Smartpunk Presents: The Lead In

Smartpunk Presents: The Lead In

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A round-up of music news you may have missed, condensed into 5 minutes or less.


31: November 16, 2018
Nov 16, 2018 • 4 min
November 16, 2018:- Emarosa have announced their new album Peach Club coming out through Hopeless Records on February 8th. Listen to/watch “Givin’ Up” now!- Valenciaput out a new song called “Fall Before I Fold”. I’m trying to keep my chill…- MTV is…
30: November 14, 2018
Nov 14, 2018 • 4 min
November 14, 2018:- Check out this incredible compilation put together by Wiretap Records. 100% benefitting ACLU.- Hot Water Music announces some 25 years of celebration shows where they’re playing Caution and No Division in full on back-to-back nights,-…
29: November 9, 2018
Nov 9, 2018 • 4 min
November 9, 2018:- Bad Omens drops off the Senses Fail/Amity Affliction/Belmont tour for their name being too small on the flyer.- Kevin Devine and John K. Samson will be releasing a split 7” on November 30th. You can hear Samson cover “Saturday Night On…
28: November 7, 2018
Nov 7, 2018 • 4 min
November 7, 2018:- A new #SmartpunkExclusive! We have 300 copies of Mustard Plug’s “Evildoers Beware!” on a condiment tri-color split.- Debt Neglector have posted a cover of The Clash’s “I’m So Bored With the USA”, with proceeds from all donations going…
27: November 5, 2018
Nov 5, 2018 • 4 min
November 5, 2018:- Watch SlipNeck (Neck Deep) perform “Duality” at their Halloween show last week!- Ozzy Osbourne goes on tour with Megadeth. \m/- A new Mineral song, Listen to “Aurora”, the first in 20 years, and check out the band on their anniversary…
26: November 2, 2018
Nov 2, 2018 • 4 min
November 2, 2018:- Check out the video for Alive In Barcelona’s “The Fight”. The video also features a mini-documentary with the band about their personal struggles and finding #HopeThroughHardship.- This new Copeland song called “Pope” is just what I…
25: October 31, 2018
Oct 31, 2018 • 4 min
October 31, 2018:- New Pedro The Lion? Pre-ordered a copy of Phoenix already. Listen to “Yellow Bike” now!- Thursday announced new tour dates where they’ll be playing Full Collapse and War All the Time in full.- Basement will be going on tour with Weezer…
24: October 29, 2018
Oct 29, 2018 • 4 min
October 29, 2018:- Heads up! There’s a new pressing of Debt Neglector’s Atomicland and we signed Spokane, WA’s Alive In Barcelona! Hell yea!- A new AFI EP is coming to us, but you can hear “Get Dark” now.- Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers drop…
23: October 24, 2018
Oct 24, 2018 • 4 min
October 24, 2018:My buddy Brandon came into the record store today, so I figured we’d make him do the podcast. - Debt Neglector’s new EP The Kids Are Pissed is available to stream on idobi radio!- Expert Timing’s Glare came out yesterday and it kicks…
22: October 19, 2018
Oct 19, 2018 • 4 min
October 19, 2018:- I mean really, how many times can I talk about The 1975? Well, they have a new song out. (Spotify)- All Get Out have a fun nature-themed video for “Value” off of No Bouquet. The band is also about to embark on the best tour of the…
21: October 17, 2018
Oct 17, 2018 • 4 min
October 17, 2018:- Saves The Day release “Side By Side” off of 9. Also, they’re touring a lot.- Radar State have signed to Wiretap Records and will release Strays on January 11th, followed by a brief tour. In related news, The Get Up Kids did a cool…
20: October 15, 2018
Oct 15, 2018 • 4 min
October 20, 2018:- Check out how pretty the new Ice Nine Kills record is!- Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers release “The Airplane Song”, the second single off Bought To Rot. The band has a few tour dates in November, as well.- New Hopeless…
19: October 12, 2018
Oct 12, 2018 • 4 min
October 12, 2018:Jordan here again! Here’s some news for ya!- Weezer finally brings us The Black Album, listen to “Can’t Knock The Hustle” now!- A new EP from MXPX, called Best Life…surprise! Check out the title track here.- Brendan Kelly (The Lawrence…
18: October 10, 2018
Oct 10, 2018 • 5 min
October 10, 2018:Special host, Jordan Shroyer!- Against Me! cover “People Who Died” for Hopeless Records compilation.- Taking Back Sunday announce 20-year tour and album.- The Menzingers announce holiday show. Tickets on sale now!- Keep Flying announce…
17: October 5, 2018
Oct 5, 2018 • 4 min
October 5, 2018:- Can’t Swim announce This Too Won’t Pass, their 2nd LP, and drop “My Queen”. Catch the band on tour later this year with Trophy Eyes, Seaway,Microwave,and Hot Mulligan.- Basement release “Be Here Now” off the album Beside Myself, out on…
16: October 3, 2018
Oct 3, 2018 • 5 min
October 3, 2018:- Architects drop “Royal Beggars” and UK tour dates with Beartooth. - Bearings release a video for “Blue in the Dark”, off the album of the same name. Catch them on the Hopeless Noise tour!- Sunsleeper drop “Soften Up” and will be on tour…
