Happy Valentine’s Day from Quote Your Pulse Records

CL2Enjoy our newest compilation, California Love, Pt. 2

“California Love, Pt. 2” is now available for streaming and free download.

This free compilation contains all genres of music from bands all across California, the home state of Quote Your Pulse Records.

Please share this compilation with your friends and loved ones, happy Valentines Day!

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Pop-Punkers Second To Last and Starters team up for Split Release

Quote Your Pulse Records launches upcoming Split Series with the release of “Changing Tides”, a split EP featuring Lodi band Second To Last and Starters from Dublin, Ireland.

“Changing Tides”, an 8-song EP, will feature 4 new songs from Second to Last and four new songs from Starters. The release will be available on CD, and on limited edition lathe-cut records and cassette tapes. “Tides” is part of a co-release between Quote Your Pulse Records (California) and Guys With Beards Records (Ireland).

Second To Last and Starters are recommended for fans of contemporary pop-punk, such as The Wonder Years, Man Overboard, and The Story So Far.

Pre-orders are available at http://www.quoteyourpulse.com and http://www.guyswithbeardsrecords.bigcartel.com. Bundle packages are available.

“Changing Tides” is Second To Last’s sophomore effort on Quote Your Pulse, following 2012 release “Vessel”.

Second To Last recently transitioned into a solo act.  In support of “Changing Tides” friends and fellow musicians will be joining front man Tyson Evans in April, for a full-band West Coast Tour. The band will release a full-length album this summer.

“Changing Tides” is the first American effort from Starters, who previously released their EP “Reasons To Stay” on City of Gold Records (UK). Starters will be supporting “Changing Tides” by heading out on a European Tour this April, with South Wales band Forrest. Starters is in the process of finishing their debut full-length, and will be releasing it this summer.

Changing Tides Featuring Second to Last and Starters

Changing Tides Featuring Second to Last and Starters

“Changing Tides” EP debuts on April 1st, 2013 and is the first release in the Quote Your Pulse Record’s  Split Series. The series will feature one release per month through September 2013. Other bands confirmed in the series include Latin for Truth, Indian Taker, Rookie Town, and Of Us Giants.

Quote Your Pulse Records and Guys With Beards Records have previously teamed together on the recently released Indian Taker/Shortcuts Split 7” Vinyl.

For more information, and to pre-order “Changing Tides” visit http://www.quoteyourpulse.com

Every Atlas – Peeled Back

Editors Note: One of our biggest fans, and past contributor Emily Corpuz, takes a look at QYP veterans Every Atlas during their early days.

By Emily Corpuz

Now it begins with the strumming of a guitar, followed by the picking of a bass and beat of a drum. Then, we hear a pair of voices unlike any heard in the show so far. Creative lyrics, epic sounds, and beautiful harmonies saturate every element of their music. Of course, I’m describing the band we’ve all come to know and love as Every Atlas. Continue reading

Clay, and sketches, and puppets, oh my!

By NadaHipster

Last summer  I was at a pool party, and as the afternoon turned into the evening, we (under the influence of pizza and light beer) began talking about things that scared the hell out of us when we were kids.

While there were standard ghost stories, tales of haunted schools, and mythical suburban legends; we noticed an unnerving trend among the subjects of our discourse (Look, fancy words!).  A lot of things that terrified us are from seventies pop culture.  I’m not event talking about the stuff people would flip out about after getting high. Continue reading