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Kevin Devine Releases Official Fan-Made Music Video For “Fiscal Cliff”

A little over a month ago, Kevin Devine and The Goddamn Band held a video making contest for their song “Fiscal Cliff” from their 2013 release, Bubblegum.

Devine announced today that the winner of the contest is a fan named Nick Riccardo. The music video, as suggested by the band, consists of a collection of public footage meshed together, resulting in a quirky, old-school type music video, similar to a lot of the band’s music videos from the past.

You can watch the new video for “Fiscal Cliff” below.…

Mike Skinner

Mike Skinner Of The Goddamn Band And Miracle Of 86 Has Passed Away

It’s a sad day indeed. Kevin Devine has let fans know that one of his close friends and collaborators on The Goddamn Band and Miracle Of 86, Mike Skinner, passed away this past weekend. You can read the heartfelt statement posted by Devine earlier in the day below the break.

Skinner had a huge influence over a number of works he was a part of. He will be missed not only as a talented musician, but as a friend to the other members of the bands he was in. Our sincere condolences to his family and friends.…

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Sombear Remixes Kevin Devine’s “Red Bird”

Kevin Devine has released a brand new version of his track “Red Bird” as remixed by Sombear (Brad Hale of Now, Now). The track originally appeared on Devine’s 2013 release Bubblegum.

Devine described the track online, saying “it’s excellent, takes liberties, becomes its own standalone animal, maintains some 90s inflections but from a totally different side of the decade.” If you’re looking to check out more music from Sombear, head to his Soundcloud page.

Head after the jump to check out the track. You can catch Kevin Devine on tour this summer throughout the United States and Europe. Follow …

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Manchester Orchestra Extend Tour to UK With Kevin Devine and Bad Books

Time is winding down on Manchester Orchestra‘s US tour in support of their near-perfect new album, Cope. That doesn’t mean they’re going to stop playing, though. The band will be heading overseas to play a series of shows in the UK in the fall with Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band and Bad Books opening.

Manchester Orchestra are always great on record, but they’re truly “top notch” in a live setting. Don’t miss your chance if you’re over in the UK to see them on this tour. With such ace openers, too, how could you? Besides, you may …

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Watch Kevin Devine Get Down In “Little Bulldozer” Video

Kevin Devin shows off his dance moves in a new video for his track “Little Bulldozer.” The song is the title track from his 2013 release, Bulldozer.

Check out the video after the jump. It features Devine hosting some cringe-worthy auditions and closes with a delightful choreographed dance from Devine himself.

You can catch Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band on tour through the end of May supporting Manchester Orchestra. They also have a few shows scheduled for this summer. View a full list of dates here.

Both of Devine’s 2013 releases, Bulldozer and Bubblegum, are available …

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Watch Manchester Orchestra Perform On ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’

Last night, Georgia’s Manchester Orchestra stopped by The Late Show With David Letterman to perform the title track off their fourth studio album, Cope, which hits shelves today (April 1) via Loma Vista. Check out the outfit’s stellar live performance by following the jump below, and let us know what you think in the replies.

In the next few months, you’ll be able to catch the five-piece as they tour the country with the equally talented Balance and Composure, and the always-wonderful Kevin Devine And The Goddamn Band; view a full list of dates here and check out …


Brand New Announce Support For Upcoming US Headliner

Thus far, 2014 has been a phenomenal year for Brand New fans. The Long Island four-piece made a triumphant return to the spotlight during the latter half of 2013, and in recent months have been promoting their first headlining tour in almost three years.

And it seems the good news just keeps coming. Earlier this morning, the outfit announced that Kevin Devine, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Man Man and Into It. Over It. will act as support on various dates during their upcoming summer outing. Concertgoers are urged to check venue listings for exact line-ups, and additionally take heed when …

Common GRound Festival

Brand New, Circa Survive, The Hold Steady, Say Anything to Play Common Ground Festival

Some lineups seem unreal. Common Ground Festival is one of them.

In its 15th year, the festival boasts an incredible lineup this summer that includes Brand New, Circa Survive, The Hold Steady, Say Anything, The Front Bottoms, and Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band. Other featured artists include 311, Justin Moore, and David Nail.

Common Ground Festival takes place July 8-13 in Lansing, Michigan on the Adado Riverfront Park. General admission tickets start at $89.50 (or a whopping $40.00 if you’re under 10-years-old). Pre-order tickets and see more details at the festival’s website.…

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WATCH: The Front Bottoms Release Hilarious Video For “Backflip”

It’s just about impossible to listen to one of The Front Bottoms‘ albums without cracking a smile. Luckily, their signature brand of quirky humor makes an appearance in their new music video for “Backflip.” The group jumps on a trampoline, sprays silly string, and eats pizza, accidentally murdering their famous friends along the way. Look out for cameos from Kevin Devine (Kevin Devine and The Goddamn Band, Bad Books) and comedians Sal Vulcano and Chris Gethard.

You can stream the video after the jump or over at Noisey. Backflip comes from The Front Bottoms’ insanely fun 2013 album …

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Manchester Orchestra Announce ‘Cope Tour’ With Kevin Devine And Balance And Composure

Manchester Orchestra will be hitting the road in support of their upcoming album, Cope. With support from Kevin Devine and Balance and Composure, the Cope Tour is sure to bring out a crowd.

With the recent release of their newest track, “Top Notch,” the band seems to be preparing to get the clock turning for support of their newest release. With Balance and Composure on the heels of their sophomore effort, the highly acclaimed The Things We Think We’re Missing, as well as Kevin Devine’s successful double release of Bubblegum and Bulldozer, this tour may be one …

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Watch Kevin Devine Perform “She Can See Me”

Everyone’s favorite redheaded singer/songwriter Kevin Devine stopped by Real Feels to perform “She Can See Me” off both of his new albums from last year, Bubblegum and Bulldozer. It’s light, slightly melodic, and catchy as usual with Devine rocking back and forth, eyes closed. Watch the video below after the jump.

In other Kevin Devine news, he will be featured on Fadeaway Records massive LP compilation alongside Brand New, Manchester Orchestra, Motion City Soundtrack, Straylight Run, Ben Lee, and more. You can learn more about that release and pre-order it here.…

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Fadeaway Records Releasing Massive LP Compilation ft. Brand New, Manchester Orchestra, Straylight Run; Hear Kevin Devine Cover “King’s Crossing”

Kevin Devine‘s got a big heart, and that heart is quite fond of Elliott Smith. The Brooklyn singer-songwriter throws out covers like candy, and about half of those are Elliott Smith songs, from “Between the Bars” to “Say Yes” to “The Biggest Lie.” He’s gone and added another one to the list, this time covering Smith’s depressing “King’s Crossing” off From a Basement on a Hill. Give it a listen below.

The cover is a part of Fadeaway Records’ triumphant return after a 10+ hiatus by means of a sweet triple LP compilation with all profits going to cancer …