Studio update from the Local Natives. Songs finished and new album early next year. Can’t wait!
Wavves has a new album on the way and one of the songs was just released for the Adult Swim singles program. The song is called Hippies is Punks and according to Nathan, and according to Nathan it’s just one many songs the band has written with “no label involvement” and “100% ours.”
Have a listen here.
The cutest couple in indie rock are about to release a new album on the world. Matt and Kim’s latest is titled Lightening and it will debut on October 10th. Their management sent out a little note: “Lightning was recorded by the Brooklyn duo in their Grand Street apartment and features ten outstanding tracks written in true Matt and Kim fashion.”
Here’s the set list for you. Looking forward to hearing it.
1. Let’s Go
3. It’s Alright
4. Not That Bad
6. I Said
8. I Wonder
9. Much Too Late
10. 10 Dollars I Found
It’s been quite sometime, but the DIY Canadians in Metric are out with a new song. ‘Youth Without Youth‘ is the first single off Metric’s new album Synthetica. According to songwriters Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw, Youth Without Youth is about anger, resentment, discontentment, and being pissed off. “The decay of the social state, through the eyes of a deprived youth,” says Emily. Want to see what they are talking about? Have a listen right here.
It’s been a few years since we’ve heard anything new from The Gaslight Anthem, but for all you who have been waiting, well I am happy to say “the wait is over.” Brian Fallon and the guys have released ’45,’ a folk punk style story that we’re so used to hearing from Gaslight. It’s the first single from their upcoming album Handwritten. Have a listen right here.
A new song by the deceased Joey Ramone has debuted. The song is called Rock n Roll is the Answer and was recorded by Joey just before he died 11 years ago. It was produced by Joey’s brother Mickey. Of the new music Mickey said “”It was of the utmost importance to me that these remaining songs of Joey’s be finished properly, and made available for the world to hear.”
A Joey Ramone solo album called ‘…ya know‘ has a scheduled release date of May 22nd of this year. Rock n Roll is the Answer can be heard here.
The dudes in Fuck It Dog Life’s A Risk or FIDLAR have pressed a couple new songs. I can’t find them online but I heard they’re selling them at their shows. And if you ask you might get a free button. Here’s one of the songs No Ass:
Free Energy is back with a new song and a new album on the way. And that is some of the best news I’ve heard so far in 2012. The new song is titled Electric Fever, and the new album Love Sign. No release date announced at the this time. Have a listen to the song right here:
Best Coast has announced the release date of their new album, The Only Place, and that date May 15th 2012. The album art – a bear holding California – and track listing were also released. The new album will contain no less then three previously released songs and eight brand spanking new ones.
Bethany and Bobb have also announced a fall tour that will take them across the USA and Canada. Those dates can be found here.