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Who’s playing tonight? (Saturday, June 30)

I Want To Go To There: Clark Park Music & Arts Festival (free!), Lewis & Clarke @ PhilaMOCA, Algernon Cadwallader @ Morgan’s Pier. Saturday, June 30, 2012 – Algernon Cadwallader, w/En Garde @ Morgan’s Pier – 6:30/Free/21+ – Allison Taylor, John Galla @ Tin Angel – 10:30/$10/21+ – Betty Iron Thumbs, w/Bedroom Problems, & more […]

Stream: Young Empires – “White Doves”

Earlier this year, we presented a show at Kung Fu Necktie with Saint Motel and Young Empires. Both bands put on great performances, and both will be back in Philly next month to play (separately) the same venue. Young Empires, an electro indie-rock band from Toronto, will be here sooner, so today we share with […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Friday, June 29)

I Want To Go To There: All-local bill @ PhilaMOCA, Jesse Malin @ Milkboy, Japandroids (sold out) @ Johnny Brenda’s. Friday, June 29, 2012 – Black Dirty, Ditto Demi, & more @ The Grape Room – 8:00/21+ – Charisa Dowd @ Warmdaddy’s – 7:30 & 10:00/$15 – Daniel Ryan Belski, Lion Versus, Adam & Dave’s […]

Bon Iver, Bloc Party, Jens Lekman, Old 97’s, Meek Mill, WHY?, & more tickets on sale today

We recommend: The shows in the title, and also The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. Check out the full list below and use our Philly Concert Calendar for more information and ticket links. Today at 10 A.M. 09/11 – Tribal Seeds @ World Cafe Live 09/15 – Bloc Party @ Tower Theatre 09/16 – Bon Iver […]

Dave Matthews Band premiere a new song (“Mercy”), debuted another last night in Camden (video, setlist)

Following yesterday’s announcement of their new album Away From the World, Dave Matthews Band have premiered a new song from the Steve Lillywhite-produced LP. “Mercy” is a quieter track than the only other one we’ve heard so far from the album (“Gaucho”). You can listen to it below, via YouTube. DMB finished up their 2-night […]

Postponed Childish Gambino show rescheduled for August 7th

Just a quick FYI that the Childish Gambino show at Great Plaza that was postponed due to weather last Friday has been rescheduled. Let’s hope the weather cooperates on Tuesday, August 7th. If you had already purchased tickets for the show last Friday, those tickets will be honored. If you hadn’t bought tickets, you can […]

Lyric video: Dispatch – “Circles Around the Sun”

“Circles Around the Sun” is the first single and title track for Dispatch‘s upcoming new album, which is due out on August 21st. Watch the new lyric video below. Next Philly show: Tuesday, October 9th @ Tower Theatre (with Good Old War and Parkington Sisters)

Download: Saintseneca – “Acid Rain”

Saintseneca is a folk band from Columbus, Ohio. “Acid Rain” is one-half of their latest LP, Last, which was released almost a year ago. They’ll be playing a show in Philly next month for Folkadelphia. Stream and download the song below, via bandcamp. Next Philly show: Wednesday, July 11th @ Historic St. George’s United Methodist […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Thursday, June 28)

I Want To Go To There: Norah Jones @ The Mann Center Thursday, June 28, 2012 – Ben Lupinacci @ Chris’ Jazz Cafe – 10:00/$10 – Bohannons, w/Maiden Creek Lodge, & more @ The Fire – 9:00/$7/21+ – Cold Blue Electric @ Triumph Brewing – 7:00/Free – David Nord Quartet @ Dawson Street Pub – […]

WHY? announce new album, EP, and tour dates (playing Union Transfer)

Alternative hip-hop and indie-rock group WHY? have announced two new releases and a late-summer U.S. tour. The first release will be an EP titled Sod in the Seed on August 14th. The second will be a yet-to-be-titled LP later in the fall. Listen to the title track from the new EP belwo. They’ll kick off […]

Dave Matthews Band announce new album, played in Camden last night (setlist), playing again tonight

Dave Matthews Band have announced the follow up to 2009’s Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King. On September 11th, the band will release Away From The World, their seventh LP and first with producer Steve Lillywhite since 1998’s Before These Crowded Streets. They are currently on tour in the U.S., having played last night at […]

Stream: Hop Along – “Young and Happy”

Philadelphia trio Hop Along released their debut LP Get Disowned last month, produced and engineered by Joe Reinhart (Algernon Cadwallader, 1994!) in “an inhabited warehouse in North Philadelphia” (the headroom). The album introduces a diverse band, packing folk, pop and punk into a fascinating 10-track album, led by front-woman Frances Quinlan’s intoxicating voice. At track […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Wednesday, June 27)

I Want to Go to There: Dave Matthews Band @ Susquehanna Bank Center (with The Head and the Heart), Fiona Apple @ Tower Theatre (w/Blake Mills), Hezekiah Jones @ Pastorius Park (free). Wednesday, June 27, 2012 – Dan Hanrahan & His Band @ Chris’ Jazz Cafe – 10:00/$10 – Dave Matthews Band, w/The Head and […]

Video: OCD Moosh & Twist – “Love Y’all”

Local hip-hop duo OCD: Moosh & Twist have released a new video for their latest track, “Love Y’all.” Directed by Hunter Lyon, much of the video was filmed at the duo’s performance at The Roots Picnic earlier this month (review & photos here). The track was produced by Big Jerm; watch the video below and […]

Download: Toy Soldiers – “Been Here All My Days”

Local quintet Toy Soldiers have been busy recording their new album with Bill Moriarty (Dr. Dog, Man Man, among many others), and they’ve recently released a preview track called “Been Here All My Days.” Following their Tell the Teller EP, it gives us another look into the polished and tight sound the band seems to […]

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