Transit Release "Young New England" Video

Boston pop-rock outfit Transit have released the video for their latest single, “Young New England.”

An ode to their hometown, “Young New England” is the third single of Transit’s album by the same name. The chorus ushers in the song with a chant about how Boston never drinks alone, and, as the verses kick in, vocalist Joe Boynton begins recounting his memories as a drunken twenty-something stumbling through the city’s historic streets. This sentiment is mirrored in the video, which finds the group strolling through famous tourist destinations around Boston joined by what looks like hundreds of their closest friends. You can view the video below.

Transit found themselves deflecting criticism earlier this year when their new album hit shelves devoid of the pop punk sound that had given the band their start. Now that several months have passed it seems fans have finally come around to the group’s evolved sound, and in my opinion this is one of their best singles to date. Comment below and let us know your thoughts. (more…)

Transit Premiere "Weathered Souls"

Boston natives Transit have partnered with AbsolutePunk to stream a new song off their forthcoming album.

Entitled “Weathered Souls,” the latest song to surface off Transit’s Young New England is more rock driven track than its predecessor, “Nothing Lasts Forever.” That said, the punk-leaning tune is still well within the wheel house of Transit’s beloved catalog, and it comes complete with New England referencing lyrics about growing up. You can stream the song at the end of this post.

Transit recently unveiled plans to headline a tour later this Spring. All those dates can be found below the song stream. (more…)

Glamour Kills Holiday Festival Tonight: The Wonder Years, A Loss For Words, Transit, And More

Boston posi-core fans, dawn you now your gay apparel, for tonight Glamour Kills clothing company is hosting one of the biggest alternative/pop-punk shows of the season, A Very GK! Holiday Festival. According to the festival Facebook page, the lineup and estimated set times are as follows:

10:15 – END = The Wonder Years
9:30 – 10:00 = A Loss For Words
8:45 – 9:15 = Transit
8:00 – 8:30 = The Dangerous Summer
7:20 – 7:45 = Hit The Lights
6:50 – 7:10 = With The Punches
6:20 – 6:40 = Brian Marquis
5:50 – 6:10 = Hostage Calm

5:20 – 5:40 = I Call Fives
4:50 – 5:10 = State Champs
4:20 – 4:40 = Kid Jerusalem
3:50 – 4:10 = Premiere

This is actually the third out of four dates in the U.S. this month. The first one, headlined by Set Your Goals, was on December 2nd in Oakland, CA, and the second was on December 8th in Chicago, IL, headlined by Chiodos. After tonight, the festival will close out the season with one last show this Sunday December 16th in Poughkeepsie, NY. The lineup will be very similar, with Matchbook Romance, Anadivine, A Loss For Words, Hit The Lights, With The Punches, State Champs, The Dangerous Summer, Kid Jerusalem, Young Statues, Brian Marquis, and Class Of 92.

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Download No Sleep Records Holiday Compilation

Indie label No Sleep Records have released the first of a series of compilations just in time for the holiday season. No Sleep till the Holidays contains five songs, four of which are by artists off their roster. Click here to listen now and download the compilation for free! Tracklisting is as follows:

1. Long Lost – “You Can Always Come Home” (Joe B of Transit)
2. Allison Weiss – “December”
3. TS and The Past Haunts – “I Eat You”
4. Major League – “This Holiday”
5. Young Statues – “I Don’t Wanna Know What’s Under Your Tree”


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Evan Thomas Weiss‘ indie pop-punk emo project Into It. Over It. has a new music video. Directed by Mitchell Wojcik and shot in Chicago, IL, it stars a lovable little handmade stuffed raccoon named Mugshot who gets swept up and moved around in the midst of his owners’ (Weiss and his girlfriend) move to a new home. While the video is titled “Moving Day,” it is actually for the song “P R O P E R,” which is the title track off the artist’s latest album, available now on No Sleep Records. Enjoy the adorable sentimental video for this upbeat song of self-reflection.

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Stream Tigers Jaw "2008 Summer EP" on YouTube

Alt-rock pop-punk band Tigers Jaw are streaming their 2008 Summer EP on YouTube. Their label, Run For Cover Records is taking pre-orders for reissues of this record as well as two others, including Tigers Jaw’s self titled 12″ LP and Belongs To The Dead. Click here to find out more, and check out the first streaming track below called “Neighbors,” a sad bare bones acoustic rendition.

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