15: October 1, 2018
Oct 1, 2018 • 3 min
October 1, 2018:- Harm’s Way had their trailer stolen. Help them out, will ya?! Also, catch them on tour.- Silverstein release an acoustic EP. Some copies of the #SmartpunkExclusive of Dead Reflection still available.- The Fever 333 are going on tour with…
14: September 21, 2018
Sep 21, 2018 • 4 min
September 21, 2018:- New albums by The Story So Far and Joyce Manor are killer. Also, Debt Neglector’s “New White Roses” is available for streaming everywhere!- Restorations are streaming their new record LP5000 at NPR. The album comes out 9/28 on Tiny…
13: September 19, 2018
Sep 19, 2018 • 4 min
September 19, 2018:- La Dispute sign to Epitaph Records.- Avenged Sevenfold release “Mad Hatter”, a new song for COD: Black Ops 4, announce new EP Black Reign.- You can hear “Tilt” on Spotify from Hands Like Houses 3rd LP, Anon, out 10/12 on Hopeless…
12: September 14, 2018
Sep 14, 2018 • 4 min
September 14, 2018:- Expert Timing release “Classic Case of Narcissism” off their Death Protector Collective debut Glare.- The 1975 release their 4th single off A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships called “Sincerity is Scary”. Yep, I’m stoked!!!-…
11: September 12, 2018
Sep 12, 2018 • 4 min
September 12, 2018:- Architects release “Hereafter” off their new full length Holy Hellvia Epitaph Records.- Listen to Thrice’s “The Dark” from Palms, out this Friday!- Hopeless Records announces benefit compilation Songs That Saved My Life. Listen to…
10: September 10, 2018
Sep 10, 2018 • 5 min
September 10, 2018:- Kevin Lyman responds to opioid-related deaths.- New Shook Ones record out this October! Pre-order now!- Two new Tsunami Bomb songs?!?! Sign us up!!!- Listen to (or watch) Lorna Shore’s “This Is Hell”- Ex-Rick And Morty bar becomes…
9: September 7, 2018
Sep 7, 2018 • 5 min
September 7th, 2018:- blink-182 forced to cancel RiotFest and mini-tour due to Travis’s health. Weezer, Run The Jewels, and Taking Back Sunday take their place.- Seaway and Trophy Eyes announce full US tour, bring along Microwave, Can’t Swim, and Hot…
8: September 5, 2018
Sep 5, 2018 • 4 min
September 5, 2018:- Pierce the Veil continue to tease.- Neck Deep bassist leaves the band. The band starts their full US tour tomorrow.- Stand Atlantic sign to Hopeless Records, debut “Lavender Bones” off Skinny Dipping. Holy shit, this song is catchy as…
7: September 3, 2018
Sep 3, 2018 • 4 min
September 3, 2018:- Keep Flying has a 2nd pressing of their Walkabout/Follow Your Nightmares LP and a few of bundles to accompany it. The band leaves for their Midwest tour next week.- Good Charlotte release “Prayers”, head out on the Generation Rx North…
6: August 31, 2018
Aug 31, 2018 • 4 min
August 31, 2018:- Been listening to the new Alkaline Trio record Is This Thing Cursed? and it may be my AOTY. Let us know what you think about it!- We Came As Romans have set up the Kyle Pavone Foundation. Be sure to visit www.KylePavoneFoundation.org to…
5: August 29, 2018
Aug 29, 2018 • 5 min
August 29th, 2018:- Debt Neglector announced The Kids are Pissed. All pre-orders by 9/30 will be entered to win 2 passes to Gainesville’s THE FEST. Listen to “Go Fund Yourself.”- Alkaline Trio dropped “Demon and Division” off Is This Thing Cursed?- For a…
4: August 27, 2018
Aug 27, 2018 • 5 min
August 27th, 2018:- New Atreyu album In Our Wake available for pre-order. Listen to “Anger Left Behind” and “In Our Wake”.- Hellogoodbye’s Fancy Outfit EP is available on Spotify or Apple Music.- Valencia’s We All Need a Reason To Believe is ten years…
3: August 24, 2018
Aug 24, 2018 • 5 min
August 24, 2018:- Fall Out Boy released the Lake Effect Kid EP (Spotify | Apple), start M A N I A tour next week!- Crooked Teeth put out “Honey” on Spotify. This chorus rips!- Light Years released “Back Then” (and a video for it, too). Their new album,…
2: August 22, 2018
Aug 22, 2018 • 5 min
August 22, 2018:- Happy 23rd birthday …AND OUT COME THE WOLVES. Don’t worry, we’ll still like you now that you’re 23…- boygenius - S/T pre-order. Some songs available here. Check out Julien Baker/Phoebe Bridgers/Lucy Dacus on tour this fall.- Bring Me The…
1: August 20, 2018
Aug 20, 2018 • 4 min
August 20, 2018:- Most importantly: The Machete Method.- mewithoutYou’s new EP can be heard here (Spotify link) and pre-order their new album here.- Tilian Pearson - The Skeptic pre-order (Watch the video for “Cocky”)- Super American - Tequila Sunrise…
0: Welcome to The Lead In
Aug 10, 2018 • 2 min
Hey there, and welcome to The Lead In! If you’re new to Smartpunk, we’re a record label, an online music retailer, a pop-up record store, and all around good guys. We’ve teamed up with Jabberjaw Media to bring you The Lead In, a 5-minute(ish) catch-up on…