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The Classic Crime ‘Phoenix’ On Vinyl

The Classic Crime ‘Phoenix’ On Vinyl

Head over to Spartan Records to pick up “extremely rare, signed and hand-numbered copies” of The Classic Crime’s Phoenix.

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The Classic Crime Begins Recording New Album

The Classic Crime Begins Recording New Album

The Classic Crime have recently started recording their new acoustic album. Did you donate to their Kickstarter for this album? The album is expected to be released sometime in the first half of 2014.

The Classic Crime Begin Fundraising Campaign for “Acoustic” Album

The Classic Crime Begin Fundraising Campaign for “Acoustic” Album

The Classic Crime will be celebrating 10 years as a band in 2014 and in celebration they are going to record an all “Acoustic” album. The band is seeking your help in the form of a fundraising campaign where you can join with the band and “pre-order” the new acoustic release. View the video below and contribute to the Kickstarter right here. Happy 10 years The Classic Crime!

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Vocal Few – Tall Trees

Review : Vocal Few – Tall Trees

A review of the 2nd project from “a guy and his pregnant wife making music”

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Vocal Few – Wild I Am

Lyric Video : Vocal Few – Wild I Am

Vocal Few released a lyric video for their song “Wild I Am,” from their upcoming EP Tall Trees. Check it out below.

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The Classic Crime – What I’d Give Up

Music Video : The Classic Crime – What I’d Give Up

The Classic Crime put together a fun music video for their song ”What I’d Give Up” using an iPhone 5 while on tour in Las Vegas.

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Vocal Few Release “Tall Trees” Sampler

Vocal Few Release “Tall Trees” Sampler

Vocal Few (Matt McDonald of The Classic Crime and his wife) have released a video sampler of their upcoming EP, “Tall Trees,” which is out on May 21. Check it out below.

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Pre-Order Vocal Few “Tall Trees” Ep

Pre-Order Vocal Few “Tall Trees” Ep

Vocal Few (Matt MacDonald of The Classic Crime) has a new ep titled “Tall Trees” that is due to release on May 21st. Pre-order in a few different formats right here. Listen to a new song, below.

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Vocal Few (Matt from The Classic Crime) to Release New Ep

Vocal Few (Matt from The Classic Crime) to Release New Ep

Vocal Few which is the folk/singer-songwriter project of Matt MacDonald of The Classic Crime and his wife Kristie, will release a new 7 song ep titled “Tall Trees”, soon. Read the statement below.

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The Classic Crime Hits the Road

The Classic Crime Hits the Road

The Classic Crime will be going out on a short tour this month. Check out the dates below.

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The Rocket Summer Announces Spring Headlining Tour

The Rocket Summer Announces Spring Headlining Tour

The Rocket Summer has announced their upcoming spring 2013 headlining tour with the Classic Crime, Joe Brooks, Royal Teeth, and Tidewater. The list of tour dates can be found below

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The Classic Crime “Phoenix” Vinyl

The Classic Crime “Phoenix” Vinyl

The Classic Crime are selling a vinyl version of their latest album “Phoenix” for $30 in their store right here.

The Classic Crime – The Precipice

Music Video : The Classic Crime – The Precipice

Watch the new music video from The Classic Crime for their song “The Precipice”, below.

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The Classic Crime “New York Rock Exchange”

The Classic Crime “New York Rock Exchange”

The Classic Crime have joined with the New York Rock Exchange to offer “songshares” for their song “The Precipice“. To understand what this means and what the heck The New York Rock Exchange is, watch the video and read the info below.

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The Classic Crime Hits The Charts

The Classic Crime Hits The Charts

The Classic Crime’s latest album, titled Phoenix, charted on both iTunes & Billboard Charts. Check below to see where they landed.

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The Classic Crime

The Classic Crime will release their 4th full length release, “Phoenix”, independently on August 14th. Buy it here on Bandcamp.

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The Classic Crime “Phoenix” Now Available on Bandcamp

The Classic Crime “Phoenix” Now Available on Bandcamp

Those of you who want the The Classic Crime “Phoenix” album in high quality mp3 (or other format), can get it now via the band’s bandcamp page. Listen/download below.

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The Classic Crime – Phoenix

Review : The Classic Crime – Phoenix

Phoenix is The Classic Crime’s mid-life crisis—and they know it.

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The Classic Crime – Glass Houses

Lyric Video : The Classic Crime – Glass Houses

Check out the new song “Glass Houses” by The Classic Crime in a lyric video below.

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The Classic Crime – Heaven and Hell

Lyric Video : The Classic Crime – Heaven and Hell

Check out the brand new lyric video from The Classic Crime for their song “Heaven and Hell” off the upcoming album “Phoenix”, below.

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The Classic Crime Release Second Song

Lyric Video : The Classic Crime Release Second Song

***Update: Check out the song below*** The Classic Crime will be releasing another new song from their upcoming album Monday, July 16th @ 12PM EST. The album, titled Phoenix, releases on August 14th.

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The Classic Crime – You and Me Both

Lyric Video : The Classic Crime – You and Me Both

The Classic Crime have posted the first brand new song from their upcoming album Phoenix, titled “You and Me Both.” You can listen to the lyric video on their Youtube page.

