For the third to last show of the Happy Camper Tour, rapper Hoodie Allen returned to Philadelphia, his second home, on March 20th to perform to a sold out crowd at the Electric Factory.
Day four of SXSW Music kept up the pacing of Thursday, with shows at various locations throughout the day. The Spotify House, Pandora Discovery Den, Fader Fort by Converse, and more hosted day parties with freebies and great music.
With their debut record, For Life, out on Warner Bros Records, a set of “I’m In Love With My Life” remixes by JR JR, Big Data, and Joywave, and an upcoming tour with Maroon 5, PHASES is soon to be an indie-rock force to be reckoned with.
For day three of SXSW Music, the Spotify House was again the place to be. With a lineup featuring Powers, Lapsley, St. Lucia, and CHVRCHES, lines were long and fans were excited.
On day two of SXSW Music, the schedule started to pick up. With tons of bands playing every hour at different venues, various sponsored venues hosted full lineups throughout the day. These sponsored venues were a concert-goer’s best shot at catching multiple bands without being stuck in long lines outside venues.
Yesterday marked the first day of the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. Together with the interactive conference and film festival, SXSW’s music showcases and speaker events complete the trifecta of South by Southwest, a premiere destination for discovery in tech, music, and film.
Greta Kline, aka the 21-year-old behind Frankie Cosmos, has announced a new album, Next Thing, out April 1 on Bayonet. Her single “Sinister” is now available online, and album pre-orders are available for purchase. They include a vinyl, zine, poster, lip balm and pin. WQHS got to talk to Greta this week about her music, song titles, and … Continue reading “Interview with Greta Kline of Frankie Cosmos”
Cherry Glazerr, a high-school-garage-born rock band from LA, opened for Best Coast and Wavves at Electric Factory last week. A band both ridiculous and unattainably cool with tracks such as “Grilled Cheese” (“grilled cheese, in my mouth”) and “Bloody Band Aid” (“I feel weird”), Cherry Glazerr brought personality and an eccentric punk-rock sound to the … Continue reading “Cherry Glazerr @ Electric Factory (2/17)”
Ones to Watch is a two year long program that seeks to promote up-and-coming musical artists from a variety of genres; this past Wednesday, on the 24th of February, the tour lived up to its name. Vinyl Theatre and Finish Ticket both delivered unforgettably passionate performances at the Foundry in Philadelphia.
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