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LIVE REVIEW: Boston Calling, September 2014

Oh, Boston Calling. You’ve been wonderful this past weekend. Through thunderstorms and shut downs, fans stuck it out for the opportunity to witness their favorite bands performing right in front of them. Even with lighting and rain in tow, the fans would not back down. Boston, you are nothing if not determined. The festival, which has previously hosted acts such as fun., The Gaslight Anthem, Modest Mouse, Death Cab For Cutie, Frank Turner, and Brand New, now gave welcome to superstars Lorde, Neutral Milk Hotel, The National, Bleachers and many…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #44

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” – Bob Marley The following photos were posted between July 25 – 31, 2014 and are shown with the original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow each of them so you don’t miss anything! If you missed last week’s edition you can catch up on those pictures here: Week #43. Please follow and like us:

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ALBUM REVIEW: Bleachers ‘Strange Desire’

I first heard of indie pop band Bleachers – created by Jack Antonoff (best known as lead guitarist of fun.) and comprised of Antonoff with his pre-fun. band Steel Train – through a lovely little app called Spotify. Thanks to an advertisement for Bleachers’ incredibly catchy hit single, “I Wanna Get Better,” the song became an instant personal favorite shortly after clicking on the ad. Go give it a listen and try to tell me the same didn’t happen for you. In fact, listen to the whole album, which is…

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Bleachers Extends Tour

What, what? New album and more tour dates? Bleachers, a band formed by Jack Antonoff of Fun., revealed newer dates to his upcoming North American Tour. This tour coincides with the band’s recent release of their new album Strange Desire. Although his tour is titled “Strange Desire World Tour,” we’re still waiting to hear for the international dates. Check out to see if they’ll be playing near you! You can buy concert tickets or purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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STREAM: Bleachers Debut Album ‘Strange Desires’

Jack Antonoff of Fun. released the debut album, ‘Strange Desires’  from his new band, Bleachers for streaming on Spotify yesterday. The album was officially released on July 15th via RCA Records, but this is a free way for fans to listen to the new album. You can stream the album after the jump. Let us know what you think! For more from Bleachers, you can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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12 Songs To Add To Your Summer Bicycle Playlist

It’s shaping up to be a bright and sunny summer this year. We have compiled a list of 12 songs that should be on your Bicycle Playlist.  From new-school hip hop and indie to ska-punk, here are some tunes for your long summer days on your Fixie (or Cruiser, I guess). If you can’t afford a bicycle, some cities offer bike libraries or rentals. You could hit up a local police auction… or do a volunteer program at a bike shop. Hey, just dust off whatever is in the back…

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STREAM: Bleachers New Song “Like A River Runs”

Bleachers has released audio for a third song off of their upcoming release, ‘Strange Desire’.  The full album will be released on July 15th. You can pre-order the CD (or vinyl) here. Bleachers has upcoming shows in the US and Europe.  You can buy concert tickets here.   Check out the new song after the jump! Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Bleachers Perform Live On VH1

Bleachers (Jack Antonoff of fun.) performed a live set for VH1’s Make a Band Famous competition this past week. While they might not have won (since the competition must’ve been rigged, or the judges were too busy not having ears), the band did debut three new songs off their upcoming debut album Strange Desire, set to release July 15.  Check out their short set after the jump, including new tunes “Like a River Runs,” “Wake Me,” and”Reckless Love.” Bleachers is currently on tour, so buy concert tickets here. To hear more from the band, you can purchase a CD here. Please…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK #34

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards are only two days away. This Sunday our favorite artists will be honored for their popularity in music at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The night will be hosted by Ludacris with presenters including Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz and American Idol’s Phillip Phillips. The night will be filled with performances from top artists such as Shakira, Katy Perry and 5 Seconds of Summer. Last years Top Artist award was given Taylor Swift but this year the fight will be between Miley, Katy, Justin, Bruno and…

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STREAM: Bleachers “Shadow”

Yesterday, Bleachers (the project from the lead guitarist of fun.) released a second song called “Shadows.” Bleachers is going to be featured on many upcoming festivals including Governor’s Ball, Firefly, Outside Lands, and Lollapalooza. If you would like to see Bleachers perform live, buy concert tickets here. You can purchase a CD to Bleachers’ first single, “I Wanna Get Better” here.  You can also watch the music video for “I Wanna Get Better” and listen to their new release below. Please follow and like us:

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