Free Music – Mean Creek – The Land of Hopes & Dreams

Winners of the Boston Phoenix’s Best Band in Boston award for the 2nd time, Mean Creek are back with a new track just in time for you to slip it into your family BBQ playlist for the fourth of July. Watch the video below or stream/download from their bandcamp page. If you want to see the band shirtless or their upcoming tour dates, scroll down more.

Mean Creek – The Land of Hopes and Dreams from Kieran John Delaney on Vimeo.

Upcoming Live Shows:
02 – New Haven, CT – Stella Blues (w/ MT Bearington, and Eurisko)
13 – Philadelphia, PA – North Star Bar (w/ Andre the Giant, Plastic Traps)
15 – Somerville, MA – Arts Beat Festival
16 – New York, NY – Pianos

05 – Brooklyn, NY – Union Hall (w/ Sands, The Field Recordings)

Pitchfork Premieres Total Babes – Like They Always Do MP3

The fine folks over at Pitchfork have forkcasted the debut MP3 from Cleveland’s Total Babes. Download a free mp3 of “Like They Always Do” here.

You can pre-order the limited edition tape (shipping later this month) or the Vinyl LP (out in August) now in the Old Flame store.

Mathieu Santos releasing debut Single on Old Flame

Old Flame Records is pleased to announce the debut release from Mathieu Santos of Ra Ra Riot. Limited to a pressing of 300 green vinyl 7-inch records, I Can Hear The Trains Coming will be available July 26, 2011. To celebrate the release, Old Flame Records is making the A-side available for free download. Santos’ debut full-length Massachusetts 2010 coming later this year on Barsuk Records.

Mathieu Santos-I Can Hear The Trains Coming by Old Flame Records

7 Inch Track List:
A1. “I Can Hear The Trains Coming”
B1. “Northern Mentality (Midi Demo)”

Twin Tigers featured in DC Shoes Video

DC Shoes use Twin Tigers song “Crystal Highway” in a new video featuring rider and X Games star Robbie Maddison.

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Future Sounds Premieres Seven Saturdays Remix of Handshakes

The awesome folks over at Future Sounds have been kind to premiere an awesome Seven Saturdays remix of the Handshakes song Ridge.

Handshakes – Ridge (Seven Saturdays Remix) by Old Flame Records

Dead Confederate play Ferris Wheel on a Ferris Wheel for Paste

Dead Confederate played the Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama last weekend. Shortly after their set they hopped on to a Ferris Wheel on the festival grounds and played an old tune, appropriately named “Ferris Wheel.”

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Unouomedude named New and Noteworthy by Itunes Alternative

Itunes is featuring the Unouomedude song Frequency as “New and Noteworthy” in the iTunes Alternative store.

Unouomedude Forkcasted by Pitchfork

Pitchfork Forkcasted unouomedude. It’s out now wherever you buy digital music. Stream it here!

unouomedude-Frequency by Old Flame Records

Dead Confederate Perform Acoustic in Manchester Thrift Shop

On their recent European run, Hardy Morris performed this perfect rendition of ‘Run From the Gun’ in a thrift shop in Manchester England.

Dead Confederate from MCR Scenewipe on Vimeo.

Twin Tigers Premiere New Video, Touring with Maserati & Dead Confederate

A Heart Is A Spade premiered Twin Tigers video for “Everyday”

Tour Dates Start Next Week:
April 22 – Athens, GA – 40 Watt w/Dead Confederate
April 23 – Augusta, GA – Sky City w/Dead Confederate
April 25 – Chicago IL – Empty Bottle w/Maserati
April 26 – Champaign, IL – High Dive w/Maserati
April 27 – Louisville, KY – Zanzabar w/Maserati
April 28 – Nashville, TN – The End w/Maserati
May 6 – Raleigh, NC @ King’s w/Cusses
May 7 – Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn w/Cusses