Thank you so much all of you! It means a lot to hear stuff like this. I wish every article I wrote was like this, it's such a great feeling writing about bands you like and you know their story like the back of your hand.
the Stay Ahead of the Weather sounds exactly like full band Into It. Over It. (obviously the vocals), so I'm wondering why the different name? just probably cuz it's Evan working with other dudes?
Yes to different dudes, but I have always felt there is a little bit of a difference in the songs. You're right though, Evan's songwriting is so distinctive that there's kind of a tie-in among everything he does.
ICF's first full US tour was in my Nissan Altima with TWY back in '08. They pulled our trailer (Josh crashed it on 4th of July..fucker) and we shared gear for 35 days. I'll always feel sort of in debt to them for that tour, it showed me what being in a band was actually about. Back then one thing was really noticeable to me: these dudes "got it" -- It's so weird having been at those shows, playing the WBPF record release show, having turn outs of 10 people in Oklahoma, whatever else...to see where it is today. There's not a better group of guys that I've met in my almost 6 years of doing this, they deserve all of it and more.
Damn that is a cool story. Thank you for sharing that.
Sorry but this split is news to me and I don't see any links to it in the main post, and I don't see anything about it on the Hopeless Records site. Is there a pre-order for it? Have I already missed it? I'm assuming it is getting a physical release on vinyl correct and not just digital?
There were 1,000 copies of the 6" that went for sale a while ago. They sold out in a couple hours and there will never be any more made.