The Bad Doctors begin tour with show in Philly 8/22
Aug22

The Bad Doctors begin tour with show in Philly 8/22

Have you heard Philly’s The Bad Doctors? We’ll pay attention. This trio is currently recording with Jeff Zeigler (The War On Drugs) and have an upcoming tour that kicks off tonight right here in Philly with a show at The Pharmacy. If you like, The Smith, The cure, early REM, The Psychedelic Furs; you’ll probably dig this band.  Their bandcamp can be found here. Take a listen. http://baddoctors.bandcamp.com/ If in...

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[Coverage] The Allman Brothers ‘Peach Fest 2014′
Aug22

[Coverage] The Allman Brothers ‘Peach Fest 2014′

Photos by Steven Philips, ststeven.com, Words by Lucy Pepper The predicted rain stayed at bay and the music delivered at The Peach Music Festival over the weekend. Set on top of Montage Mountain, the venue provided a full amphitheater, a small stage near the amphitheater for a more intimate music experience, and a stage within a waterpark. Even though camping sold out which may have been an annoyance for some, I personally did not...

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You Know What The Folk It Is: It’s The 53rd Philadelphia Folk Festival
Aug21

You Know What The Folk It Is: It’s The 53rd Philadelphia Folk Festival

You may have seen the headlines about the 45th Anniversary of Woodstock (Fri, Aug 15th – Sun Aug 17th, 1969) but did you know that the Philadelphia Folk Festival is a pioneer of happy, hippy festivals? It’s true. So much so that Bob Spitz, a celebrated biographer and journalist, acknowledges the wisdom of early Philadelphia Folk Festival organizers—from stage design to lighting and sound—in his new book “Barefoot in...

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Interview // Martin Garrix
Aug21

Interview // Martin Garrix

Interview by: Devin O’Toole, Photo by: Teresa McCullough We got a chance to sit down down with teenage, Dutch dance sensation Martin Garrix to get his thoughts on schooling, Le Oranj, and EDM in the USA. Devin:  As an 18 year old, what’s schooling been like for you? Martin: I just graduated. I didn’t finish high school, but I went to a special school for producers and musicians, a three year course for engineering,...

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Liberty Music Fest Starts tonight – Sunday @Finnegan’s Wake
Aug20

Liberty Music Fest Starts tonight – Sunday @Finnegan’s Wake

The third annual Liberty Music Fest (LMF) returns to Philadelphia on August 20th to August 24th. Organizers, DVT Entertainment and That Mag announced this year’s event will take place at Finnegan’s Wake on Spring Garden. All four floors will be utilized to present the biggest independent music festival yet in the Philadelphia area. Liberty Music Fest is expected to have more than 100 different performers this year. All genres of music...

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Sundresses and Sarah Blacker at Tellus 360
Aug20

Sundresses and Sarah Blacker at Tellus 360

Put away your spikes, chains, and Metallica t-shirts, this is sundress rock. Sarah Blacker, a Massachusetts native, will be gracing the stage at Tellus 360 stage on Saturday, August 23. What is “sundress rock? Well, Sarah was playing a show on a boat-cruise in Boston and a musician told her that her music was “Cambridge sundress rock” because her music is definitely rock n’ roll, but it’s lighter and freer—like a sundress.   Summer is...

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