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Listen To Sensual Harassment’s Disco Remix Of Dead Leaf Echo ‘ Kingmaker’ Remix || Playing With The Ocean Blue At Mercury Lounge || ‘Thought And Language’ LP Out Now
Dead Leaf Echo just returned from the West Coast playing with Beach Fossils and The Telescopes atThe Echo. They’ll continue touring the West along with LA gazers Tennis System and have recently headlined the 20th anniversary of the indie gatheringBeautiful Noise Festival held in the desert of Arizona, along with Captured Tracks band Half String.
Currently held-up in their band-compound/recording studio in Los Angeles, IWABO are pushing themselves musically like never before. While known for their schizophrenic sound and unconventional song structure, IWABO is approaching their next record with a new focus and a determination to deliver an album that will surprise fans and entirely re-define who they are as a band.
Drowners Sign To Frenchkiss Records || Announce Dates With The Vaccines + Brooklyn Bowl Show || Vogue Magazine Band Of Week, Look Out For New LP This Fall
New York City’s Drowners formed in early 2012 when singer/guitarist Matt Hitt sent some demos he’d written to guitarist Jack Ridley and bassist Erik Snyder, friends he’d met in bars downtown. Drummer Lakis Pavlou joined a few months later and the band began playing shows regularly around the Lower East Side.
They released a 7″ in February in the UK called Between Us Girls.
DANKO JONES is incredibly pleased to announce that the band will be performing as part of this year’s Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival! Together with Alice In Chains, Jane’s Addiction, Coheed And Cambria, Circa Survive, Walking Papers, Middle Class Rut, New Politics and The Chuck Shaffer Picture Show, they will travel North America to rock stadiums and amphitheaters alike from August 13th and on. Tickets for mostRockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival shows go on sale Thursday, April 25th at Noon local time and are affordably priced between $10.25 and $89.75 (plus fees). Go to www.RockstarUPROAR.com and www.LiveNation.com for full details and to purchase tickets.
After his last world tour with Louis XIV in the Spring of 2009, frontman and producer Jason Hill converted an isolated 100 year old house in the Hollywood Hills into a recording studio named Ulysses. Brimming with instruments and vintage equipment such as tape machines, plate reverbs (and a fireplace), he quickly began writing songs. Late night recording parties ensued, friends started dropping in more frequently and a grand experiment was born. By the winter of 2012 the full album, The Synthetic Love of Emotional Engineering, was finished and a band name was dubbed VICKY CRYER and proved to be a star studded affair of friends featuring Dominic Howard (drums, Muse), Mark Stoermer (bass, The Killers), Nick Fyffe (bass, Jamiroquai), Dave Elitch (drums, Mars Volta), Jeff Kite (keyboards,Beat Club, Julian Casablancas), Alex Carapetisand even an appearance from New York Dolls iconDavid Johanssen.
Avant-garde, heavy rock band IWRESTLEDABEARONCE, in partnership with Alternative Press, has announced the release of a new limited edition t-shirt to raise donations and awareness for the LGBT advocacy organization GLAAD. All proceeds from the shirt will be donated directly to GLAAD with additional contributions from Alternative Press.
You may have had them tagged as goth-tinged pop fantasists, but with their much anticipated sophomore album Waiting For Something To Happen, Veronica Falls easily shrug off any notions of a difficult second album to create something that is easily more polished, more affecting, and more enduring than their peers would dream of making, and stake their claim as one of the most gloriously unpredictable and invaluable bands on the scene right now.