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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 some dumb reason. We’ll be back there soon to make it up. The band’s website […]

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 Philly’s October schedule on our Concert Calendar: holy shit. While September was a great month […]

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 consecutive fall stop at the Electric Factory, having played Highly Refined Pirates there last October […]

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 video below. Alabama Shakes will play at Electric Factory this Monday, October 1st. Tickets are […]

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 all the indie bands using a horn or two, which can sometimes be a bit […]

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), Anais Mitchell (12/06, Johnny Brenda’s), and Band of Horses (12/14, Electric Factory). Find more information […]

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 and Edison. Tickets are on sale now. Free Energy played a new song called “Hold […]

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 at North Star Bar on Thursday, December 6th. Tickets are available here.

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 Friday (Oct. 5) at Voyeur for Making Time’s $2 Bill Show. More info is available […]

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 be the first and last chance to ever see them play together in Philly. No […]

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, but you can download track 3, “Sweet Lorraine,” for free below. You can also grab […]

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 live at Voyeur for Making Time’s $2 Bill Show next Friday. More info is available […]

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 sessions spotlighting Philadelphia’s rising stars, starting last week with one featuring Ethel Cee. Today, they […]

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 also see them at PhilaMOCA on Tuesday, October 23rd as part of their Tuesday Tune-Out […]

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 play at Kung Fu Necktie on November 6th; tickets are available here.

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