Bully in Philadelphia- First Unitarian Church, 11/14

Bully in Philadelphia- First Unitarian Church, 11/14

Bully, a rock band from Nashville, will be in Philadelphia on 11/14 at First Unitarian church. Bully’s sophomore album Losing is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated releases for Fall, with early reviews and critics raving about the record’s explosive power and sharp and powerful lyrics. It came out this month on Sub-Pop. Bully received near … Continue reading “Bully in Philadelphia- First Unitarian Church, 11/14”

Concert Etiquette From Your Grumpy Neighborhood Blogger

Concert Etiquette From Your Grumpy Neighborhood Blogger

Okay, so I go to a lot of concerts. I spend basically all my money on concerts (or food). Rock, hip hop, pop, rap, jazz, classical, world—it doesn’t matter. I’ve been to concerts in big groups; I’ve been by myself. I’ve been first row, last row, to big festivals and tiny venues. There’s something so … Continue reading “Concert Etiquette From Your Grumpy Neighborhood Blogger”

Mike’s Picks – Big Pop For Chameleon World

Mike’s Picks – Big Pop For Chameleon World

If you’re not careful (really, even if you are careful) this album will make you lose faith in your sense of reality …but in a sort of good way.   Jerry Paper, who describes himself as an ‘11th dimension musical entity’ who occasionally occupies the body of Lucas Nathan, is absolutely obsessed with the simulations … Continue reading “Mike’s Picks – Big Pop For Chameleon World”

Kali-Fornia Love: Kali Uchis W/ Phony Ppl at World Café Live 10/18/17

Kali-Fornia Love: Kali Uchis W/ Phony Ppl at World Café Live 10/18/17

  Kali Uchis played at West Philly’s own World Café Live, with a very impressive opener Phony Ppl, both bringing the chilliest of vibes on Wednesday night to a sold out show. Kali Uchis, born Karly Loaiza in Pereira, Columbia, is a singer, songwriter and producer who has been garnering more and more attention in … Continue reading “Kali-Fornia Love: Kali Uchis W/ Phony Ppl at World Café Live 10/18/17”

SHOWS COMING UP!

Hey Philly! Two shows coming up you don’t want to miss: Walter TV @ Space 1026 on 10/24 Walter TV, the former of band of Mac DeMarco, just dropped their latest album Carpe Diem last month via Sinderlyn. The indie rock band is Pierce McGarry on vocals/guitar, Joe McMurray on drums, and Simon Ankenman on bass. Northern Transmissions said, “On their third … Continue reading “SHOWS COMING UP!”

Single Review: “Medication” by Nick Murphy

Nick Murphy’s new single, “Medication,” opens with a series of heavy instrumentals that sound as if they were designed to accompany a slow-motion action movie scene, complete with billowing mushroom cloud and rugged action hero wiping ash from his brow.  It’s a startling opening, especially coming from an artist who, under his previous name of … Continue reading “Single Review: “Medication” by Nick Murphy”

Album Review: MASSEDUCTION by St. Vincent

Album Review: MASSEDUCTION by St. Vincent

Masseduction is Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent)’s fifth studio album and follow up to her 2014 critically acclaimed self-titled album. The album opener, “Hang on Me,” includes a repeating call to another to “hang on me/ ‘Cause you and me/ We’re not meant for this world.” It’s an interesting introduction to ideas Clark addresses later … Continue reading “Album Review: MASSEDUCTION by St. Vincent”

Interview with Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion of Cults

Interview with Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion of Cults

Last week, we interviewed Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion to discuss Offering, the latest offering from their band Cults. The two perform at Johnny Brenda’s this Saturday, October 14 in a show that will demonstrate their musical transition from the 2010 hit single “Go Outside” to the more spiritual sound of Offering. Throughout the interview, … Continue reading “Interview with Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion of Cults”