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Sense Field's Last Full-Length Album "Living Outside" Coming to Vinyl for the First Time Ever on April 16th 2 March 2016

We are proud to be releasing Sense Field's last full-length album Living Outside on vinyl for the first time ever on April 16th. The album will be available at select independent record stores for Record Store Day and several exclusive variants are available for pre-order now at the Spartan store and Bandcamp. The pressing includes the Ken Andrews (Failure) produced bonus track, "The Horse Is Alive.”

Living Outside
was the 2003 follow up to the band's 2001 breakthrough album Tonight and Forever. Sense Field disbanded shortly after its release, at the culmination of a world tour in support of the album. With the recent passing of Jon Bunch, we are honored...

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New Square Peg Round Hole Song "A-Frame" Premiering at Impose! New Album "Juniper" Out March 25th. 19 February 2016

The long-awaited sophomore full-length album from the Philadelphia instrumental percussion trio, Square Peg Round Hole, Juniper, will be released March 25th on limited edition double vinyl, CD, and digital outlets everywhere. Listen to the premiere of the new song "A-Frame" exclusively at Impose and pre-order your copy of the album at the Spartan store, Bandcamp, or iTunes to get an instant download of the song now!

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Jon Bunch Memorial Concert Confirmed for March 20 at Yost Theatre in Santa Ana, CA, Featuring Sense Field and Special Guests 14 February 2016

A memorial concert for musician Jon Bunch will take place at the Yost Theatre in Santa Ana, CA on March 20, headlined by Jon's former bandmates in Sense Field, along with special guest vocalists Richie Birkenhead (Youth of Today, Into Another), Garrett Klahn (Texas Is The Reason), Kenny Vasoli (The Starting Line), Popeye (Farside), Jeff Caudill (Gameface), Walter Schreifels (Rival Schools, Quicksand), Sam Velde (Obliterations, Night Horse), Zoli Teglas (Ignite) and Matt Caughthran (The Bronx, Mariachi El Bronx).

Proceeds will go towards a fund that has been set up to help Jon's 12-year-old son, Jack Bunch.

Tickets for the memorial concert are now available here.

Casey Jones, one of the organizers of the event, says:

"With the passing of Jon, we,...

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Listen to Jon Bunch's Last Interview on the Washed Up Emo Podcast 9 February 2016

2016 has been a trying year for music enthusiasts with the loss of some undeniable legends like David Bowie, Glenn Frey, and Lemmy Kilmister to name a few. The punk/alternative/emo world was hit yet again, with the loss of, Jon Bunch. Bunch was the former frontman for the 1990's emo band Sense Field and later Further Seems Forever, War Generation and just before his death, Lucky Scars. Lucky Scars, under the moniker Johnny Scars, released their debut EP, Rock and Roll Party Foul, on Spartan Records just last year. Spartan Records founder, John Frazier had this to say about the late musician,

“Before I even knew Jon, he was a friend - his voice, somewhere in the great abyss,...

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RIP Jon Bunch (1970-2016) 4 February 2016

Musician Jon Bunch passed away on Sunday, January 31 at the age of 45.

The popular vocalist who over his decades-long career, fronted such beloved bands as Sense Field, Further Seems Forever, Reason to Believe and more recently War Generation and Lucky Scars, went on to influence a generation of artists including Jimmy Eat World, Paramore's Hayley Williams, Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carabba and Bob Nanna, who upon learning of his passing, took to social media to pay tribute to the singer.

Jon's latest project, Lucky Scars, released its debut EP, Rock and Roll Party Foul, in December on Spartan Records.

In remembrance and with Jon's blessing, we're proud to debut the...

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New Secret Stuff EP "This Is Fine" Out Now! 29 January 2016

The long-awaited EP from Nashville’s Secret Stuff, This Is Fine, is available now! The 5 songs on the EP capture the angst and misery of formative years, set on the backdrop of struggling to do even that. It focuses on shortcomings, the burdens of stress, overly critical self-analysis, and coming to terms with it all. If you like pure old-school emo bands like American Football or Mineral -- or even new schoolers like Into It. Over It. and You Blew It!, you'll love Secret Stuff.

Pick up your copy of the EP on awesome limited edition 12" etched vinyl, cassette (shipping in February), or as a digital download at the outlets below and keep...

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New Secret Stuff EP "This Is Fine" Out Tomorrow! Stream the EP at New Noise! 28 January 2016

The long-awaited EP from Nashville’s Secret Stuff, This Is Fine, comes out everywhere tomorrow — but we’ve teamed up with New Noise Magazine to give you an early sneak peek! Stream the entire EP here and pick up your copy on awesome limited edition etched vinyl, cassette (shipping in February), or as a digital download at the Spartan store or Bandcamp. Thank you so much to everyone who has supported the release so far!

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New Secret Stuff Song "No Promises" Premiering at Couch King! "This Is Fine" EP Out This Friday! 26 January 2016

The long-awaited new EP from Secret Stuff, This Is Fine, comes out everywhere this Friday! We've teamed up with the fine folks at Couch King to premiere the new song "No Promises." Listen to the song here and pre-order your copy of the EP at the Spartan store or Bandcamp on limited edition 12" etched vinyl, cassette, or as a digital download to get an instant download of the song "I Knew You So Briefly, My Dead Soap Dog."

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Watch Square Peg Round Hole Perform a Song on Resonant Boulders 19 January 2016

Square Peg Round Hole visited Ringing Rocks Park in Upper Black Eddy, PA and wrote a new composition using only resonant boulders, hammers, and a few field recorders. Watch them perform the song at Boing Boing and look for the band's new album Juniper on March 25th.

Evan Chapman says, "Ringing Rocks Park is a 128 acre park located in Upper Black Eddy. Inside the park is an 8 acre field of boulders that, when struck with a hammer, sound resonant and reverberant; almost like a metal pipe. When we discovered Ringing Rocks Park, we knew that it would be an inspiring place for...

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New Free The Foxery EP "American Dissonance" Available Now! 15 January 2016

The Foxery’s new 3-song EP American Dissonance is available now! Download the EP for free at their Bandcamp page and make your plans to catch the band on tour now with Secret Stuff!

Tour Dates

1.15.16 - Columbus, OH - The Summit
1.16.16 - Louisville, KY - Modern Cult Records
1.17.16 - Indianapolis, IN - Paradox Lounge
1.18.16 - Alton, IL - Metal Gear - 631 Liberty St.
1.19.16 - Champaign, IL - TBA
1.20.16 - Springfield, IL - Black Sheep
1.21.16 - Chicago, IL - Populous Chicago
1.22.16 - Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews
1.23.16 - Omaha, NE - Milk Run
1.24.16 - Lincoln, NE - TBA
1.25.16...

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Catch Secret Stuff and The Foxery On Tour This Month! 7 January 2016



Secret Stuff and The Foxery are hitting the road together later this month! Check out the tour dates and make your plans to catch a show if they're coming to a town near you!

1.15.16 - Columbus, OH - The Summit
1.16.16 - Louisville, KY - Modern Cult Records
1.17.16 - Indianapolis, IN - Paradox Lounge
1.18.16 - Alton, IL - Metal Gear - 631 Liberty St.
1.19.16 - Champaign, IL - TBA
1.20.16 - Springfield, IL Black Sheep
1.21.16 - Chicago, IL - Populous Chicago
1.22.16 - Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews
1.23.16 - Omaha, NE - Milk Run
1.24.16 - Lincoln, NE - TBA
1.25.16 - Kansas City, MO - Davies Uptown Rambler
1.26.16 - Springfield, MO - The Outland
1.27.16 - Oklahoma...

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