Entries for June, 2009

Certain People I Know (ex-Braid) Post Songs

Certain People I Know, the new project from Bob Nanna and Damon Atkinson of Hey Mercedes and Braid, have posted the first four songs recorded as a band. Check them out on their official website.

Green Day Bassist Gets Shoe

Mike Dirnt, bassist of Green Day, has designed his own shoe. The 45 RPM Schubert is to be produced by vegan shoe company, Macbeth. The shoe is black with brass lace loops and is animal-product free. You can find the shoes here.

The Stranger Interviews John Dwyer

The Stranger interviewed Thee Oh Sees’ John Dwyer: http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/lucky-accidents-and-drugs/Content?oid=1668331.

Autobahn Jeans From Cheap Monday Are Rad

Looking for a no-nonsense pair of denim to add to your wardrobe? Check out Cheap Monday Unwash Autobahn Jeans ($65). Featuring a mid rise cut with a straight leg fit in dark, raw denim, these jeans are simple yet stylish.

Pelican’s “Tour Only” CD Available On 12″ At Southern Lord

Pelican‘s new EP, the tour only CD Ephemeral, is out on 12″ at Southern Lord packaged with a Seldon Hunt designed tee.

Kings of Leon Start Label, Release The Features

The Kings of Leon are in charge of their own record label.  That doesn’t mean they’re leaving RCA Records though: The imprint, whose name is still under wraps, lets The Kings of Leon step to the plate and work A&R and sign their favorite acts to a label administered by the music publishing company. The [...]

Premonitions of War Plan Reunion Show In Toledo

Premonitions of War will reportedly play a reunion show on September 4th at Frankie’s Inner City in Toledo, OH.

Dillinger Escape Plan Ready Album For 2010, Perform With NIN

Dillinger Escape Plan have unveiled the name and more details about their recently announced imprint. The label is titled Party Smasher Inc. and the band explained: “We are creating an umbrella known as Party Smasher Inc.. that we will be putting out all of our future endeavors under. Our records, our shirts, our whatever the [...]

Karmaloop Gives Away Gift Certificate

Karmaloop is giving away a $10 gift certificate for anyone who signs up for their ladies mailing list. The weekly newsletter is about new products, brands and other events  in the Karmaloop world. All you have to do is sign up and reap the benefits you can sign up here.

Owen Preps New Album For September

Owen has a new album ready for fans.  Mike Kinsella revealed that his solo project will drop a new album, New Leaves into stores in September.