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Mike Campbell writes for Noisey about how independent labels are being squeezed out by the "vinyl revival."
The result we are seeing in most recent years is that independent releases are being pushed aside, becoming less of a priority due to the fact that vinyl orders from indies are usually a fraction of the size of most major label artist orders. To give an example, the first pressing of Philadelphia indie-punk band Cayetana’s debut LP, Nervous Like Me, released in 2014 on independent label Tiny Engines was limited to 1525 copies. The band was only able to get 400 copies to sustain their merch sales on their six-week tour supporting the album’s release, as the rest of copies were...
Jason Tate on 04/01/15 - 11:08 AM
Twenty One Pilots will be releasing an exclusive Ohio die-cut red vinyl for Record Store Day.

Tracklisting
1. Fall Away (live from the LC)
2. Forest (live from the LC)
3. Ode to Sleep (live from the LC)

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Jason Tate on 03/27/15 - 01:00 PM
State Champs have finished their second full length album. Now we wait.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/26/15 - 06:19 PM
A new OWEL song called "Every Good Boy Does Fine" is in the replies via Pop Matters. Their new EP, Every Good Boy, will release April 28th via intheclouds Records - you can pre-order it.
Ryan Gardner on 03/25/15 - 04:14 PM
Major Lazer will release his new album, Peace is The Mission, on June 1st via Mad Decent.

Track Listing
01) Be Together (Feat. Wild Belle)
02) Too Original (Feat. Elliphant & Jovi Rockwell)
03) Blaze Up The Fire (Feat. Chronixx)
04) Lean On (Feat. MØ & DJ Snake)
05) Powerful (Feat. Ellie Goulding & Tarrus Riley)
06) Light It Up (Feat. Nyla)
07) Roll The Bass
08) Night Riders (Feat. Travi$ Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T & Mad Cobra)
09) All My Love (Remix) (Feat. Ariana Grande & Machel Montano)
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/23/15 - 06:35 AM
A-F Records has created a Record Club.
Jason Tate on 03/18/15 - 11:38 AM
Soon-to-be-huge Years & Years have announced their first full-length, Communion, due out June 22nd. Artwork, tracklist, and stream of new song "Worship" in the replies. Pre-order here.
Garett Press on 03/18/15 - 08:34 AM
The Wavves x Cloud Nothings collaborative album is now complete and the artwork with all production details can be found in the replies. Although there is no track listing or release date yet we should expect No Life For Me this year.
Kyle Huntington on 03/18/15 - 06:04 AM
The tracklisting for the new Twenty One Pilots album Blurryface was posted on Instagram.

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Jason Tate on 03/17/15 - 11:30 AM
In the spirit of surprise releases, it looks like Earl Sweatshirt will be giving us his new record, I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside, next week according to iTunes. You can check out album cut "Grief" in the replies.

Track List:
01) Huey
02) Mantra
03) Faucet
04) Grief
05) Off Top
06) Grown Ups [ft. Dash]
07) AM // Radio [ft. Wiki]
08) Inside
09) Dna [ft. Na'kel]
10) Wool [ft. Vince Staples]
Jake Jenkins on 03/16/15 - 10:03 PM
Wolf Alice will release their debut album, My Love Is Cool, on June 22nd via Dirty Hit (further establishing how they are one of the best labels today). Hit the replies to check out the brand new video for the fantastic single "Giant Peach".

Track Listing
01) Turn To Dust
02) Bros
03) Your Loves Whore
04) You're A Germ
05) Lisbon
06) Silk
07) Freazy
08) Giant Peach
09) Swallowtail
10) Soapy Water
11) Fluffy
12) The Wonderwhy (Hidden Track)
Kyle Huntington on 03/12/15 - 12:06 PM
Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros will premiere their live album, Live In No Particular Order, via BitTorrent Bundle on March 16th.
Ryan Gardner on 03/11/15 - 03:39 PM
Turnover have posted the first song from their newly announced album, Peripheral Vision, which you can hear right here. This album's gonna be one dreamy piece of tuneage.
Blake Solomon on 03/11/15 - 01:40 PM
All Get Out will be releasing a new five-song EP titled Movement on April 14 via Favorite Gentlemen Recordings and Bad Timing Records. The album art, tracklisting, and a teaser video featuring a clip of the title track can be seen in the replies. We'll have a stream of the first single, "Balance," right here on AP.net at 2pm EST tomorrow; pre-orders will be live at that time as well.
Jason Tate on 03/10/15 - 11:58 AM
Holly Herndon has announced her new album Platform will be out May 18th via XL Recordings. Watch a video for a new song from the album, "Interference," in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 03/10/15 - 09:40 AM
Hudson Mohawke has announced Lantern, his follow-up to 2009's Butter. It's out June 16th via Warp Records, and features Miguel, Jhene Aiko, and more. Check out the tracklisting and trailer in the replies.
Ryan Dennehy on 03/10/15 - 09:37 AM
Turnover will release Peripheral Vision on May 5th via Run For Cover Records. The apparent album artwork can be seen in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 03/10/15 - 07:18 AM
Hop Along will release their new full-length album, Painted Shut, on May 5 via Saddle Creek. The follow-up to 2012's Get Disowned, Painted Shut is available for pre-order over here and you can hear the first single, "Waitress," in the replies (via Noisey).
Thomas Nassiff on 03/09/15 - 08:23 AM
Shamir will be releasing his debut album, titled Ratchet, on May 19th via XL Recordings. You can check out the album art in the replies, as well as the previously released single "On The Regular."