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The Classic Crime “Phoenix” 7 Minute Sample

The Classic Crime “Phoenix” 7 Minute Sample

Check out a 7 minute sample of The Classic Crime “Phoenix” album right here via Absolutepunk.

The Classic Crime Debut New Clip

The Classic Crime Debut New Clip

The Classic Crime have debuted a short musical clip from the band’s new album, titled Phoenix, on their Youtube Channel. Check it out below.

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The Classic Crime Reveal Cover for “Phoenix”

The Classic Crime Reveal Cover for “Phoenix”

Check out the brand new album cover for “Phoenix” by The Classic Crime. The album is dropping in August and will mark the band’s first independent release since leaving Tooth & Nail.

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The Classic Crime Post Release Date

The Classic Crime Post Release Date

Indie pop-punkers The Classic Crime will release their fourth album on August 14th. The still untitled album will be the band’s first since leaving Tooth and Nail.

Kickstarter Roundup: April 12th

Kickstarter Roundup: April 12th

Well a lot can happen in a week can’t it? There are several “successful” campaigns through the Kickstarter/Indiegogo services and some that are struggling. The purpose of these weekly posts is to highlight all the campaigns out there and let you know where you can contribute if you feel like ordering an independent release from some of these bands. Click below for the full list.

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Kickstarter Roundup: April 3rd

I am going to do one post today detailing the various Kickstarter campaigns taking place right now, some of which you might not be aware of. If you feel we missed one, please drop the link in the comments and i’ll add it to the post. Check out this Kickstarter roundup, below. Remember, no one is forcing your hand to engage in these “campaigns”. People do it because they want to be a part of the album making process and receive actual merch in exchange for contributing.

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The Classic Crime Funds Album

The Classic Crime Funds Album

The Classic Crime has raised $30,000 & funded their album within 24 hours via Kickstarter. In fact, currently they are nearing $40k. According to a post on Facebook the band stated the following: “We’ve crunched some numbers. Realistically, if we hit 40k we can do a 2-week tour – west coast and some mountain stuff, 50k we can afford to do a 4-week full US tour, 60k we can do a 6-week full US tour, which

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Help The Classic Crime Make Independent Album

Help The Classic Crime Make Independent Album

As you may have heard previously, The Classic Crime left Tooth & Nail Records after three full length releases and will go independent with album #4. They are asking fans to help support them in this endeavor and you can check out their kickstarter right here.

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Vocal Few – She’ll Be Right

Review : Vocal Few – She’ll Be Right

See what happens when Matt McDonald of The Classic Crime teams up with his Wife Kristie to make a folk pop album! Leave your comments on what you think!

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Vocal Few – She'll Be Right

Review : Vocal Few – She'll Be Right

See what happens when Matt McDonald of The Classic Crime teams up with his Wife Kristie to make a folk pop album! Leave your comments on what you think!

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New The Classic Crime This Summer

New The Classic Crime This Summer

According to The Classic Crime facebook page, the band is still quite serious about recording their new full length which they hope to release this summer, independently.

Vocal Few

Vocal Few will release their debut ep, “She’ll Be Right” on January 10th. Once in a while things just happen because they make sense. Vocal Few is Matt MacDonald (singer/songwriter of The Classic Crime) and his beautiful wife Kristie (singer/pianist/lover of Matt MacDonald). For years Kristie pled with Matt to record songs with her, but Matt, being lazy and a bad husband, always thought “Ugh, that sounds like a lot of work,” and shifted topics whenever the project was brought up. In March of 2011, Matt and Kristie were surprised by a little line on a pregnancy test. It especially shocked Matt, who eventually realized through a long chain of epiphanies, “Oh crap! How are we going to pay for this?” Kristie smiled. “The EP, of course.”

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Vocal Few Posts New Song

Vocal Few Posts New Song

Check out a brand new Vocal Few song right here. The new ep “She’ll Be Right” will be out January 10th. Vocal Few is the project of Matt MacDonald of The Classic Crime and his wife Kristie.

Matt MacDonald of The Classic Crime

Interview : Matt MacDonald of The Classic Crime

Check out my interview with The Classic Crime and Vocal Few singer, Matt MacDonald.

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Ivoryline

Interview : Ivoryline


When Ivoryline debuted There Came a Lion, back in 2008, I was asked to provide a short review of the record for a magazine. They were a new band to me. But as soon as I listened, I was hooked. Since then I have been an avid Ivoryline fan – continuously looking forward to the day when they would play a show near me. Well, almost…

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The Classic Crime – Vagabonds

Review : The Classic Crime – Vagabonds

The pivotal third album from The Classic Crime comes out on Tuesday. Verdict? You should pick it up if you haven’t already. You still have time to pre-order it and all profit has gone to the Haiti relief fund.

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The Classic Crime – The Silver Cord

Review : The Classic Crime – The Silver Cord

Artist: The Classic Crime
Album: The Silver Cord

Label: Tooth & Nail

Release Date: 7/22/2008

Review By: Tyler Hess

The End
Just A Man
Grave Digging
The Way That You Are
5805
Salt In The Snow
Abracadavers
RandR
God and Drugs
Medisin
The Ascent
Sing
Everything
Closer Than We Think
The Beginning

Have you ever gone a couple years without seeing a friend or family member? Suddenly, they are back in your life, yet they have matured. You recognize them, but they have grown up. Some like to decide to get all tattooed and pierced and change…

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