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You Will Know: 7-inch Single and East Coast Tour

“You Will Know” Limited Edition 7-inch vinyl

Ladies and gentlemen, we’re very happy to announce the release of Aloud’s new single, “You Will Know” backed with the b-side “Such A Long Time”.

“You Will Know” will be available exclusively on limited edition 7-inch vinyl. The single doesn’t hit the streets till Tuesday, September 4 but you can pre-order a copy now in the Aloud store for only $5.99 (plus shipping).

Each sleeve has been hand-numbered, with the first 50 having been painted by the band. This marks Aloud’s first vinyl release.

“You Will Know” was recorded late last year for Berklee PULSE’s BANDED documentary, which followed Aloud and five other bands throughout the process of writing and recording a song.

Both “You Will Know” and its b-side “Such A Long Time” were recorded at Mad Oak Studio in Allston, Mass. by producer Benny Grotto. The single also features Mike Tucker (The Big Big Bucks, Bozmo) on drums, Will Belew on trumpet, and Matt Wan on trombone.

Watch the music video for “You Will Know”

East Coast Tour

Aloud Tour Poster – click to enlarge

In support of “You Will Know”, Aloud is set to tour through the east coast next month. The band will be road testing a glut of newly minted material for their fourth album, expected sometime in 2013.

Here’s the latest on where Aloud will be dropping by:

Sat. 9.8.2012 – Brooklyn, NY | Bar 4
w. Cold Blood Club

Sun. 9.9.2012 – Baltimore, MD | The Windup Space

Tues. 9.11.2012 – Greenville, NC | Live Bar
w. Intertia’s Open Jam

Wed. 9.12.2012 – Charlotte, NC | The Milestone
w. Hunter Valentine | Tickets

Thu. 9.13.2012 – Gainesville, FL | 1982
w. The Young Hookers, Jellia Jamb

Fri. 9.14.2012 – Athens, GA | Caledonia Lounge
w. The Breaks, Jeffers Morning

Visit the Performances page for details and more dates.

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Aloud Performing at 2012 KahBang music |art | film Festival

August 10th in Bangor, Maine

Aloud today announced that they will performing at the KahBang music|art|film Festival in Bangor, Maine this August! The KahBang Festival is New England’s largest discovery festival boasting four days of music, camping and partying in an unlikely place; the Bangor waterfront.

Aloud has been scheduled for two performances at the festival, both on Saturday, August 10th. They will be performing on the main stage — which begins at 12:30pm — over by the Waterfront.

The second performance will take place later that evening (10:30pm) as part of the WPC Showcase — curated by When Particles Collide — at the Zen Asian Bistro, with MiniBoone.

KahBang is in it’s fourth year and boosts festival alumni like Ok Go, B.O.B, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, My Morning Jacket, The Gay Blades, Atmosphere, Lupe Fiasco and Chromeo, Ra Ra Riot and Lady Lamb the Beekeeper.

This year, KahBang Party’s Like It’s The End Of The World and is proud to showcase headlines like Bassnectar, Deftones, Wale-along with 75+ up and coming artists from across the country.

For festival passes, visit KahBang’s website at www.kahbang.com.

I Can’t Believe That Worked: Aloud celebrates 10 years at Great Scott

It’s so comically familiar, it must be the opening line of an old joke: a couple of wide-eyed 19-year-old kids, who believe a bad idea should never stop you, start a rock band. But here we are, a decade and several foolish ideas later, and Boston-area rock n’ roll band Aloud shows no signs of slowing down. Fresh off an appearance at Austin’s SXSW Music Festival, Aloud celebrates 10 years of beating the odds with a performance at venerated Allston venue Great Scott on Thursday, April 26.

Helmed by longtime songwriting partners/co-lead vocalists Henry Beguiristain and Jen de la Osa, the four piece rock n’ roll band is buttressed by bassist/backup dancer Charles Murphy and drummer Justin Emile Shapiro. Launched from a small one-bedroom republic in the Fenway in May of 2002, Aloud has gone on to record three studio albums – with a fourth in the oven – and crisscross the country on several independent tours.

Aloud’s most recent release – the critically acclaimed full length Exile – and the subsequent 17-week U.S. tour behind it were underwritten in large part through a successful campaign on the fan-funding platform Kickstarter.

Sharing the bill at Great Scott with Aloud is Spirit Kid, The Wicked Tomorrow (on tour from NYC), and Oranjuly. Doors open at 8:30pm.

Tickets for the 18+ show are $8 and available through TicketWeb.

