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Anthology of Emo: Volume 2 announced

Posted July 8, 2020, 7:55 p.m.
Anthology of Emo: Volume  2 announced

photo by Loren Green

Podcaster Tom Mullen has announced a follow-up to 2017's Anthology of Emo Volume 1, titled Volume 2, is available for preorder now with a first pressing paperback due in September. Additionally, the sold-out Volume 1will be reprinted (and sold is package deals with the new edition).

Volume 2 collects interviews with Tim Kasher (Cursive), Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat World), Chris Conley (Saves the Day), Bob Nanna (Braid), and final interview with Jon Bunch (Sense Field), among others. 

Hit the jump for the specifics.

Volume 2 features Interviews with:
Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat World)
Jon Bunch (Sense Field / Further Seems Forever / Lucky Scars / War Generation / Reason to Believe)
Chris Conley (Saves the Day)
Geoff Farina (Karate / Exit Verse)
Tim Kasher (Cursive / The Good Life)
Trevor Kelley (Stop Breathing / Alternative Press / Spin / Everybody Hurts / Myspace)
Conor Murphy (Foxing / Smidley)
Bob Nanna (Braid / Hey Mercedes)
Travis Shettel (Piebald)
Leslie Simon (Alternative Press / Everybody Hurts / Wish You Were Here / Geek Girls Unite)
 
Volume 1 features Interviews with:
Dan Didier & Davey Von Bohlen (The Promise Ring / Maritime / Vermont)
Norman Brannon (Texas Is the Reason / New End Original / Shelter)
Chris Carrabba (Dashboard Confessional / Further Seems Forever / Twin Forks / Vacant Andys)
Mike Kinsella (American Football / Owen / Cap'n Jazz / Joan of Arc / Owls / The One Up Downstairs / Their/They're/There)
Chris Leo (The Van Pelt / The Lapse / Native Nod / Vague Angels)
Caithlin De Marrais, Kaia Fischer & William Kuehn (Rainer Maria)
Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids / The New Amsterdams / The Terrible Twos / Radar State)
Eric Richter (Christie Front Drive / Antarctica / The 101 / Golden City)
Blair Shehan (Knapsack / The Jealous Sound / Racquet Club)
Chris Simpson (Mineral / The Gloria Record / Zookeeper / Mountain Time)
Visit the anthology website for pre-order info.

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Metal photographs for a cause

Posted April 29, 2020, 6:53 p.m.
Metal photographs for a cause

photo by Loren Green

Photographer Nathaneial Shannon has teamed up with MetalSucks website to host an auction of his photos, which include bands like Motörhead, Danzig, King Diamond, The Black Dahlia Murder, Type O Negative, Earth Crisis, Converge, Faith No More, High On Fire, Slayer, and more.

The auction will raise funds for tour managers, techs, drivers, lighting designers, engineers, merch sellers, and others involved in the behind-the-scenes work of putting on a concert. In total, 75% of all proceeds will benefit For The Nomads charity, while Shannon will keep 25% himself as his own work is on hiatus during the shutdown.

May 23, 2020 Update: A second auction is underway.

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Music News NoonChorus to launch with Bully stream

Posted April 25, 2020, 10:19 a.m.

NoonChorus to launch with Bully stream

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A new live stream platform called NoonChorus will launch on Tuesday, April 28, with Sub Pop recording artist Bully performing her album Feels Like in its entirety. The new service uses a paid ticket format ...

Music News Pirates Press wants to Rock The Sofa

Posted April 12, 2020, 8:29 a.m.

Pirates Press wants to Rock The Sofa

Pirates Press has announced Rock The Sofa, a website listing of online music events. As artists are frequently performing live sets online, the site serves as a calendar of sorts for fans to tune in ...

Music News New A/V project includes collaborators from Full of Hell, Chelsea Wolfe +

Posted April 5, 2020, 9:20 a.m.

New A/V project includes collaborators from Full of Hell, Chelsea Wolfe +

Jesse Draxler - Reigning Cement

Revolver is sharing a new project by visual artist Jesse Draxler and Full of Hell's Dylan Walker. Watch "Time reign cemenT" here, from the project titled Reigning Cement. In this collaboration, Walker's composition ...

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Music News Kathy Valentine (Go-Go's) memoir

Posted April 4, 2020, 12:58 p.m. in Music News by Loren

Kathy Valentine (Go-Go's) memoir

All I Ever Wanted: A Rock 'N' Roll Memoir

On March 31, Happy Publication Day released All I Ever Wanted: A Rock 'N' Roll Memoir, by Kathy Valentine. Valentine was basseist for The Go-Go ...

Music News A new visual history book of 13th Floor Elevators

Posted April 4, 2020, 11:21 a.m. in Music News by Loren

A new visual history book of 13th Floor Elevators

image courtesy of Anthology Editions

Written and curated by Paul Drummond and published by Anthology Editions, a new book titled 13th Floor Elevators: A Visual History will be available on ...

Music News The Isolate/Create project

Posted March 25, 2020, 6:09 p.m. in Music News by Loren

The Isolate/Create project

photo by Marfa Capodanno

Several artists have teamed up to host ISOLATE/CREATE, a free resource that shares stems, multi-track sessions, RPG games and/or video files to "spark ...

Learn more about ISOLATE/CREATE.
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Music News Gimme Radio offers visibility for bands with cancelled tours

Posted March 22, 2020, 9:57 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Gimme Radio offers visibility for bands with cancelled tours

photo by Loren Green

As Covid-19 continues to shut down musicians' tour plans (and worse), many bands have lost the network of support and income they rely on. The ...

Music News Lydia Lunch oral history (book)

Posted March 14, 2020, 12:55 p.m. in Music News by Loren

Lydia Lunch oral history (book)

The War Is Never Over

Author Nick Soulsby has compiled a new oral history exploring the career of Lydia Lunch, founder of Teenage Jesus & The Jerks, and longtime music maker ...

Soulby has written several music-related books, including Swans: Sacrifice and Transendence. He authored a guest column for SPB about Swans, related to that project, just last year. Learn more about the film here.

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Music News The Mavericks of Lone Star Punk: the book

Posted March 8, 2020, 11:52 a.m. in Music News by Loren

The Mavericks of Lone Star Punk: the book

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In late February, Bazillion Points books published a new book titled Texas Is The Reason: The Mavericks of Lone Star Punk, which compiles essays and ...

Music News Radiohead Public Library

Posted Jan. 20, 2020, 10:52 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Radiohead Public Library

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Radiohead has curated their own collection, and is now hosting it online via the "Radiohead Public Library." For its opening week, band members Colin and ...

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