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Stream Kevin Devine’s R.E.M. cover from 7-inch split with Jesse Lacey

In the final installment of his Devinyl Splits series, Kevin Devine announced that he and Brand New’s Jesse Lacey would each be covering an R.E.M. song. Two weeks ago, we were blessed with Lacey’s version of “Bad Day,” and it was just that: a blessing. And today, Devine’s half of the split, which is him […]

Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey covers R.E.M. for split release with Kevin Devine

Kevin Devine will release the final installment of his year-long Devinyl Splits series this Spring, and he’s tapped none other than Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey to share the honor. Listen to Lacey’s cover of R.E.M.’s “Bad Day” below, courtesy of The Fader. Both artists chose to cover R.E.M. for the split, with Devine opting […]

Old Demos By John Nolan Feat. Jesse Lacey Unearthed

Unbeknownst to many, Taking Back Sunday‘s John Nolan started a band in high school under the name of Gudmunder Bjornsen. The band recorded a bunch of music before Nolan joined TBS in 1999. Ten of these tracks have recently surfaced over at SoundCloud; some of which feature Brand New‘s Jesse Lacey and John’s sister, Michelle […]

ATTN Internet: Brand New to Re-Press ‘Deja Entendu’ on Vinyl For Record Store Day 2015

Happy Monday, Internet! Brand New has announced they will finally re-press Deja Entendu on vinyl after the 2003 album has become increasingly (and frustratingly) elusive for years, with copies going for upwards of $500 on ebay. And while this announcement might spell the end of at least one rather comedic tumblr account, it will undoubtedly […]

Jesse Lacey And His Wife Cover John Prine’s “In Spite Of Ourselves”

In what is seemingly an attempt to observe Valentine’s Day, Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey, along with his wife Ashley King-Lacey, have graced us with their rendition of the beautiful alt-country 1999 Billboard-charting single, “In Spite Of Ourselves” by John Prine. The video was posted yesterday with a description of: “4 trackin’. Gettin’ irreverent. Working […]

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Will Connect With ‘Avengers 3’

Marvel has created an exceptional cinematic universe. Tying in big budget film after big budget film, it should be safe to assume that the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy will serve up plot lines for films to come, though one may be taken aback to learn that Guardians is aiding the plot all the way […]

Kevin Devine Releases Lyric Video For “Private First Class”

The lyric video for “Private First Class,” from Kevin Devine‘s most recent album, Bubblegum, can be seen after the break. The video, a compilation of black and white war imagery, parallels the song, which tells the story of Chelsea Manning, the soldier who leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks in 2010. Bubblegum, produced by Brand New […]

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Kevin Devine Releases ‘Bubblegum’ Interview Part One Feat. Jesse Lacey

In conjunction with his two newest LPs, Bubblegum and Bulldozer, Kevin Devine has released part one of a four-part video series about the making of the albums. In part one, Jesse Lacey (Brand New), producer of Bubblegum, Devine, and the Goddman Band talk about Lacey’s influence on the record, as well as the process of creating the LP. You […]

Government Shutdown Prompts Kevin Devine To Debut “Fiscal Cliff”

Since the days of Vietnam and flower children, music has provided countless individuals with a platform through which to voice their disdain for various national happenings. Earlier this evening, Kevin Devine did just that by streaming “Fiscal Cliff,” the third song to be released off his upcoming album Bubblegum, in “cracked celebration” of the current […]

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Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band Release Video For “Bubblegum”

Kevin Devine is one of the hardest working musicians in the scene right now, and one of the most appreciated. Back when Devine announced a Kickstarter to fund his next two albums, the goal was met in under twelve hours. Now Devine returns with the first video from the full band album, with the title […]

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Kevin Devine Announces Tour, October Release For Both New LPs

You may recall Kevin Devine successfully crowdfunded his two upcoming albums six months ago. Today, he announced their titles and release dates: Bulldozer, which is fully solo record, and Bubblegum, his full band record produced by Brand New‘s Jesse Lacey, will both be released on October 15 on Devinyl Records (get it? Devine, Devinyl? Okay…), […]

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Brand New Cancel European Tour Dates

Unfortunately for their European fans, Brand New have announced they are canceling all European tour dates planned for August due to “insurmountable personal issues.” As for their September appearances in the United States, those are still scheduled, so keep your fingers crossed if you’re planning to attend one of those few shows. To see a […]