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REVIEW: Sorority Noise – ‘It Kindly Stopped For Me’

Artist: Sorority Noise Album: It Kindly Stopped For Me EP Genre: Acoustic, Indie Label: Topshelf Records In these four songs lie a very modest ancillary of Sorority Noise – one we saw emerge out of their last record Joy, Departed. That portion speaks largely from the backburner end of lyricist and frontman Cameron Boucher’s psyche; […]

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Prawn Release New Music Video For “Settled”

New Jersey indie rock outfit Prawn just put out a new music video for their song “Settled.” The trumpet-imbued mercurial b-side track to the band’s last full-length record, Kingfisher, is brought to life in an unfinished house amidst the snowy woods in New Hampshire. This is also the title track to the band’s most recent […]

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The World Is A Beautiful Place Sign To Epitaph Records

Connecticut emo revivalists The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die have just announced that they are now a part of the Epitaph family. The label is also currently home to Bad Religion, Weezer, Joyce Manor and many more. TWIABP has reportedly just entered Silver Bullet Studios in Burlington, […]

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Sorority Noise Join Topshelf Records, Announce Sophomore LP

Hartford indie/emo four-piece Sorority Noise have recently announced their signing to the Topshelf Records family. The band, fronted by Cameron Boucher (also of Old Gray), put out a very well-received debut LP, entitled Forgettable, earlier in 2014, along with various split EPs, enabling them to tour throughout the year with bands such as You Blew It!, […]

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Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) Stream Autobiographical New Album

You Will Eventually Be Forgotten, the long-gestating new album from emo standard-bearers Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate), is now streaming. This follows months of teases, including two singles (“If It’s Bad News, It Can Wait” and “A Keepsake“) and lyrics to each of the songs. First debuted by Interview Magazine, the album is also […]

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You Blew It! Share “Surf Wax America” Cover

We’re going surfing, we’re going surfing!” You Blew It! have partnered with our good friends at Stereogum to share the first song off their upcoming Weezer cover album. “Surf Wax America” is one of those formidable early 90s indie/punk anthems that has become synonymous with youth in the decades since its initial release. The members […]

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Prawn Announce New Album ‘Kingfisher’

Indie/Emo band Prawn have officially announced their new album. We have been given a title, a tracklist, and an album cover. And we couldn’t be more excited. The group’s third full-length, Kingfisher, will be released August 12 via Topshelf Records. It will be the follow-up to the 2012 release of Ships. It’s being produced by […]

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The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die Chart On Billboard 200

Topshelf Records, despite its position as one of our favorite indie record labels, has never before charted on the Billboard 200; yesterday, the label e-mailed members of emo post-rockers The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die saying some good news. The band posted the following e-mail from Topshelf’s […]

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Topshelf Records Sampler To Come Out July 11

Each year in the summer, Topshelf Records releases a free sampler (except for like, last year, where it came out in September when all you kids had gone back to school, but it was still warm and during the summer solstice so whatever). This year’s will come out on July 11. Though no track listing […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Have Mercy

Under the Gun Review is stoked to bring you this exclusive interview with Topshelf Records’ Have Mercy. Have Mercy are gearing up for the release of their debut full-length, The Earth Pushed Back, and have touring plans throughout the Summer. In this interview we talked about the new album, the inspiration behind it, and signing […]

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REVIEW: Pianos Become the Teeth / Touché Amoré – Split

Band: Pianos Become the Teeth/Touché Amoré Album: Split Genre: Post-Hardcore Label: Topshelf Records/Deathwish Inc. When Topshelf Records and Deathwish Inc. announced they were doing a joint split between their bands Pianos Become the Teeth and Touché Amoré, respectively, it was considered a match made in heaven, at least on the internet (and let’s be honest, everything on […]

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Run For Cover Warped Tour Summer Sampler

The good people over Run For Cover Records have announced that they are putting out a summer sampler for Warped Tour. Please be sure to look below to check out a statement from RFC and view the track-listing and cover artwork. “Run For Cover will have a 22 song summer sampler with new stuff, old […]