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My God, It’s Full Of Stars (ex-Mae) Sign With Spartan Records, To Release New EP This Fall

After choosing to focus on home life and parting ways with Mae in 2008, Rob Sweitzer has announced a new solo project under the name of My God, It’s Full Of Stars. The singer-songwriter is set to put out his debut EP, M29, this coming Fall. The EP was co-produced with Dave Elkins and was […]

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UTG LIST: Essential Songs for Valentine’s Day

No one holiday hinges on personal outlook quite like Valentine’s Day. Presents are pleasant, and candy is dandy, but unlike these other annual undertakings, this particular celebration is totally dependent on one’s current state of being. For those deep in the throes of love, V-Day is not only welcomed, but anticipated, while the single and […]

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Mae To Play More Anniversary Shows For ‘The Everglow’

You may think Mae are done celebrating the tenth anniversary of their classic album The Everglow, but they are just getting started. After playing a few dates to start 2015 on the East Coast, the band has announced that they will be taking the tour to other cities, primarily in the west. The tour will […]

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Mae Expand ‘The Everglow’ 10th Anniversary Tour

Remember back in June when Mae announced they would be hitting the stage again for the first time in years? Yeah, it’s hard to forget. The Virginia act are touring in the beginning of 2015 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their staple album, The Everglow. While they originally only had three dates listed, the band have […]

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mae Announce Tenth Anniversary Tour For ‘The Everglow’

Virginia band mae have announced via Facebook a tour celebrating the tenth anniversary of their second full-length The Everglow. Kicking off in early 2015, the tour will consist of the band playing 2005’s The Everglow in its entirety. The first few dates for the tour have been announced, with tickets going on sale next week. […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/23-2/29

Record Store Day is getting closer and closer, with new releases being announced nearly every day, but you don’t have to wait until April 19 or stand in a long line to buy most of the records featured in this edition of Weekly Wax. The highlights include the first in a series of Oasis reissues, […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 12/8-12/14

The end of the year is quickly approaching, but that hasn’t slowed the steady stream of vinyl releases. It’s a pretty varied field this week. Fans of pop punk will enjoy new pressings from Blink-182 and Light Years, soundtrack aficionados get the Rosemary’s Baby OST from Waxwork Records, and Third Man Records continues to shed […]

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UTG LIST: 25 Bands We Want New Material From In 2014

***UPDATE*** Five (late) submissions have been added, for a total of 30 Bands We Want New Material From In 2014. 2013 marked a year of musical resurrection on many levels. We’ve been given long-awaited reunions, new records, celebratory re-issues, and anniversary shows fantastic enough to make even the most rudimentary of music fans giddy. With […]

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STREAM: Schematic – ‘Color (N.) Inside The Lines’

We’ve been tracking Mae frontman Dave Elkins’ solo project Schematic since word came out back in November that it was even a thing. One successful Kickstarter project and a couple of weeks spent in the studio later and now we can hear the sonic fruits of Elkins’ effort. Color (n.) Inside The Lines won’t officially come out until […]

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Mae’s ‘Destination Beautiful’ to be Re-Pressed on Vinyl

Almost a year since the first pressing of Mae’s Destination Beautiful was released, it looks like there will be a second pressing coming this week! For its first pressing, Spartan Records printed 500 copies in 3 different variants. Those copies are now selling upwards of 100 bucks on eBay. Today, the label announced on Twitter […]

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Did Hudson Mohawke Sign With Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music?

The twitter feeds giving some conflicting accounts on this one. But what else is new? It looks like Hudson Mohawke, Brit electronic production wunderkind, is the newest addition to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music family. Oh, and that’s information that we, the listening public, probably weren’t supposed to be privy to yet. THE FACTS: HudMo’s management […]

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Ma$e Jumps From Bad Boy Records, To Land At G.O.O.D. Music?

It looks like the former pastor isn’t a bad boy anymore. Rapper Ma$e revealed in an interview with MTV’s RapFix Live that he was no longer affiliated with Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Bad Boy Records after spending 16 years on their roster. “Yeah, the other day [Combs] let me out of it,” said Ma$e of Diddy’s […]