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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.

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.

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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Berklee at SXSW 2011 Recap [video]

Boston’s Berklee School of Music has just a short video from their SXSW party.

The video features performances from the March show at Friends and interviews with AloudArt DecadeStereo Telescope, The Boston BoysJulia EasterlinEmily ElbertAudio RunnerLaura Jansen, and Black Kettle.

You can watch the video below, or click here to view it on the Berklee site.

Aloud is currently working with the Berklee City Music program on BANDED.

Five years later, Aloud’s debut album leaves its light on

Most have come to know rock n’ roll band Aloud through their high-energy album Fan The Fury (2008) and their latest Exile (2010) thanks in large part to the hefty touring schedule accompanying each release. Leave Your Light On, Aloud’s debut released on May 2, 2006, did not have the benefit of a muscular touring itinerary, yet songs like “Release”, “Godspeed”, and “Beaches” have managed to persist as fan favorites and regular tunes on the set list.

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of their first full-length album, Leave Your Light On, Aloud will be reducing the price of the record to $7 and including three previously unreleased bonus tracks with every purchase starting Monday, May 2.

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Press for “Exile in the Night” music video

Just released last week, Aloud’s music video for “Exile in the Night”—the second single and title track off Exile—has already received some press! Read below the jump for snippets, and click on the links for the full write-ups.

The music video was animated and directed by Chris March, who also directed Aloud’s music video for “Old Soldier” (which featured live-action yet no less animated folks from the Boston music community).

If you haven’t seen the video for “Exile in the Night” yet, click here to watch it!

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