We’re gonna break Tumblr. On the last day of tour this past summer, our buddies in Real Friends, Modern Baseball, Candy Hearts, and Stickup Kid all got together to record a great acoustic cover of Motion City Soundtrack's “When You're Around.” PropertyOfZack is very happy to be premiering the cover today in conjunction with Soundlapse who did a great job filming the shoot. Watch all four bands cover “When You're Around” below!
Real Friends have finished recording their debut full-length album. Check out an update from the band below after the jump.
Our 100 Words Or Less Podcast with host Ray Harkins is back with friend of the site Dan Lambton of Real Friends. Ray and Dan discuss expectations, sensitivity, and suburban living. This is a great episode of the podcast to jump on board with, so please do.
Real Friends have begun recording their debut full-length that is set to come out on Fearless Records this spring or summer. Check out a message from the band below after the jump.
Real Friends have finished writing their debut album, which is expected to come out this summer via Fearless Records. Check out a tweet from the band below after the jump.
Real Friends, Modern Baseball, You Blew It! Announce UK/EU Tour
by Zac Lomas, edited by Erik van Rheenen
The last time I saw Real Friends vocalist Dan Lambton, we
discussed Animal Crossing and the perks of Nintendo 3DS in depth. While the new Zelda variation of the 3DS is certainly going to find its way under many a Christmas tree this year, Lambton and the rest of his cohorts in Real Friends took a much more serious approach to this year’s Christmas festivities, releasing the melancholy-ridden “I Had a Heart” on Fearless Records’ Punk Goes Christmas compilation.
The Chicago natives forego their usual, fast-paced pop punk
style, instead opting for a much more laid back acoustic approach that truly complements the song’s heartrending nature. Lambton pours his emotion into bassist Kyle Fasel’s lyrics, singing: “I remember how Christmas used to be, before she spat me up and left me to roam this empty place.” There is a certain sense of resent in Fasel’s lyrics, as if Christmas continues making promises it can’t keep, with Fasel taking the brunt of its disappointment. He writes: “I thought Christmas was the time for us to feel loved?”
Real Friends have officially signed to Fearless Records. The band will record and release their debut full-length via the label in 2014. Watch an announcement video and check out the band’s dates with The Wonder Years below after the jump.
POZ Discussion: Breakout Artists Of 2013
It’s truly a great feeling watching bands you love grow over the course of a year. New music, new fans, and new chances to succeed. Those three things surrounded so many bands this year, and we thought it’d be a great idea to run a new PropertyOfZack Discussion on our Breakout Artists Of 2013. Feel free to reblog with artists that you think had a huge year and check out our thoughts below!
POZ Discussion: Artists To Watch In 2013
The Southeast Beast Fest will be taking place on April 5th and 6th in Jacksonville, FL, and PropertyOfZack is proud to be sponsoring the festival. The lineup includes The Wonder Years, The Story So Far, Stick To Your Guns, Terror, and so many more bands. Check out the full lineup and ticket details below after the jump.