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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, ...

Death By Unga Bunga at Underground Arts

Punk rockers Death By Unga Bunga from Norway came through Underground Arts in Philly last month. Supporting Stiff Little Fingers, DBUB has been touring the US for all of September, making their way from California to New York. DBUB have a great sound for a live show, where the energy of an underground punk show ...

INTERVIEW: Molly Rankin from Alvvays

A few weeks back, Toronto dream pop band Alvvays dropped Antisocialites, their highly anticipated follow-up to their acclaimed self-titled debut. In addition to being one of the best albums of the year, the album marks a bit of an evolution in the band’s sound. Their debut, a beautiful collection of dreamy lo-fi pop songs, was ...

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile Performing at the Tower Theatre, November 3rd, 2017

This November 3rd, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile will be performing at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby accompanied by Jen Cloher, as part of their North American Tour. Philadelphia-native Kurt Vile and Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett are releasing their collaborative album Lotta Sea Lice on October 13th, on Matador Records. Two singles from the highly ...

Broken Social Scene at the Fillmore

On Tuesday, Broken Social Scene played the Fillmore with opening act Frightened Rabbit on the Hug of Thunder tour. After a strong performance of bass-heavy Scottish rock, lead singer of Frightened Rabbit, Scott Hutchison, threw his guitar pick into the crowd, starting the audience interaction that would highlight the night. The members of Broken Social ...

Single Review: Over Everything

After Courtney Barnett’s smashing success with her 2015 debut album Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit, a record where her clear voice, endearing Australian accent and clever turns of phrase made her an immediate music festival and all-around indie darling, what more natural next move than to join forces with a ...

Broken Social Scene Coming to The Fillmore 10/3

On Tuesday, October 3, Broken Social Scene will be at the Fillmore on tour for their latest album Hug of Thunder. This is their first new music after a 7-year hiatus, and features performances by all 15 of the original band members, including Feist, Kevin Drew, and Emily Haines. Hug of Thunder rumbles with distorted guitar chords and ...

The Allah-Las Concert Review

The show opens to a typical indie beach-rock crowd: a sea of head bobbers punctuated by the occasional gregarious adolescent who needs to spell his band’s name twice (the second ‘j’ is silent) before you understand it.  The opening act, an Australian group called The Babe Rainbow, saunters into view amid halfhearted applause which dwindles ...

Album Review: Hitchhiker

Being a classic rock fan, I sometimes have these nostalgic pity parties for myself, as we all do every now and then, where I think about how sad it is that a lot of the artists I love will never have any more new material, or if they do, it’s often evolved from its previous ...