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Juke Kartel Online Listening Party For “Levolution”

September 28, 2010 by  
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Levolution, the US debut album from melodic rockers Juke Kartel, hits stores today. The album was a true labor of love by the band, who have played together since 2006 and recently made a move from Australia to the States. Lead singer Toby Rand said in a recent interview that Levolution is a story of the journey of the band, whom he describes as “big, powerful, and guitar-driven, with stadium sonic sound.” Single “If Only” proves this point, uniting the band’s gift for melody with heart-on-your-sleeve lyrics. Check out the listening party above to preview the album, which is now available for download on iTunes.

For more updates and news from the band, find them on Facebook or visit

Ben Folds: “Lonely Avenue” Listening Party‏

September 23, 2010 by  
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Lonely Avenue, the collaboration between Ben Folds and novelist Nick Hornby is out on September 28th but Folds is allowing fans to preview it before then on his MySpace page

The album idea came from a dinner conversation the two had last year and features music and vocals by Folds and lyrics by Hornby, with string arrangements by Paul Buckmaster. The record, which Folds made specifically to be listened to on vinyl, was recorded on 2-inch tape and will be available on audiophile-grade vinyl, cut with the Direct Metal Master process at Abbey Road Studios and pressed at Pallas Manufacturing in Diepholz, Germany.

Folds will be hitting the road in October and November.  Check out his full list of dates here.

The Dirty Heads Listening Party – Preview “Any Port In A Storm”

April 27, 2010 by  
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The new album from The Dirty Heads “Any Port In A Storm” debuts today.  You can check it out before you buy it by listening to it right here. You can also download “I Got No Time” for free below.

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Butch Walker & The Young Veins Listening Party?

October 14, 2009 by  
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fisrRyan Ross just posted this flyer on his twitter advertising a listening party tomorrow night, October 15,  at Angels & Kings for Butch Walker and The Young Veins!!!!!!!!!

Amazing!  (Hey guys, a little advance notice is always nice…just sayin.)

Flyleaf Listening Parties & Video

October 7, 2009 by  
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Flyleaf have just released a short video that features their Road To Memento Mori Listening Party in Los Angeles that occurred on 10/1, check it out below. The clip features the band speaking on the new album, as well as a special live performance. The LA listening party marked the third date of the listening tour that is stopping in 9 cities across the country. The band is inviting fans to be the first to hear a selection of songs from the new record and view brand new music videos before they air nationwide. By partnering with Eventful, fans were given the opportunity to demand that their city get routed into the “Road To Memento Mori” using Eventful’s “Demand It!” service. Memento Mori is in-stores November 10th.

Be the first to hear the new record at the remaining VIP listening party dates:

10/6 – New York, NY – BLVD @ Crash Mansion”
10/7 – Boston, MA – Church
10/8 – Minneapolis, MN – Rock Nightclub
10/10 – Chicago, IL – Smartbar10/13 – Dallas, TX

Want to hold a listening party for Mars Volta?

May 29, 2009 by  
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The Mars Volta has announced plans to have 10-15 fans to host exclusive listenings in their homes for the band’s new album, Octahedron in advance of its June 23 release on Warner Bros.

Fans must submit an entry vying to host one of the listening parties. Entries can be submitted in any form from youtube videos, illustrations, writings, to anything that expresses why the entrant deserves to be a “Host.” “Official Hosts” will have their party pics posted on The Mars Volta’s website ( One host and a guest will also be awarded a chance to see The Mars Volta perform anywhere in the US. Entries must be submitted by June 3rd to

Mars Volta fans in southern California will also have a shot at hearing some of the new material early when the band plays the Majestic Ventura Theater on June 9. Tickets to the one-off performance will go on sale Saturday, May 30 at 11 a.m.

In the meantime, the band has provided this link containing two new tracks off their upcoming release:

For a full rundown of The Mars Volta confirmed live dates, see