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Smoking Popes, “Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground”

Nov 27, 2012 6:55 PM by Staff
Smoking Popes, “Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground”

Smoking Popes are reissuing their breakout 1994 album Born to Quit, and along with the original tracks, they’re offering a cover of Willie Nelson‘s “Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground” as a bonus. We’ve got a free download of the tear jerker for you as a free download.

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MxPx, “Far Away”

Apr 24, 2012 1:04 PM by Will Durkin
MxPx, “Far Away”

As someone who grew up in the 90’s, it’s hard to believe that MxPx are turning 20 this year. Their California skate-punk sound is something that is quintessentially youthful, but they, along with like minded groups such as Green Day andNoFX, have proven their longevity by continuing with album after album of fun, energetic punk.

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Hangout Music Festival Preview: Gogol Bordello

Apr 17, 2012 1:10 PM by Will Durkin
Hangout Music Festival Preview: Gogol Bordello

Situated on the Gulf coast in Alabama, the Hangout Music Festival offers an amazing combination of a music festival and beach vacation. The festival takes place May 18-20 with performances from headliners like The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band and Jack White. Now in its third year of existence, the Hangout Music Festival has established itself as one of the most laid-back, feel good festivals around.

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Dry the River, “New Ceremony”

Apr 16, 2012 11:30 AM by Will Durkin
Dry the River, “New Ceremony”

Dry the River frontman Peter Liddle describes his band’s sound as “folky gospel music played by a post-punk band.” That may sound like a pretty wide range of influneces for a band, but when you hear song’s like “New Ceremony,” off of their debut LP Shallow Bed you can see where Liddle is coming from.

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Avengers, “Teenage Rebel”

Mar 28, 2012 6:00 AM by Will Durkin
Avengers, “Teenage Rebel”

The Avengers were one of the first, and the best, punk bands to emerge from the San Francisco punk scene in the late 70s. True to classic punk form, they shone briefly and brightly – they were together for only two years and didn’t release an album during that time, instead building their reputation through their all-out live performances.

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Penelope Houston, “You Reel Me In”

Mar 27, 2012 6:00 AM by Will Durkin
Penelope Houston, “You Reel Me In”

Though she rose to fame with seminal Cali-punk band The Avengers, Penelope Houston has had an equally fruitful career as a pioneering singer-songwriter. The same courage that allowed her, as a 20 year old girl, to front a punk band in the late 70’s has informed her music at every step of her career.  

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A Hero’s Fate, “Running in Circles”

Mar 20, 2012 6:00 AM by Will Durkin
A Hero’s Fate, “Running in Circles”

Hailing from Orlando, Florida, pop-rockers A Hero’s Fate bring a combination of energy, melody and humor to their music. Following up on the success of their 2010 debut album, they’ve recently released their second album Terms and Conditions. Featuring the addictive single “Running in Circles,” Terms and Conditions is the perfect summer soundtrack.

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Music for St. Patty’s Day!

Mar 16, 2012 2:02 PM by Will Durkin
Music for St. Patty’s Day!

What luck! St. Patrick’s Day is on a Saturday this year! A celebration of all things Irish, the holiday is the one day of the year where it’s socially acceptable to drink all day.

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RCRD LBL Essentials Vol. 17

Mar 1, 2012 4:00 PM by Will Durkin
RCRD LBL Essentials Vol. 17

RCRD LBL Essentials Vol. 17 features hot new tracks from some of the most exciting artists out there right now. Check out tracks from School of Seven Bells, La Sera,Mona, Crystal Castles and more!

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Cap’n Jazz, “Little League”

Feb 27, 2012 6:00 AM by Will Durkin
Cap’n Jazz, “Little League”

Though short lived, Cap’n Jazz were one of the most influential punk bands of the early ’90s, playing a large part alongside Weezer‘s Pinkerton in turning emo from an underground subgenre of punk into a mainstay of indie rock.

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