Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Walkmen cancel Electric Factory show


The Walkmen have cancelled next week’s show at the Electric Factory. According to their Facebook: Hi everyone. We’re really sorry but we are going to have to cancel our show at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia on October 6th for …

A Look Ahead: October Concert Preview


It’s the last weekend of September, and while there are some great shows to see this weekend, it’s a good time to take a look ahead into next month. And one phrase comes to mind when taking a look at …

Who’s playing this weekend? (Sept. 28-30)


Check out the Philadelphia Concert Calendar for more info and a full list of upcoming shows. Friday, September 28 Touring behind their fifth and newest album, Infinity Overhead, Seattle’s Minus the Bear are back in Philly tonight. It’s their third …

Video: Alabama Shakes – “I Ain’t the Same”


Jane Pollard directs the new Alabama Shakes video for “I Ain’t the Same,” which was filmed at Ray Davies’ Konk Studios. The song is from the band’s acclaimed debut album Boys & Girls, which you can stream here. Watch the …

Review (+ setlist): David Byrne & St. Vincent @ Tower Theatre


Brass is back. Well, actually, it’s been back. You can probably thank Arcade Fire, or maybe Beirut, or whoever. No matter who’s responsible, horns are no longer relegated to jazz, funk and soul bands. It’s difficult to keep track of …

John Prine, Band of Horses, Field Report, Anais Mitchell, & more tickets on sale soon


Below is a full list of todays on-sales for upcoming Philly shows. Here’s a short list of the ones we’d suggest considering: Field Report (11/09, World Cafe Live), John Prine (11/16, Merriam Theater), Big Sam’s Funky Nation (12/02, The Blockley), …

Just announced: Out of Town Films presents Free Energy and Edison @ Johnny Brenda’s


Out of Town Films, a Philly-based collective that films artists performing in various places throughout the city, have announced their very first showcase. They’ll be presenting a show at Johnny Brenda’s on Wednesday, October 17th featuring local artists Free Energy …

Stream Mark Eitzel’s new solo album Don’t Be A Stranger


Mark Eitzel, frontman of American Music Club, is releasing a new solo album next week called Don’t Be A Stranger. The album, produced by Sheldon Gomberg, is streaming in full on demand at Paste Magazine. Eitzel is scheduled to play …

Stream Sun Airway’s new album Soft Fall


Yesterday, Sun Airway debuted a new song from their upcoming album Soft Fall, which will be released next week. Today, they debut the entire album by way of a free advance stream at MTV Hive. See Sun Airway live next …

Who’s playing tonight? (Thursday, September 27)


The big show of the night is without a doubt David Byrne & St. Vincent at the Tower Theatre. The new duo are touring behind their debut collaborative album Love This Giant, and it’s not crazy to think this will …

Free Download: TJ Kong & The Atomic Bomb – “Sweet Lorraine”


Today’s featured track comes from TJ Kong & The Atomic Bomb‘s new album Manufacturing Joy, yet another great addition to an impressive year of albums from local talent. The album came out yesterday and is streaming in full on Bandcamp, …

Hear a new Sun Airway song (playing Making Time next weekend)


From their upcoming album Soft Fall, check out “Black Noise” by Sun Airway below or over at Soundcloud. You can also listen to previously-released track “Close” here. The new album comes out next Tuesday, and the band will be playing …

Video: The Key Studio Sessions – Reef the Lost Cauze (playing The Troc Balcony next month)


Our friends over at The Key have been doing a great job for a long time producing The Key Studio Sessions, and their newest sessions introduce a partnership with Philadelphia Music Magazine. They’ve joined forces to produce new hip-hop studio …

Hear a new song by The Lawsuits via HotBox Session (playing tonight at Ferige’s, Tuesday Tune-Out on 10/23)


The Lawsuits have just debuted a pretty new tune called “The Workings of You,” which they recorded and filmed at HotBox Studios in South Philly. Check it out below and see them for free tonight at Fergie’s Pub. You can …

Video: The Wooden Sky – “I’m Your Man” (playing Kung Fu Necktie in November)


Here now is a new video for from The Wooden Sky for “I’m Your Man,” from their brilliant new album Every Child A Daughter, Every Moon A Sun. The Canadian folk-rockers recently played at the Philadelphia Folk Festival and will …