April 18, 2014
The good folks at Paper + Plastick Records have announced that they will be offering customers 50% off of almost everything in their webstore from today, April 18, 2014, at 5:00pm EDT until the following day at 11:59pm EDT.
The store is available on the label’s website.
Orlando, Florida’s Among Giants has launched a full stream of their upcoming EP the weekend before release. The band’s new 7″ vinyl record is titled Back And Forth and is set to be released on April 22, 2014 via Jetsam-Flotsam and marks the label’s debut release.
Listen to the full disc here courtesy Modern Vinyl.
Jesse Cannon (managed/produced bands such as Man Overboard and Transit) released a second edition of his book Get More Fans: The DIY Guide To The New Music Business (2014 edition). This edition has an added 20 pages with new information and revisions.
Jesse Cannon worked for over a decade recording bands like Animal Collective, The Misfits, The Cure, The Menzingers, Limp Bizkit and Saves The Day at the start of their careers. The book addresses many questions, but one in particular: “What should I be doing to build a fanbase?”
New York rockers The Julie Ruin (featuring Kathleen Hanna–Bikini Kill, Le Tigre) have released a music video for their song Just My Kind. View the video here.
Just My Kind is off the band’s debut September 2013 album Run Fast via TJR Records.
The Julie Ruin are currently on a North American tour. Check out the remaining dates below.
Boston, MA’s Somos has debuted a brand new music video. The video features the song “Domestic” from their Tiny Engines Records, Temple Of Plenty, which dropped earlier this year in March.
Check out the full video here courtesy AltPress.
April 17, 2014
Rochester N.Y.’s ska punk band Mrs. Skannotto is streaming their brand new album. The album is titled Outlier and was self-released earlier this month.
Stream or purchase the full disc here.
Folk punk group Andrew Jackson Jihad will be releasing their new album, Christmas Island through SideOneDummy on May 6, 2014. Latest single, “Linda Ronstadt” is streaming in advance of the release and can be heard here courtesy Impose.
Fans can also hear their first release, Children of God here. Christmas Island was recorded by John Congleton at Elmwood Studios in Dallas, Texas.
Pre-orders for Christmas Island can be found here.
Atlanta, GA pop punk act Seagulls has debuted a brand new music video. The video is titled “Santa’s Little Helper” and is taken from the band’s newest EP, The Royal We, out now on Autumn + Color Records.
Watch the full video below along with upcoming tour dates.
Boston’s melodic hardcore group, Vanna, has announced details for their next studio album. The band’s 5th studio album will be titled Void and is expected to drop on June 17, 2014 via their new home and label Pure Noise Records. The record will be recorded at the Machine Shop in New Jersey with Will Putney (Stay From The Path, Northlane, Miss May I & more).
Track listing ca be viewed below.
Singer/songwriter Brody Dalle (The Distillers, Spinnerette) will release a new album titled Diploid Love on April 29, 2014 digitally, and May 19, 2014 on vinyl.
Brody Dalle also announced North American tour dates. Check them out below.