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It's Sunday, and that means it's recommendation day. Here are the staff recommendations for the past week. Hit the replies to let us know what you've loved as well.
Jason TateAs always, check out my blog and the AP.net podcast.
Alex DiVincenzoDigging Up the Marrow is a unique monster movie that hit Blu-ray this week. Check it out if you're into that kind of thing.
Jason Tate on Mar 29, 2015 - 1:00 AM
Trade Wind (Stick To Your Guns & Stray From The Path) have released their new video for "Dead Leaves" which you can find in the replies via Alt Press.
Keagan Ilvonen on Mar 28, 2015 - 2:56 PM
Update: It unfortunately looks as though this is not true according to Queen's Brian May and was only a joke made by the band's manager in an acceptance speech.

Sacha Baron Cohen will write, direct, and star in a biopic about Freddie Mercury.
Jason Tate on Mar 28, 2015 - 1:23 PM
Jeremy Enigk has launched a PledgeMusic campaign.
Jason Tate on Mar 28, 2015 - 1:05 PM
Jonathan Diener, writing for Nothing Original:
I am the guy standing in the back of the crowd. Iím most likely crossing my arms and not singing along. Even in a situation when thereís a circle pit, stage diving or crowd surfing, Iím most likely not participating. When the singer of the band shouts out to the show-goers for a wall of death or to clap along, I donít indulgethem. If youíre having a good time up front and look back to see me standing there, you probably think Iím trying to be cool. You probably think Iím not enjoying myself. If you assume those things, youíre in the wrong. I couldnít be cool even if I tried and Iím probably having a great time. If thatís the case, then why...
Jason Tate on Mar 28, 2015 - 1:01 PM
Sarah Sahim, writing for Pitchfork:
What substantiates this are the microaggressions, as well as overt and covert expressions of racism, that happen as a result of those systemically held ideals. Some may take the success of artists of color as threat to their space or scene. White art is deemed more worthy of respect, and so white audiences respond to it positivelyóit is set up for success. Itís evidenced the last week of news: be it the insidious petition urging Glastonbury to drop Kanye West in favor of a "rock band" (read: a white artist), or the repeated co-option of Indian and Desi pop culture by Major Lazer going unremarked upon. White art additionally dilutes and flattens...
Jason Tate on Mar 28, 2015 - 12:58 PM
A fan has written in to say that Dan from Four Year Strong confirmed at their show the other night that they have recorded their new record and to expect it to be heavy.

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Jason Tate on Mar 28, 2015 - 12:57 PM
Lena Dunham wrote an article for The New Yorker called "Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz." -- the boyfriend being Jack Antonoff of Bleachers.

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Jason Tate on Mar 28, 2015 - 12:53 PM
Laura Jane Grace, of Against Me!, writing for Noisey:
I made three laps around the world last year and every single airport interaction always included a "sir" addressed to me. Checking in, security, passport control, boarding, de-boarding, getting a cab, checking into the hotel, checking out of the hotel, the security guard at the club, some bartender, a waitress, some drunk dickhead telling me I look like Mark Wahlberg in Rock Star instead of a woman, another bartender, another taxi, and then do it all again the next day. Shoot me in the fucking head.
Jason Tate on Mar 28, 2015 - 11:40 AM
The Living End are on two episodes of the Distortion podcast this week talking about their upcoming 7th album.
Jason Tate on Mar 28, 2015 - 11:38 AM
From First To Last Dead Trees on April 28th via Sumerian Records. Artwork in the replies.
Jason Tate on Mar 27, 2015 - 2:13 PM
Twitter released their new app Periscope this week. It's an app that allows you to create livestreams from your phone and anyone can join in and watch. I could see this being a tool for bands to use to livestream from the studio, throwing makeshift AMAs, or playing random acoustic performances for fans. The app is now available in the app store. Casey Newton over at The Verge talks more about the app for those curious:
Periscope has been in development for more than a year, and the app arrives showing nice attention to detail. You sign in with Twitter, and the first thing you see is a list of streams that are currently live. Below it, youíll see a list of recent streams. Not all can be...
Jason Tate on Mar 27, 2015 - 1:34 PM
Gallows' new track "Mystic Death" can be found in the replies.

Submitted by GetUpAndrew
Jason Tate on Mar 27, 2015 - 1:18 PM
Spring Break has released another new song titled "Take You Home" -- it's in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Mar 27, 2015 - 1:14 PM
Twenty One Pilots will be releasing an exclusive Ohio die-cut red vinyl for Record Store Day.

Tracklisting
1. Fall Away (live from the LC)
2. Forest (live from the LC)
3. Ode to Sleep (live from the LC)

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Jason Tate on Mar 27, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Death Grips' new video for "I Break Mirrors With My Face In The United States" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Mar 27, 2015 - 12:54 PM
We Are The Union's song "Call in Dead" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on Mar 27, 2015 - 12:46 PM
Italy's 4th 'n Goal turned Bring Me the Horizon's "Drown" into a pop punk jam. Watch the music video in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on Mar 27, 2015 - 11:07 AM
Members of The Get Up Kids joined a pop punk karaoke band at a party after their recent show in Buffalo. Head to the replies to watch a bunch of drunk people sing "Holiday" with the band.
Alex DiVincenzo on Mar 27, 2015 - 10:52 AM
Mae have announced a new leg of The Everglow 10th Anniversary Tour. All Get Out and Mike Mains & the Branches will provide support. Dates are in the replies, and you can download a free tour sampler on Noisetrade.
Alex DiVincenzo on Mar 27, 2015 - 10:49 AM
Head to the replies to see The Press War's music video for "I'm So Bored with Us."
Alex DiVincenzo on Mar 27, 2015 - 10:44 AM
T-Pain's new mixtape, The Iron Way, can now be downloaded on Datpiff.
Jake Jenkins on Mar 27, 2015 - 10:35 AM
Bleed American is heading out to southern Ontario this coming week for some shows. Dates in the replies.
Deborah Remus on Mar 27, 2015 - 8:16 AM
When The Jazz June resurfaced in 2014, we tacked them on to the growing list of late-90's emo bands who were making a come back. However, the band didn't just get together for a handful of shows; they released an entire album, After the Earthquake.

