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Modern Baseball 2013

Modern Baseball, I Am The Avalanche Announce September Tour

This fall, Modern Baseball and I Am the Avalanche will join forces for a brief co-headlining run set to kick off in Syracuse on September 7. Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Beach Slang will offer their support for the duration of the trip. For more details, follow the jump below.

So far, 2014 has been good to both outfits. Back in February, Modern Baseball released their sophomore full-length, You’re Gonna Miss It All, and just last month, wrapped up a tour alongside The Hotelier. Conversely, I Am the Avalanche will soon hit the road with Somos in support of their latest …

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Steady Hands And W.C. Lindsay Announce East Coast Dates

Steady Hands, the acoustic-led side project of Modern Baseball‘s Sean Huber, will be touring the East Coast this Summer with W.C. Lindsay. The tour runs through August and hits most major outlets between New England and Florida. Venue information has yet to be released.

Given Modern Baseball’s rise to fame over the past several months, I was not expecting to see Steady Hands for a long while – I’m happy that I was proven wrong. For those who are unaware, Steady Hands have released a handful of folk-punk jams over the years, largely reminiscent of Frank Turner’s …

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Watch Real Friends Perform An Acoustic Version Of “Loose Ends”

Real Friends are slated to release their debut full-length, Maybe This Place Is The Same And We’re Just Changing on June 22 through Fearless Records. The Chicago five-piece are currently in the midst of their first ever European tour with Modern Baseball and You Blew It!, and while overseas found time to record an acoustic rendition of their most recent single, “Loose Ends.” Check it out after the break, and head here to listen to the original version featuring Like Moths to Flames frontman Chris Roetter.

Complete with a contagious chorus and painfully honest lyrics, this latest re-imagining …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 4/27-5/3

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax!

If you’re still playing catch-up on the great pop punk and emo releases of past few years, then you’re in luck. This week saw a number of repressings from No Sleep Records and Run For Cover Records, as well as a number of classic punk reissues like Shop Radio Cast‘s pressing of Sum 41‘s Chuck.

In terms of new releases, the big story this week was the launch of pre-orders for the new Tigers Jaw LP, Charmer. The album received a massive first pressing, but copies are …

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 …

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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.…

Real Friends

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 …