Shrink-wrapped. Delivering anthemic harmonies, furious power chords, and larger-than-life melodies, the Philadelphia-based garage-punk four-piece amply fulfills that mission while achieving something much more deeply nuanced. The menzingers’ most refined album to date, After the Party was also shaped from an intensive writing and pre-production process that involved holing up for five weeks in Yip’s studio.
Produced by will yip title fight, pianos become the teeth and recorded in Yip’s Conshohocken, Balance & Composure, Pennsylvania-based Studio 4, After the Party finds the band breaking into new sonic terrain. With its delicately crafted storytelling and everyman romanticism, After the Party ultimately proves to be a wistful but life-affirming reflection on getting older but not quite growing up.
We spent our 20s living in a rowdy kind of way, bassist eric keen, ” says tom may, who joined fellow singer/guitarist Greg Barnett, and now we’re at a point where it seems like everyone in our lives is moving in different directions, and drummer Joe Godino in forming The Menzingers as teenagers in their hometown of Scranton.
With each song unfolding as its own fully realized story, After the Party came to life thanks largely to an introspective yet outward-looking lyrical sensibility on the part of Barnett and May. For their fifth full-length after the Party, The Menzingers set out to make the quintessential jukebox record: an unstoppably melodic album primed for bar-room sing-alongs.
Along with sculpting more expansive arrangements, the band focused on experimenting with new effects and production techniques to forge the album’s dynamic but intricately textured sound.
On The Impossible Past
Shrink-wrapped. The band's fiery early releases and dynamic live performances supporting Anti Flag and Against Me! have created a serious buzz and landed the group on several best of lists. Scranton raised, philadelphia based punk rock outfit The Menzingers drop their Epitaph debut, On the Impossible Past, after two acclaimed albums on small indies.
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Known as singer and guitarist of the gaslight anthem, sleepwalKERS, as well as The Horrible Crowes, Brian Fallon to release his sophomore solo album, on 2/9/18 via Island Records. Shrink-wrapped. Fallon will launch an extensive run of 2018 European and North American tour dates with his backing band, The Horrible Crowes to support the album's launch.
Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Current single, forget me not, Triple A, is building at Alternative, and Active Rock radio.
Bury Me In Philly
There's an old saying, "you're only as good as the company you keep. If that's the case, then Dave Hause is in great shape. Shrink-wrapped. Bury me in philly” is easily Dave’s best work to date. It’s raw and emotional, and is sure to become a staple, “must have” album in the adult punk rock community.
Bury me in philly" has been on many people’s “most anticipated releases of 2017” lists and it definitely won’t disappoint. Shrink-wrapped. Having spent the last 3 years on tour with the gaslight anthem, and The Bouncing Souls, Lucero, AFI, Chuck Ragan, Frank Turner, Social Distortion, it's safe to say that Dave Hause is doing something right.
Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Dave is back with a new full length, “bury me in philly” and it’s a solid progression from his previous album, “Devour” which received wide praise from fans and critics alike.
Be More Kind
Includes '1933'. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. 2018 album from english alt-folk bloke, produced by Austin Jenkins & Joshua Block ex-White Denim. Shrink-wrapped.
Near To The Wild Heart Of Life
Shrink-wrapped. The title, near to the wild heart of life, comes from a passage in the novel A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man by James Joyce: “He was alone. Shrink-wrapped. Like post-nothing and Celebration Rock, the album was sequenced specifically for the LP. It was mostly recorded at rain city recorders in vancouver, “true love and a Free Life Of Free Will”, QC February, BC Fall of 2015, recorded at Golden Ratio in Montreal, with one song, 2015.
On near to the wild heart of life, side A songs 1-4 and side B songs 5-7 each follow their own loose narrative. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. This is because 8 songs is the standard template for a great rock n roll album. Shrink-wrapped. He was unheeded, happy, and near to the wild heart of life. Like their prior albums Post-Nothing and Celebration Rock, the album is 8 songs.
If celebration rock was the culmination of something, then Near To The Wild Heart Of Life can be considered the beginning of something else. They would not perform live again for three years. With the release of their second album, performing over 200 shows in over 40 countries, Celebration Rock in 2012 the band embarked on what seemed like an endless world tour, and played their final show in support of Celebration Rock in Buenos Aires, Argentina in November 2013.
Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Chamberlain waits may very well be the most important record released so far by the Red Scare label and on it, Hardcore, The Menzingers combine many of the genre's styles Punk, Folk to make for an undeniably infectious hybrid of hits. After releasing an especially lauded ep and touring much of 2009, The Menzingers have been dubbed a "Band You Need To Know" in 2010 by Alternative Press.
Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. This is the breakout record from THE breakout band of 2010! Shrink-wrapped. 2010 album from the Alt-Rock outfit.
Sound the Alarm
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Never Gonna Die
Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. A return to form for the band, Never Gonna Die contains 14 solid tracks that a punk fan can run in circles to. Formed in the south bay of los Angeles, a neighborhood with a rich punk rock history, Pennywise began in 1988. The group has solidified their place in punk history and are ready to continue their legacy with their long awaited new album, Never Gonna Die.
The band would go on to amass an international following through relentless touring and a melodic high energy sound merging melodic surf punk, blistering hardcore and the classic punk of their youth. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
Light It Up
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