Kind of Like Spitting

The Velvet Teen's Josh Staples reflects on 'Out of the Fierce Parade' for 20th anniversary + first time on vinyl

The Velvet Teen’s ‘Out of the Fierce Parade’ is 20 and was just released on vinyl for the first time ever! For the occasion, bassist Josh Staples reflects on the lead-up, making-of, and aftermath of the classic album…

No Win releasing "Crooked Heart" ft. FIDLAR members

No Win is the nom de guerre of producer, engineer and former FIDLAR drummer Danny Nogueiras, who makes supercatchy powerpop when not working on other people’s records…

Kind of Like Spitting streaming LP w/ Warren Franklin, kicking off tour w/ City on Film tonight (win tix to NYC or Chicago)

Recently reunited indie/emo veterans Kind Of Like Spitting put out their latest effort, a split LP with Warren Franklin and the Founding Fathers, with Topshelf Records last month…

Rocky Votolato releasing new LP on No Sleep, touring, hitting NYC w/ Cassie Ramone & Kind of Like Spitting's Ben Barnett

Long-running singer/songwrriter and former Waxwing frontman Rocky Votolato is returning this year with his eighth solo album, Hospital Handshakes, which is due out on April 21 via his new label home No…

Kind of Like Spitting & The City on Film announce tour (dates)

Here’s a good pairing of two back-in-action indie/emo veterans now signed to Topshelf: Kind of Like Spitting, who will release their first new album since 2006 (a split LP with Warren Franklin) in February, and The City on Film (aka Braid co-frontman Bob Nanna), who released his first new album since 2005 in December, are teaming up for a tour together this spr…

Kind of Like Spitting and Warren Franklin & the Founding Fathers releasing a split LP on Topshelf (listen to 3 songs)

Ben Barnett brought back Kind of Like Spitting once again last year, and now, joined by his current lineup of Brian Grant (bass) and Dante Johnson (drums), he’s releasing a split full length with a newer band that combines indie pop and emo, Warren Franklin & the Founding Fathers…

Taking Back Sunday doing annual holiday shows; Menzingers opening, playing shows w/ Spraynard; Fest added bands

The Menzingers in Chicago in June (more by Jeff Ryan) Taking Back Sunday, who now have three albums with the lineup who recorded Tell All Your Friends, have announced they’ll be starting an annual holiday show at NJ’s Starland Ballroom…

Kind of Like Spitting playing Brooklyn after touring w/ Lemuria

Early ’00s-era indie rockers Kind of Like Spitting returned in 2012 for some live shows and though they’ve been quiet since then, they’re back once again…

Kind of Like Spitting reunited, played Brooklyn's Suburbia (videos), playing more shows, including Knitting Factory (dates)

Kind of Like Spitting is back, full band, with a whole new line up… and the same old Ben Barnett you’ve all come to love. We will be using this blog to release any news, info, events, photos, videos, and all inanities that shall ensue…