MC Lars will release his eighth album, Lars Attacks!, on September 6 via his own Horris Records. The cover art can be viewed in the AP.net gallery. The music video for the title track can be seen here.
MC Lars releases his new EP Twenty Three today, and he has a very important message about it in the replies, along with the music video for the title track. The song is in memory of Lars' college roommate, who committed suicide in 2006 and the EP features guest appearances by Gabe Saporta and Brett Anderson of The Donnas. You can buy the EP on iTunes for $4.99, and it contains 3 songs, Lars' commentary on what it means to him, the video, and a digital booklet.
MC Lars will be making a music video for "Twenty-Three", a song about the suicide of his friend and roommate. He is encouraging fans to send in photos of loved ones who took their own lives in an effort to help raise awareness and prevent suicide. Details in the replies.
MC Lars is posting a track from his upcoming album, This Gigantic Robot Kills, on his myspace page every Friday until it hits stores on February 24th. He recently posted "True Player for Real" featuring Weird Al Yankovic.
01) Where Ya Been Lars?
02) True Player for Real
03) Hipster Girl
04) It's Not Easy (Being Green)
05) This Gigantic Robot Kills
06) No Logo
07) 35 Laurel Drive
09) Guitar Hero Hero (Beating Guitar Hero Does Not Make You Slash)
10) O.G. Original Gamer
11) We Have Arrived
12) White Kids Aren't Hyphy
13) Here There Ophelia
14) (Lord It's Hard to Be Happy When You're Not Using) The Metric System
Bergen County NJ's Clark Street will be opening up for MC Lars on his upcoming US tour. Rob Piccininni Jr, Clark Street's bassist, has joined MC Lars' band as a touring bassist and will be pulling double duties on this tour.
MC Lars' "Download This Song" debuted at #38 on Australia's singles chart. The track is currently the #2 track on iTunes Hip Hop Chart and is the #17 overall download on iTunes Australia. iTunes sales do not factor into the Australian charts yet, if they had, he would have nailed the Top 20. It's anticipated the single will climb next week. Lars is currently in Australia and loving it. He was on their MTV's TRL last Friday, where his video is in heavy rotation. The clip is the most spun at Channel V with #1 requests. He performed the track on CD Live last week and was featured this week on Take 40. The track is being spun on all kinds of stations from Pop to Indie to Hip-Hop.
MC Lars' new album, The Graduate, is available for pre-order exclusively through Smartpunk. Pre-orders will come with a special button pack that contains 4 MC Lars buttons along with a signed MC Lars designed mini comic strip (while supplies last). The Graduate is set for a March 21st release date. (Remind Me)
MC Lars is in Brooklyn putting together the band for tours around The Graduate, beginning with the UK in late March. We're on the hunt for the perfect singer (who can also play guitar confidently) and help us put the "punk" in post-punk laptop rap. We're looking for someone over 18 who lives in the NYC area and is ready to commit to lots of worldwide touring. Be serious and determined: Please send any material you have (mp3's), website, photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
MC Lars' upcoming album, The Graduate features a song called "Signing Emo," and in that song, Absolutepunk.net gets a brief mention. Check the song out on his Myspace; it's funny shit. The album comes out March 21st on Horris Records (you can currently buy it on iTunes).
MC Lars has just posted the first single off of his new album, The Graduate, on his MySpace page. The song is called "Hot Topic Is NOT Punk Rock" and features The Matches. It's hilarious and has been getting quite a bit of radio play, so expect to hear more of it. The Graduate is in stores March 21st.
MC Lars' new full length album, The Graduate, will be released on March 21st via his own label, Horris Records. In preparation for the day, he'll be previewing the entire record on MC Lars' MySpace page. Starting today, one new song will be posted each week; click here to listen to the first new track, "Download This Song."