Trampled by Turtles has occupied a unique space in the canon of American music for almost two decades. Their breakneck brand of Appalachian folk music has shot them to the top of the Bluegrass charts but has sheltered them from mainstream country audiences. Their native Duluth, Minnesota, has embraced them as hometown heroes but estranged […]
Single Review: Caroline Polachek is back with “Sunset”
When I was younger, I was really into EDM trap. A lot of the online culture was focused around unreleased songs that artists would play at live shows, and would get leaked one way or another. This was the only way I was involved, since I was too young to go to concerts. When one […]
Cherry Glazerr @ Electric Factory (2/17)
Cherry Glazerr, a high-school-garage-born rock band from LA, opened for Best Coast and Wavves at Electric Factory last week. A band both ridiculous and unattainably cool with tracks such as “Grilled Cheese” (“grilled cheese, in my mouth”) and “Bloody Band Aid” (“I feel weird”), Cherry Glazerr brought personality and an eccentric punk-rock sound to the […]
Ones to Watch: Vinyl Theatre and Finish Ticket
Ones to Watch is a two year long program that seeks to promote up-and-coming musical artists from a variety of genres; this past Wednesday, on the 24th of February, the tour lived up to its name. Vinyl Theatre and Finish Ticket both delivered unforgettably passionate performances at the Foundry in Philadelphia.
Tame Impala @ Union Transfer (11/8/12)
The room darkens, and six musicians slowly walk onto the stage. The crowd cheers as they hear an echoing “hello,” followed by a buildup of feedback. Suddenly the beat of “Be Above It” drops, and Tame Impala begins a show that no one in the crowd will ever forget.
Cults @ Johnny Brenda’s 3/26/11: Live Review and Interview (in a van)
Making the last-minute switch to headliner at Johnny Brenda’s on Saturday night, Cults took the stage after 11 pm and played a brief set (under thirty minutes) of the catchy, charmingly dark music that’s garnered them so much ‘buzz’ over the past year. Read on for our exclusive interview with Cults where they reveal how […]