New Letlive. Project
2014-02-03 by Tony Li | 38 Comments

Los Angeles post-hardcore band Letlive. has recently announced a new musical project titled Renditions, as a follow-up/companion piece to their most recent album, The Blackest Beautiful.

Renditions will reportedly feature guest appearances from other notable bands. Letlive. has already released a re-imagining of their song "27 Club" featuring Every Time I Die vocalist Keith Buckley during the song's bridge.

To further add to the character of the upcoming release, Letlive. has invited fans to participate in creating the album. The band created a stark and simple website which claims that fans can be an active part of the release and can contribute in a variety of ways, from creating album art to singing on the tracks themselves, so long as they are selected after tagging themselves in show photos on Facebook.

"27 Club" featuring Keith Buckley: youtube.com/watch?v=7RS_g7Kwp7Q

Source for fan collaboration: youareletlive.com

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Band Page: Letlive.

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peartnoy
February 4th 2014

1152 Comments


Great concept!


ConcubinaryCode
February 4th 2014

2017 Comments


Lets see how they follow up the execution

ReAnimator
February 4th 2014

291 Comments


Article's like a week late but that's all right. Great idea, just hope it doesn't become a trend among lesser bands

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Spec
February 4th 2014

27046 Comments


Yeah it's late but who cares. Awesome idea.

titanslayer
February 4th 2014

1428 Comments


Release date?

Tuddywoop
February 4th 2014

12 Comments


i swear to god if daryl palumbo does guest vocs on this i will shit myself

ZippaThaRippa
February 4th 2014

2415 Comments


You can add as many guest musicians as you want and it still won't be a good album

Devastator
February 4th 2014

2443 Comments


Two of the most most spastic psychotic sounding vocalists in Jason and Keith? Yaaa!

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Rowan5215
February 4th 2014

24415 Comments


Hopefully they use this chance to do some better fucking production on the album

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Devastator
February 4th 2014

2443 Comments


Production does sound better but unfortunately Keith sounded to tame on this.

schoonda
February 4th 2014

100 Comments


I really wish they would release a remastered version of this, with better production, the current production makes it such a hard listen.

TooLateToGoBack
February 4th 2014

1747 Comments


The production was definitely improved with the Keith version, so hopefully the full album follows in the same vein.

ProjectFreak
February 4th 2014

1283 Comments


Both the fan-based and pro-based parts of the idea rule. I wish I had talent.

Also maybe it's just me but the production doesn't sound much better, if at all.

fromtheinside
February 4th 2014

17638 Comments


lol how bad was that last piece of bile tho

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fromtheinside
February 4th 2014

17638 Comments


even chan only 4d it

BigPleb
February 4th 2014

33771 Comments


Hopefully, Buckley will give this band a righteous kick up the arse.

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NonApplicable
February 4th 2014

1924 Comments


This is a cool idea and a decent way to adress the production issues on their last record. Im not sure if im into Buckly's substitution to the
song though. On first listen it came across as awakwardly phrased and devoid of the same enegy of the original section had. Could be that
im just so used to hearing that part as Butler's though.

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SaveYourBreath
February 4th 2014

172 Comments


Production's not even bad on the new album, it's just different and takes a while to get used to and people don't like different things if it's not pretentious.

I mean, I hated it first few listens, but I think it works great with their sound now.

Wasn't really a fan of Buckley's part on this though, hopefully some of the others will be better.

Rowan5215
February 4th 2014

24415 Comments


"people don't like different things if it's not pretentious."
yep Sputnik in a nutshell amirite?

tommygun
February 4th 2014

23463 Comments


idk about that

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Dolving999
February 4th 2014

1609 Comments


Better concept than Clear (and execution, hopefully).

thisisivy
February 4th 2014

112 Comments


Couldn't really get into this band.

Owantjaaaa
February 4th 2014

3191 Comments


is the production still shit?

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RivalSkoomaDealer
February 4th 2014

659 Comments


The song only sounds slightly better production-wise than Blackest Beautiful imo.

Won't be paying for this but i'll probably check it.

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Azn.
February 4th 2014

5554 Comments


the article's "late" because they just made the announcement that fans can participate like, yesterday, and that's the real meat of the news methinks

but yeah great idea from the band, shows love

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Azn.
February 4th 2014

5554 Comments


"You can add as many guest musicians as you want and it still won't be a good album"

true

good thing it's already a good album then

titanslayer
February 4th 2014

1428 Comments


Why compare this to clear?

Owantjaaaa
February 5th 2014

3191 Comments


fuck the awful auto tune is still there

botb
February 6th 2014

9517 Comments


I don't understand why you'd complain about auto tune. Most every band you hear clean singing has some kind of pitch correction on it. I think what you mean to say is you hate the way the cleans are produced.

BassDemon333
February 6th 2014

3347 Comments


Just got back from seeing these guys live tonight and wow they were amazing Jason is incredible live

Calc
February 6th 2014

11922 Comments


eww keith sounded weak. but that's prolly the production

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Azn.
February 6th 2014

5554 Comments


yeah I thought keith wasn't good on this, but the song in general sounded more powerful

Owantjaaaa
February 6th 2014

3191 Comments


Keith is a very personal writer, so I understand he's not as good when he isn't performing his own material

swordsforhands
February 6th 2014

388 Comments


I think I liked this better than the original 27 Club. Neat idea, too.

atrink
Contributing Reviewer
February 15th 2014

2809 Comments


That fan inclusion thing seems pretty sweet. I'm seeing them tomorrow in La Crosse, Wi.. Let's see if I can get in a picture lol

Azn.
February 15th 2014

5554 Comments


go for it man, it'd be cool for a sputnik member (a contributor nonetheless) to get in on something like this

SnakeDelilah
February 15th 2014

5270 Comments


inb4 hep kat tears them a new one

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immortalizepain
April 29th 2014

377 Comments


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2HBRzdW4iw

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