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Saturday, October 08, 2005

Unleash the Beastie

Hip-Hop heroes Beastie Boys are releasing Acapella songs including BPM counts for people to remix, mash-up etc. A new one will posted every friday for some time to come. See for yourself at http://beastieboys.com/remixers.php

12:03 AM *

Friday, October 07, 2005

The Mouse And The Mask

Until Oct 10th you are invited to an exclusive MySpace Dangerdoom party at www.myspace.com/dangerdoom where you can preview the new album in it's entirety. In case you missed the hype it's a collaboration album with MF Doom and Dangermouse.

11:29 PM *

Thursday, October 06, 2005

A Collision is here

David Crowder Band's third national release, A Collision, debuted at No. 39 on the Billboard Top 200, and doubled first week sales of its critically acclaimed sophomore recording, Illuminate, which has sold well over 200,000 copies. Also, the A Collision songs, to date, have peaked at No. 2 on the iTunes Top Albums chart, #4 on the overall Top Internet Albums chart.

4:39 PM *

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Discover 'Discover America'

Ch-ch-check out the new Discover America video for their song Everything Changes by clicking HERE.

3:02 AM *

Almost Underoath

The Almost, a disappointingly named yet potentially enjoyable side project from Underoath drummer Aaron Gillespie, now have their first two songs posted on Purevolume. The songs are titled, I Mostly Like To Copy Other People, and They Say You Can Never Write I Told You So In A Song But Here I Go. Check them out here http://www.purevolume.com/thealmost.

12:50 AM *

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Late Nite with Bono

After years of trying, Conan O'Brien has been able to land a special treat for Late Nite come this Thursday. The entire show will be turned over to U2. No, that's not a typo.

10:22 PM *

A letter from Scott...

From: Scott Fitzsimmons, Music Director, Alive 99.5FM.
Re: Project 86 - And The Rest Will Follow...

I know it's early, but I love the new album! I was so excited for the new songs, and I like all of them. It did take a little sitting down and listening to, but not much. Musically it's more creative, and I like the lyrics from what I can tell. If you ask me this will be a very close second to Drawing Black Lines, if it doesn't surpass it. I also think they're back to where they were when they wrote DBL. There is something on this album spiritually, and it's so exciting! Plus seeing them at HarvestMoon Festival, you can see that they are so much happier with life. I've never seen Andrew smile so much! He seems to be realizing that he doesn't have to put on a face off stage like he does on stage. He can be different on stage while still being the same person. It seems like there is so much joy in his life! I didn't get to talk to him this time, but you could definitely tell! Plus he's started interacting with the crowd a lot more as oppose to just performing, and people are enjoying it a lot more. He still captivates a crowd like no one else! It was such an amazing show! Just give yourself some time to listen through the album, it is WELL worth it. It starts really strong, and does start to fade off near the end, but the beginning songs are strong enough that I think it will stand the test of time like Drawing Black Lines.

It's funny that their first song on the disc 'Sincerely Ichabod' references Drawing Black Lines. 'We once drew some lines in black, and right now it's about time we took them back/So bored of losing ground to the heresy in our hearts.' When I complimented Andrew on DBL being their best album, he kind of chuckled. I think they are proud of it but have gone through SO MUCH since then, that they have shaped into a different band today. It's safe to say that they want people to stop looking back at what they used to be. And if anything can accomplish that, this album can.

12:12 AM *

Monday, October 03, 2005

Last Call indeed

Tune in to Last Call with Carson Daly twice this week (if you dare). Wednesday musical guests Keane serenade us with their british swan song, while Friday Carson hosts everyone's favourite unfortunately named Canadian indie band The New Pornographers. Be there AND be square.

11:53 PM *

The Happiest Christmas ever

It's Ba-aack...
The track listing has been anounced for the very long overdue, Tooth And Nail's 'Happy Christmas Volume 4'. The compilation is due out Oct 25th and includes (among others) Aaron Gillespie from Underoath and Kenny Vasoli from The Starting Line together at last, in a new Christmas classic called "Yule Be Sorry". You can hear that song at
www.purevolume.com/happychristmas

Full Track Listing:
1. Evergreen - Switchfoot
2. (Ho Ho Hey) A Way for Santa's Sleigh - Emery
3. Christmas Baby Please Come Home - Anberlin
4. The Winter Song - Eisley
5. Christmas Time is Here - Starflyer 59
6. Yule Be Sorry - Aaron Gillespie from Underoath and Kenny Vasoli from The Starting Line
7. Carol of the Bells - Mae
8. Do You Hear What I Hear - Copeland
9. I Celebrate the Day - Relient K
10. Last Christmas - Hawk Nelson
11. Mary Did You Know - Spoken
12. Oh Holy Night - The Fold
13. Of Two Bearded Men - Number One Gun
14. Jesus is Real (God is Alive) - John Davis

11:38 PM *


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