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The Growlers Beach Goth Tour is Coming to Philadelphia this Week

The Los Angeles band The Growlers will be at Union Transfer this Thursday, September 20. This genre-blending group is part surf rock, garage rock, folk, country, and experimental psychedelia. But the meanderings of their sound are always anchored by lead singer Brooks Nielsen’s distinctively nasal vocals. This summer, they released their seventh album, Casual Acquaintances, […]

Interview with Hinds

Hinds never gives anything less than every ounce of energy they have. In the past few months alone, they released their second album I Don’t Run, played 16 shows at SXSW, toured with Albert Hammond Jr., and have sold out several shows on their European tour. In what is too often a male-dominated genre, this […]

Pilam BBQ XL Preview

On April 7, Pilam, a fraternity on Penn’s campus, will host the 40th anniversary of their annual spring BBQ – a day-long cookout featuring 12 hours of live music. If the promise of free food (with vegan options) isn’t already enticing enough, over 17 bands representing a wide range of music genres will perform throughout […]

A Chat with Nate Banks of Arlie

Arlie was born in Nashville. While making music on his own at Vanderbilt College, singer and guitarist Nate Banks met Carson Lystad (guitar), Jason Antwi (bass/vocals), and Adam Lochemes (drums). Since the band’s formation, they’ve been busy in the Nashville area, while featured spots on Spotify-curated playlists grew their presence online. We spoke to Nate […]