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Featured Track: Crooked Fingers – “Typhoon”

Eric Bachmann’s Crooked Fingers released Breaks in the Armor last year on Merge Records, his sixth Crooked Fingers record after releasing four with Archers of Loaf. Bachmann has been busy over the last two years with an Archers of Loaf reunion, but has also found time to release music and tour with his main project. […]

A Look Ahead: November Concert Preview

Hurricane Sandy has passed, Halloween is here, and a new month full of great concerts is almost underway. While November isn’t quite as overwhelming as October has been, it’s shaping up to be a very fun month of live music, starting immediately with a couple of great shows at Johnny Brenda’s.

Who’s playing tonight? (Halloween 2012)

Craig Finn is back for more of Philadelphia with a solo show tonight at Milkboy in support of his debut solo LP Clear Heart Full Eyes, which was released earlier this year. Finn can’t seem to get enough of The City of Brotherly Love, playing two solo shows back in March, then returning with The […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Tuesday, October 30)

Hurricane Sandy has blown past and most of SEPTA is back up and running, but some shows have already been cancelled for tonight (and tomorrow night). Some still remain on though, including our final Tuesday Tune-Out of the month before Jump Philly takes over the curating. The Bailey Hounds join us at PhilaMOCA for a […]

Hear Little Big League play a new song for Out of Town Films (playing JB’s in December)

Out of Town Films‘ newest session debuts a new song by Philly’s Little Big League, who will be opening for Strand of Oaks at Johnny Brenda’s on December 15th. Watch the video below and pick up a ticket for the show here.

Hot Water Music announce North American winter tour, playing Electric Factory in January

Florida post-hardcore outfit Hot Water Music released their first new album in eight years back in May and have just announced they’ll embark on their first headlining tour in eight years this January. The tour, in support of Exister, will commence on January 16th in Tampa, Florida and stop in Philadelphia on January 26th for […]

Just announced: The Lumineers headlining the Tower Theatre in Feb., win tix via Radio 104.5

Less than two months after The Lumineers open for Dave Matthews Band on December 22nd, they will return to the Philly area for their own headlining show at the Tower Theatre. Radio 104.5 has announced that the breakout Denver folk band will play in Upper Darby on Saturday, February 9th. Pre-sale tickets will be available […]

The Walkmen announce winter tour, playing Union Transfer in January

The Walkmen, who cancelled a show earlier this month at the Electric Factory, have announced a winter tour that will bring them to Philly on Friday, January 11th. This time, the show will be at Union Transfer and kicks off an 11-date tour. Father John Misty will join the band on 10 of those tour […]

Download: The Bailey Hounds – “Mother” (Danzig cover)

The Bailey Hounds are having a big Halloween this year. In addition to their Halloween-themed Tuesday Tune-Out at PhilaMOCA tomorrow night, they’re also celebrating 6 Days of Halloween with various releases. On Friday, they released a new t-shirt. Yesterday, it was a new Bailey Hounds print. On Saturday, the band released a cover of Danzig’s […]

Who’s playing tonight? (Monday, October 29)

As you can probably guess, there’s not much going on tonight. Hurricane Sandy is forcing many cancellations, including nearly all of tonight’s concert schedule. The xx, Heartless Bastards, Sean Hayes, Joshua Fakoff, and Cactus Truck have already been cancelled in Philly, with Bela Fleck’s show in Princeton also getting postponed. UPDATE: All of tonight’s shows […]

Concert cancellations and postponements due to Hurricane Sandy

Much like Irene last year, Hurricane Sandy is causing many concert venues, promoters and artists to cancel or postpone their scheduled shows. Many shows for tonight have already been cancelled, as well as one (so far) for tomorrow night. We’ll update the list below as cancellations come in. (C) is for cancelled, (P) is for […]

Featured Track: Shearwater – “You As You Were”

Shearwater opened up for Sharon Van Etten at Johnny Brenda’s this past February, just a few weeks beofre they released their 7th album (and Sub Pop debut) Animal Life. It was one of the best opening sets I’ve seen this year and I’ve been particularly obsessed with “You As You Were” ever since. Tomorrow night, […]

November Tuesday Tune-Out lineup, curated by Jump Philly, announced

The Swollen Fox’s month as curator for PhilaMOCA’s Tuesday Tune-Out series is almost over, which means it’s almost time for another guest curator to have some fun. November’s curator is Jump Philly Magazine and here’s the lineup they put together: November 6 – Chalk & The Beige Americans November 13 – The Astronauts November 20 […]

Stream The Coup’s new LP (playing Underground Arts on 12/7, Lushlife just added to bill)

Oakland-based hip hop group The Coup will release their sixth LP, Sorry to Bother You, next week and you can now stream it in advance via The A.V. Club. The politically-charged group will be playing live at Underground Arts on December 7th, a show that just added Philly’s Lushlife to its bill. Japanther will also […]

Who’s playing this weekend? (Oct. 26-28)

Friday, October 26 It’s the weekend before Halloween, which means there’s plenty of fun stuff to do while dressed up in some cheap or way-too-elaborate costume. Tonight, the best place to be is PhilaMOCA for The Deli’s Halloweeniversary Party, celebrating both the wicked holiday and the blog’s anniversary. They’ve put together a great lineup for […]

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