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Old Flings

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Rock/punk from Asheville, NC.

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    This album is so damn good. Can’t wait to see ‘em on the 25th at the Odditorium.

    (Source: Spotify)

    — 10 months ago
    #music  #spotify 

    Good morning! We are pleased to release the video for our broken-hearted love song, “Grip” today. The song can be found on our upcoming full-length, SPITE. The film was shot and edited by Miriam Allison, a dear friend and fellow artist.

    The intention of this project isn’t so much to have a “music video,” but to use another medium of media-based art to promote the upcoming album while simultaneously promoting Miriam’s artistic abilities. Hence why we opted out of performing in the film, like in traditional music videos.

    Special thanks are due to Jake and Shannon and the other the folks at Sylvan House (aka Titty Town) for letting us use their house, to Miriam for being a wonderful friend and being so passionate about this project, to all of our friends who made it out to be in the video, to Samantha and Maggie for making cakes for the shoot, and especially to Ryan and Brenna Sheffield, our actors and dear, dear friends, for pretending like they aren’t the sweetest, most loving married couple for a day so they could “break-up” on camera.

    We hope you enjoy the song, the film, and the story as a whole! Thank you!

    — 1 year ago with 21 notes
    #Asheville  #Grip  #Miriam Allison  #Music video  #Old flings  #Spite  #Ryan Sheffield  #Brenna Sheffield  #Nc  #north Carolina  #music  #Asheville music 
    The preorders for SPITE are up now! They are available through both Self Aware Records AND Bitter Melody Records! Each label are offering half of the 100 red LPs and half of the 200 black LPs. Reds go first, because they’re dirty commies.
http://bittermelodyrecords.limitedpressing.com/products/17424
http://www.storenvy.com/products/371427-old-flings-spite-12-lp-preorder
Help us out by spreading this shit around; click the reblog button!!!

    The preorders for SPITE are up now! They are available through both Self Aware Records AND Bitter Melody Records! Each label are offering half of the 100 red LPs and half of the 200 black LPs. Reds go first, because they’re dirty commies.

    http://bittermelodyrecords.limitedpressing.com/products/17424

    http://www.storenvy.com/products/371427-old-flings-spite-12-lp-preorder

    Help us out by spreading this shit around; click the reblog button!!!

    — 1 year ago with 11 notes
    #asheville  #asheville music  #bitter melody records  #hate  #love  #music  #old flings  #punk  #rock  #self aware records  #spite  #vinyl  #records  #LP 
    Enter the Doomsday Year!

    2011 has been a fun year for us. Over this past year, we went from being a small-time, “on the side” sort of project to giving serious priority to our endeavors and making an effort to construct this band into a true and constant outlet for Matt, Travis, and I. Thus, we are very excited to enter 2012 with a bunch of shows already lined up, with the likes of The Menzingers and the Ataris!

    • 1/13/12 - Charlotte, NC @ The Milestone w/ The Menzingers, the Not Likelys, Homewrecker, Young & Barren [facebook event]
    • 1/14/12 - Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall w/ B-Side Project, To Hell with Babe Ruth [facebook event]
    • 1/15/12 - Richmond, VA @ House Show
    • 1/19/12 - Asheville, NC @ Craggy Brewing
    • 2/6/12 - Asheville, NC @ The Get Down w/ The Ataris, On the Take, The DiMarcos [facebook event]
    • 2/10/12 - Hickory, NC @ Copperbean Coffee w/ Dear Kavalier

    And we promise more to come. We’re also almost finished writing for our full-length record, which will see the light of day through the wonderful Bitter Melody Records!

    Lastly, Matt has two shows in January with his other musical endeavors (Just Die! & solo, respectively) that you should know about:

    • 1/12/12 - Greenville, SC @ TBA, featuring: Xerxes, Just Die!, Code Orange Kids, Apart, Medicine Man [facebook event]
    • 1/18/12 - Asheville, NC @ Hot Stuff Tattoo, featuring: Waxahatchee (PS. Eliot), Chris Head, and Matt Evans [facebook event]
    — 2 years ago with 4 notes
    #old flings  #shows  #asheville  #charlotte  #durham  #richmond  #hickory  #north carolina  #virginia  #music  #rock  #punk  #pop punk  #the menzingers  #the ataris  #waxahatchee  #ps eliot  #ps. eliot  #matt evans 

    Old Flings - Apathetic, from the final Fish Tank show last Friday (12/9/11).

