T Bone Burnett Brings to Life, “Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes”
Aug25

T Bone Burnett Brings to Life, “Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes”

Legendary producer T Bone Burnett has been hard at work on a collaborative projective alongside a talented cast of musicians including Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes, and Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Son’s, in which they’ve resurected handwritten lyrics from Bob Dylan’s 1967 Basement Tapes era for a 20 song LP, Lost On A...

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Weezer Having a “Perfect Situation” at Musikfest
Aug22

Weezer Having a “Perfect Situation” at Musikfest

Weezer proved to the crowd at Sands Steel Stage at MusikFest in Bethlehem that they only continue to get better. Kicking off the night with “My Name is Jonas” frontman Rivers Cuomo, bassist Scott Shriner, drummer Patrick Wilson, and guitarist Brian Bell, gave the crowd of all ages the perfect combination of old and new songs from their upcoming album “Everything Will Be Alright in the End.” Their two song...

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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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