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BoySetsFire have premiered their new music video for song "Let It Go" from their forthcoming album While a Nation Sleeps. The album drops on June 11, 2013 via Bridge Nine Records. In case you missed it, you can read our interview with Nathan Gray here.
You can click Read More for the video.
Posted by bryne on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
A new Mixtapes song titled "Everything's Eventual" can be heard over at their Facebook page. (No prior "like" required, thank goodness.)
It's from the band's upcoming LP Ordinary Silence, due out June 25, 2013 via No Sleep Records. They'll be kicking off a tour with You Blew It!, Light Years and others beginning June 27.
The CBGB Music & Film Festival will be happening Oct. 9 - Oct. 13 in numerous venues around Manhattan and Brooklyn, with the Landmark Sunshine Theater in Manhattan serving as the event's main hub. The festival is promising a wide swath of "music, film, art, social awareness, music industry workshops and conferences."
Badges for the festival will be available at four different tiers, ranging from $100 to $375. No word yet on the lineup, but the organizers are promising over 700 events spread across 175 venues. A promotional video for the event can be seen below; more info is available at the CBGB website.
Posted by brittany on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 3:30 PM (EDT)
Brazil's Lisabi have joined the Sinking Ship Records roster. The group are releasing a trio of EPs titled Senseless Acts of Violence. The first EP, Senseless, can be purchased here. The second EP, Acts, will be available July 2, 2013.
Lisabi released a video for a track off of Senseless titled "Aneurisma". You can click Read More to check it out.
Pity Sex have revealed "Wind Up," a new song from their upcoming full-length Feast of Love, due out June 25, 2013 via Run For Cover Records.
Listen over at Stereogum. The band will be touring with The World Is A Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid To Die and Dads this summer.
Posted by bryne on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 2:30 PM (EDT)
Riot Fest - which we are co-sponsoring this year - will be returning to Toronto in 2013, as well as embarking on a new event in Denver. Riot Fest Toronto is set for Aug. 24-25 and Riot Fest Denver will be happening Sept. 21-22; no lineups for either festival as of yet, but we'll keep you posted.
Meanwhile, Riot Fest Chicago is slated for Sept. 13-15 and will feature Fall Out Boy, Blink-182, Violent Femmes, Motorhead, The Lawrence Arms and a slew of others.
Brand New have announced a handful of club shows around their previously announced performance at Riot Fest in Chicago this September.
Click below to see the dates. The band's most recent full-length Daisy was released way back in 2009, although a deluxe reissue of their debut Your Favourite Weapon arrived last year via Razor & Tie.
Posted by bryne on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 1:30 PM (EDT)
Into It. Over It. will release a new 7-inch titled Life is Suffering on June 25, 2013 via Topshelf Records. In addition to a pair of full-band live tracks, the package will include a 200 page book featuring band photographs and other content from IIOI's first full-band tour.
The two live tracks, "Anchor" and "Wearing White," can be heard at The AV Club. Both songs originally appeared on 2009's 52 Weeks. IIOI's new full-length and follow-up to 2011's Proper is expected out this year via Triple Crown Records.
Posted by britt on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
In response to the devastating F-5 tornado that hit Moore, OK this week, Loose Charm Records and Fort Collins, CO's Arliss Nancy have set up a donation effort called Fuck Tornadoes and have vowed to give 100% of Arliss Nancy sales purchased in the next 48 hours to aid Oklahoma victims.
The label, which is partially based in OK and has worked with Oklahomans Red City Radio in the past, had this to say:
The full statement and more information can be found here. Start purchasing for the Fuck Tornados cause here. Arliss Nancy are also currently on tour but only purchases made through the Loose Charms store will be donated to the effort.
Posted by brittany on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 12:30 PM (EDT)
Young Ladies have released a new demo titled "Little Things" which will appear on their upcoming LP this fall. Members of Latterman, Monikers and Daytrader fill out the line up for Young Ladies.
You can click Read More to give it a listen.
Posted by bryne on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
The Fest 12 added another round of bands to its lineup over the weekend, including The Night Marchers, Obits, F.Y.P., Paint It Black, Toys that Kill, Off With Their Heads, Andrew Jackson Jihad, White Lung, Underground Railroad to Candyland, Ceremony, Tenement, Pianos Become the Teeth, Banquets, The Holy Mess, The Slow Death, Post Teens, Leagues Apart, Reverse the Curse, After the Fall, City Mouse, The Careeners (formerly Grabass Charlestons), Audacity, Pentimento, Protagonist, Run, Forever, Light Years, Coffee Project, Dig It Up, High Dive, Nothing In The Dark, Toby Foster, The Reptilian, So Pastel, Sea of Storms, Jabber, Jeff Rowe, War on Women, Radio Havana, Stabbed in Back, Wringer, Who Needs You, Muscle & Bone, Lions, Cassavetes, Donovan Wolfington, Benny The Jet Rodriguez and a reunion set from Monikers.
The Fest 12 will be happening Oct. 31-Nov.3 in Gainesville, FL, with a two-day pre-Fest event set for Oct 29-30 in Ybor City, FL. Tickets and such are available here. The full lineup so far can be seen below.
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