Over the weekend a fan was groped at Jeff Rosenstock's Austin show. Since then Jeff has posted a varietyofmessages to these kinds of shitty people on Twitter -- these are all worth reading. It apparently hasn't stopped the online harassment of this individual though, which is beyond fucked up.
There is no place for you at our shows if you don't have respect for women. Fucking none. Stop listening, stop attending.
Superheaven (fka Daylight) will be releasing its Side One Dummy debut, Ours Is Chrome, on May 4th, 2015. Global pre-orders, the new video for single "I've Been Bored" and a list of tour dates for their upcoming headlining run with Diamond Youth and Rozwell Kid can all be found at the band's website. Check out the album cover and press release in the replies.
This song was the last one written for the record. There was a different opening track and when I was listening to the first pass of completed demos, it didn't feel quite right. I had this opening riff kicking around for a while, and right after I saw the movie Her I was thinking about how we are raised to believe anything is possible but in truth, reality is finite. In fact, our reality is so much smaller than all the possibilities in the world. So all these huge leaps it seems people make as life goes on, maybe they're not so huge. Also that's just someone else's path. So maybe instead of freaking...
To promote his new album We Cool?, which you can stream here, Jeff Rosenstock will be playing a show in each New York City borough on March 8. That's next week! All of the gigs are either free or donation based. Find more information -- wait for it -- you know -- in the replies.
Restorations have released another new song called "Misprint" which you can stream in the replies via Stereogum. The song is from the band's upcoming third full length, LP3, which is out October 28th via SideOneDummy Records.
The Lees of Memory (ex-Superdrag) have signed to to SideOneDummy for the release of their new album Sisyphus Says on September 16th. Hit the replies to see the video for their first single "We are Siamese."
SideOneDummy's latest episode of "Storytellers" is Warped Tour themed. Hit the replies to watch the portion with Kevin Lyman as he talks about how Fletcher from Pennywise almost got killed by Kid Rock and drove Lyman nuts for a day. Check out the full episode with Kevin Lyman, Chad Gilbert, Charlie Saxton, and comedians Grant Cotter, Eli Olsberg and Joe Sib -- here.
Joe Sib is not only the co-founder of Side One Dummy but he's also a comedian in his spare time. Recently at the label's "Storytellers" show, he recounted the first time he met Bruce Springsteen. Check it out in the replies.
Andrew Jackson Jihad released an incredible video for new track "Temple Grandin" - which you can watch via Fuse. It's off the band's upcoming album, Christmas Island, which hits stores on May 6th via Side One Dummy Records.
SideOneDummy has started a "Storytellers" series and the most recent episode features Greg Behrendt (writer of He's Just Not That Into You) talking about his dying love for Van Halen. You can watch it in the replies.
SideOneDummy have announced their new #TestPressThursday series. Starting this Thursday, November 7th, SideOneDummy Records will be launching an ongoing charity auction series where they will be auctioning off roughly 60-80 rare and limited vinyl test presses from the SideOneDummy catalogue, new and old. Net proceeds from the auction will go to benefit MusiCares and Harmony Project. The first batch of test presses will go live on SideOneDummy’s eBay account this Thursday, November 7th and feature rare items from MxPx, Title Fight, The Horrible Crowes and more.