The Latest News

Hello everyone, this is an update of what’s going down with local bands and music of late.

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Community Records is pretty active right now, just recently releasing the first issue of their Street Team Zine. It includes poetry, interviews, vegan recipes, and much more. The whole zine can also be viewed on the Community Records website. If you’re interested in submitting to the next issue of the zine, information can be found on their as well.

CR also just recently put up a special promotional offer for the 2010 year. To help pay for all the releases that will be occurring this year, the record label is offering the Caddywhompus vinyl w/ CD, Maddie Ruthless vinyl w/ CD, The Flaming Tsunamis vinyl w/ CD, Safety vinyl w/ CD, A Billion Ernies / Informant split vinyl w/ CD, The Rooks 7 inch vinyl, See You In Mexico CD, all other records that are released this year, and a CR t-shirt of your size all for $100. More information is in this video:

A Billion Ernies also recently released a song on their Myspace which will be featured on the split. The song and the band’s tour dates for the spring can be found here.

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Open Hand Records is also in the works of putting out some new music. It was just announced that the technical skacore band A War Against Sound (from the United Kingdom) will be releasing their next CD through OHR. It is set to release March 25th.

Aaron Hibbert, founder of OHR, also just released his own EP Cages, which is available for download here.

Disasterfest II is also in the works and is currently underway. It is set to be on July 24th at the Wakefield Unitarian Church from noon to 9pm. Bands will be announced soon. Up to the minute updates can be found on the event’s Twitter page.

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Bill Ross and Greg Nahabedian have recently revived Southern New Hampshire Music. The group aims to help local musicians and the big plan is to open a venue that is more accessible to musicians and those who wish see them perform. If SNHM is able to, they will make the cover charge this venue only $1.

Southern New Hampshire Music can be found on Myspace and Facebook and their blog can also be found here.

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And if anyone is interested, Streetlight Manifesto put up the track listing of the first CD in the series of 99 Songs of Revolution.

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That’s all for now. Expect more in this coming week when New Hampshire gets its power back.

-Ryan

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