Special Explosion

STREAM: Special Explosion – ‘The Art Of Mothering’ EP

The Seattle-based indie rock outfit Special Explosion recently signed to Topshelf Records and announced the release date of their newest EP, The Art Of Mothering. That day has finally come, and as a treat to fans the band’s label put the entire EP up online to stream for free. You can listen to it by […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/2-2/8

It was a banner week for pop punk vinyl, and we’ve got all the details here at Weekly Wax. There were new editions of some classics, with a reissue campaign underway for The Ataris in conjunction with their upcoming So Long, Astoria tour, another entry in Adeline Records‘ series of Green Day repressings, and new […]

Stream A New Special Explosion Track

It’s only the second month of 2014, but Topshelf Records has firmly established itself as the label to watch this year. Although it is already home to You Blew It!’s stellar sophomore album, Keep Doing What You’re Doing, and next week’s split between Prawn and Joie de Vivre, the label’s late February release from Seattle, […]

Foxing And Special Explosion Announce Midwest Tour

St. Louis, Missouri’s Foxing are one of the hottest names in emo at the moment, and rightly so. Their debut album, The Albatross, was one of the genre’s best releases in 2013, and they back it up with a great live show. Midwest fans will get the chance to catch that live show in late […]

Topshelf Records Sign Special Explosion

Topshelf Records has a number of bands that we here at UTG enjoy listening to. The label has now added another band to their roster – Seattle-based indie rock outfit known as Special Explosion. If you’re interested in checking out some new jams and you like some of the other bands on the label, then […]