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HOLIDAY CD PRIZEPACK GIVEAWAY #1

December 6, 2010 drainu182 0

T’is the season to be giving and we’re celebrating with a nice stack of this year’s hottest releases thanks to Sneak Attack Media! One winner will win TWELVE CDs, including a few signed ones! Check out the list below:

Jukebox The Ghost – Everything Under The Sun (SIGNED!)
Mt. Desolation – Mt. Desolation
Common Grackle – The Great Depression
Against Me! – White Crosses
Automatic Loveletter – Truth or Dare (SIGNED!)
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The Apples In Stereo – Travellers In

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CMJ Spotlight: The Xcerts

October 18, 2010 drainu182 0

The Xcerts return with their second album and follow up to 2009’s In The Cold Wind We Smile; Scatterbrain was released on October 4th through Xtra Mile Recordings (Frank Turner, Reuben, Far) preceeded by new single “Young (Belane)” a week earlier.

Scatterbrain is the first album by a UK act to be overseen by US producer Mike Sapone (Taking Back Sunday, Brand New, Crime in Stereo) who began work on the record with the band at his home studio in …

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The Audio Perv and RethinkPopMusic’s Official CMJ Showcase At Crash Mansion Friday 10/22!

October 1, 2010 drainu182 0


It’s your favorite time of year in New York. Fall, hell no. CMJ! We’re thrilled to announce that we’re partnering up with RethinkPopMusic to bring you an OFFICIAL CMJ SHOWCASE on Friday October 22nd at Crash Mansion. We have a STELLAR lineup of TWELVE BANDS. The show is FREE to CMJ badgeholders, $10 to everyone else UNLESS you RSVP at http://www.rpm-rsvp.com/ which will allow you to buy tickets for only $5!

Check out the lineup below and head …

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The Xcerts “Young (Belane)” Video

September 27, 2010 drainu182 0

Gearing up for the release of their sophomore record Scatterbrain, The Xcerts have posted a video for single “Young (Belane).” The video, directed by Joseph Rodrigues Marsh, was filmed by the band in a remote part of the Welsh countryside. Not wanting to be added to the list of bands creating standard performance videos, The Xcerts called upon the help of friend, actor and fan of the band Jamie Campbell Bower (Twilight, Harry Potter, Sweeney Todd).

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Second Wave of CMJ 2010 Artists Announced

September 22, 2010 drainu182 0

The next round of CMJ artists have been announced. Interesting to see that Phoenix’s show at Madison Square Garden on October 20th is part of CMJ. Check out the lineup below:

1995 • +/- • 2 Cow Garage • A Classic Education • A Life Once Lost • A Million Years • Acid Washed • Acid Westerns • Adam Haworth Stephens • Adult Themes • Afternoon • Agent Ribbons • AIDS Wolf • The Aikiu • Air Waves • Alcoholic …

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The Xcerts preview new video featuring Jamie Campbell Bower of Twilight, Sweeny Todd and Harry Potter

August 20, 2010 drainu182 0

THE XCERTS return with their second album and follow up to 2009’s ‘In The Cold Wind We Smile’; ‘Scatterbrain’ will be released on the 4th October through Xtra Mile Recordings (Frank Turner, Reuben, Far, Straight Lines…) preceded by new single ‘Young (Belane)’ a week earlier. The video for the single which is directed by Joseph Rodrigues Marsh was recently filmed by the band in a remote part of the Welsh countryside. Not wanting to be added to the list of …

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The Xcerts Announce New Album Scatterbrain, Release New Single “Young (Belane)”, Tour with Futures

August 13, 2010 drainu182 0

THE XCERTS return with their second album and follow up to 2009’s ‘In The Cold Wind We Smile’; ‘Scatterbrain’ will be release on the 4th October through Xtra Mile Recordings (Frank Turner, Reuben, Far, Straight Lines…) preceeded by new single ‘Young (Belane)’ a week earlier.

‘Scatterbrain’ is the first album by a UK act to be overseen by US producer Mike Sapone (Taking Back Sunday, Brand New, Crime in Stereo…) who began work on the record with the band …

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The Xcerts new single “Nightschool”, to support Funeral For A Friend & Idlewild

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Having recently rewarded fans’ loyalty with a very special live album ‘Live At King’s Tut’s’ made available exclusively through iTunes, THE XCERTS are now set to release the third single from their critically acclaimed debut album; ‘In The Cold Wind We Smile’. ‘Nightschool’ – a standout fan favourite in the band’s live set – will be released as a download single on 5th October through Xtra Mile Recordings. The angst-ridden anthem will be backed with an atmospheric remix of ‘Home …