Open Door Records have released their 2017 compilation, available for free on their website. The compilation includes 22 artists, including Destroy Nate Allen, Modern Color, Prince Daddy & The Hyena, and Just Friends.
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Monday, February 27, 2017 at 3:52 PM (PST) by Rob Lanterman
Boise record label Hidden Home Records have released their first label compilation for pay-what-you-want download on bandcamp. The compilation is entitled “Do You Remember Punk Rock Comps? Vol. 1” and features Union Stockyards, Destroy Nate Allen, Wicked Bears, and more.
You can listen to the compilation below.
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:14 PM (PST) by ben.king
Kansas City-based Nate Allen joins us to talk about his new “solo” project Nate Allen and the Pac Away Dots. He talks about getting serious, the new record Take Out the Trash, and the associated Kickstarter project. Plus, we countdown the top three tracks of the week, and I share some new music from some of my favorite female artists.
Check it out here!
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Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 12:46 PM (PST) by Screeching Bottlerocket
Singer/songwriter Nate Allen, who we spoke to on the very first episode of the Dying Scene Podcast, has a new project! It’s called Nate Allen & The Pac-Away Dots and they’re currently raising money to release a new full-length album titled Take Out The Trash.
To get you all stoked for the record, we’re exclusively streaming a new track titled “We Don’t Even Know,” which you can check out below. If you like what you hear, be sure to contribute to the band’s Kickstarter for the album – they’ve got some cool rewards for donors.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 4:00 PM (PST) by ben.king
On the first installment of the Dying Scene Podcast, we talk to Destroy Nate Allen about his new home, Kansas City, our reviewer Carson about some of his favorite new releases, and I will tell you about one of my favorite bands that you might have missed over the years. All that, plus news and new music! Check it out below!
In addition, listen in to find out how to win a download of the new Destroy Nate Allen album “Glow in the Dark.”
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 3:09 PM (PST) by hayley
Elway, Destory Nate Allen and plenty more artists are featured on the “Positive Jams” benefit album to help Abra Hall, who is fighting cancer. The album is composed of live and unreleased tracks from artists who have appeared on “Ballot Result,” a radio show on KPSU.
You can purchase/stream the album here.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 10:13 AM (PST) by reid
An 18 track benefit compilation titled “Positive Jams” is being released to aid Abra Hall who is fighting cancer. The album includes live tracks from Elway, Destroy Nate Allen, Pageripper, Absent Minds, Abolitionist and more.
The album is set to be released on Bandcamp for $5 or a donation of your choice and includes Elway track, “The Salt and the Sea.” Featured is a rare live Destroy Nate Allen recording with a horn and keys in the background, which they toured with for only a very short while after their latest album “With Our Powers Combine.”
Also included are Southtowne Lanes, Matt Danger, Hides and Don Peyote.
Find out more about Abra’s fight with cancer here.
Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 4:42 PM (PST) by destroynateallen
After 700 shows in 5 years, folk punk duo Destroy Nate Allen have announced plans to take a sabbatical from the touring life after their current fall US tour.
“I don’t know when we will be back out across the US,” stated Nate. “We’ve had a crazy schedule for the last several years. We’re ready for a break. We’ll still be playing locally and regionally but we feel the need to have normal life for a season.”
The tour, which which ends Dec. 17th in San Francisco, will include stops in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, Arkansas and Texas (dates here).
If you haven’t had a chance to hear Destroy Nate Allen’s new record “With Our Powers Combined” you can download it for any price on their website.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 11:42 AM (PST) by thescenereport
When I settled in to listen to “With Our Powers Combined” by Destroy Nate Allen, the first thing I did was set my speakers up facing outside. I moved my favorite recliner onto the back patio and started eyeballing some gardening tasks I could tackle without distracting me from listening to the tracks. I find that often we set ourselves up to have a bad time, like when you buy MDMA from the guy with the spider tattooed on his head before going to a restaurant you’ve never tried. Everyone knows that you’re going to stroke the waiter’s face, flip over a table, and spend the night getting pounded from behind by your new cell mate who likes it when you call him “Shirley;” there’s no way you’re going to want to go to that restaurant again.
So instead, I chose to have a good time. For those who don’t know, Destroy Nate Allen is a husband/wife duo comprised of Nate and Tessa Allen out of Portland, Oregon. They started out acoustic but with this album have moved into a whole band experience to accentuate their frenetic and ridiculous energy.
Beyond these precious details, I was especially motivated to like it because they personally asked me to do this review. It’s like they’ve handed me their child and asked me to take care of it for them, giving me this sense of responsibility. I mean, it’s different when you kidnap a child; you have the freedom to fling it around, lock it up in your basement, maybe forget to feed it for a day or two, but here a certain respect and trust has been bestowed upon me that I can’t rightly ignore.
But I needn’t have gone to such precautions, the album would have been fantastic even if I had been giving gynecological exams at the senior center. It’s wild, it’s high energy, and in the rare moments you’re not hearing the chorus, you’re certainly hearing a hook. Even where it shifts into a low key lament such as “I Need To Know,” it swiftly apologizes with the exuberantly loud, eleven second “We’re Gonna Make It.”
To jump back a metaphor, “With Our Powers Combined” is something of the red-headed step child of the punk world. Despite there being horns on only three songs, it’s definitely something the ska kids would enjoy. Anyone who likes fun will like this record, which means that some of you punks are going to hate it. To review it from the perspective of some of our crustier friends, it’s poppy, it’s childish, and isn’t really punk.
Fuck that guy.
While I would agree that this band would be a fantastic fit on Yo Gabba Gabba, I don’t see that as an insult. Sure, it’s very straightforward and you’re unlikely to need a thesaurus at any point, but I think they’ve keyed in on what makes a good time for anyone willing to participate in their own special brand of madness. Hey, DNA, if you do end up on the show, see if they’ll let you play “Boobie Bar.” I think it’s good for kids to learn the importance of the strain it can put on a relationship when you spend all your time at a strip club.
So to sum up, this hard working husband and wife team raised the money to record this super fun sing along album at the Atomic Garden with a Kickstarter campaign. It’s like all the forces of nature combined to make this exactly the sort of thing you can’t help but get behind. Ask Shirley.
Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 5:28 PM (PST) by destroynateallen
Zany husband-wife acoustic folk duo, Destroy Nate Allen have traded in their acoustic guitars for a full band to record a plugged in full-length album titled “With Our Powers Combined.” They’ve released the first single from the album, “We Talk Occasionally On The Internet,” and if it’s any indication of the rest of the album, its going to be way more poppy than folky. Think Mixtapes but goofier, or just stream it here.
“With Our Powers Combined” is due out June 5th through High Endurance Records.