the playlist in the replies and break out the tissues - this might be a hard one to get through.
Becky Kovach on 07/24/15 - 03:10 PM
Kayla and Jono’s article ‘Pop Punk and Feminism: Intersectionality And Microaggressions’ got me thinking a lot about intersectionality in rock music.

This notion of rock music being for white people only is not only damaging to the genre and “scenes” which people belong to, but extremely exclusionary to people of colour who actually enjoy the music. Going to gigs to be a part of the musical experience is normal but when you feel like you don’t belong in a place, I’ve found that it prevents you from even going to the shows in the first place. This ends up creating a genre where it only feels welcoming to one specific type of people. It’s become a very common thing to say “no sexism, no...
Charlie Joseph on 07/24/15 - 04:23 AM
Better hear about this shit on the news or somethin'
Staff ReviewsFuture - Dirty Sprite 2 (Ryan Dennehy)
Delta Deep - Delta Deep (Craig Manning)
Barlow - Four Castles (Aaron Mook)
Ryan Dennehy on 07/23/15 - 05:37 AM
"Feels like my life is ready to blow"
Staff ReviewsTame Impala - Currents (Jake Jenkins)
Staff InterviewsDustin Kensrue
Staff PhotosRadio 104.5 Summer Block Party (Staci Altomari)
Jake Jenkins on 07/21/15 - 07:44 AM
Smoke whatever you've got left. It's getting late and we don't have much to lose.
Staff InterviewsJim Adkins (Jonathan Bautts)
Photos & Show ReviewsSay Anything - Philadelphia, PA (Anthony Sorendino)
Staff ReviewsThe Maine - American Candy (Anthony Sorendino)
Anthony Sorendino on 07/17/15 - 10:46 AM
Let's get lost just for the hell of it.
Staff ReviewsNew Lives - In Passing (Zac Djamoos)
Zac Djamoos on 07/10/15 - 09:59 AM
"I'll spin for you like your favorite records used to."
Staff InterviewsSimple Plan (Joe DeAndrea)
Joe DeAndrea on 07/07/15 - 07:24 AM
Every year seems like "the best year for music since (insert year here)," and 2015 is no different. As we put our Mid-Year Top 10 albums together, many writers had to make changes at the last minute - there is too much good music out there. First world problems aside, we have listened to an abundance of great albums this year, so we picked our Top 10 favourites for you all to check out. From Kendrick Lamar to The Sidekicks to Jamie xx, you can expect to find all sorts of albums in our collective or individual lists. Head over to the replies to check it all out, and make sure to join the discussion - we would love to hear about your favourite albums of 2015. Enjoy!
Lueda Alia on 07/06/15 - 10:02 AM
“I’d say anything to make you stay forever because forever don’t mean nothing without you"
Staff ReviewsMan Overboard - Heavy Love (Becky Kovach)
Becky Kovach on 06/30/15 - 06:58 AM
"We better hear about this shit on the news or somethin'"
Staff ReviewsVince Staples - Summertime '06 (Jake Jenkins)
Hudson Mohawke - Lantern (Ryan Dennehy)
Tigers Jaw - Studio 4 Acoustic Session (Aj LaGambina)
Staff Interviews Good Old War (Jonathan Bautts)
Ryan Dennehy on 06/29/15 - 06:48 AM
Update: The "Feel Good Hits of the Summer" playlist is now available in the replies!

Today is the first Friday of the Summer. As if on cue, the weather in the Northeast has opened up, the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill have finally stopped tormenting us, and the sun has been shining all week here. Most importantly, though, today has been a monumental, long-awaited day in United States history. That landmark decision, among other reasons, has us filled with joy today. While we weren't able to put together a playlist to share with you all today, we will be back next Friday with our weekly installments of staff-curated Summer Playlists. Today, though, we want to create an open discussion....
Craig Ismaili on 06/26/15 - 12:45 PM
And all of the monsters got bigger.
ReviewsmewithoutYou - Pale Horses (Blake Solomon)
Staff InterviewsNate Ruess (Jonathan Bautts)
Blake Solomon on 06/25/15 - 08:27 AM
"Let's keep that silly punchline between you and me."
Staff ReviewsCastle of Genre - Home: Loss & Ghosts (Zac Djamoos)
Drunk Couples - Cruisin' (Zac Djamos)
Staff InterviewsCold War Kids (Jonathan Bautts)
Zac Djamoos on 06/24/15 - 08:36 AM
Politics and music have come together any times in the past especially though punk music. Perfect Pussy, to many people seem, sonically radical or intensely personal but how does this relate to occupying a part of a famous art school? Here's an article on how this band helped me learn to stand up for the things most important to me.
Charlie Joseph on 06/23/15 - 07:29 AM
"Beware, I bear more grudges than lonely high court judges."
