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Dream Wife at Elsewhere in Brooklyn

Impeccable rockers Dream Wife from Brighton, UK made their way to Elsewhere in Brooklyn last week for a sweaty show hosted by DIY Magazine. Their self-titled album is out now, featuring standout tracks “Somebody”, “Fire”, “Let’s Make Out”, and “F.U.U.”. Check it out for a healthy dose of art-rock powered by electric guitars, flirty vocals, […]

FRESH MUSIC: Polyplastic

Polyplastic, the duo of singer/guitarist Charlie Ellis and bassist Emily Ibarra, are a band from LA with big things planned for 2018. WQHS spent some time chatting with Charlie and Emily prior to their show at the Trocadero supporting Wolf Alice. WQHS: So you actually spent some time living in Philly, right? What were you […]

Interview with White Reaper’s Tony Esposito

This Monday, garage-rockers White Reaper are playing the Foundry, upstairs at the Fillmore in Philadelphia. The band’s latest album, The World’s Best American Band, sees the band evolving beyond their basement-sized sound into something ready for a bigger stage. WQHS chatted with lead singer and guitarist Tony Esposito in advance of their performance. The following […]


Hey Philly! Two shows coming up you don’t want to miss: Walter TV @ Space 1026 on 10/24 Walter TV, the former of band of Mac DeMarco, just dropped their latest album Carpe Diem last month via Sinderlyn. The indie rock band is Pierce McGarry on vocals/guitar, Joe McMurray on drums, and Simon Ankenman on bass. Northern Transmissions said, “On their third […]

Middle Kids at Johnny Brenda’s

On Aussie indie-trio’s “Edge of Town”, a lead guitar dutifully plays a single note repeatedly, distorted to be gently fuzzy to add texture over the smooth slide guitar melody that falls and climbs across thirds. Lead singer Hannah Joy sings the same melodic line over and over, but with new lyrics each time. Add a […]

Har Mar Superstar at Union Transfer

Har Mar Superstar and his band took the stage last week at Union Transfer dressed in La Croix Pamplemousse inspired t-shirts advertising his latest EP, Personal Boy. Sean Tillman (aka Har Mar Superstar) led the crowd through a set of disco-rock, his dance moves becoming increasingly bold and his clothes coming off as the set […]

The Meadows 2017: Who to Catch

Next weekend, the Meadows takes over Citi Field in Queens, NY. Here are the acts you can’t miss: Friday Run the Jewels- This duo’s high energy beats make for the perfect festival set. Two Door Cinema Club- Everyone’s favorite indie-rock band! Come see Alex Trimble’s recently shaved head! Marian Hill- This electronic funk duo is […]

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