So, I've been really out of, musically speaking, recently. In fact just Thursday, I learned that one of my all time favorite bands, Fireworks, released a new album last week. Normally, I would have eagerly anticipating its release. I'm talking countdown app, y'all. I already preordered Needtobreathe's new album, but they've been talking about its release at their shows for over a year at this point.
I'm under no illusions that anyone else really shares my taste in music, but I thought that I would peruse the website of my youth, AbsolutePunk.net
and try to see what I've been missing out on. Maybe some of these bands will strike your fancy!
Without further ado, I am loving or looking forward to:
The Hold Steady, Teeth Dreams
(March 25, 2014) [RIYL: Lucero, Drive-By Truckers, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists]
Fireworks, Oh, Common Life
(March 25, 2014) [RIYL: The Wonder Years, Transit, A Loss For Words]
Manchester Orchestra, Cope
(April 1, 2014) [RIYL: Brand New, All Get Out, Dear and the Headlights]
Needtobreathe, Rivers in the Wasteland
(April 15. 2014) [RIYL: Good Music (seriously), Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, Jon Foreman]
The following projects are in the works:
Action Item, Full Length
The Dangerous Summer broke up
. I knew that. But reading it again, made me super sad. Oh, college days! I regret the few times that I missed seeing them in concert when I lived in DC.
Copeland is releasing new material
is super excited! She would probably kill me for posting her goth-sad outfit that she wore for Halloween after they broke up.)
Jonny Craig is not using drugs
. Color me surprised!
Emery is crowdsourcing support for their new album
because they want to own their own music! Good for them! They have a killer live show.
The Starting Line, which is my go-to summer music, is releasing a vinyl edition of Say It Like You Mean It
. I would rather them just write some new, good songs.
New Music that I Found:
Tokyo Police Club, Forcefield
Firestarter, Forget the Past
(May 14, 2014) These guys remind me a lot of old New Found Glory and why I fell in love with pop-punk. Ready for summer! [(RIYL: New Found Glory, The Starting Line, Blink 182]
What music are you looking forward to? Anything new that I should check out?