David Zax, writing for Fast Company:
In January 2015, Krim wrote Mitcham that while he supported objective reviews, “it pains us to see you (or anyone) recommend a competitor over us.”
Krim went on: “As you know, we are much bigger than our newly formed competitors. I am confident we can offer you a much bigger commercial relationship because of that. How would you ideally want to structure the affiliate relationship? And also, what can we do to help to grow your business?”
This entire story is bonkers.
Joel Faurote shot some photographs for us of Brand New and Nada Surf during their show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, MI a few nights ago. You’ll find the galleries below.
Hold Close have signed with Hopeless Records. Today they’ve released their new EP, I’ll Never Go Back, and released a new video for “Bloom.”
Motion City Soundtrack will be re-releasing Even if it Kills Me for its 10-year anniversary. The album, featuring new art and bonus tracks, is up for pre-order.
MGMT have released a video for “Little Dark Age.”
Direct Hit and Pears have released a dual music video for “Blood On Your Tongue” and “Arduous Angel.”
Frank Turner will be releasing Songbook on November 24th. The album contains songs from his previous albums as well as 10 new “re-imagined” versions of some fan favorites. It’ll also include the new song “There She Is.” Pre-orders are now up.
Converge have announced some new tour dates for early next year.
At the Drive In will release the new EP, Diamanté, on Record Store Day Black Friday (November 24th).
Tiger Army have announced three shows in Santa Ana, CA later this month.
Beck performed “Up All Night” on Ellen.
The upcoming Han Solo film will be titled, Solo: A Star Wars Story. Production wrapped today and the film will be out May 25th, 2018.
LCD Soundsystem performed “Tonite” on Kimmel last night.
A Perfect Circle have released their first new song in four years. It’s called “The Doomed.” They’ve also announced some new tour dates.
Odesza has released a video for “Across the Room.”
Morrissey has released a video for “Spent the Day in Bed.”
Thrice are teasing something “special” regarding the anniversary of The Alchemy Index.
Brand New performed in Chicago last night which means we have some new goodies. First, you can see what the tour vinyl offered looks like, you can watch the set on YouTube, and we learned that “Same Logic/Teeth” was actually written by Vinnie over a decade ago. So, that’s cool.
The band also mentioned they’ll be coming back to Chicago “within the next 14 months.” Oh, and they have new merch up on their website.
Tom Wisniewski of MxPx is the latest guest on Mike Herrera’s podcast.