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Premiere: Great Apes debut “Saint Brasher”

Great Apes

Bay Area babes Great Apes are kick-starting your weekend with a brand new track titled “Saint Brasher,” the first from their upcoming full-length California Heart. The raucous tune is a story we all can relate to: A youthful discovery of the music, books and film that ultimately shape us all. It’s packed full of little references, so give it a few spins and see which ones you can pick out. Listen to “Saint Brasher” below: California Heart is the four-piece band’s …

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News: Great Apes to Release New Album ‘California Heart’ in October

Great Apes

*featured photo by Mike Brooks San Francisco punk act Great Apes has announced that they will release their second full-length album California Heart in October through Asian Man Records. According to the press release the upcoming album is a concept album. Brian Moss (vocals/guitar) further explains the album below: With California Heart, the concept is a fictional one, revolving around an alienated adolescent residing in Fresno, CA. Each song is written in first person and tackles a myriad of subjects including …

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Stream: Slow Gherkin Releases First New Music In 14 Years

Slow Gherkin

You read that right! Santa Cruz Ska band Slow Gherkin has released their first new music in just under a decade and a half. The band, who are slated to play Asian Man Fest 20 this month, stated this via Facebook: We are pretty excited and proud to announce the first new Gherkin music in 14 years. This doesn’t mean a comeback, but just an extension of friends getting together in their adult lives when time permits to make music …

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Stream: Dowsing – ‘Okay’

Dowsing

Chicago emo act Dowsing are streaming their new album Okay in its entirety. Stream Okay below: OKAY by Dowsing Okay was released April 29 through Asian Man Records. This album is the follow up to their sophomore record I Don’t Even Care Anymore, and the first with their new lineup. Dowsing will be touring North America with Kittyhawk beginning in May. TOUR DATES: 05/16 – Marquette, MI @ The Flying Moose 05/17 – Escanaba, MI @ The Ludington 05/18 – …

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Review: The Atom Age – ‘Hot Shame’

The Atom Age

*featured photo by Merne Judson the Third With Hot Shame, The Atom Age continue to build on the aesthetic they’ve put together with their two previous albums and a number of EPs. They speak from the perspective of dangerous wild men – a kind of throwback to hard-living rockers that leave a trail of destruction on their tour route. This third record features eight songs full of debauchery, beginning and ending with strung-out party songs “It’s a Mess” and “Wasteoid.” Hot …

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Interview: Ryan Perras (The Atom Age)

The Atom Age

*featured photo by Jamy Cabre Dan Yergert, FtLP Contributor and avid fan of Oakland rockers The Atom Age, chatted briefly with singer and guitarist Ryan Perras about the long-running band’s new album Hot Shame, the evolution of their sound and where he thinks they’re headed. [Dan Yergert]: How would you guys say your music has evolved since your last LP, 2012’s The Hottest Thing That’s Cool? [Ryan Perras]:Our sound has changed a lot since our last record. We now have two …

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Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room streams new LP ‘Party Adjacent’

Dan Adriano

Dan Andriano in the Emergency Room (the solo project of Dan Andriano of Alkaline Trio) is streaming his upcoming LP Party Adjacent in its entirety via Fuse. You can listen to the album below. The record is due out July 17 as a joint release through Asian Man Records and Xtra Mile Records. The album was produced by Jeff Rosenstock, formerly of Bomb the Music Industry, who will be joining Andriano on tour this summer (dates below). Tour Dates w/ …

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