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Watch part 1 (of 5) of The Wooden Sky’s “Grace On A Hill” video series

The Wooden Sky have released the first video of a 5-part live performance series titled “Grace On A Hill.” Directed by Scott Cudmore, the videos were shot at the Grace On the Hill Church in Toronto. The first video, which you can watch below, features the band performing “Bald, Naked and Red,” from their new […]

Video: Plants and Animals – “Lightshow”

Below, check out Plants and Animals‘ new video for “Lightshow,” produced by Doug Karr and directed by Mitchell Hart. The song is off of the band’s new album The End of That yesterday, which was released yesterday; you can buy it here. Plants and Animals will play at Kung Fu Necktie on Thursday, April 5th. […]

The Drums announce tour dates, playing Union Transfer

The Drums have announced a North American Spring tour in support of last year’s sophomore full-length, Portamento. The tour starts on the east coast, with shows in D.C., New York, Philly and Boston before heading into Canada. The Philly date is April 23rd at Union Transfer and tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, March […]

Hear two new songs by Jason Myles Goss (playing World Cafe Live next week)

Brooklyn singer-songwriter Jason Myles Goss has completed his fourth full-length album, Radio Dial, which he will release on June 17th. Goss recently shared two new (and very good) tracks from the album on his Bandcamp page, which you can stream below. The new album was self-produced, with engineering by Myles Turney at Vanity Sound in […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Leap Day)

Check out the Philadelphia Concert Calendar for more upcoming shows. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 – Awake At Last, Killshot, & more @ The Grape Room – 8:00/$5/21+ – Chiddy Bang @ North Star Bar – 7:00/SOLD OUT/21+ – Chris Oatts & His Band @ Chris’ Jazz Cafe – 10:00/$10 – Closing Night @ Trtione – […]

Interview: AJ Jackson of Saint Motel

Los Angeles’ Saint Motel will be playing at Kung Fu Necktie this Saturday, a show that we are co-presenting with Y-Not Radio. (Win tickets here.) We caught up with the band’s frontman AJ Jackson via email. Check out what he had to say below.

Ticket (+ T-shirt, LP, & CD) Giveaway: Anti-Flag @ The Barbary

Pittsburgh punk-rockers Anti-Flag will be playing at The Barbary next Tuesday (March 6th), and we’ve got a big package to giveaway. In addition to a pair of tickets to the show, the winner of this giveaway will also receive an Anti-Flag t-shirt, and a CD+LP copy of their new album The General Strike (due out […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Tuesday, February 28)

Some good stuff going on this evening. Grandchildren will be kicking off their tour tonight at Johnny Brenda’s, with some new songs in tow! Over at World Cafe Live, Ali Wadsworth, Kate Foust (of Lady), Ron Gallo, The Lawsuits, and more will be paying tribute to the “Queens of Soul” (Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Janis […]

Album Review: The Wooden Sky – Every Child a Daughter, Every Moon a Sun

“What began as a simple collection of 9 songs quickly ballooned into an 18-song opus; 13 songs ended up making the record. It did come dangerously close to being a double album,” explains Gavin Gardiner, the lead singer of The Wooden Sky. When you listen through their new 52-minute album Every Child a Daughter, Every […]

Jukebox the Ghost announce new album Safe Travels

Jukebox the Ghost have announced details for their third and newest full-length album, titled Safe Travels. Produced by Dan Romer (He Is We, Ingrid Michaelson), the album will be released on June 12th via Yep Roc Records, following up 20120’s Everything Under the Sun. Pre-order info, album art, and new tour dates are soon to […]

Childish Gambino extends Camp tour, playing Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing

Camp Gambino will be in session this Spring, and will now extend through the beginning of the summer. Rapper Childish Gambino has added a small amount of U.S. tour dates in June surrounding his appearance at Bonnaroo. Gambino’s tour behind last year’s album Camp will begin on March 16th in Atlanta, with 22 dates scheduled […]

Destroyer announce Spring tour dates, playing Union Transfer

Dan Bejar’s Destroyer will head out on tour later this Spring (and into the early days of summer), continuing to support last year’s acclaimed album Kaputt. Bejar and co. played at the First Unitarian Church last April and will return to Philly on June 17th to play the much larger Union Transfer. Tickets will go […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Monday, February 27)

Check out the Philadelphia Concert Calendar for more upcoming shows. Monday, February 27, 2012 – Dirk Quinn Band @ Chris’ Jazz Cafe – 8:00/$10 – Fat History Month, Dust From 1000 Years, On the Water @ Green Line Cafe – 7:00 – Guns N’ Roses, w/The Last Vegas @ Electric Factory – 10:00/$79.50 – Otto […]

Stream Delta Spirit’s new self-titled album

Stop what you are doing. Click here. Then click “Click to listen to Delta Spirit’s album ‘Delta Spirit’” and spend the next 43 minutes in bliss. Delta Spirit’s third and newest album, Delta Spirit, will be released on March 13th via Rounder Records and is a step in a more energetic direction. It should also […]

Just announced: Maps & Atlases playing Union Transfer in May (new album on the way)

R5 Productions has just announced that Maps & Atlases will be playing at Union Transfer on May 22nd in support of their new album, Beware and Be Grateful, due out on April 17th via Barsuk Records. The album is their second full-length, following up on their 2010 debut LP Perch Patchwork. The Chicago-based quartet will […]

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