Invisible Lines Make Philly Debut

This Thursday Jan 12th, Kearny, NJ band, Invisible Lines will play in the Philly area for the first time at The Grape Room in Manayunk. Invisible Lines are known for their suave looks and smooth hooks. This “post punk revival” team started out in 2007 and have been traveling up and down the northeast for over four years. Kearny, NJ is located just north of Newark, NJ and west of Hoboken. This four piece has has been...

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TSI covers APAP in NYC this weekend

APAP/NYC the annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference will take place in New York City.   Over the course of five days, those who attend connect with more then 3,500 people from around the globe, meet with artists and more then 370 exhibitors.  There will be more than 1,200 performance showcases produced at venues throughout New York City and over 50 workshops for professional development. TSI will be there...

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Deer Tick’s – John McCauley :”Christmas In A Chinese Restaurant” (R&G Sessions)

A Christmas ditty from one of our TSI fav’s – Deer Tick’s front man  -John McCauley. Some folks might have a xmas like this- drunk, arguing with the fam and eating alone …. watch the video below for “Christmas In A Chinese  Restaurant”  -courtesy of Rollo & Grady http://www.rollogrady.com [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/33140228[/vimeo] -courtesy of Rollo & Grady http://www.rollogrady.com Blake...

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Rachael Yamagata @ CMJ 2011

I was first introduced to Rachael Yamagata’s music back in 2005 while I was working for SonyBMG she was on the RCA label. Sony was working her first full-length album, Happenstance. I was instantly drawn to Rachael because of her confessional, bleeding-heart style of song writing. I’ve always been a fan of Fiona Apple, Tori Amos and PJ Harvey – she seemed to fit right in. Although, I’ve been a fan of Racheal’s...

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CMJ 2011 RECAP: Wednesday

For those of you who have never experienced CMJ, SXSW, or any other huge music conference, they are really had to put into words. So many bands spread across almost every venue in town – all playing at the same time – for about 14 hours a day. It is… crazy. The TSI Team always tries to put a plan in place for these type of conferences, but, once you are there, plans for the most part go out the window. Any plan you set is sure...

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