    One of our newer, unrecorded songs! Check it. Lyrics are here!

    — 2 years ago with 7 notes
    #old flings  #apathetic  #punk  #rock  #pop punk  #music  #live  #video  #asheville  #nc 

    Our newest song, “Grip”, recorded live by our friend @xmeganxcutshair at the Emerald Lounge on 11/12/11! Check it. 

    — 2 years ago with 8 notes
    #new song  #old flings  #grip  #live  #emerald lounge  #asheville  #rock  #music  #video 
    On 11/12/2011, Collapse, Asheville’s heavy, modern rock duo featuring brothers Austin and Phil Hickey, are premiering a musical endeavor which has been crafted for over a year now. We are honored to be playing with two friends who are just as talented as they are great dudes.
Meet up with us at the Emerald Lounge tomorrow night in downtown Asheville next door to Rosetta’s Kitchen. $5 for advance tickets (from us, Harvest Records, or Static Age Records) or $7 at the door. 21+ only, unfortunately. Doors open at 9pm and we open the show.
We will also have our new demo CDs available!

    On 11/12/2011, Collapse, Asheville’s heavy, modern rock duo featuring brothers Austin and Phil Hickey, are premiering a musical endeavor which has been crafted for over a year now. We are honored to be playing with two friends who are just as talented as they are great dudes.

    Meet up with us at the Emerald Lounge tomorrow night in downtown Asheville next door to Rosetta’s Kitchen. $5 for advance tickets (from us, Harvest Records, or Static Age Records) or $7 at the door. 21+ only, unfortunately. Doors open at 9pm and we open the show.

    We will also have our new demo CDs available!

    — 2 years ago with 15 notes
    #asheville  #music  #rock  #collapse  #old flings  #downtown asheville  #emerald lounge  #rosetta's  #harvest records  #static age records 
    November 10th in Atlanta, GAAt the ARCHIVE GALLERY 611 North Ave NW, Atlanta GA 30318
BANE (Equal Vision)DEFEATER (Bridge 9)DEAD END PATH (Triple B)MILES AWAY (Resist/Six Feet Under)BOYS NO GOOD (Indianola)OLD FLINGS (Self-Aware/Bitter Melody)
$12. Doors @ 7pm, first band at 7:30 sharp.

    November 10th in Atlanta, GA
    At the ARCHIVE GALLERY 611 North Ave NW, Atlanta GA 30318

    BANE (Equal Vision)
    DEFEATER (Bridge 9)
    DEAD END PATH (Triple B)
    MILES AWAY (Resist/Six Feet Under)
    BOYS NO GOOD (Indianola)
    OLD FLINGS (Self-Aware/Bitter Melody)

    $12. Doors @ 7pm, first band at 7:30 sharp.

    — 2 years ago with 11 notes
    #atlanta hardcore  #atlanta  #bane  #defeater  #miles away  #dead end path  #boys no good  #old flings  #hardcore  #punk  #indie  #music  #shows  #archive gallery 
    Hey! We’re still hangin’ around.

    First, the show at Club Sammich (Greenville) with the Rice Cakes was a blast.
    Second, we’ve been lying low lately but the next couple months should make up for it.

    • October 15th - Hickory, NC @ Copperbean Coffee (https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=259315700768490)
      Featuring Old Flings, Robert Douglas Travis (ex-Fairground Avenue), Future Wives, Joseph Downs, and Act Like Actors
      7pm. Donation only.
    • November 10th - Atlanta, GA @ Archive Gallery
      Featuring Bane, Defeater, Miles Away, Dead End Path, and Old Flings
      More details to be announced.
    • November 12th - Asheville, NC @ The Emerald Lounge (https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=258545007501460)
      Featuring Collapse (the tattooed, brotherly duo’s first show) and Old Flings
      9pm doors. $5 tickets at Static Age Records and Harvest Records. $7 at the door.

    These will be our last three shows with our founding drummer Travis Hollifield. He will be leaving at the beginning of December to move to Chicago and eat deep dish pizza and shit. But have no fear, we are still in the process of writing before Travis leaves and hope to be ready to record a new album in the coming months.

    -Jords

    — 2 years ago with 5 notes
    #old flings  #rock  #music  #asheville  #atlanta  #hickory  #north carolina  #georgia  #bane  #defeater  #miles away  #dead end path  #Fairground Avenue  #collapse  #harvest records  #static age records  #copperbean coffee  #emerald lounge  #shows  #asheville shows  #asheville music