In honor of Cyber Monday, No Sleep Records is giving 75% off all their digital releases on BandCamp with code CYBER13. That means Balance & Composure's The Things We Think We're Missing is $1.75, Sainthood Reps' Headswell is $1.25, and all the other goodness No Sleep releases for just about the same. Go give a great label your money.
Rock photographer Ryan Russell, perhaps known best around these parts as the creator of Nervous Energies, previously announced that he would be releasing a photo book titled Continental Obscura: From Birmingham to Bellingham via No Sleep Records. The label has announced a February 11th release date for the book, which will also include a bonus 7-inch; the bands on the 7" have not yet been announced.
Allison Weiss will release Say What You Mean (Sideways Sessions), an acoustic/alternate version of her most recent effort, on November 26 via No Sleep Records. Listen to the new rendition of "One Way Love" on Alt Press.
No Sleep Records has released the next chapter in their “Road Sessions” series, which features an acoustic performance of State Faults performing "Dreamcatcher" and a cover of Usher's "U Got It Bad." It's in the replies. Subscribe to No Sleep Record’s Youtube channel for new sessions and content every Thursday. Resonate/Desperate releases November 12th.
Balance and Composuredebuted at No. 51 on the Billboard 200 chart this week, No. 2 on the vinyl charts (losing the No. 1 spot to Arctic Monkeys), No. 16 on the rock chart and No. 19 on the indie chart. For reference, Hits Daily Double has No. 50 listed as 6,884 sales this week – those numbers aren't always accurate, but there's a ballpark for you. Congrats to the band and No Sleep Records!
Departures and Moose Blood are teaming up to release a split EP on November 12th via No Sleep Records (US) and Fist In The Air Records (UK). The EP features two new tracks from each band and will be available on limited edition vinyl and digital download. Pre-order it now and hear a new Departures song called "A Song For The Sunset" at Rocksound.tv.
01) A Song For The Sunset
02) Closing Doors
03) Stay Here
Balance and Composure has leaked some new behind-the-scenes footage from its upcoming video for “Reflection.” You can watch it in the replies. The band's incredible new album, The Things We Think We're Missing, hits stores on September 10th.