Track Listing:
01 Vegas
02 Make a Scene
03 On the Regular
04 Call If Off
05 Hot Mess
06 Demon
07 In for the Kill
08 Youth
09 Darker
10 Head in the Clouds
Jake Jenkins on 03/05/15 - 10:24 AM
Xerxes' Collision Blonde is now available on cassette.

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Jason Tate on 03/02/15 - 11:42 AM
Lights & Motion's Chronicle will be released on vinyl in May. Pre-orders are now up.
Jason Tate on 03/02/15 - 11:21 AM
Mumford and Sons will release their new album Wilder Mind on May 4th and it will be preceded by the single "Believe" on April 27th. Produced by James Ford and demoed at Aaron Dessner's (The National) studios, the album is said the be a "shake up" and "development" from their previous efforts. Hit the replies to watch a trailer and pre-order it here.

Track Listing
01) Tompkins Square Park
02) Believe
03) The Wolf
04) Wilder Mind
05) Just Smoke
06) Monster
07) Snake Eyes
08) Broad-Shouldered Beasts
09) Cold Arms
10) Ditmas
11) Only Love
12) Hot Gates
Kyle Huntington on 03/02/15 - 09:27 AM
You can preorder Secret Grief's Sea of Trees at Triple Deke's webstore.
Zac Djamoos on 02/27/15 - 01:56 PM
Jeff Rosenstock of Bomb the Music Industry! is the latest artist featured on Noisey's "Rank Your Records" series. He ranks his old band's discography here.
Zac Djamoos on 02/27/15 - 01:36 PM
The Story So Far are done recording their new album.

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Jason Tate on 02/26/15 - 10:38 AM
Soft Sleep, featuring members of The Lonely Forest and Death Cab For Cutie, will soon be releasing their first vinyl EP. Pre-orders are now up and more information can be found below.
As Summer 2014 ended, Anacortes, WA indie-rockers, The Lonely Forest, played their final show. This farewell concert at Seattle’s Bumbershoot Music Festival marked the theoretical end of The Lonely Forest. Guitarist, Tony Ruland, did not sit idly by. After sorting through a pile of micro cassette recordings he’d made over the last handful of years, Tony decided it was finally time to do something with them. He needed help, so he called up Erik Walters (Silver Torches) and Kyle Holland (Cumulus), and thus,...
Jason Tate on 02/25/15 - 01:16 PM
The Weaks will release their new album, Bad Year, via Lame-O Records on April 7. Pre-orders will be available here, along with a new song from the album, on Wednesday. The Weaks will also be touring with Brand New in April.
Thomas Nassiff on 02/23/15 - 02:19 PM
The Movielife's debut album, It's Go Time, will be available on vinyl for the first time ever over at Fadeaway Records.

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Jason Tate on 02/23/15 - 11:02 AM
There are quite a few albums that came out 10 years ago today ... Hidden In Plain View's Life In Dreaming, Comeback Kid's Wake The Dead and Gym Class Heroes' The Papercut Chronicles all join Armor for Sleep in the decade club.

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Jason Tate on 02/22/15 - 03:28 PM
Blur has announced their new album and first in 12 years, The Magic Whip, will be released on April 27th. Head to the replies to hear the first single "Go Out".

Track Listing
01) Lonesome Street
02) New World Towers
03) Go Out
04) Ice Cream Man
05) Thought I Was A Spaceman
06) I Broadcast
07) My Terracotta Heart
08) There Are Too Many Of Us
09) Ghost Ship
10) Pyongyang
11) Ong Ong
12) Mirrorball
Kyle Huntington on 02/19/15 - 07:56 AM
No Omega will release their new EP Occupants late April. The first single, "Passing," is streaming on their bandcamp. An album teaser can be found in the replies.
Zac Djamoos on 02/18/15 - 03:18 PM
football, etc. will release a new 7", Disappear, on March 17. It can be pre-ordered at Count Your Lucky Stars' store. "Sunday" is streaming on NPR.

