Best known as a founding member of Scratch band Probehead, Spiffy Flinger makes his debut solo release on Dress Dress Dress Recordings today with a Halloween-themed single, “Spooky”. It’s a synthy pop number (co-written by Luke Slomba of Probehead and birdsinbaskets) that will soon have you groovin’ in the graveyard. Be sure to check out the hilarious B-sides as well; although they are short covers, they have a lot to offer.

Some of you may know the “arc” of my “music career,” some of you probably don’t. The long and short of it is that for a long time I have been a bit of a “lone wolf.”

Don’t get me wrong, I have a lot of musicians in my life. My music community isn’t nonexistent, it has consisted of my friends and the people that listen to my music and I am lucky and grateful for that. Roommates, friends, we go to each other’s shows and play on each others’ bills. Strangers who pass my albums along to each other or send me messages. It’s what kept me doing it.

On the “music industry” side of things, I never really fit in. The people that I met from that world often seemed disingenuous. They would talk about music using phrases like "that’s a good look" or occasionally throw in a casually bigoted comment. There I would be: this weird, queer, self-referential, sentimental songwriter and neither of us understood or cared for the other. So, for the past seven years, the music that I make has grown and changed along with the rest of me, but one thing has stayed constant. With brief exceptions I have continued to do mostly everything alone: touring, booking, making decisions, etc.

Anyway, when I found the Chris Gethard show, I was happy. There, right there in New York City: a show whose host/cast/fans were often so earnest that it hurt.  Chris had a bit for awhile about how I didn’t want to be his friend, but what is funniest about it is what a good friend he has become to me.

Chris Gethard, who meets me at the barber shop after I get a haircut and eats sandwiches with me. Chris Gethard, the person who, when I laughingly told him, in the pit of a depressive episode, that I was waiting to go on medication until I could spot some ambiguous but indisputable sign that I had become completely non-functional told me “you don’t have to wait to hit rock bottom.” My friend Chris, who I’m not supposed to be friends with. It’s fitting that this is who initially sent my music to my favorite record label for me.

Don Giovanni has been my favorite label partially because of their roster but more so because of who they are and how they work. They are genuine, outspoken, political. I truly think they are rare as a label in this capacity and I respect them immensely for it. From the beginning, they have made me feel seen and heard and I leave talks with them feeling excited about the things that I want to do together. The thing that I am doing with them right now is recording a band album that Marissa Paternoster is producing. That feels really great because Marissa is an incredible person and musician and I will learn a lot and try a lot of new things with her as a producer but also, not to get all cheesy about this, but similarly to when I started talking to Don Giovanni, when I met her I legitimately just felt like like she “got” me as a human. I feel excited to do things together.

I guess all that I’m trying to say is that this is really great for a lot of reasons. I’m clearly very excited to be working with my favorite label and also, I realized this morning that I don’t feel like a lone wolf anymore. !!!

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Title:  Samui Hi no Hanashi (The Story of a Cold Day)
Type: Doujinshi
Fandom: Haikyuu!!
Pairing: Kageyama Tobio x Hinata Shouyou
Artist / Circle: Kazukirai / Bubunhanten

SCANLATION

Raw Provider: iwillstillopenthewindow
Translator:  iluvfksy
Proofreader:  nnyei, silversolace
Cleaner / Redrawer:  kurasuchi
Typesetter: silversolace
Quality Checker: kurasuchi

Here, have a short yet sweet doujin from no other than everybody’s favorite doujinka, Bubunhanten! There will be more doujins from her to come out soon, so stay tuned! :D

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140922 SKE48 EbiSho! Episode 11

On the 11th episode of EbiSho, the members battle Okubo-sensei to find out who is better suited to become a bride! And the challenge that they’ll be taking tonight is cooking!!

Will the SKE members be able to cook better than Okubo-sensei!? Will they be able to beat this unmarried 43 year old who has a lot of experience in everyday cooking!? Or will they just blow up the kitchen!?
Also, on the hitchhiking journey, after they are informed about the work for which they will have to return to Nagoya in the next three days, the challenge to make it gets even more exciting! Will they be able to make it in time!?

