Mike’s Picks – Songs of Her’s

Silky, enchanting vocals laid over a curiously complex aggregation of instrumental melodies.   Overall this is a very reflective album, though there are a couple of breakaway songs that don’t place perfectly into the mood. It’s littered with longing choruses like: ‘Where did I go wrong?’, ‘You don’t know this guy’, and ‘I’ll try for ...

Pop Needs Tove Lo’s “Disco Tits”

Despite being a huge Tove Lo fan, I was prepared to hate “Disco Tits”. Why? Because what kind of a name is this? Who in the world names a good song “Disco Tits”? Tove Lo does. It’s with a huge smile on my face that I write that my assumptions about “Disco Tits” were completely ...

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 ...

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 ...

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