Before officially recording the album, The Jazz June threw down a handful of songs at The Headroom in Philly. The songs weren't released to the public with the exception of one track which was featured on a split with Dikembe.

Today in the replies we're streaming a track from this session, an acoustic version of "Edge of Space", a song that was later re-recorded and featured on After the Earthquake. "Edge of Space" was mixed by Sean...
Caitlin DeWeese on Mar 27, 2015 - 7:32 AM
Check out the official video for Jamie xx's new track "Loud Places" (feat. Romy) from his forthcoming solo album In Colour in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on Mar 27, 2015 - 6:30 AM
Just a friendly reminder to make sure you check us out on other social networks. We are on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Last.fm, and Rdio. The AP.net staff can also be found elsewhere online -- this page has the goods. Show us some love.
Jason Tate on Mar 27, 2015 - 3:00 AM
State Champs have finished their second full length album. Now we wait.
Keagan Ilvonen on Mar 26, 2015 - 6:19 PM
Next Wednesday The Maine will be swinging by the site to chat with all of you fine folks. They'll be on the site at 7pm PST/10pm EST to talk about their new album, American Candy, their upcoming tour with Real Friends and Knuckle Puck, good days, bad days or whatever you feel like asking them. So be sure to pre-order American Candy so you have plenty of things to ask...or just some fun new tunes to jam.
Keagan Ilvonen on Mar 26, 2015 - 6:03 PM
Head to the replies to stream Bleachers' cover of The Beatles' "Dear Prudence."
Keagan Ilvonen on Mar 26, 2015 - 5:49 PM
Adimiron's video for "Ayahuasca" is below.
Ryan Gardner on Mar 26, 2015 - 4:11 PM
All Time Low's new song "Tidal Waves" (featuring Mark Hoppus) has hit YouTube.

Update: It's been taken down, and should be officially released tonight at midnight.
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 3:19 PM
War on Women's new video for "Glass City" can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 2:54 PM
Jump to the replies to check out a teaser video containing clips of every song from The Maine's new album, American Candy.
Keagan Ilvonen on Mar 26, 2015 - 2:52 PM
Rotting Out have broken up.

Submitted by UglyMug
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 2:40 PM
Run The Jewels new video for "Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck)" can be found in the replies.

Submitted by AndrewSoup
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 2:37 PM
Following the announcement of Touche Amore, Coheed and Cambria are the next in line to be welcomed into the RocNation family for management. As previously discussed, both bands share the same manager and he recently joined RocNation as they expand into different genres.
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 2:34 PM
Fall Out Boy will be performing opening night for the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 1:03 PM
Lights sat down with Purevolume to do a Q&A.
I was in early labor while doing the vocals for a song called ďMuscle Memory.Ē I had her early the next morning. I was back in the studio a few days later. It was this weird thing, but it felt good to have something going through my head besides Iím not feeling great right now. I was able to sit down and work on stuff that I wanted to do. I guess that shows that you really like your job then.
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 12:22 PM
Update: This chat is now over. We'd like to thank the guys from Enter Shikari for stopping by and answering everyone's questions! - JD

In just a couple hours at 2pm/5pm EST, the guys from Enter Shikari will be chatting in this thread under the following usernames: RouES, ChrisES, EnterRob, and RoryES. You can ask them about their headlining tour, which is happening right now (dates in the replies), or perhaps you could ask them about their new album The Mindsweep. Or, maybe you could ask them what things they like to eat on tour in America.
Jake Denning on Mar 26, 2015 - 11:40 AM
Andy Albert from Holiday Parade / Bonaventure has a new webpage for his solo music. He also placed in the top three of the John Lennon songwriting competition and those songs can be heard here.
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 11:40 AM
Hundredth have posted a teaser for new music on Facebook.

Submitted by GetUpAndrew
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 11:36 AM
Two new Ceremony songs, "The Separation" and "The Understanding" can be streamed in the replies. The come from the band's new album The L-Shaped Man which will be released on May 19th.

Submitted by NickIsI
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 11:34 AM
Alesana new song "Oh, How the Mighty Have Fallen" can be found in the replies.

Submitted by OpenIntro
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 11:30 AM
Hit the replies to watch Brian Fallon of The Gaslight Anthem cover Oasis' "Don't Look Back In Anger."

Submitted by eagles1139
Jason Tate on Mar 26, 2015 - 11:23 AM
A preview of Real Friends' More Acoustic Songs EP can be found in the replies. Vinyl will be available exclusive on Record Story Day. It includes a cover of The Starting Line's "Island."
Alex DiVincenzo on Mar 26, 2015 - 11:20 AM

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