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Encore (Episode 116)
More Pineapple Drinks Please
Jimmy Eat World
Reviewed by Craig Manning
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It's coming out late, damn has it been a long day, but this week's episode of Encore is here. This week we discuss Thomas going on a cruise, some about the Super Bowl and the half-time show, and the internet's reaction to the half-time show, and some about the commercials. We then tackle the main topic this week: Discussing albums we don't like in the most productive way, how our feelings on an album may be swayed by someone else's passioned defense or take-down of an album, and how this may or may not be related to the new Say Anything album. We finish up with a few questions about long distance relationships, noise-canceling headphones, and Thomas being in early on The Front Bottoms....
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 9:30 PM
EXNATIONS hailing from Washington DC create a unique and intense sound. Their video for "More Than Four" goes out to a Childhood Cancer Charity. The video focuses on 16 year old Abby Snider who has been fighting T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia for several years now. 100% of the proceeds from the song will go towards helping Abbyís family with her medical care and is available for purchase on iTunes. We are more than excited to premiere their music video for "More Than Four" in the replies, and help raise awareness for something so important.
Shana Davidson on Feb 12, 2016 - 9:28 AM
You may know Alec Prorock as the former trumpet player of Polyenso. Perhaps you've heard his guest spots with bands like Frameworks and Tides Of Man. Or maybe you've never heard of him. Whatever the case, he's about to release the soundtrack to your Valentine's Day in the form of his debut solo effort, Cloud Chameleon. The album doesn't drop until Sunday, but you can stream it early in the replies. It's an experimental hodgepodge of pop, indie, electronic, jazz, hip-hop, ambient and progressive music.
Alex DiVincenzo on Feb 12, 2016 - 9:07 AM
Here are the albums that are in stores today. Pick up anything good? What do you recommend? If we missed anything, please add it to our calendar. We recommend Rdio or Spotify for album streams of new releases and check out our review section to see what our staff thought of the albums.
Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 1:00 AM
Hit the replies to check out She Is We's new video for "Boomerang."
Eric Wilson on Feb 12, 2016 - 9:02 PM
Romp have premiered a new song called "Avoiding Boys" over on Stereogum, which you can stream in the replies as well. The band's new album, Departure From Venus, drops on March 4th via Bad Timing Records, so go snag a copy.
Keagan Ilvonen on Feb 12, 2016 - 3:07 PM
Hit the replies to stream St. Vincent's "Emotional Rescue" from the soundtrack of A Bigger Splash.

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Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 2:01 PM
Astronautalis has announced his new album is coming soon. Check out a video announcement on Facebook and stream "Sike" in the replies.
Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 1:56 PM
Alesana have released a two-part mini-movie based on their song "Comedy of Errors." Check it out below.
Alex DiVincenzo on Feb 12, 2016 - 1:54 PM
Brian Wilson has added more shows to the Pet Sounds 50th anniversary tour. Updated routing is in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on Feb 12, 2016 - 1:50 PM
New colored vinyl pressings of Good Charlotte's self-titled and The Young and the Hopeless are available from Enjoy the Ride Records, as well as a SpongeBob SquarePants 12".
Alex DiVincenzo on Feb 12, 2016 - 1:46 PM
Movements' new single, "Nineteen," is streaming in the replies. Their debut EP, Outgrown Things, will be released on March 11th via Fearless Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on Feb 12, 2016 - 1:41 PM
Mayer Hawthorne's new video for "Cosmic Love" can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on Feb 12, 2016 - 1:19 PM
SXSW has announced another round of bands. They're in the replies.
Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 1:12 PM
Kanye West has finished and mastered his new album. It's now up to 17 songs and will apparently come out today. He's also posted the new track "30 Hour" on SoundCloud. The past few weeks have seen tweet storms about his ex, posting "Cosby innocent," and a defense of a song lyric about Taylor Swift he says she gave her blessing for, but her spokesperson and friends do not. The whole thing's a mess and there's been a lot of discussion in the community about how people are handling it in different ways. For me, I'll direct you to the aforementioned thread with a variety of my thoughts on the topic and the latest updates, but, personally, I'm not going to be posting news about this for a...
Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 12:23 PM
SWMRS' new music video for "Figuring It Out" can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on Feb 12, 2016 - 12:21 PM
Head over to Billboard to check out a new song by Cardiknox called "Wild Child."
Eric Wilson on Feb 12, 2016 - 12:09 PM
Hit the replies to check out another new video from PVRIS for "Ghosts / Let Them In."
Eric Wilson on Feb 12, 2016 - 12:06 PM
The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Apple will be releasing a six episode TV show starring Dr. Dre.
Multiple sources say the 50-year-old mogul is starring in and executive producing his own six-episode vehicle, dubbed Vital Signs, and the production is being bankrolled by Apple. The series likely will be distributed via Apple Music, the company's subscription streaming site, but it's not clear if Apple TV, the iTunes store or other Apple platforms (or even a traditional television distributor) will be involved. Apple and a rep for Dre declined to comment.
Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 11:46 AM
Jon Bunch (Further Seems Forever, Sense Field) recorded an episode of the Washed Up Emo podcast before he passed away. That episode is now up.
Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 11:43 AM
Hmmm, I dunno what it means, but photos of some members of The Get Up Kids in the studio together sure make me excited.

