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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, […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Release For The Week Of 1/12-1/18

Have you missed out on any important releases recently? You just might be in luck, since this week was chock full of reissues and repressings from indie labels like No Sleep Records and Run For Cover Records, as well as a few major artists, including David Bowie, Beth Orton, and Social Distortion. Can’t make a […]

Chuck Ragan and Astronautalis Cover The Boss On Split 7″

Connecticut-based punk label Asbestos Records has had a neat split 7″ series going on for the past couple years called Double Exposure. Each volume focuses on one artist, with both contributors covering a song from that artist’s catalog. Last night, the label announced the third Double Exposure release, which will feature Hot Water Music frontman […]

REVIEW: Maker – Self Titled EP

Artist: Maker Album: Maker Genre: Indie Punk To be quite honest, it had been some time since I had last listened to Maker prior to the new EP. After my first listen I was convinced the band I was listening to was a different band than I had remembered. However, I was wrong; it was […]

UTG PREMIERE: Maker – “I Had To Put My Lady Down”

Massachusetts’ Maker have undergone quite a few sonic changes over the years, and it seems they’ve finally settled into a sound fitting of their struggle on their latest, self-titled, EP. While fans of the band will have to wait until November 13 to hear the full extent of this new found sound, listeners can get […]

Maker Stream New Song “Shadows”

Maker are streaming their new song “Shadows” over on Absolutepunk and can be heard here. This is the opening track off of their self-titled release, which will hit stores on November 13 through Asbestos/Engineer Records. The band is supporting an upcoming US fall tour, with Major League (No Sleep Records) and Turnover (Run For Cover […]

Frank Turner Announces Split with Frank Nikolay

UK-folk act Frank Turner announced today that he will be putting out a covers split with Frank Nicolay on Asbestos Records. The split will feature Frank Turner covering English composor Sir Noel Pierce Coward. This is a part of what they are calling their “Double Exposure Series.” I think this is a really awesome idea, and would […]