Last Thursday night, Cold Fronts made a return to their hometown for a tour stop with California-based Mt. Eddy and Australian duo Hockey Dad. Though Hockey Dad is the tour’s headliner, each band gave a performance worthy of being the main act. Playing in the middle of the lineup, Cold Fronts fed off the energy … Continue reading “Cold Fronts Bring the Heat to Everybody Hits”
Last weekend, tens of thousands of people gathered in West Hollywood Park to witness the biggest LA Pride festival yet. Thanks to headliner Kehlani, the first night of the event sold out for the first time in history. Despite a few mishaps, including overselling tickets and sound problems on the main stage, the show still … Continue reading “LA Pride Festival 2018 Recap”
When I first started listening to 5 Seconds of Summer in 2012, they only had 2 EPs out (Somewhere New and Unplugged), and about 12,000 Twitter followers. I fell in love with their cover of “Jasey Rae” by All Time Low, and fell down the fangirl spiral pretty quickly. The baby-faced 16-18 year-olds were soon … Continue reading “Album Review: “Youngblood” by 5 Seconds of Summer”
Check out our favorite tracks from the last month.
Katie Bennett, who has been releasing music under the name Free Cake For Every Creature since 2012, released a lead single off her upcoming album “the bluest star” this past Thursday, and announced a tour for August, which will be coming through Everybody Hits 8/3. The single, “around you,” is inspired by Sarah Gerard’s essay … Continue reading “Free Cake For Every Creature Release Single “around you” and Announce New Album “the bluest star””
Nestled between the Velvet Underground’s impressive debut The Velvet Underground & Nico and their eponymous third album The Velvet Underground is the comparably overlooked LP, White Light/White Heat. Running just over 40 minutes in length, this 6-track album is the last of the group’s work with John Cale, a masterful multi-instrumentalist and founding member of … Continue reading “Sophie’s Selections: Unwrapping “The Gift””
Check out our favorite tunes from April.
Philadelphia-based punk band Beach Slang is making a return to their hometown with a show at Underground Arts on July 14 – only this time, they’ll be coming home as Quiet Slang. The new moniker is part of front man James Alex’s project to return to the acoustic roots of their characteristically rock sound. He’s … Continue reading “[Postponed] Beach Slang (Quiet Slang) to Perform on 7/14”
It was a sweaty Tuesday night with a orange purple sunset fading in the sky above the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art. Varsity, Jelani Sei, and Boosegumps rocked what was both an intimate and lively concert at a venue in the historic Finney and Sons building, where tombstones used to be showcased for mausoleums. Each … Continue reading “Varsity, Jelani Sei, and Boosegumps at PhilaMOCA”
The majority of the audience was made up of people in the age range of about 15 to 27. Just as Rainbow Kitten Surprise (RKS) is a mix of different genres, the crowd was a combination of edgier looks like ripped denim and glittery eye makeup with delicate spring tank tops or cardigans. The main … Continue reading “Rainbow Kitten Surprise at Union Transfer”