Yves Tumor Brings Intrigue and Mystery To Philly

Yves Tumor Brings Intrigue and Mystery To Philly

Imagine sitting at the bottom of the deep end of a swimming pool. If you’ve ever dove down with outstretched fingers trying to touch the bottom, you’re probably familiar with the trampling sensation caused by the tension of the water. Now imagine that feeling surrounding you. The water holding back for the moment, but threatening … Continue reading “Yves Tumor Brings Intrigue and Mystery To Philly”

Concert Review: Lucy Dacus Dazzles in First Hometown Home Video Tour Date

Concert Review: Lucy Dacus Dazzles in First Hometown Home Video Tour Date

Last Wednesday, October 20th, 2021, Lucy Dacus and her Home Video Tour opened the first of two nights at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer to a roaring weeknight crowd. Following local opener Shamir, Dacus and her band brought their signature somber, folksy brand of indie rock for a 2-hour set. The audience hung on every enchanting note … Continue reading “Concert Review: Lucy Dacus Dazzles in First Hometown Home Video Tour Date”

Maggie Rogers Brings Catharsis to The Fillmore in a Sold-Out Show

Maggie Rogers Brings Catharsis to The Fillmore in a Sold-Out Show

I always joke that I spend all of my money on concert tickets. From time to time, I question whether it’s even worth it. After all, what’s the point of standing in a room of sweaty strangers, craning your neck to get a glimpse of the performer(s), and blowing out your ears drums. Then, I … Continue reading “Maggie Rogers Brings Catharsis to The Fillmore in a Sold-Out Show”

Ravi Coltrane Manages Duality With Style at Chris’ Jazz Cafe

Ravi Coltrane Manages Duality With Style at Chris’ Jazz Cafe

It was a hard week. The intense mental stress that often comes with the territory of being a college student left me in a state of both wanderlust and homesickness on the eve of spring break. I needed to escape, to run away to a place both familiar and unknown, to re-find a comfort in … Continue reading “Ravi Coltrane Manages Duality With Style at Chris’ Jazz Cafe”

Astrid S @ The Troubadour 5/17

Astrid S @ The Troubadour 5/17

Norwegian pop princess Astrid S played a short, yet fantastic set to a sold-out crowd at the Troubadour in Los Angeles last night. Despite the fact that it was her first show in Los Angeles, and only her second in the US, fans were singing along throughout the set and constantly demonstrating their admiration. Astrid was overwhelmed … Continue reading “Astrid S @ The Troubadour 5/17”

Live Review: Fyfe at Omeara

Live Review: Fyfe at Omeara

Fyfe performed a sold-out show at Omeara in London last night. The show followed a November cancellation which reassigned all tickets to last night’s gig. Fyfe brings together a range of styles, with the main unifying trait of his latest album Control (2015) being satisfyingly synchronized percussive backdrops. His supporting vocalist covered the solo in “Belong” (originally … Continue reading “Live Review: Fyfe at Omeara”

Camp Candle @ Boot & Saddle (10/19)

Camp Candle @ Boot & Saddle (10/19)

An airy ambiance crafted by dim lights, muffled laughter and hints of cheap but decent beer greets me as I enter Boot & Saddle. Casually stationed in the back amongst friends, Briana “Hetepsa” Mills and Mark “Nu Ra” Cave embody serenity; any signs of nervousness concerning their show are either absent or hidden underneath the … Continue reading “Camp Candle @ Boot & Saddle (10/19)”