Albert Hammond Jr. @ First Unitarian Church 3/30

Albert Hammond Jr. @ First Unitarian Church 3/30

It was my first time going to the church. I followed the stairs down to a linoleum-tiled basement where it looked like bingo games or support group sessions might be held. But that night, it held a mass of underground rock fans in denim jackets, ripped jeans, and more than a few Strokes T-shirts. There … Continue reading “Albert Hammond Jr. @ First Unitarian Church 3/30”

Album Review: TwentyTwo in Blue by Sunflower Bean

Album Review: TwentyTwo in Blue by Sunflower Bean

Sunflower Bean’s sophomore album, Twentytwo In Blue, released on Mom+Pop records, is a psychedelic reflection on the troubled politics of the last couple of years, and seeks to find strength through rebellion. The album moves from song to song like one looking through an old record collection, shifting in tone and sound with each track. … Continue reading “Album Review: TwentyTwo in Blue by Sunflower Bean”

Wild Child Album Preview: Expectations

Wild Child Album Preview: Expectations

Austin-based band Wild Child announced tour dates for their forthcoming album, Expectations. The group, led by Alexander Beggins and Kelsey Wilson, are known for their unique and modern take on folk-rock. Their 2015 LP, Fools, featured songs like “Meadows” and “Reno” that undulated between soft acoustic sounds and louder percussion paired with distorted vocals. In a manner … Continue reading “Wild Child Album Preview: Expectations”

Frank Ocean Announces New Album

Frank Ocean Announces New Album

Frank Ocean, the idiosyncratic grammy-winning singer-songwriter, may be the most mysterious enigma in the contemporary music scene. After the success of Ocean’s major label debut channel ORANGE, the next four years were spent relatively quiet. Within 2 days in 2016; Ocean dropped the visual album Endless, fulfilling his recording contract with record label giant Def … Continue reading “Frank Ocean Announces New Album”

Jay-Z Takes Over Wells Fargo Center

Jay-Z Takes Over Wells Fargo Center

It’s the year of the H.O.V.A! Jay-Z is bringing his North American tour to Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center Friday, December 1st. Before the ‘4:44’ show hits our city, be sure to check out Jay-Z’s new Grammy-nominated album that has been receiving more than it’s fair share of positive reviews. This tour is the first of … Continue reading “Jay-Z Takes Over Wells Fargo Center”