Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Hopeless For The Holidays Compilation

>> Hopeless Records will release a holiday compilation on iTunes on December 4th.  Hopeless For The Holidays will feature covers and new songs from artists like For The Foxes, Anarbor, and more.  The full track listing for the compilation can be seen below.
Track Listing:
  1. For The Foxes – "The Only Thing That Glistens"
  2. Divided By Friday – "All I Want For Christmas Is You"
  3. Anarbor – "West Coast Christmas"
  4. Driver Friendly – "X-Mas In Texas"

>> Can't wait for December 4th? You can listen to "The Only Thing That Glistens" from For The Foxes below.

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Punchline Stream Remix of "Universe"; Release 'So Nice To Meet You' on Vinyl

>> Punchline released their "So Nice To Meet You" EP earlier this year.  What's new is the fact that the EP is now available on vinyl through Paper + Plastick Records.  Your purchase not only gets you a cool red or blue record, but it also comes with a digital download of a 5-song EP called the "Introduction To The History Of Punchline."

>> This new sampler includes a song from each of Punchline's previous releases so that new fans can see what the band has done leading up to "So Nice To Meet You."  The people at Paper + Plastick are so excited about this sampler that they're offering it up as a free download from their web store.  So new fans can see what Punchline is all about before they get the new vinyl, and everyone can get the sampler with their purchase as well.  It's a win for everyone.

'Introduction To The History Of Punchline' Track listing:
  1. Play (from The Rewind EP) 
  2. Heart Transplant (from Action)
  3. Flashlight (from 37 Everywhere)
  4. Ghostie (from Just Say Yes)
  5. 21 Forever (from Delightfully Pleased)

>>  In order to celebrate the release of "So Nice To Meet You" on vinyl, Punchline is streaming a remix of their song "Universe."   The remix, done by John O'Hallaron, can be heard exclusively on Alternative Press.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Kesha Releases Acoustic Version of "Die Young"

>> Ke$ha will be releasing a new album, titled Warrior, on December 4th.  In addition, she will also be putting out a 5-song acoustic EP called Deconstructed.  You can pre-order both the album and the EP here.  The track listing for the acoustic EP can be seen below.

Deconstructed Acoustic EP track listing:
  1. Old Flames
  2. Blow
  3. Harold Song
  4. Die Young
  5. Supernatural

>> Can't wait for December 4th? No problem.  Check out the acoustic version of "Die Young" below.

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Skate and Surf Festival Returns To New Jersey in 2013

>> It's official - the Skate and Surf Festival is making a comeback!  Here's the first announcement from the festival's facebook page:
The rumors are true! Skate and Surf Festival will makes its return to New Jersey in the spring of 2013. Please invite all of your friends to like this page and show support for the festival. The next big announcement is right around the corner...

>> Stay tuned for more information! I'll post all announcements as soon as they're made.
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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Circa Survive Release Hurricane Sandy Benefit EP

>> Circa Survive released a five-song EP on their bandcamp page. The band is accepting donations of $4 or more for the EP, and all of the proceeds will go towards the American Red Cross relief efforts.  The five songs on the EP and a statement from the band can be seen below.

Track listing:
  1. Circa Survive - "Battle, My Love"
  2. Psychic Babble - "Baby Steps"
  3. Anthony Green - "When I'm On Pills" (Stephen Clifford remix featuring Chris Weyh)
  4. Anthony Green - "Get Yours While You Can" (Psychic Babble Remix)
  5. Brendan Ekstrom - "April"

A statement from the band:
"So many of our friends and families were directly affected by Hurricane Sandy, we felt we needed to do something to help out. Starting today you can pay-what-you-want & download an exclusive 5-song EP on Bandcamp with previously unreleased b-sides from Circa Survive and Psychic Babble (Colin's solo project), plus remixes of Anthony's solo songs "When I'm On Pills" (Stephen Clifford remix ft. Chris Weyh) and "Get Yours While You Can" (Psychic Babble remix), and an instrumental song by Brendan ... It's all in the family.
We have set the price for the 5 song EP at a minimum of $4 or you can purchase any of the songs individually for a minimum of $1. Since this is a 100% charity item we encourage you to be as generous as possible when deciding what to pay. Thank you in advance for your gigantic hearts.
All proceeds from this will benefit The American Red Cross relief effort in the Northeast.
Infinite Love,
Circa Survive

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Friday, November 9, 2012

2013 Take Action Tour To Feature The Used, We Came As Romans, and Crown The Empire

>> Sub City and Hopeless Records have announced that The Used will be headlining the 2013 Take Action Tour.  The tour will also feature We Came As Romans, Crown The Empire, and Mindflow.  Tour dates can be seen below.  Visit takeactiontour.com/2013 for ticket information.

>> Proceeds from the annual Take Action Tour go toward non-profit organizations. The 2013 tour will support the It Gets Better Project, an LGBT youth outreach program.

2013 Take Action Tour Dates:
1/11/13 - Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
1/12/13 - Salt Lake City, UT @ In the Venue
1/14/13 - Denver, CO @ Summit
1/16/13 - Kansas City, MO @ The Beaumont
1/17/13 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
1/19/13 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
1/20/13 - Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room
1/22/13 - St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
1/23/13 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
1/25/13 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
1/26/13 - Rochester, NY @ Water Street Music Hall
1/28/13 - Washington, DC @ 930 Club
1/29/13 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
1/30/13 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
2/1/13 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre
2/2/13 - Atlantic City, NJ @ House of Blues
2/4/13 - Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
2/5/13 - Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
2/7/13 - Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
2/8/13 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
2/10/13 - Detroit, MI @ Fillmore
2/11/13 - Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
2/13/13 - Tulsa, OK @ Cain's Ballroom
2/14/13 - Houston, TX @ House of Blues
2/16/13 - Austin, TX @ Emo's East
2/17/13 - Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
2/19/13 - San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
2/20/13 - El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
2/22/13 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre
2/24/13 - Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
2/26/13 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
2/27/13 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
3/1/13 - Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern

>> The Take Action Tour charity compilation CD will feature music from Transit, Mayday Parade, Say Anything, Sleeping With Sirens, I Am The Avalanche, All Time Low, Bad Religion, and many more.  The CD will be released on January 8th, but it is currently available for pre-order here.

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Koji and Dads Announce East Coast Tour

>> Koji and Dads are heading out on a northeast tour in late November and early December. Koji will be performing with a full band at these shows, and will be releasing his debut full-length early next year via Run For Cover RecordsDads are supporting their recent LP 'American Radass (This is important)' that was released this past summer via Flannel Gurl Records
The tour dates can be seen below.

Tour Dates: 
Nov 28th - New Paltz, NY @ SUNY New Paltz w/ Paul Baribeau
Nov 29th - Boston, MA @ TBA
Nov 30th - East Hartford, CT @ The Cave
Dec 1st - Amityville, NY @ The Spotlight
Dec 2nd - Purchase NY @ Suny Purchase
Dec 3rd - Montclair NJ @ The Meatlocker
Dec 4th - Philadelphia PA @ Mt. Thrashmore

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