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Oh fuck, Surge is coming back!? I think the first one I drank caused the hairs on my arm to vibrate off. It will be available exclusively on Amazon.
Jason Tate on 09/15/14 - 11:12 AM
Damien Rice's website and Facebook has been updated ... hinting at new material? Could it be this Amazon listed album?

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Jason Tate on 09/05/14 - 11:20 AM
Sucré's new EP Loner will be released on September 2nd, Stacy will also have copies on her upcoming tour. The EP can be pre-ordered on Amazon where 30 second clips are also up.
Jason Tate on 08/22/14 - 10:58 AM
Billy Corgan is not happy that Amazon leaked the Smashing Pumpkins' Adore Reissue track listing.
I spent some time this morning preparing what was meant to be the reveal of the ADORE BOX SET, for where the real juice lies in it is what sonic goodies made their way on it. Notably, I was prepared to share this information here on The Panopticon as far back as two months ago, but made the mistake of asking the record label if I should wait. And if you saw my comments earlier today, you already know that I’m very upset that an online retailer broke their agreement, posting up the tracks up before we could do it here first AS THEY’D ASKED. The irony being where do you think this kind of...
Jason Tate on 07/16/14 - 10:12 PM
Bad Suns new album is currently on sale on Amazon for $6.99.
Jason Tate on 07/02/14 - 12:27 PM
Amazon has announced the "Fire Phone" today.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 11:11 AM
Amazon has unveiled a new music streaming service, Prime Music, which is in a similar vein to Spotify and Rdio. Subscriptions are included for people who are already Prime subscribers, and it marks an interesting new turn in the website's popular service. What do you think? Will Amazon be able to break into the market in a meaningful way, or is it already too late to make an impact?
Blake Solomon on 06/12/14 - 08:58 AM
TGL will be releasing their third full length studio album This is the End, featuring 17 tracks of unreleased, new, and remastered material on June 2nd. Pre-orders are up on Amazon. The album was recorded and produced by Seth Henderson.

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Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 10:37 AM
Amazon has unvelied a new feature for Twitter today called #amazoncart. The idea is that you can add the hashtag to a tweet that contains an Amazon product link and it will then add it to your shopping cart for purchase later. There's a video explaining the whole thing in the replies. I would recommend bands and labels definitely take a look -- this seems like it could be a good way to sell merch and music via Twitter.
Jason Tate on 05/05/14 - 11:31 AM
Apologies, I Have None's new EP Black Everything is now available on Amazon.

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Jason Tate on 04/25/14 - 11:28 AM
Amazon is reporting that The Story So Far will be releasing an acoustic EP, Songs Of, on June 17th.

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Jason Tate on 04/23/14 - 02:35 PM
Amazon and HBO have signed an agreement to bring many of the premium channel's shows to Amazons Prime's video service. Just gonna toss it out there: if you haven't seen The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, and/or The Wire ... you're missing out.
Newer shows like Girls, The Newsroom and Veep will eventually be made available to Prime subscribers, but not until three years after they've first aired on HBO. And other hits like Game of Thrones aren't even mentioned as part of the deal, so HBO may be keeping some popular content for itself.
Jason Tate on 04/23/14 - 07:29 AM
Disney has released an album featuring 50 different versions of their mega-smash, "Let it Go." It's sung in a variety of languages ranging from Arabic to Icelandic to Romanian. Gotta catch them all.
Jason Tate on 04/17/14 - 11:42 AM
Where there's smoke there's usually fire ... and these leaked contracts sure make it look like Amazon is looking to launch a music streaming like service in the very near future.
The contract also makes mention of an option to offer consumers free access to music, but with limits: Consumers would be able to stream some songs for free, but only once for each recording. That kind of free tier could be a good promotion for the service itself, but the idea isn’t actually all that new. Subscribers of Google’s Play Music All Access subscription service can already share entire albums with their friends this way, giving them one shot to listen to each song.
Jason Tate on 04/04/14 - 02:53 PM
Amazon has announced their own TV streaming device, dubbed Amazon Fire TV. The very small box will retail for $99, will be voice-activated (but can also come with an optional gaming controller) and connect with Hulu, Netflix and more. Lots of information can be found everywhere on the internet by now, but also there's stuff here.
Blake Solomon on 04/02/14 - 09:06 AM
One of pop-punk's most prominent and supportive members, Charlie Saxton (you can find him in The Wonder Years' "Melrose Diner" video), is one of the stars of Amazon's Betas. The show features Riff Raff, Hopeless Records & No Sleep Records merch sprinkled throughout the season along with the craziness the show holds. The season finale is January 17th. For more info on the show and how to view it, head to Amazon.
Christian Wagner on 01/13/14 - 11:01 AM
It looks like Amazon screwed up this morning and for a brief moment Bruce Springsteen's new album was available for download on the website. Ummm, oops?
Jason Tate on 12/30/13 - 01:53 PM
Amazon is following Target's example and will also refuse to sell physical copies of Beyoncé's new self-titled album.
Drew Beringer on 12/21/13 - 07:44 AM
Amazon has released the best selling albums and songs of all time on the service. Heartthrob by Tegan & Sara is this year's best-selling mp3 album, with Modern Vampires of the City by Vampire Weekend coming in second. Fun. has the 6th best selling mp3 album of all time on the service, and the third best selling mp3 of all time with "We Are Young" and the tenth with "Some Nights."
Jason Tate on 12/13/13 - 10:58 AM
Clips from the new Reggie and the Full Effect album can be heard on Amazon.