Staff ReviewsSorority Noise - Joy, Departed (Aaron Mook)
August Burns Red - Found In Far Away Places (Jake Denning)
Desaparecidos - Payola (Kelly Doherty)
Staff InterviewsHead North (Shana Davidson)
X Ambassadors
(Jonathan Bautts)
Staff Articles How Perfect Pussy Inspired Me To Do Direct Action (Charlie Joseph)
Aaron Mook on 06/23/15 - 07:00 AM
"I'm gonna turn off my phone, start catching up with the old me."
Staff ReviewsKacey Musgraves - Pageant Material (Craig Manning)
Ransom Scenery - ear to ear (Craig Manning)
Staff InterviewsThird Eye Blind (Chrisanne Grise)
Craig Manning on 06/22/15 - 07:22 AM
The AP.net staff is here to help you soundtrack your summer with a playlist each Friday for the next several weeks. Last week, Craig M. offered up his playlist of roots music, and this week I'm taking things to the dance floor. That's right, this week's theme is dance music since the bright and colorful sounds of the genre go hand in hand with the summer weather (that is, when it isn't raining relentlessly like it is here right now). So put on your dancing shoes and check out the playlist in the replies.
Jake Jenkins on 06/19/15 - 10:48 AM
"Do you want to fall apart? I could if you can try to fix what I've undone, cause I hate what I've become."
Album ReviewsNate Ruess - Grand Romantic (Craig Ismaili)
Craig Ismaili on 06/17/15 - 06:45 AM
"The plans I make still have you in them."
Album ReviewsThird Eye Blind - Dopamine (Craig Manning)
Staff InterviewsmewithoutYou (Jonathan Bautts)
Book ReviewThank You, Goodnight by Andy Abramowitz (Craig Ismaili)
Craig Manning on 06/15/15 - 06:39 AM
The AP.net staff is here to help you soundtrack your summer with a playlist each Friday for the next several weeks. Last week, Ryan D. shared his playlist of summer jams. This week, I'm here to take things in a completely different direction: roots music. From folk and alt-country to Americana and classic rock 'n' roll, this playlist encompasses the genres that have said "summer" to me longest. Whether you're heading out of town for a road trip or sitting on the porch drinking a beer late at night, this mix is ideal.
Craig Manning on 06/12/15 - 07:46 AM
"And here with you there's always something to look forward to; my angry heart beats relatively easy."
Staff ReviewsSun Kil Moon - Universal Themes (Aaron Mook)
Small Leaks Sink Ships - Face Yourself, and Remove Your Sandals (Craig Manning)
Sharon Van Etten - I Don't Want To Let You Down EP
(Kelly Doherty)
Aaron Mook on 06/11/15 - 07:12 AM
You can check out our interview with Betty Who here.
When you're a new artist, you're just like, "Oh, this is just like the first time I'm doing everything and we'll see how it goes." And then if it goes well hopefully, the second time you come around you're like, "Wait, I was just, like, guessing. How do I do that again? I didn't really have a system to it." So that's definitely been the thing that freaks me out more than anything.
Joe DeAndrea on 06/09/15 - 08:37 AM
"Have you ever ran at something headfirst, and then crawled away?"
Staff ReviewsFour Year Strong - Four Year Strong (Craig Ismaili)
Cusses - Here Comes the Rat (Gregory Robson)
Oso Oso - Real Stories of True People, Who Kind of Looked Like Monsters (Matt Metzler)
Staff InterviewsBetty Who (Joe DeAndrea)
Matt Metzler on 06/09/15 - 06:56 AM
The AP.net staff is here to help you soundtrack your summer with a playlist each Friday for the next several weeks. The first installment in the series comes courtesy of yours truly, and let me tell you, it should be a federal crime for songs like Fetty Wap's "RGF Island" and Taylor Swift's "New Romantics" to not be on every single Summer 2k15 playlist. Alas, they aren't available on streaming services so I couldn't include them here. However, I did assemble a collection of songs that I think make a pretty damn good beach or BBQ soundtrack, which you can check out in the replies via Spotify and Rdio.
Ryan Dennehy on 06/05/15 - 07:33 AM
You can check out our interview with Marianas Trench here. The band's new album, Astoria, will be released later this year.
I think the difference with this record is that the lyrics are very candid. We had a lot of stuff going on with the band over the last year and a half, which is the reason why it took us so long to get this new record out. There's been a lot of personal stuff happening. Nothing with the four guys or anything, but just personal stuff. I won't get into any gritty details, but when you guys hear this new record, it's an open book. It's reading right from the diary.
Joe DeAndrea on 06/03/15 - 07:31 AM
Staff ReviewsA$AP Rocky - At.Long.Last.A$AP (Jake Jenkins)
Jamie xx - In Colour (Ryan Dennehy)
Staff InterviewsMarianas Trench (Joe DeAndrea)
Ryan Dennehy on 06/03/15 - 05:44 AM
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