Another woman has come forth with detailed accusations against Brand New’s Jesse Lacey, describing an incident where he ”pushed her against the wall, and kissed and touched her in ways she didn’t want.”
Max Bemis will be retiring the song “Wow, I Can Get Sexual, Too” from future Say Anything shows. ”We all need to care more, respect women more, respect ourselves more and GIVE A SHIT,” he says in a new statement.
With the delays and teases that Brand New fans had to endure, the anticipation for this album was through the roof. That makes it even more remarkable that Science Fiction is an effortlessly enjoyable, intense listen.
Cymbals Eat Guitars came out swinging back in 2009, with their instantly-loved debut album Why There Are Mountains and some real solid buzz — they were one of the sure winners of CMJ ’09. They then retreated from the spotlight a bit, but only got better as a band…
Brand New returned to Philadelphia last Saturday for the first time in 3+ years and it was just about as perfect an event as they deserved.
The weather was absolutely flawless. A cool breeze wrapped through the stage area, leading to a more electrified atmosphere. Not like it needed much help; people were lined up at the gates at 3:30pm when the doors didn’t open until 6 and the first band didn’t start until 7:30. Everyone was excited. Brand New was back to play at a venue that exceeded any prior expectations.
By now you know the story. Kevin Devine recorded and released two different LPs simultaneously, funded completely through Kickstarter. The first, Bubblegum, was one of the fiercest albums that 2013 had to offer. It was recorded with his Goddamn Band and producer Jesse Lacey. There was a conscious decision to make it rollicking. It stands to reason then that the second, being his solo album, would be styled more to his usual material.
The coolest part about this whole thing is that while it is, it also isn’t.
Bulldozer is the culmination of Kevin Devine’s career, ...
In a world full of voices all clamoring to be heard, Kevin Devine’s is rising just a little bit louder than the rest.
The 33 year old Brooklyn native has been getting bigger and bigger in the indie singer/songwriter world since the release of his first album, Make the Clocks Move, in 2004, winning audiences over with his blend of introspective acoustic songs and more dissonant and charged political indie folk rock. Through six albums, he has honed his style, and when Between the Concrete and Clouds was released in 2011 to critical acclaim, most called it his best ...