Monthly Archives: November 2012

Recently added to the Concert Calendar


Every few days we’ll continue to update you on what’s been added to the XPN Concert Calendar powered by The Swollen Fox. Today’s update includes a last-minute Thurston Moore show, a Francis Dunnery show on NYE, a benefit for Shaking …

Video: The Babies – “Baby”


The Babies‘ Cassie Ramone takes to a karaoke machine in the band’s new video for “Baby,” directed by Timothy Fiore and available for your viewing pleasure below. The track comes from the band’s new LP, Our House on the Hill, …

Who’s playing tonight? (Thursday, November 29)


Neil Young & Crazy Horse @ Wells Fargo Center – 7:30/$53-$258

Jukebox the Ghost announce full tour dates & supporting acts, release new video


Two days ago, Jukebox the Ghost announced a March show at Union Transfer, part of a headlining tour that was yet to be revealed. Today, they announced the full tour schedule, along with supporting acts. They’ll get started on February …

Desaparecidos announce East Coast tour dates, playing Union Transfer in February


The recently-reunited Desaparecidos, Conor Oberst’s short-lived punk band in the early aughts, will be touring early next year and have scheduled a show at Union Transfer on Saturday, February 23rd. Tickets are $22 and will go on sale this Friday …

Unknown Mortal Orchestra releasing new album next year, announce tour (playing First Unitarian)


Unknown Mortal Orchestra will release their sophomore LP, II, on February 5th via Jagjaguwar and have announced an extensive U.S. tour in its support. After touring Australia and New Zealand into the new year, the band will play a few …

Of Montreal releasing album of old, unreleased songs via Kickstarter, hear two new songs


Last time we checked in on Of Montreal, they were releasing a rarities compilation album called Daughter of Cloud. Now, they’re running a Kickstarter campaign in an effort to complete a documentary about their band, and they’re offering a new …

Delta Rae and ZZ Ward announce co-headlining winter tour, playing the TLA in March


North Carolina’s Delta Rae and Abington, PA’s ZZ Ward are teaming up for a cross-country, co-headlining winter tour. Set to begin on January 30th in Colorado, the two bands (along with special guest Martin Harley) will play 17 shows together, …

Jamie Lidell releasing new album, tour dates (playing Union Transfer in April)


English R&B singer Jamie Lidell will release a new album, self-titled, on February 19th and has just announced a spring North American tour in its support. After touring Europe in the early part of March, Lidell will play in Los …

Video: Tanlines – “Not the Same” (playing Union Transfer this Saturday)


From their debut LP Mixed Emotions, check out Tanlines‘ self-directed new video for “Not the Same” below. They’ll be at Union Transfer this Saturday night; tickets are available here.

Stream The Lawsuits’ new EP Numbers and watch a new video


Today is release day for The Lawsuits‘ new EP Numbers, which is now streaming and can be purchased on Bandcamp. Along with the release is a premiere of a new video for “Ebony Rose,” the final track on the 6-song …

Give the gift of music on #GivingTuesday


It’s #GivingTuesday, a day created to encourage charitable giving after all the crazy deals of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you’re in the giving mood, we thought we’d let you know about a few music organizations you can help …

Song Premiere: Southwork – “Trapped”


Two years ago, from the ashes of Fat City Reprise and Distant Orange, seven musicians came together to form a band called Southwork. Led by singer-songwriter Mike Vivas, the group is now set to self-release their debut LP, Arise, on …

Video: Local Natives – “Breakers”


From their upcoming sophomore LP, Hummingbird (due out January 29th), check out the new video for “Breakers” by Local Natives below. Local Natives will play at Union Transfer on Thursday, April 4th. Tickets are available here.

Who’s playing tonight? (Tuesday, November 27)


New Jersey’s The Gaslight Anthem stop in Philly tonight for a sold out show in support of their new album Handwritten. The album, produced by Brendan O’Brien, is the band’s fourth, but first on Mercury Records. The show will certainly …