Susanna plays International House on Tuesday, March 25th
Mar20

Susanna plays International House on Tuesday, March 25th

Norwegian vocalist, pianist, and producer Susanna is performing at the International House in Philadelphia for a rare show on Tuesday, March 25th. Best known for her duo Susanna and the Magical Orchestra with keyboard player Morton Qvenild. Susanna is also known for her songwriting abilities and her highly personal interpretations of  other people’s songs, including Dolly Parton, Leonard Cohen, Prince, Joy Division, Scott Walker,...

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The Hold Steady & More on Lineup for WXPN’s 14th Annual NON-COMMvention
Mar20

The Hold Steady & More on Lineup for WXPN’s 14th Annual NON-COMMvention

WXPN 88.5 Philadelphia will host the 14th Annual Non-Commvention, the premier national gathering of reps from contemporary, non-commercial music radio stations and the music industry. Attendees participate in meetings and highly-anticipated live showcases that feature both veteran artists and the most talked-about newcomers. Wednesday, May 14 through Friday, May 16, 2014. Showcase schedule to be announced. World Cafe Live, located in...

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#ThrowbackThursday – The Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin (1999) – Review
Mar20

#ThrowbackThursday – The Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin (1999) – Review

Classics That Kick Asics The Soft Bulletin was The Flaming Lips’ 5th Major Label release to date (Released on May 17, 1999), and the second attempt to establish a sound outside of the talents of guitarist Ronald Jones. The lips had steadily gained notoriety for the perverse exercise of alternative instrumentation; through the complex layers aural excitement; the niche had carved itself into an intimidating box of expectations from WB,...

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[INSIDE SCOOP] Vilebred’s Sam Vile Talks Influence, Evolution, and Brotherly Love
Mar19

[INSIDE SCOOP] Vilebred’s Sam Vile Talks Influence, Evolution, and Brotherly Love

Meet Sam Vile. Name sound familiar? Sam is the younger brother of Kurt Vile, formerly of The War on Drugs, now with The Violators. Sam Vile, one of ten Vile siblings, formed the band Vilebred ten years ago and they are still going strong, hitting their stride on the Philly scene. I took notice of Vilebred at last month’s Winter Doldrums Festival at the World Cafe Live in Philly and jumped at the chance to speak with Sam about...

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[LISTEN] Denney and the Jets Premiere “Mama’s Got The Blues”
Mar18

[LISTEN] Denney and the Jets Premiere “Mama’s Got The Blues”

Nashville’s own Denney and the Jets bring to you their newest single, “Mama’s Got The Blues” off of their upcoming debut album out next month. Mexican Coke is out April 8th on Burger Records/Limited Fanfare Record which was co-produced by Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes). Following the first single released “Bye Bye Queenie,” “Mama’s Got The Blues” is featuring Natural Child‘s...

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New Release Tuesday – March 18, 2014
Mar18

New Release Tuesday – March 18, 2014

So many of my favorites released albums today, I’m one happy girl. Hopefully you can all find some praiseworthy music in this list because it’s definitely not lacking greatness. A lot of big names but also some indie artists that need to be watched. PICK OF THE WEEK Foster The People have had their fans on the edge of their seats for new music since their debut album Torches in 2011. With this new album Supermodel, the...

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