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Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 11:40 AM
Brian Hiatt sits down with Halsey for Rolling Stone.
Every song on Badlands I wrote on a guitar, and there will definitely be more guitars on my next record. A guitar can be so human, so sorrowful, so angry, and I wanted to figure out how to achieve that vibe without having to actually use guitars, because Badlands is a very futuristic record ó and making it that in an era of futuristic music is a really hard thing to do! There's something very old-fashioned about a guitar, to me. That's probably a shitty term to use. I mean more "nostalgic," and that's just because in my adolescence, I listened to guitar-type music. Music is cyclical ó guitars are going to come back, and it's going to...
Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 11:38 AM
YouTube has purchased BandPage in an effort to attract more musicians to their platform.
YouTube wants to win the love of musicians by solving their biggest problem: how to turn popularity into cash. So today it announced itís acquired BandPage, a startup that helps artists show off and sell concert tickets, merchandise, and exclusive fan experiences.
Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 11:21 AM
It looks like Turnover will release a two song 7" called Humblest Pleasures on March 26th.
Blake Solomon on Feb 12, 2016 - 10:40 AM
The Treefort Music Festival, playing from March 23 - March 27th in Boise, Idaho, has announced its lineup. The list includes the likes of Built To Spill, Pinegrove, Youth Lagoon and The World Is. The full list is here.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 12, 2016 - 8:43 AM
Wolfmother are streaming their new album Victorious in full on NPR.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 12, 2016 - 8:40 AM
Master of None's second season will premiere in 2017.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 12, 2016 - 8:39 AM
A lot of you are very excited about this, apparently. Someone mashed up Death Cab For Cutie and Kanye West songs. You can listen here or in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 12, 2016 - 8:34 AM
All Get Out have finished recording LP2.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 12, 2016 - 8:33 AM
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Jason Tate on Feb 12, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Once Upon a Dead Man's (Charlie Simpson of Busted) first song, "The Canopy," can be heard in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on Feb 12, 2016 - 1:38 AM
Hit the replies to check out Gwen Stefani's new song "Make Me Like You."
Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 11:43 PM
Cyrus Farivar, writing for Ars Technica, looks at the financial documents that show Soundcloud is maybe not doing so hot either. Streaming platforms are hard.
New financial records released by SoundCloud show that the company has nearly doubled its losses from 2013 to 2014óthose two years combined account for a total of Ä62.1 million ($70.3 million) in losses. The Berlin-based audio social network has been the darling of independent producers and DJs worldwide who use it to share and comment on each otherís work. But like some startups, it has struggled to turn its massive user base into meaningful revenue. As a "freemium" service, most people use the site without paying.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 11:26 PM
"Happy Birthday" is now public domain.
Music publisher Warner/Chappell will no longer be allowed to collect licensing royalties on those who sing "Happy Birthday" in public and will pay back $14 million to those who have paid for licensing in the past, according to court settlement papers filed late Monday night.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:36 PM
Gravitational waves have been detected, confirming Einstein's theory. The New Yorker also has a good story on the team.
That faint rising tone, physicists say, is the first direct evidence of gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago. (Listen to it here.) It completes his vision of a universe in which space and time are interwoven and dynamic, able to stretch, shrink and jiggle. And it is a ringing confirmation of the nature of black holes, the bottomless gravitational pits from which not even light can escape, which were the most foreboding (and unwelcome) part of his theory.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:31 PM
MTV has been hiring quite a few heavy hitters over the past few months, including some veterans from Grantland, with an apparent goal to take on Vice and other big music news publications.
MTV will lean on its news division, once a vital source of pop culture and political journalism for young audiences, to prop up a network that has suffered significant losses in viewers. News, on TV and online, is a first step in new MTV President Sean Atkinsís rebuilding efforts, which are critical to reversing Viacomís declining stock price and advertising sales, Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman said on an earnings call this week. Freshening the entertainment programming will take longer.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:29 PM
Julia Holter's new video for "Everytime Boots" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:22 PM
What is emo?
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:14 PM
The New York Times is reporting that Pandora has been thinking about selling itself.
Pandora Media, the largest Internet radio service, has held discussions about selling the company, according to people briefed on the talks. Pandora is working with Morgan Stanley to meet with potential buyers, said the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were discussing private matters. The talks are preliminary and may not lead to a deal, the people said.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:13 PM
Time Magazine has acquired MySpace.
In the press release, Time says the acquisition will help the company: "Targeting ad delivery to the optimal audiences; linking devices back to real people; converting ad spending to actual sales and closing the ROI loop." Viant gives Time an immediate leg-up compared to its competitors when it comes to ad tech and provides a first-party data set that, in Time's own words, "rivals industry leaders Facebook and Google."
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 10:12 PM
We Are the In Crowd release statement on the current status of the band.
Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 4:38 PM
Atreyu have posted a video for "A Bitter Broken Memory." It can be seen over at Billboard.
Eric Wilson on Feb 11, 2016 - 2:57 PM
If you want to sign up for Tidal, you can stream Kanye West's album premiere from here. If you don't ... I'd try this.
Jason Tate on Feb 11, 2016 - 1:51 PM
Thief Club have posted a new song featuring Matty Arsenault from A Loss for Words called "Talk About Me." It's in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 1:35 PM
Davey Havok and members of No Doubt have formed a new, still-unnamed band.

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Blake Solomon on Feb 11, 2016 - 1:33 PM

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