Motion City Soundtrack‘s new single “True Romance” can be streamed over at RollingStone.com. The song is from the band’s upcoming album, Go, due out June 12th. Look for the single on digital stores tomorrow and check out the single’s artwork here.
The Company We Keep are streaming their new song titled “The Company She Keeps” over on MTV.com. The band is comprised of Motion City Soundtrack’s Justin Pierre, Motion City Soundtrack tour manager Brian Southall, vocalist Amy Brennan and drummer Branden Morgan. The band is currently out on their first ever tour.
Check out another song of theirs titled “Right/Wrong” on their Facebook page. “The Company She Keeps” will be on the upcoming Making Moves project, a series of singles of five emerging bands, and will release on Motion City Soundtrack’s new label The Boombox Generation and Drexel University’s Mad Dragon Records.
Motion City Soundtrack will be teaming up with Epitaph Records and The Boombox Generation (the bands own label) to release their new album in June.
Motion City Soundtrack will also be bringing their “4 Albums, 2 Nights” shows over to the UK for an exclusive performance on April 18-19.
— MotionCitySoundtrack (@MotionCityMusic) March 12, 2012
A lot of people are asking about the new album, so I’ll tell you this: Our 5th album comes out Summer of 2012! We will tour! We will rock!
— MotionCitySoundtrack (@MotionCityMusic) March 5, 2012
According to a tweet from drummer Tony Thaxton, Motion City Soundtrack‘s new album is being mastered today.
In other @motioncitymusic news, record #5 is being mastered TODAY!
— Tony Thaxton (@tonythaxton) February 7, 2012
The band has also been working on their “Making Moves” project, a series of singles that the band personally produced and curated of five emerging bands, and will release on their new label The Boombox Generation with Drexel University’s Mad Dragon Records.
Motion City Soundtrack recorded a single for the “Making Moves” series and you can see a video form the studio below. [Read more…]
According to a recent tweet by Motion City Soundtrack, the band has been in the studio recording for an upcoming 7″ release. This is in addition to the bands new album expected out the first half of this year.
Motion City Soundtrack recently covered “Here Comes The Sun” by The Beatles which you can listen to here.
Motion City Soundtrack has launched their own record label called The Boombox Generation. The first release on the label is a split 7-inch with Minnesota based Trampled By Turtles where each band covers a song from the other band. Motion City Soundtrack covers “Wait So Long” and Trampled By Turtles covers “Disappear”. Both songs are currently streaming over on Rolling Stone and the EP is due out November 22nd.
Motion City Soundtrack also recently covered “Here Comes The Sun” by the Beatles for Minnesota Beatle Project Vol. 3, a compilation of Beatles covers featuring artists from Minnesota. The comp will be available at online retailers soon.
Motion City Soundtrack is currently wrapping up their fifth full-length album which should be out in first half of 2012.
Motion City Soundtrack will be gearing up for the the 2012 release of their fifth full-length studio album with career spanning shows that have the band playing their entire four album catalogue, 2003’s I Am The Movie, 2005’s Commit This To Memory, 2007’s Even If it Kills Me, and 2010’s My Dinosaur Life, from start to finish, over the course of two nights in seven cities across the U.S. this August and September as part of the LG Ones to Watch tour. The band originally staged a similar performance of the then three albums in three nights in Chicago in 2009 and wanted to expand on the idea. This series of shows kicks off in Los Angeles, tickets are available on Friday, June 24th at livenation.com and locally at all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone, and tickemaster.com and all stops are…
August 19th & 20th House of Blues Los Angeles, CA
August 24th & 25th The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
Sept. 9th & 10th Irving Plaza New York, NY
Sept. 13th & 14th Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA
Sept. 16th & 18th Theatre of the Living Arts Philadelphia, PA
Sept. 20th & 21st Cambridge Room at House Of Blues Cleveland, OH
Sept. 23rd & 24th St. Andrews Hall Detroit, MI
With the “4 Albums. 2 Nights. 7 Cities.” Tour, Motion City Soundtrack is taking a look back before they take a look forward with their fifth as-yet-untitled full-length studio album, which they recently recorded. Co-produced in their hometown of Minneapolis MN with producer Ed Ackerson at his Flowers Studio, the band took an organic approach to writing and recording the fifth record ““ from trading emails of song ideas, to locking themselves up in a rehearsal space woodshedding, to ultimately letting the ideas take shape and develop in the studio, song by song. The band is aiming for a Spring 2012 release with more details to come later.
Farewell Continental (ft. Justin Pierre of Motion City Soundtrack) are streaming their new album, Hey, Hey Pioneers!, over on AOL music. The album is due in stores tomorrow.