Watch on Dailymotion or download softsubs for this episode from our homepage here : http://myaidol.net/releases/140922-ske48-ebisho-episode-11/

Staff: 
Translator: Half, KudoShinichi, Hayate 
Timer: Key
Typeset: Michael Soares
QC: Mayuyu, mahousentai

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AFI Members Officially Reveal Straightedge Hardcore Band XTRMST’s Debut Album

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XTRMST, featuring AFI’s Davey Havok and Jade Puget, will be releasing their debut album on November 18th, with a first song coming next week. Check out a message from the band below.

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Title:  Natsu no Hinemosu (All Day Long of Summer)
Type: Doujinshi
Fandom: Haikyuu!!
Pairing: Kuroo Tetsurou x Kozume Kenma
Artist / Circle:  /Skure
Pixiv Preview here.

SCANLATION

Original Scanlator:  阿骸_why_hinata_is_so_cute_bot
Translator:  attack-on-levis-ass
Proofreader:  miffan
Cleaner / Redrawer:  30boxes
Typesetter: kurasuchi
Quality Checker: kurasuchi

And this is the second part of today’s double release in commemoration for Haikyuu!!’s last episode! Unlike Mizunure Chuui!, this one is SFW. :)

By the way, this is the one that we referred to as "One Summer Day" back in our previous posts. This was rescanlated from Chinese scans after all, so it was kinda late until we knew that the official English translation (from the author herself) for this is “All Day Long of Summer.”

Since the anime has already ended, we’re going to go back to our usual schedule of releases, and we’re going to release it at our own pace. So if our releases become slower than usual, then it’s because of that. And we won’t be posting every Sunday anymore; we’re gonna post something whenever we finish one, it depends.

We are still looking for more applicants for cleaner/redrawer and JP->EN translator, so feel free to apply! More details can be found on this post.

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140908 SKE48 EbiSho! Episode 9

Here we are with more EbiSho!!
On the 9th episode, the students from Namba Girls’ School barge into EbiSho during the studies along with their shocking allegations!
The only way to settle this is through a match of football! But this isn’t just ordinary football!
What is at stake in this match!? And which team will finally lead to victory!?

Watch on Dailymotion or download softsubs for this episode from our homepage here : http://myaidol.net/releases/140908-ske48-ebisho-episode-9/

Staff:
Translator: Half, KudoShinichi
Timer: Half
Typeset: Michael Soares
QC: Mayuyu, mahousentai

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Of dreams and imagination~

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Yaaay, a new chapter of Nobody Knows! <3 An extra thanks to Galla for her recommendation and a huge thanks to the wonderful Dangerous Pleasure for their help in this joint! Don’t forget to thank them as well! ;) 

A reminder: Those requesting a specific project should read the previous release post.

We’re in need of all the help we can get and most importantly, staff, particularly translators and editors! Come join us or spread the word! Our clutches await~ ☆*・゜゚・*\(^O^)/*・゜゚・*☆

Now, on to the links!

Nobody Knows Chapter 3

Linkie 1 | Linkie 2

Enjoy!

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140915 SKE48 EbiSho! Episode 10

On the 10th episode of EbiSho!
The members challenge themselves to various situations in order to learn to become better idols!
Unbelievably extreme and rare situations which are unfolded during their idol activities will be challenged here today!
Being divided into the Regular members team and the substitute members team, which one of them will finally turn out to become the better idols!?
Also! Matsumura finally starts letting out her true feelings on the hitchhiking journey! Unmissable events on EbiSho tonight!

Watch on Dailymotion or download softsubs for this episode from our homepage here : http://myaidol.net/releases/140915-ske48-ebisho-episode-10/

Staff:
Translator: KudoShinichi, Hayate
Timer: Key
Typeset: Michael Soares
QC: Mayuyu, mahousentai

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Punk Goes Pop Vol. 6 Artwork, Track Listing, Release Date

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The sixth volume of Punk Goes Pop will be released on November 17th via Fearless Records. Tyler Carter, August Burns Red, Knuckle Puck, and State Champs, among others, are featured on the release. Check out the artwork and track listing for the release below after the jump.

Related Stories:
In Defense Of The ‘Punk Goes…’ Series 
Friday Discussion: Punk Goes…We’d Actually Like 

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