Tracklist:
1. Sunday
2. Sweep
3. Receive
4. Open
Zac Djamoos on 02/18/15 - 03:13 PM
Best Coast will release the new album, California Nights, on May 5th. Watch a trailer in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 02/18/15 - 12:26 PM
The Tallest Man on Earth has announced that his new album entitled, Dark Bird is Home, will be released on May 12th via Dead Oceans. You can find a new album trailer in the replies.

Track Listing
01) Fields of Our Home
02) Darkness of the Dream
03) Singers
04) Slow Dance
05) Little Nowhere Towns
06) Sagres
07) Timothy
08) Beginners
09) Seventeen
10) Dark Bird Is Home
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/17/15 - 04:28 PM
Joywave will release their debut album, How Do You Feel Now?, on April 21st via Cultco Music/Hollywood Records. The band will also be joining Bleachers this spring on their tour, which you can find in the replies.

Track Listings
01) Somebody New
02) Carry Me
03) Tongues (feat. KOPPS)
04) Destruction
05) Now
06) Parade
07) In Clover
08) Feels Like a Lie
09) Traveling at the Speed of Light
10) Nice House
11) Bad Dreams
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/17/15 - 04:01 PM
Head North will release a new EP called Bloodlines on March 24th via Bad Timing Records. It will be available for pre-order tomorrow, February 18th, at 2PM EST on the Bad Timing webstore. We will be premiering first single "The Planet" at that time tomorrow, as well.

Track Listing:
1. Brave Hands
2. Bluejay
3. The Planet
4. The Path
5. Old & Grey
6. Windowless
Ryan Gardner on 02/17/15 - 12:15 PM
Every Atlas will release their eponymous third album March 8th via Safe & Clean Records. Pre-orders are now up.

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Jason Tate on 02/14/15 - 09:50 AM
Alabama Shakes will release their new album, Sound & Color, on April 21st via ATO Records. You can stream their new single called "Don't Wanna Fight" in the replies.

Track Listings
01) Sound and Color
02) Don't Wanna Fight
03) Dunes
04) Future People
05) Gimme All Your Love
06) This Feeling
07) Guess Who
08) The Greatest
09) Shoegaze
10) Miss You
11) Gemini
12) Over My Head
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/12/15 - 04:47 PM
Miguel's new album which is tentatively titled Wild Heart is 90% done.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/12/15 - 04:16 PM
Florence + The Machine will release the new album How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful on June 1st. The record is produced by Markus Dravs with contributions from Paul Epworth, Kid Harpoon and John Hill. Head to the replies to watch the (NSFW) video for brand new single, "What Kind Of Man".
I guess although I’ve always dealt in fantasy and metaphor when I came to writing, that meant the songs this time were dealing much more in reality. Ceremonials was so fixated on death and water, and the idea of escape or transcendence through death, but the new album became about trying to learn how live, and how to love in the world rather than trying to escape from it. Which is frightening because...
Kyle Huntington on 02/12/15 - 02:14 PM
Snow Patrol will release a new album this year.
"We are about to start work on our album in March and we should have it out in October - that is the plan," he revealed. "This is definitely going happen, we will have an album out for this year for sure, but it will be towards October, November latest."

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Jason Tate on 02/12/15 - 12:28 PM
Hollywood Undead will release Day of the Dead on March 31st. The band has also announced tour dates, which are below.
Ryan Gardner on 02/12/15 - 11:35 AM
All Get Out will be re-pressing their wonderful 2011 album The Season through Favorite Gentlemen and Bad Timing Records on vinyl. You can pick it up starting tomorrow at 2pm EST, in two different variants, and more information is available here. Favorite Gentlemen and Bad Timing will also be releasing a new EP from the band this spring.
Blake Solomon on 02/10/15 - 12:11 PM
Energy frontman Jason Tankerley will release his debut solo EP, The Infection, on March 3rd. Two song from the effort are streaming on Bandcamp.

Track Listing
1. The Infection
2. Another Yesterday
3. 25 Holidays
4. Dead In Dreamland
5. The Shadowlands
6. They
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/10/15 - 09:55 AM
Update: A video, which features new music, titled "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful" has now been released and can be seen in the replies.

Florence + The Machine hosted a listening party for the new album in a London restaurant last night. Songs such as "Ship To Wreck", "Caught", "Delilah" and "What Kind Of Man" were premiered to a crowd of family and friends and following a few announced slots of European festivals this summer the group is also one of the favourites to headline this year's Glastonbury.
Kyle Huntington on 02/10/15 - 04:16 AM
Razor and Tie are launching Analog Spark, a new imprint for classic re-issues on vinyl. The full press release in the replies.
Jason Tate on 02/09/15 - 02:19 PM
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