Breaking News: A-Sides Officially Sign To Vagrant!

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That’s right, you heard the official word here first. Those local heartbreakers make the news public, and it couldn’t happen for nicer guys. Their newest full length album Silver Storms will be released on August 28. Check out their myspace to listen to two songs from the upcoming album.

Peep the full press release including upcoming tour dates after the jump.

VAGRANT SIGNS THE A-SIDES

Silver Storms Out August 28

(May 22, 2007) – Vagrant Records today announces that The A-Sides have signed to the label. The Philadelphia, PA-based five-piece will release their Vagrant debut Silver Storms, on August 28, 2007.

“We couldn’t be happier,” says The A-Sides singer/guitarist Jon Barthmus. “Vagrant is a perfect fit for us and they have a genuine enthusiasm for the band. We can’t wait to get started and have Silver Storms in everyone’s hands.”

The A-Sides are Jon Barthmus (guitars/lead vocals), Mike Flemming (bass/vocals), Patrick Marsceill (drums/vocals), Charlie Cottone (guitar/vocals), and Christopher Doyle (keys/guitar/percussion). The band formed in 2002, and released a 7” (2003) & their first full-length, Hello, Hello (2005) on Prison Jazz Records.

The A-Sides have played alongside acts such as The National, We Are Scientists, Man Man, and British Sea Power and have been handpicked to open for The Flaming Lips, Cheap Trick, Phoenix, and most recently Todd Rundgren.

Silver Storms was produced by Brian McTear (matt pond PA, Danielson, Apollo Sunshine) and you can hear two of the new tracks – “Cinematic” and “Diamonds” – by checking out the band’s MySpace page.

Upcoming shows:
6/20 – State College, PA @ Dark Horse Tavern
6/22 – Chicago, IL @ Schuba’s Tavern
6/23 – Chicago, IL @ The Continental Block Party
7/20 – Camden Waterfront, NJ @ Xponential Music Festival

  • smieric

    That’s amazing. Vagrant is an unbelievable label. Congrats.

  • Phidget

    Congrats guys!

  • shortarm

    if this story is about a-sides, why did you run a picture of man man with it?