SXSW Music: Day Three Recap

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. Jean-Philip Grober, known as St. Lucia, transported a crowd of sweaty, tired fans, who had waited in lines up to two hours long, ...

SXSW Music: Day Two Recap

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. The Spotify House, a ...

SXSW Music: Day One Recap

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. During the day, the interactive trade show was held ...

Interview with Greta Kline of Frankie Cosmos

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 ...

Cherry Glazerr @ Electric Factory (2/17)

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 ...

Ones to Watch: Vinyl Theatre and Finish Ticket

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. The small, upstairs performance ...

Album Review: Foxygen

Find out what Yoel and Joe of ‘Songs That Are Good’ have to say about Foxygen’s second full-length album We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic. Yoel’s take: I love this album. This is despite the fact that in many ways it’s pretty derivative. “No Destruction” could easily have been on a later ...

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