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Festivals For The Rest Of Us: An Industry Roundtable About Festival Life, Part Two

(For part one of this story, go here!) With winter almost over, the spring and summer festival circuit is beginning to roll into action. For many music fans,...

Under The Covers: Foo Fighters vs. Tom Waits

You think it’s hard to write an original song? Try finding a cover song that hasn’t been done before—it’s harder than you think. That’s why we bring you Under The...

The AP RecAP: March 11, 2012

Welcome to AP's newest weekend feature, the RecAP. Similar to our weekday afternoon newsletter (Subscribe here!), we'll use this space every Sunday afternoon to take a look...

Premiere: I Call Fives, “Backup Plan”

Check out this premiere of I Call Fives' "Backup Plan." It's culled from the band's new 7-inch Someone That's Not You, due out Mar. 20 via Pure Noise.

Premiere: Kid Is Qual, “Conflict Girl”

Check out the premiere of Kid Is Qual's new single, "Conflict Girl." The song comes from their forthcoming new EP, Ladies Choice, which is out April 10. Says...

Premiere: Hands Like Houses, “This Ain’t No Place For Animals”

Check out the premiere of Hands Like Houses' "This Ain't No Place For Animals." The song comes from their new album, Ground Dweller, which is out March...

Premiere: The Real McKenzies, “The Message”

Check out this premiere of The Real McKenzies' "The Message." The song is culled from the band's upcoming full-length Westwinds, due out Mar. 27 via Fat Wreck...

Premiere: Stop Breathing (ex-Young Livers, Glass And Ashes), “We’re All Dead”

Altpress.com has the exclusive details on the upcoming full-length from Ventura, California's Stop Breathing. The band, which features members of Young Livers, Glass And Ashes, the Fucking...

Premiere: Young Turks (ex-Broadway Calls), “Priceline”

Check out this premiere of a pre-production demo of Young Turks' "Priceline." The band, which feature ex-Broadway Calls bassist Matt Koenig, will be hitting D-Wreckords Studio in Portland,...

Premiere: I See Stars’ “Mystery Wall”

I See Stars are releasing their third album, Digital Renegade, on March 13, via Sumerian Records. Read AP's four-star review of the album--and then listen to the...