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Old Point Light's cancer benefit

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 8:28 p.m.
Old Point Light's cancer benefit

Old Point Light, a production company founded by ex-Small Brown Bike member Travis Dopp, has announced a three volume digital compilation series to raise funds for The American Cancer Society and Johns Hopkins Myositis Center. Among the artists included are Chuck Ragan, Tim Kasher, and Rocky Votolato.

The comilations is named Fourward, with volume 1 now on sale via iTunes. Volumes 2 and 3 are still to come.

Fourward: Volume 1 Track List:
1. Seeds of Man (Billy Bungeroth)
2. Drowning Victim (Travis John)
3. Painted (DFENDR)
4. New Telepathy (Biddy Biddy Biddy)
5. Work (Young Brother)
6. Beth / Rest (Samantha Hershock)
7. Four Forty One [Acoustic] (Drake Dopp)
8. Admit You Exist (Tyler Mitchell Blakslee)
9. Woe Is Us (Chingada)
10. Sound of Joy [Live] (Leave Let Be)
 

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Pussy Riot starts news organization in Russia

Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 12:24 p.m.

Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina of Pussy Riot have launced an independent news service in Russia named Mediazona. The editorial focus of the new organization will be on courts, law enforcement, and the prison system in Russia and will work in conjunction with their prisoners rights organization Zona Prava (“Justice Zone”), launched earlier this year. Russian political journalist Sergey Smirnov will serve as  editor-in-chief.

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Music News Ten bands one cause

Posted Sept. 1, 2014, 8:42 a.m.

Ten bands one cause

Ryan Russell

This October Red Distribution is sponsoring a charity event to raise awarenesss for breast cancer. 10 titles will be released on limited editin pnk vinyl, including Against Me!, Lucius, Jason Isbell, Temples, Courtney Barnett, and ...

Music News Oral history on NYHC coming soon

Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 5:38 p.m.

Oral history on NYHC coming soon

New York Hardcore 1980-1990, by Tony Rettman, will be published in Nov. on Bazillion Points. The collection of oral histories includes 450 pages, 50 chapters, and over 100 interviewsi npiecing together the story of NYHC.

Music News Tupac inspired musical

Posted Aug. 9, 2014, 10:10 a.m.

The Palace Theatre in New York is hosting a Tupac inspired musical titled Holler If Ya Hear Me. The musical stars Saul Williams and is "inspired by the lyrics and poetry of Tupac Shakur."

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Music News Universal Zulu Nation plans hip-hop anniversary celebration

Posted July 13, 2014, 3:30 p.m. in Music News by Loren

The Universal Zulu Nation is organizing a 6 day event in New York City to mark the official 40th Anniversary of Hip-Hop, running Nov. 4-9 ...

Music News Derek Archambault raising funds for hip replacement surgery

Posted July 13, 2014, 9:08 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Derek Archambault raising funds for hip replacement surgery

Derek Armchambault (Defeater/Alcoa) has opened a Pledge Music fundraising campaign to pay for his upcoming hip surgery, which is to paid out of pocket ...

Music News Joel Tannenbaum writes piece on music copyrights

Posted June 29, 2014, 9:49 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Joel Tannenbaum writes piece on music copyrights

Ryan Collerd

Joel Tannenbaum of Plow United and Ex Friends has published a lengthy and detailed piece explaining copyright law and how it benefits musicians here. The ...

Music News New Aidan Baker poetry book

Posted June 8, 2014, 8:43 p.m. in Music News by Loren

New Aidan Baker poetry book

Aidan Baker - Passing Through

Aidan Baker (Nadja) is set to release Passing Through, his fifth collection of poetry. The book will release on July 15 via Wounded Wolf Press ...

Music News Abbey Road Studios series for Record Store Day

Posted March 29, 2014, 7:22 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Abbey Road Studios series for Record Store Day

This year Abbey Road Studios will release a selection of vinyl material all mastered at cut at the famed studio. The series includes 7"s ...

· Lily Allen - ‘Air Balloon’ (7”)
· Jack Bruce - a) ‘Fields of Forever’ b) ‘Drone’ (7”)
· Chrissie Hynde - ‘Dark Sunglasses’ (7")
· Coldplay - ‘Midnight’ (7”)
· Diana Dors - ‘So Little Time’ (7”)
· Marianne Faithfull - ‘Sister Morphine’ (7”)
· Gloria Jones - ‘Tainted Love’ (7")
· Grace Jones - ‘Me! I Disconnect from You’ (12")
· Kylie - ‘Golden Boy’ (7”)
· Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance - ‘Ooh La La’ (alt take, take 4) (7")
· John Martyn - ‘May You Never’ (7”)
· PiL - ‘Death Disco’ (12”)
· Sex Pistols - ‘Never Mind the B*llocks’ boxed set (7 x 7”)
· The Temperance Movement – a) ‘Tender’ b)’Up in the Sky’ (7”)

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Music News Steve Klein (ex-New Found Glory) arraigned on felonies

Posted March 16, 2014, 10:20 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Steve Klein (ex-New Found Glory) arraigned on felonies

Steve Klein, former guitarist of New Found Glory who was dismissesd from the band in December, pled no guilty in a California court on charges ...

Source: Underthegun

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Music News Metal Cats, coming soon

Posted March 12, 2014, 8:26 p.m. in Music News by Loren

Metal Cats, coming soon

Alexandra Crockett - Metal Cats

Alexandra Crockett will be publishing a book of photos titled Metal Cats in May on powerHouse Books. The book contains photography of several metal musicians ...

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