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Anti-Flag: For Blood and Empire

Posted:5/31/2006 11:13:00 AM by Valentine
RCA, as in a major label? That was kind of weird to see on an Anti-Flag CD, but whatever. Read the full review >>>

Sweet Wednesday: Wherever You Go

Posted:5/29/2006 4:17:00 PM by Joel Edelman
Occasionally goofy lyrics are the big surprise on Wherever You Go. Read the full review >>>

Nire: We All Shine On

Posted:5/29/2006 4:00:00 PM by Joel Edelman
With haunting vocals and bite-size tracks, Nire do an excellent job with crafting efficient songs that you really ought to love, if you know what's good for you. Read the full review >>>

Julia Lau: In the Wildflowers and Weeds

Posted:5/29/2006 3:02:00 PM by Joel Edelman
Listening to this album crashed my broswer, but why should you care? Julia Lau does an excellent Paula Cole impression on In the Wildflowers and Weeds, but what does it all mean?

Well, there's plenty of low- and midtempo tunes on the album, and some of them run together a bit, but her voice is so even-keeled that it's not a problem. Read the full review >>>

Jolenes: Get It to Go

Posted:5/29/2006 12:43:00 PM by Joel Edelman
It's amazing how things have changed since 2003. Read the full review >>>

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Latest news from punknews.org

New Releases Out This Week

Kill LincolnSome of the new releases out this week.

You can find the full list of releases this week (and album covers) right here

Punknews Podcast: Episode 231

Podcast On this episode of the Punknews Podcast, Tom Crandle, Adam White and John Gentile chat about Marky Ramone's new book, Sleater-Kinney's No Cities To Love, the upcoming Gallows record, Jeff Rosenstock's new LP, and what an H.R. show is like in 2015. All this we break down the punk music listening audience into two main buying personas: Tommy Microchip and Jimmy Leatherbag. Each is a horrible person.

This episode features music from Hivehead and Black Lungs.

You can subscribe to the Punknews Podcast via RSS, on iTunes or with the Stitcher app for iOS and Android. We love reading your mail on the show so send us your feedback via e-mail.

Jade Tree signs Direct Effect

Direct Effect Jade Tree Records ended the week with the announcement that they've signed Orlando, FL / Philadelpha PA's Direct Effect. There's no word yet on when the band's first full length release for the label will arrive.

Direct Effect last put out Sunburn in 2014 on Tiny Engines and followed it up with a digital EP released on Bandcamp in February. The group is touring Europe this month with Swain (formally This Routine Is Hell). You can find details over at jadetree.com.

This is the third recent signing for Jade Tree, as they added Dogs On Acid and Spraynard to their roster earlier in the year.

ICYMI: The Punknews 'My Org' Comp is now for sale!!!

In case you missed it, here's one last post on this: The Punknews My Org cassette compilation is now available for pre-sale. If you want a copy, we suggest getting one soon because this will sell out very soon...

You can BUY IT RIGHT HERE!

The My Org mixtape is a compilation of 42 bands curated by the 'Org's editors and staff. In addition to running almost two hours, the tape includes lots of rare and exclusive tracks by bands including Mischief Brew (who cover Flux of Pink Indians!), Classics of Love, the Shaggs, Gnarboots, Joel Tannenbaum and many more! The comp will be released strictly on cassette -- no vinyl, no CD, no digital!

Other bands appearing include Night Birds, Integrity, The Dwarves, Swingin' Utters, KRS-One, Masked Intruder, Morning Glory, The Muffs, Amebix, Andrew W.K., Hard Girls, Jello Biafra and way more. If you haven't seen it, you can click read more for the track list and cover art.

Punknews Podcast: Best Midwestern - Episode 2

Punknews.org's Best Midwestern podcast, focusing on the music of the U.S. Midwest, is back this week with a new episode. The show is hosted by long time Punknews contributor Greg Simpson and former Punknews editor, current editor-in-chief of Youth Conspiracy Records, Scott Heisel. In this episode...

We discuss at the length the amazing debut by the Alkaline Trio, Goddammit. We also discuss the amazing Chicago scene in the late 90s that sprouted from Slapstick. Greg also proudly announces that he thinks one of the songs on Goddammit is fucking awful.


You can find Best Midwestern on Facebook and Twitter at @BestMidwestern. You can subscribe to the show with RSS or via the iTunes Store.

 

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