October 29: This Day In Music History
Oct29

October 29: This Day In Music History

Why October 29 you may ask: Because I was born on this day? Maybe. Because we lost one of the greatest guitarists of all time 43 years ago, and the band he co-founded, The Allman Brothers Band, finished off their career at nearly 1:30 am this morning at The Beacon Theatre? Yes, today marks the 43rd anniversary of the passing of Duane Allman, who just at the age of 24, merely two years after forming the ABB, died in a motorcycle...

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First Aid Kit releases new video ‘Stay Gold’
Oct28

First Aid Kit releases new video ‘Stay Gold’

The Swedish sister’s Klara and Johanna Söderberg of the band First Aid Kit are back at it again with their third album ‘Stay Gold,’ which was released back in June of this year. The sister’s first album was released back in 2010, ‘The Big Black and Blue,’ and their second album, ‘The Lion’s Roar,’ back in 2012. Stay Gold is their first album under Columbia Records, and has already...

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[Recap] San Fermin & Courtney Barnett at Union Transfer: opposites attract.
Oct28

[Recap] San Fermin & Courtney Barnett at Union Transfer: opposites attract.

Last Monday night Union Transfer was bustling and crowded as if it was a weekend show. San Fermin and Courtney Barnett teamed up to bring a unique show. Courtney Barnett & San Fermin each have a unique style. They could not be more opposite of each other. Although…each band complimented each other perfectly San Fermin started off the night with a beautiful set. The eight piece band scattered a moodly lit stage filled with randomly...

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Jessica Hernandez and The Delta’s bring their funk to hipster Brooklyn
Oct27

Jessica Hernandez and The Delta’s bring their funk to hipster Brooklyn

Jessica Hernandez Jessica Hernandez and The Deltas put on a great show this past Sunday night at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The venue was full of hipsters discussing their love for Jessica and how fast they’ve gathered new fans. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, the band formed in 2009 with a mixed sound of reggae, jazz, and a touch of rockabilly. Jessica’s stage presence can catch any music lover from the start. Her...

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Review: Sonic Highways – Episode 1 “Chicago”
Oct27

Review: Sonic Highways – Episode 1 “Chicago”

For the Foo Fighters eighth studio album, entitled “Sonic Highways”, the band traveled to eight different cities to record a track in each. While there singer Dave Grohl sat down with musicians and producers that call that city their home and discussed their influences on the music scene. The whole process was documented (directed by Grohl) for an eight part mini series for HBO airing Friday nights. In the premiere episode...

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[Recap] A Golden Ticket to Discordia: Primus and the Chocolate Factory
Oct24

[Recap] A Golden Ticket to Discordia: Primus and the Chocolate Factory

Tower Theater October 22, 2014 Photography by Steven Philips, Story by Kathleen Orlando On Wednesday night, Primus kicked off their “Chocolate Factory” tour with a surprisingly punctual show at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby. The Chocolate Factory is the first album created with the original band members in 20 years, and, as the name suggests, is a Wonka-themed album reduxing the soundtrack of the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder. In...

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