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Jason Tate on 11/04/13 - 09:17 AM
Listen to clips from Aaron Sprinkle's Water & Guns on Amazon, including a bonus cover of Acceptance's "So Contagious." The album comes out next week.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/24/13 - 05:34 AM
Amazon.co.uk has released a pretty cool infographic analyzing vinyl tastes, trends, and sales from the last few years - check it out in the replies. Some notable stats: Daft Punk's Random Access Memories is not only Amazon.co.uk's vinyl best-seller of 2013, but their best-seller since 1999. Also, rock music accounted for 55.6% of vinyl listening in 2012, compared to 44.3% in 2004; dance music saw the most drastic drop, falling from 18.9% of all vinyl to 3.9%. Interesting stuff.
Jack Appleby on 09/13/13 - 11:40 AM
Hear clips from Night Verses' upcoming debut album, Lift Your Existence, on Amazon. The album will be available June 25th via Easy Killer Records.

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Ryan Gardner on 06/15/13 - 07:54 AM
The just-released Iron Man 3 soundtrack is on sale for $5 on Amazon MP3. It features Imagine Dragons, Awolnation, Neon Trees, Passion Pit and more.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/01/13 - 03:48 PM
Amazon Cloud Player's auto-rip program has been extended onto vinyl sales.

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Jason Tate on 04/04/13 - 02:51 PM
Amazon's Gold Box Deal of the Day is 20 $1.99 MP3 albums, which includes the latest albums from Fiona Apple, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Muse, Passion Pit, Tegan & Sara, and more.

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Drew Beringer on 02/26/13 - 01:24 PM
Listen to a preview of The Strokes' new single, "All the Time," here. The track will be released on February 19th.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/11/13 - 08:12 AM
Clips of the Braid and Balance and Composure split are now on Amazon.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/20/13 - 11:47 PM
Amazon has many albums on sale for $2.99, including music from Justin Timberlake, The Clash, Rage Against the Machine, Nas, Modest Mouse, Michael Jackson, MGMT, Outkast, The Fray, John Mayer, Bruce Springsteen, Tenacious D and more.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/18/13 - 09:24 AM
A repress of Tenacious D's Self-Titled debut on vinyl is up for pre-order on Amazon.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/13/13 - 07:28 PM
Amazon has introduced a new service called Amazon AutoRip, which automatically gives customers free MP3 versions of any CDs they’ve purchased from Amazon since the launch of its Music Store back in 1998.
Jason Tate on 01/10/13 - 09:54 AM
Grab a free $2 Amazon MP3 credit here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/02/13 - 12:05 PM
Amazon MP3 is selling 20 albums for $.99 - $1.99 each today only. Artists with eligible music include Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Lana Del Rey, Imagine Dragons, Rihanna, No Doubt, Carly Rae Jepsen and more.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/24/12 - 10:51 AM
Need some more Christmas music in your life this holiday season? The Essential NOW That's What I Call Christmas, which features everyone from John Lennon and Elvis Presley to The Jackson 5 and The Beach Boys, is on sale for 99 cents from Amazon MP3.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/18/12 - 07:54 PM
Amazon is offering 25 albums for $1.99 each in exchange for a tweet. Artists with eligible albums include Paramore, The Postal Service, U2, Nirvana, 2Pac, Lana Del Rey and more.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/17/12 - 12:46 PM
Remember when we told you about North Side Kings vocalist/Danzig puncher Danny Marianino's book, Don't Ever Punch a Rockstar: A Collection of Hate Mail & Other Crazy Rumors? Marianino has self-published the effort, and it is now available for purchase. A portion of proceeds will be donated to an anti-bullying organization.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/26/12 - 12:12 PM
Looking to get in the holiday spirit? Download the Big Box Christmas compilation of 280 Christmas songs for $1 on Amazon.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/14/12 - 05:54 AM
Amazon is offering a free $1.29 MP3 credit.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/31/12 - 06:05 AM
You can stream clips from Code Orange Kids' upcoming new album Love is Love//Return to Dust over at Amazon. The album's in stores November 20th.

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Drew Beringer on 10/29/12 - 03:50 PM
Amazon is offering a free download of The Who's Tommy: As Performed By The London Symphony Orchestra.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/27/12 - 10:17 AM
Sleeping At Last has released a new song, entitled "Masquerade", which will be in the movie "Fun Size" (in theaters this Friday).

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Jason Tate on 10/24/12 - 11:24 AM
Get a free $2 Amazon MP3 credit here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/09/12 - 11:57 AM
The Mr. T Experience have digitally re-issued their entire catalog.

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Jason Tate on 09/27/12 - 03:47 PM
Amazon MP3 is celebrating its 5th birthday by offering a download of any song for just a nickel.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/26/12 - 06:30 PM
A new Motionless in White song clip for "Devils Night," can be found here.

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Jason Tate on 09/17/12 - 09:14 AM
Sign up for Scott Shared Values for a free $5 Amazon MP3 credit. Let us know what you use it for in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/06/12 - 01:48 PM
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