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Modern Baseball 2013

Prepare To Sing Until Your Lungs Are Sore Because Modern Baseball and The Hotelier Are Going On Tour

The must-see ‘emo revival’ tour of the summer has been announced.

Modern Baseball will embark on a three week headlining tour beginning in June with support from The Hotelier, Tiny Moving Parts, and Sorority Noise. The tour will begin June 1 in Pittsburgh and wrap on June 17 in Baltimore, with dates spread across the midwest and east coast. You can view the full routing below.

This will be the second major tour of the year for Modern Baseball. The group recently wrapped a six week supporting run with The Wonder years, which kicked off not long after …

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Fake Problems Frontman Covers Bomb The Music Industry!

Chris Farren of the indie punk outfit Fake Problems has released a cover of Bomb The Music Industry!’s “Hurricane Waves.”

In the past few months, Farren has recorded a number of songs for his covers project, during which he will record a new track every sunday until April of this year. So far, he’s done many, including Sky Ferreira’s “24 Hours” and Modern Baseball’s “The Weekend.”

You can listen to Chris Farren’s cover of “Hurricane Waves” below.…

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/2-3/8

Welcome to another edition of Weekly Wax, UTG’s round-up of vinyl news from the past week!

Most of the stories in the past seven days concerned reissues and new releases for this year’s Record Store Day, which will take place on April 19. From high profile artists like Bruce Springsteen and Fun. to small indie bands, there should be no shortage of excellent records to track down when the big day rolls around. As always, keep up to date on Record Store Day releases with Modern Vinyl’s list of announced titles.

Besides the flurry of RSD news, this week …


Modern Baseball Release “Your Graduation” Video

Modern Baseball are riding a wave of publicity and acclaim following the February release of their Billboard chart-topping album You’re Gonna Miss It All. Today, the Pennsylvania emo pop (yea, that’s what I called them) outfit partnered with Noisey to premiere their official video for “Your Graduation.” The clip, just like the song, is crazy good, and it might just be the best thing you hear all week.

It’s hard to describe why people love Modern Baseball. Their lyrics are simple, their voices aren’t exactly top 40 material, and there is almost nothing commercial about their image. Alternative fans …

Modern Baseball 2013

Stream Modern Baseball’s New Album, ‘You’re Gonna Miss It All’

As of today, Pennsylvania’s Modern Baseball have been offering glimpses at You’re Gonna Miss It All for nearly two months. The new tracks have hinted at exactly the kind of musical and lyrical growth that fans love to hear on a sophomore album, putting anticipation at an all-time high for fans of the band’s scrappy fusion of emo and pop punk. Now, you can stream You’re Gonna Miss It All over at Pitchfork Advance and find out for yourself if the final product fulfills the promise of the singles (spoiler alert: It does).

Following the album release, Modern Baseball have …

Modern Baseball 2013

Modern Baseball Premiere New Song

Modern Baseball will release their new full-length, You’re Gonna Miss It All, through Run For Cover Records on February 11, and you can stream a new song from the album over at Fuse. Even more than the last two songs the band has released, “Charlie Black” highlights the growth and evolution Modern Baseball have experienced in the two years since their scrappy debut, Sports. The production is slicker, the instrumentation more intricate, and the lyrics more refined. If you’re not singing along to the chorus of “woah-oh-oh-oh” by the end of the song, you probably weren’t listening.…

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Real Friends Announce European Tour With Modern Baseball, You Blew It!

United States residents will be able to catch pop punk up-and-comers Real Friends and Modern Baseball together this spring with The Wonder Years, but fans across the pond need not feel left out. The two bands will be embarking on a European tour in May, with Florida emo rockers You Blew It! joining as support.

The tour will primarily focus on markets in the United Kingdom and Germany, but there will also be stops in Holland and Belgium along the way. Check out the full list of dates after the break.

Modern Baseball and You Blew It! both have new …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Release For The Week Of 1/5-1/11

The new year is in full swing, school is starting up again for many of us, and as always, another week means another long list of cool records to spend your money on. Whether it’s classic hardcore (Converge‘s Petitioning Forever), classic rock (a remastered edition of Tommy), or classic movie soundtracks (the One Way Static Records subscription) that you’re looking for, we’ve got you covered. On the new release front, a bootleg pressing of Beyoncé‘s self-titled record was announced through Vinyl Digital, and UTG favorites I Am the Avalanche launched preorders for their upcoming …


Songs For The Season: Winter Playlist

The winter season, at times, seems to consist of a love hate relationship. Being from Boston, I know many fellow Bostonians who rue away the long, tired, and cold, New England season, dreaming of palm trees and open shores. But, there is something ultimately rewarding about making it through the courses of the cold. A hidden sense of pride, fulfillment, and new adventure that has kept me close to home during the season.

But, being a small part of the UTG writing team, my New England heritage is not shared with a vast group of writers from all over the …

Modern Baseball 2013

Modern Baseball Release New Song

Philadelphia, PA’s Modern Baseball have a big year ahead of them. The quartet will spend much of the spring out on the road with fellow Philadelphians The Wonder Years, but before all of that excitement, they have a new album to release. Their sophomore full-length, You’re Gonna Miss It All, is out February 11, and you can stream a new song, called “Rock Bottom,” over at Brooklyn Vegan or right here after the jump.

“Rock Bottom” captures the same early twenties anxiety and awkwardness as the band’s 2012 debut, Sports, but it does so with much more mature …

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LISTEN: Fake Problems Member Covers Sky Ferreira

Chris Farren, singer of the Florida-based band Fake Problems, has recently started a covers project for which he will release a new cover every Sunday until April of 2014. Thus far, he has recorded Sky Ferreira’s “24 Hours” from her debut album Night Time, My Time and Modern Baseball’s “The Weekend” from the album Sports.

This is the first release from a member of Fake Problems since the song “Sugar,” which came out on April 24.

You can check out Farren’s covers of “24 Hours” and “The Weekend” below.…

Modern Baseball 2013

Modern Baseball Announce New Album ‘You’re Gonna Miss It All’

Modern Baseball have announced a new album entitled You’re Gonna Miss It All. The record will be released on February 11, 2014 via Run For Cover Records. The band has also released a new song over at PropertyOfZack called “Your Graduation.” Check out the album artwork and the new song after the jump.

Earlier today, Modern Baseball were announced as support for the North American leg of The Wonder Years’ Greatest Generation World Tour.  Let us know what you think of the new song in the comments.…