AMPED™ 2020 Issue 26 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Molly Tuttle Bright Eyes Motorhead Vandals Bebel Gilberto

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AMPED™ 2020 Issue 25 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Tanya Donelly No Depression Vag Black Marble C418

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: KHRUANGBIN/MORDECHAI

Formed in Houston, Texas in 2009, Khruangbin is composed of bassist Laura Lee, guitarist Mark Speer, and drummer Donald ‘DJ’ Johnson. The band’s origins reach back to 2004 when Speer and Johnson met while playing in a church Gospel band. Three years on, Speer met Lee and he encouraged her to learn to play bass. They both ended up playing in Yppah’s live touring band. This experience encouraged the Speer and Lee to create original [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: NEW FOUND GLORY/FOREVER + EVER X INFINITY

While melodic Pop-oriented Punk has existed since the late ‘70s, the term ‘Pop Punk’ (or ‘Punk Pop”) wasn’t widely used until bands like The Offspring, Green Day, Rancid, and Blink-182 brought the genre to the mainstream, selling millions of albums in the process. MTV and radio embraced this new movement that was as hook-filled as it was loud and aggressive. It is hard to tell whether Pop Punk was a reaction against the slick Pop and smooth R&B [...]

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Congratulations to AMPED’s own Dean Tabaac for being named a 2020 Indie Power Player by Billboard Magazine!

'Dean Tabaac Head of AMPED Distribution Proving the vitality of physical music in a market with fewer places to sell it is a challenge that keeps Tabaac motivated. “I’m most proud of the combined tenacity of our labels and us to keep physical releases relevant, knowing that other distributors, and the labels they represent, are deemphasizing those configurations,” he says. Tabaac cites the ability of AMPED’s distribution centers to “continually get product into retailers, offline [...]

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AMPED™ 2020 Issue 24 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Norman Brown Collective Soul Jason Molina Rare Earth Ravi Shankar

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AMPED™ 2020 Issue 23 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Redd Kross Bigwig Creux Lies DK-Zero Exodus

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AMPED™ 2020 Issue 22 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Neck Deep Ataris Dee Dee Bridgewater Big Bill Broonzy Headcat 13

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AMPED™ 2020 Issue 21 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Emmure El Michels Affair Surfer Blood Jens Lekman Eliza Carthy

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