Hopeless Records announced the winner of Sub City Songs That Saved My Life grant—plus, don’t miss Vagrants’ debut with Equal Vision Records. Check out the news you missed today below!
1. Young Culture release new single, announce EP
Young Culture announced their new EP, (This Is) Heaven, will drop Jan. 18 via Equal Vision Records. Off that upcoming EP comes their latest single, “21 Days.” Currently, the band are on tour with Locals Only and are set to join State Champ for their holiday shows. Fans can preorder (This Is) Heaven here and purchase tickets here.
12/05 – Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits *
12/06 – Ocala, FL @ Alchemy Ballroom *
12/07 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (Purgatory) *
12/08 – Nashville, TN @ Rocketown *
12/20 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House +
12/28 – Asbury Park, NJ @ House of Independents #
12/29 – Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall #
* = w/ Locals Only
+ = w/ Counterparts
# = w/ State Champs
2. The 1975 release acoustic version of “Be My Mistake”
The 1975 released an acoustic version of “Be My Mistake.” The accompanying music video is shot in black and white, focusing on frontman Matt Healy performing the song with a guitar. “Be My Mistake” is off the band’s latest album, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, available now.
3. Vagrants sign to Equal Vision
Vagrants signed to Equal Vision today and dropped a new song “Clarity.” Vagrants worked with producer Matt McClellan (the Devil Wears Prada, Underoath) on the new song, which will be on the forthcoming EP out in 2019.. Currently, Vagrants are slated to play two shows in December with tickets available now.
12/11 – New Orleans, LA @ Southport Music Hall
12/27 – Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
4. Kyle Crane releases new song featuring Ben Bridwell
Kyle Crane released a new song with Band Of Horses vocalist Ben Bridwell, titled “Nicole.” The song is off Crane’s upcoming album, Crane Like The Bird, out Jan. 18. Crane wrote and named the song after his sister, who he describes as being, “A very strong woman who has been through a lot.” You can preorder the album now.
5. Sub City Songs That Saved My Life grant awarded to Find Your Anchor
Hopeless Records announced the winner of the Sub City Songs That Saved My Life Grant. The $10,000 grant is awarded to Ali Borowsky and her nonprofit organization, Find Your Anchor. The mission of Find Your Anchor is to encourage people to establish anchors and connections to prevent suicide and spread awareness.
6. The Pinx release animated video
Atlanta hard rockers the Pinx unleashed a video for “Sun House,” which is taken from their Freedom LP and is available now. The video sees the band reimagined as 16-bit characters and was created by Sketch MacQuinor, the lead animator on Cartoon Network’s Squidbillies.