Meet: Daisyhead
Apr02

Meet: Daisyhead

In the competitive world of the music industry it takes great talent to receive national acclaim with only an EP on your roster. Not a lot of bands can say they’ve done this, but Nashville based alt-punk band Daisyhead can. With only four songs under their belt, the quartet received overnight success and garnered attention from label No Sleep Records. Originally coming from much heavier projects; Michael Roe, Adam Easterling,...

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St Paul and The Broken Bones – Sold Out Tonight, on CBS Morning Tomorrow
Mar28

St Paul and The Broken Bones – Sold Out Tonight, on CBS Morning Tomorrow

St Paul and The Broken Bones play a SOLD OUT show at Johnny Brenda’s TONIGHT. The band’s been making leaps and bounds with being a talked about act on this year’s Cayamo Cruise and playing 8 shows at SXSW this month. Don’t have tickets for tomorrow night? You can stream St Paul and The Broken Bones here via their First Listen’ segment on NPR. PLUS They’ll be on CBS Saturday Morning tomorrow. . Check...

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[RSD] Hollis Brown covers The Velvet Underground’s Loaded for Record Store Day
Mar25

[RSD] Hollis Brown covers The Velvet Underground’s Loaded for Record Store Day

Finally, the day all vinyl lovers go crazy over is almost here! Record Store Day started in 2007 when independent record store owners and employees wanted a day to celebrate the culture surrounding the unique way of listening to music. Hundreds of bands support this day by releasing special vinyls, CD’s, and promotional products. This year New York City-based Hollis Brown is putting their classic rock and country tinge spin to...

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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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[INSIDESCOOP] Boy & Bear Talk Before SOLD OUT Show @ Milk Boy Philly – 3/22
Mar12

[INSIDESCOOP] Boy & Bear Talk Before SOLD OUT Show @ Milk Boy Philly – 3/22

If you’re not familiar, here’s what you should know about Boy & Bear – they’re a hard working, harmonious-quintet hailing from Sydney, Australia. They’re currently sitting in the top 20 on the Triple A Radio Charts, and will be playing some notable festivals in 2014 such as Firefly, Sasquatch and this months’ SXSW. Boy & Bear are set to play their very first Philly show on March 22nd at Milkboy Philly – and to a...

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[INSIDE SCOOP] Prawn Talks Emo vs. Indie Rock, Influence, and Next Release
Mar05

[INSIDE SCOOP] Prawn Talks Emo vs. Indie Rock, Influence, and Next Release

Philadelphia will always be the city I consider home, but prior to moving here eight years ago, I spent four of my more important and formidable years of high school in a small North Jersey suburb called Ridgewood. I grew up in Reading, PA, where I followed my closest friends’ bands in various genres ranging from indie rock, post-rock, metal, and hardcore. But, when I was 14-years-old I moved to Ridgewood, NJ in Bergen County, just a...

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