Limited edition screen print posters designed by Erin Genett will be available at the show. A retrospective short film on the band by director Stephen LoVerme will be released this summer, with a trailer to be released soon.

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Aloud’s 10th Anniversary Show
Great Scott

1222 Commonwealth Avenue, Allston, MA
Doors at 8:30pm
Age restriction: 18+ / Cover charge: $8
Tickets available on TicketWeb
w/ Spirit Kid, The Wicked Tomorrow (NYC), Oranjuly

Back to Austin: SXSW 2012

We are excited to announce that Aloud is returning to the SXSW festival in Austin. The band will be performing at Boston to Austin on Saturday, March 17 at The 512 Bar. “BOS2AUS” is put together by the good folks at DigBoston and sponsored by Converse. Last year’s party was a spectacular success and was mentioned in Time magazine’s 10 Acts That Rocked SXSW.

This year, there will be two stages and features other emerging talent from the Boston area such as OldJack, The Wandas, You Can Be A Wesley, Pretty & Nice, Camden, Bad Rabbits, Moe Pope & the Quills, Aunt Martha, and Lake Street Dive.

Aloud will be touring to and from Austin while debuting new material written by songwriting partners/singers/guitarists Jen de la Osa and Henry Beguiristain. Already confirmed are March 9 at Barley’s in Knoxville and March 21 at the Grape Room in Philadelphia.

For more information, visit www.allthingsAloud.com.


Friday, March 9; Knoxville, TN
Barley’s Taproom
200 East Jackson Ave.
w/ Plainclothes Tracy

Saturday, March 17; Austin, TX
Boston to Austin (SXSW Party)
Presented by DigBoston / Sponsored by Converse
The 512 Bar
408 E. 6th St.
Noon – 5PM
w/ OldJack, The Wandas, You Can Be A Wesley, Pretty & Nice, Camden, Bad Rabbits, Moe Pope & the Quills, Aunt Martha, Lake Street Dive

Wednesday, March 21; Philadelphia, PA
The Grape Room
105 Grape St.
w/ TBA

Aloud featured on "The Gratitude Tracks"

The folks at Vend.Love.Win have put together a compilation of acts who participated in the Gratitude Tour this past September.

Two songs from Aloud’s latest release, Exile, top off the 17 track compilation (“Counterfeit Star” and “Darkest Days”).

Other artists on the compilation include Zak Smith, Under the Elephant, Emily Brooke, Rollie, Marmalakes, GABE, and What Moves.

Head over to the Vend.Love.Win music store on Facebook to download ’em all for free!

Aloud celebrates the release of “The Cash and the Pearls” with November residency in Boston

Back from a stint through the Rust Belt and the East Coast, the gang at Base Camp Aloud is happy to reveal the cover art for the upcoming single “The Cash and the Pearls” (click on the thumbnail to your right to enlarge). The cover was designed by the equal parts lovely and amazing Erin Genett, who’s designed wonderful posters like this one for Aloud in the past.

“The Cash and the Pearls” will be bundled with the b-side “So Long”. The single—produced with bassist/maker of mouth sounds Charles Murphy, mastered by Jeff Lipton, and featuring original Aloud member Ross Lohr on drums—drops on November 1st2011 via digital download.

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"The Cash and the Pearls"—new single, tour next month

Aloud - CMJ 2010 (Photo: Annie March)

New single out this November

Without a doubt, it’s been a long and restless summer. After months touring the U.S., Aloud took a bit of a breather to regroup, write some new tunes, and enjoy being home for a spell.

Now that’s all behind us, we’re pleased as Punch to announce Aloud’s new single “The Cash and the Pearls” will be out this November on Lemon Merchant Records. The digital-only single will be coupled with the exclusive b-side track “So Long” and features artwork by Erin Genett. Original Aloud member and current stick man for The Painted Lights, Ross Lohr, makes a guest appearance behind the kit.

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Videos posted + a new storefront

Our video area: now with 100% more music videos, the 2008 documentary Hard Up In The 2000s, and Vitamin D.

Hello all! Two sections of our site are now open for business, both figuratively and literally.

Video.

Vids have been posted on the video page. We’ve thrown the latest music videos at the top of the heap. However, most notably we’ve posted our 2008 film Hard Up In The 2000s in its entirety and in higher quality (it had only been previously available in 10 parts). The feature length documentary catches Aloud in the midst of their first real touring adventure through the South, Midwest, and back home in the Northeast. The film also features live performances from the first leg of the Fan The Fury tour (March – April 2008) and interviews with the band during and after the successful tour.

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