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Counting Crows 7/17 Williamsburg Waterfront Brooklyn Review/Photos

July 22, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

By Matt Arena

Trying to stay relevant is something that many bands at one point or another struggle with. Lately there’s been a rebirth of 90’s bands, the ones that had “that one song” you knew 15 years ago. This summer has seen the launch of monster tours, with five or more of them all on the bill playing essentially to people’s nostalgia. Then there’s Counting Crows. Though their mainstream breakthrough occurred in the 90’s, they in no way fit …

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We Are Augustines Release iTunes Session

April 23, 2012 drainu182 0

We Are Augustines just released an iTunes session. The 7 song release available exclusively on iTunes was tracked in the legendary East West Studios in LA, and features 5 alternative versions of tracks from their critically acclaimed debut “Rise Ye Sunken Ships” as well as two covers. Pick it up now here and watch their new video for “Juarez” below

Track Listing:
Ballad of a Patient Man
Juarez
Chapel Song
Ohio (Damien Jurado cover)
Book of James
Headlong Into …

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Band of Skulls and We Are Augustines 3/22 Webster Hall NYC Review/Photos

March 27, 2012 drainu182 0


By Matt Arena

Band of Skulls represent something rather unique in music today, a bluesy, true three-piece rock band. Sure there are plenty of other three piece acts out there but a lot of times you’ll see them sneak a touring member or two in there; not with Band of Skulls. Not that there’s anything wrong with adding a touring member, a lot of times it makes sense and is necessary for the song to work in a live atmosphere. …

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Prizepack Giveaway: We Are Augustines

March 16, 2012 drainu182 0

We know that we’ve been a little quiet on the blog front but that doesn’t mean that we don’t still love you. We want to give away a sweet prizepack to make it up to you. Today, we are giving away We Are Augustines’s newest album Rise Ye Sunken Ships CD, a band lithograph, poster, and 2 stickers.

Wanna win it? Just email us tapcontests@gmail.com (with the subject: GIMME MY WAA PRIZEPACK!) with your name and we’ll email you back …

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We Are Augustines 2/2 Borderline London Review/Photos

February 12, 2012 drainu182 0

By Morgan Bailas

HMV’s The Next Big Thing festival showcases hot up and coming bands at nine venues around the UK over a span of twelve days, all for just £10 a ticket (roughly $16USD). The festival kicked off on the evening of February 2, 2012 at London venue Borderline, with Folks, Admiral Fallow, and We Are Augustines.

Folks opened up the evening, with Admiral Fallow following second. Admiral Fallow, from Glasgow, Scotland, was a pleasant surprise, playing a variety …

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New We Are Augustines Album Rise Ye Sunken Ships Album Out August 23rd

August 15, 2011 drainu182 0

Brooklyn-based We Are Augustines are set to have a physical release of their debut full-length, Rise Ye Sunken Ships, on August 23 via Atlantic/WEA Distribution. The album landed in the Top 10 of SoundScan’s New Artists chart on the strength of its first week of digital sales. The album release will be a cause for celebration for the band as they’ll be marking the occasion with a very special performance on WNYC Soundcheck at 2 p.m. EST.

The band …