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Song of the Day – Friday, October 29, 2010 “You’ll Be Bright” by Cloud Cult, from: Light Chasers (2010) In my excitement leading up to tonight’s Cloud Cult show in Brooklyn, today’s song of the day is a great song off of their great new record. Cloud Cult – You’ll Be Bright from Dan Huiting […]
Frightened Rabbit rolled into Philly’s Starlight Ballroom in support of their third studio album, The Winter of Mixed Drinks, released earlier this year. After The Phantom Band and Plants and Animals warmed up the sparse crowd, Frightened Rabbit came on to rousing applause from a crowd of some very loyal fans. Opening with their new […]
December 29 – Gogol Bordello @ Electric Factory – $37.40 (after fees) – On sale 10/29 at 12 p.m. March 2 – Cradle of Filth @ Trocadero – $35.70 (after fees) – On sale 10/30 at 12 p.m.
As excited I am to see Frightened Rabbit tonight, it is very unfortunate that I have to miss Cloud Cult’s show at the Troc. I had already bought my tickets for FR when Cloud Cult announced the show, so the decision was made for me, but it would’ve been tough had I needed to make […]
Tonight is going to be a good night, because tonight one of my current favorite bands rolls into town, Frightened Rabbit. They first caught my attention when I discovered their 2008 album The Midnight Organ Fight last summer (better late than never, right?). That album immediately became one of my favorites. They followed that with […]
For me, last night was the first concert of 5 in 5 days. What a way to kick it off. Local Natives played one of the best shows of the year last night at The Trocadero, rocking out for an hour and 10 minutes and covering all of their fantastic debut album, Gorilla Manor. I […]
October 29 – The Most Interesting Show in the World, hosted by Andrew W.K. @ World Cafe Live – FREE December 2 – Arc in Round, with Golden Ages and Post Post @ Johnny Brenda’s – $10 – 21+ December 22 – Cuddle Magic, with Oh! Pears and Alec Gross @ Johnny Brenda’s – $10 […]
Update: 10/28, 10:48 a.m.: Tickets for the Johnny Brenda’s show go on sale TOMORROW (10/29) at noon. Price is $13. Get them here. Original Post: 10/26, 2:09 p.m.: Tapes N Tapes have announced an extensive U.S. Winter tour in support of their upcoming third LP Outside. That tour rolls through Philly on February 5th at […]
Song of the Day – Thursday, October 28, 2010 “Swim Until You Can’t See Land” by Frightened Rabbit, from: The Winter of Mixed Drinks (2010) Seeing these guys tonight at Starlight Ballroom, be there.
This week, I took a listen to the new Steven Page solo album, his first since breaking up with Barenaked Ladies. It officially came out last week, but there wasn’t much else I was interested enough to listen to, so here’s my review and don’t forget to check back next week for my “second thoughts” […]
Earlier this month, Lissie’s show scheduled for October 21st at Johnny Brenda’s was postponed due to health reasons. The show has now been rescheduled and moved for January 26th at the First Unitarian Church Sanctuary. Tickets are $14. All tickets purchase for the JB’s show will be honored.
November 5 – CroMag, with Hands Tied, Cast Aside, Agitator and OutLast @ Broad Street Minsitry – $13 January 26 – Lissie, with Dylan Leblanc @ First Unitarian Sanctuary – $14 – NOTE: rescheduled show from 10/21 postponement, all previously-purchased tickets will be honored April 20 – Mogwai @ Starlight Ballroom – $20 – On […]
Update: Tickets for the Starlight Ballroom show go on sale Monday, November 8th at 12 p.m. Tickets can be found here and are $20. Original Post: Mogwai’s seventh studio album will be released by Sub Pop on February 15th and is called Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will. Starting in late January, they will […]
Tonight kicks off an amazing last 5 days for me: 5 concerts in 5 days. It begins tonight with Local Natives at the Trocadero, and ends Sunday night with Drink Up Buttercup at World Cafe Live. In between, I’ll see Frightened Rabbit @ Starlight Ballroom, Cloud Cult in Brooklyn, and Swift Technique at a block […]
As promised just a few mintues ago, here is the first “Friend of the Fox” review. As I wrote earlier, anyone is welcome to send in their reviews to be posted. The posts will go unedited and will not reflect my opinion on whatever subject, I merely seek to provide the medium for the review. […]