Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Raveonettes announce tour, will kick it off in Philly


The Raveonettes have announced a tour in support of their upcoming release of their 5th studio album, Raven in the Grave. The tour will kick off in Philly on March 30th at the TLA and will come to a stop …

Pinback is coming to Philly


While we wait for news about their long-overdue new album, we no longer have to wonder when Pinback will be making their way into Philly for another show. R5 Productions has announced that Pinback will play the Starlight Ballroom on …

Fleet Foxes announce new album, tour, debut new song


Details for Fleet Foxes’ sophomore LP have finally been released. The follow up to their critically acclaimed self-titled debut will be called Helplessness Blues and is due out on May 3rd. To support the new album, they’ll head out on …

Shows of the Week (January 31-February 6)


Friday – Girl Talk with Penguin Prison @ Electric Factory – SOLD OUT Greg Gillis will bring his laptop and other party goodies to the Electric Factory this Friday for a sold out show that is sure to be a …

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Umphrey’s McGee played the Electric Factory (setlist, videos)


Below, check out a decent video of Umphrey’s McGee playing “The Bottom Half” last night at the Electric Factory, followed by a not-so-decent video of the band covering “Bombtrack” by Rage Against the Machine. JaJunk > Booth Love > The …

The Dismemberment Plan played the Starlight Ballroom (videos, setlist)


The Dismemberment Plan @ Starlight Ballroom – January 27, 2011 01 A Life of Possibilities 02 Ellen and Ben 03 If I Don’t Write 04 Spider in the Snow 05 Rusty 06 Memory Machine 07 What Do You Want Me …

Friendly Fires title new album, playing Philly in May


Friendly Fires will release their sophomore album sometime this Spring, and have just announced that it will be called Pala. The follow up to their 2008 self-titled debut is, reportedly, named after the fictional island where Aldous Huxley’s Island takes …

The Radiators announce Farewell tour (playing The Troc)


A couple of months ago, the New Orleans jam band The Radiators announced that they would be bringing their 33-year career to an end in 2011. The band has since mapped out an extensive “Last Round Up” Farewell tour. They …

Joe Pug Announces tour with Strand of Oaks (playing JB’s)


Joe Pug has booked an extensive North American Spring Tour that will see him hit Philly’s Johnny Brenda’s on April 14th (a Thursday). The tour starts on March 31st in Austin, TX before working it’s way to the east coast …

Stream: New Cut Copy “Need You Now”


Cut Copy – Need You Now by cutcopymusic

Video: Robert Plant at the Tower Theatre last night


Check out Plant and his Band of Joy playing Zeppelin classic “Ramble On” below, courtesy of rdreher729.

O’Death releasing new album, touring with Grandchildren


Brooklyn’s O’Death have announced a Spring North American tour that will support their yet-to-be-titled new album. After a March 12th date in Denton, TX and a SXSW date 5 days later, the band will play 25 shows in 27 days, …

Video: Lissie covers Kid Cudi @ First Unitarian Church


Below, check out Lissie covering Kid Cudi’s “Pursuit of Happiness” at the First Unitarian Church Sanctuary last night, courtesy of HailHailRockNRoll.

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February 9 – Kuf Knotz presents The Boombox Collective with Swift Technique @ World Cafe Live – FREE March 12 – Mantis Metal Madness @ The Trocadero – $22.70 (after fees) – ON SALE: 1/28 at 12 PM March 13 …