Manchester Orchestra (and more) at the TLA 5/14

Setting: Coming straight from a successful Radio 104.5 Block Party (review here), needless to say I was already a little exhausted. I needed a quick energy boost so I could make it through this show, which I had just found out that there were three openers instead of two. Solution? Soda and french fries. : )

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LAUNCH – Friday 4/22

Not only was this my first time attending LAUNCH, but it was my first time stepping foot in Lancaster. I didn’t really know what to expect, given that I had actually never heard of this conference before signing up to help with the Tri State Indie coverage. The convention center (host to the main stage,

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Callers (and Secret Mountains) open for Wye Oak at Johnny Brenda’s 4/15

So, I get to Johnny Brenda’s (in Philadelphia) when doors are supposed to open, at 8PM, and they’re still not open. I look at the piece of paper taped on the door, and it says that the show doesn’t start until 9:30, instead of 9, like it said online. What the heck? I was already

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Kingsfoil at RAW Showcase in Philadelphia 4/7

Let me start off by saying that I’ve never gotten so dressed up for a show. Must say a lot about how much I like said band…I mean, tights AND mascara? Yeah, that almost never happens. Anyway, I did feel pretty special walking up to the G Lounge to find ropes and a red carpet.

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Find Vienna – “Heartstrings” Video

“Heartstrings,” produced by Dustin Burnett, is Find Vienna’s latest song, which should be on their next album (currently a work in progress). It really showcases what these guys are all about, as well as their talent, of course. They have a unique sound going for them. Try not to get pulled in by Patrick’s smooth vocals,

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