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Sep 1

The Jazz June Announce New LP

ARTIST: The Jazz June
TITLE: After the Earthquake
RELEASE DATE: November 11
LABEL: Topshelf
ABOUT: The LP was recorded with producer Evan Weiss (Into it. Over it.) at Gradwell House this past (US) Spring, with Steve Poponi (Young Statues) engineering/mixing and Dave Downham (Dowsing, Into it. Over it.) mastering. 

01. Over Underground
02. After the Earthquake
03. With Honors
04. It Came Back
05. Edge of Space
06. Stuck on Repeat
07. Ain’t it Strange? 
08. Nothing to See Here
09. Short Changed
10. Two Floors Down

Check out Eavesdropper’s debut / new song, “TwentySeven”. They’re working on their debut LP, which will drop later in the year. 

Aug 29

Bonnie “Prince” Billy Announces New LP

Bonnie “Prince” Billy has announced a new LP, Singer’s Grave a Sea of Tongues, which will drop September 23 through Drag City

Check out Zola Jesus’ new video for “Dangerous Days”, from her forthcoming LP, Taiga

The World is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die Releasing New EP

ARTIST: The World is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die and Chris Zizzamia
TITLE: Between Bodies
LABEL: Broken World / Black Lake

01. blank#8 / Precipice
02. Space Exploration to Solve Earthly Crises
03. If And When I Die
04. Thanks
05. Lioness
06. Shoppers Beef
07. $100 Tip
08. Autotonsorialist

Check out Whirr’s new song, “Lines”, from their forthcoming LP, Sway.

Martin Scorsese Locked in as Ramones Film Director

The Ramones’ estate has confirmed that Martin Scorsese will direct a dramatisation of The Ramones story. Read the full story here


Check out Minus the Bear’s new song, “Cat Calls & Ill Means”, from their forthcoming LP, Lost Loves

Bloodiest Guitarist Arrested and Charged in DUI Death

Sean Riley, from Chicago’s Bloodiest, has been charged for apparently hitting and killing a pedestrian whilst drunk. Read the full story here.

Aug 6

Listen to a Cool New Deathwish Sampler

Deathwish have posted their new sampler, 2014: A Summer of Blood, for download and stream.

Check out this cool little video put together by Bose. It’s called Scene+Heard: Late 90s Emo and it’s about the influential midwest emo scene. 

Puig Destroyer Finish New LP

Puig Destroyer have finished their debut LP, which should drop later in the year.

Check out Action Bronson’s new song, “Easy Rider”. 

Godflesh to Release New LP

ARTIST: Godflesh
TITLE: A World Lit Only by Fire
LABEL: Avalanche
ABOUT: Check out “New Dark Ages”, here

01. New Dark Ages
02. Deadend
Shut Me Down
04. Life Giver Life Taker
Curse Us All
Towers of Emptiness
Forgive Our Fathers

Superheaven Sign to SideOneDummy

Superheaven have signed to SideOneDummy. They’ll be releasing their label debut in early 2015.

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