Monthly Archives: January 2012

Who’s playing tonight? (Tuesday, January 31)


See more upcoming shows with the Philadelphia Concert Calendar. – Brass Heaven, w/Mun, Close to Good @ The Blockley – 8 PM. FREE. 21+. – Burden, Ominous Black @ The Level Room – 9 PM. $6. 21+. – Cleared, Mind …

Feist announces U.S. Spring tour, playing at the Academy of Music in May


Feist will hit the road in the U.S. again this Spring in support of her latest album Metals. The tour will get started at Coachella before heading east. On May 8th, it will stop in Philadelphia to perform at the …

Stream Dr. Dog’s new album Be the Void and their free at noon performance


With a musical guest spot scheduled for Dr. Dog next week on TBS’ Conan (on February 8th), TeamCoco.com is now streaming the band’s new album Be the Void in full. The album will be released next Tuesday, February 7th. Last …

Ticket Giveaway: Theophilus London @ Johnny Brenda’s


Brooklyn up-and-coming rapper Theophilus London will be performing at Johnny Brenda’s next Tuesday, February 7th, and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away. Here are the rules: All entrants will be entered into a virtual hat and one …

Who’s playing tonight? (Monday, January 30)


- Bill Frisell’s Beautiful Dreamers @ World Cafe Live (Down) – 7:30 PM. $35. – Dave Burrell + Han Bennink @ Philadelphia Art Alliance – 8 PM. $15. – I Am Not the Universe, Little Bear @ North Star Bar …

Stream and download another new Bowerbirds track “In the Yard”


With their new album The Clearing due out on March 6th, North Carolina indie-folk outfit Bowerbirds have shared a second track from the album. We’ve already heard the album’s opening track “Tuck in the Darkness.” Now you can hear and …

Video: Nada Surf – “When I Was Young”


Below, check out the video for Nada Surf‘s “When I Was Young” from their newest album The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy, which is out now. They will play live at the Theatre of Living Arts on Monday, April 9th. …

Of Monsters and Men announce Spring tour, playing at the TLA


Iceland’s Of Monsters and Men are coming to America (and Canada) this Spring. The indie-folk six-piece has just announced a run of North American dates to follow their appearances at South By Southwest. The tour brings them to Philly’s TLA …

Review (+ setlist): Aimee Mann @ World Cafe Live


(Review by Darren White) — For the record: as a 21 year-old recent college graduate, I was easily the youngest person at World CafĂ© Live on Thursday night by a good seven years. But the amazing thing about live music …

Mogwai announce 2012 U.S. tour, reschedule Union Transfer show for June 12th


After postponing two U.S. tours in 2011, Mogwai will give it another shot here in 2012. Last April, they had to postpone a handful of U.S. shows, including a Philly show, due to problems getting into the country. After rescheduling …

Incubus, Cake, Angels & Airwaves to celebrate Radio 104.5′s 5th Birthday at Festival Pier


Philadelphia’s Radio 104.5 is celebrating their 5th birthday this year with a show at Festival Pier on Sunday, May 13th. To help celebrate, they’ve brought in Incubus to headline, along with Cake and Angels & Airwaves. More bands will be …

Stream the new Heartless Bastards album Arrow (playing at Union Transfer on 2/25)


Along with the new Sharon Van Etten album and Paul McCartney’s newest solo effort, NPR.org is now streaming Heartless Bastards‘ new album Arrow. It is the band’s fourth studio album, and their first on Partisan Records after leaving Fat Possum. …

Stream Sharon Van Etten’s new album Tramp (playing at Johnny Brenda’s on 2/10)


Sharon Van Etten will make her Jagjaguwar debut with Tramp, her third full-length album, on February 7th. Three days later, Van Etten will kick off the first leg of her North American tour with a sold out show right here …

Who’s playing tonight? (Sunday, January 29)


- Abigail Williams, w/Immolith, Angelcrust @ Kung Fu Necktie – 8 PM. $8. 21+. – Caveman, w/Tha Itis, The Bansai Bills @ The Blockley – 8 PM. $7. 21+. – Chris Lind @ World Cafe Live (Up) – 8 PM. …

Who’s playing tonight? (Saturday, January 28)


- Acoustic @ Warmdaddy’s – 7:30 & 10 PM. $15. – Ape School, Nightlands, w/Norwegian Arms @ Kung Fu Necktie – 8 PM. $10. 21+. – Bouyant Sea, Charmaines Names, Dirty Mountaintops @ Level Room – 9 PM. $6. 21+. …