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[Coverage] Grouplove, Vance Joy, Sir Sly & more @ Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party

The last Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party of the season took place on a drenched Festival Pier last Saturday. Diehard fans of the line-up secured the front rows early, waiting...

[Recap] The Drums Explore Their Encyclopedia

Although the show was supposed to be at First Unitarian Church, Underground Arts proved to be a better home for The Drums’ weighty Brooklyn brand of 50s rock fused tunes....

[Coverage] Dr. Dog, Front Bottoms, Hop Along, & Mac Demarco @The Mann

Photos By St. Steven, Words By Toby Koekkoek  On Saturday night Philly music fans were treated to an all night party on the lawn atop the hills of West Fairmount Park at The...

[Coverage] The Gaslight Anthem, Jimmy Eat World & Against Me! – The Mann

This was one of two shows with this line up. Against Me! opened the show in support of their album Transgender Dysphoria Blues on this beautiful Friday evening. They played...

White Lung, Power Trip & Sick Feeling Play Red Bull Sound Select NY

Late on friday night, fans began lining up at the newly opened Bushwick venue Palisades for a Brooklyn Vegan curated, triple-threat bill of White Lung, Power Trip, and Sick...

[MEET] Alela Diane: American/Psych Folk Queen

I don’t know too many people who have heard of Alela Diane. My first listen was two, maybe three years ago when I stumbled upon one of her most notable songs,...

Released Today: “Autumn Leaves” by Revolution, I Love You

Philadelphia electro rockers Rob Lindgren (lead vocals/guitar/synth), Jason Reynolds (vocals/guitar/keyboards), and Jeff Ormsby (drums) of Revolution, I Love You  released...

ALT-J ‘THIS IS ALL YOURS’

The Leed, England based band, Alt-J cranked out their second album, ‘This is All Yours.’ Due out later this month, on the 23rd. You can pre-order it here....

[MEET] ‘Sylvan Esso’ Electropop meets Indie Folk Rock

You can find Sylvan Esso on all the top lists of up and coming bands to know this year.  Amelia Meath originally from the band Mountain Man, and Nick Sanborn from Megafaun...

The Weather Station: Limited Edition EP Released

The Weather Station is releasing a limited edition EP: What Am I Going To Do With Everything I Know on October 14th. The sound of the new album is deep and rich, quiet but...

[Interview] w/ Matt Butler of the Everyone Orchestra – at Ardmore Music Hall Friday Night!

Tri State Indie has been keeping tabs on Matt Butler & The Everyone Orchestra for a while now. If you’re not familiar, the concept is different, but simple:...

The 12th Anuaul Dewey Beach Music Conference – This week!

The 12th Anuaul Dewey Beach Music Conference begins tomorrow!  Sept 18th, 19th and 20th 100+ artists perform Official press release:  DBMC may not be the biggest music...

[Preview] MidPoint Music Festival, Cincinnati – Dillon’s Top 5 Bands to See

My picks are people I know. Yes, I am a biased writer but at least I am honest about it. It is not that I know these Artists, it is that I am actually a fan of these artists....

This Saturday! 2nd Annual United Jazz Festival – South St

The 2nd Annual Philadelphia United Jazz Festival Saturday, September 20, 2014 The 2nd Annual Philadelphia United Jazz Festival will be held on South Street, between Broad...

PHL Live – Sign up now! $$$, Studio time, and performance opportunities

- A message from Councilman David Oh’s office who’s producing the first ever PHL LIVE Center Stage. “PHL LIVE Center Stage is an opportunity for aspiring...

[MEET] Alela Diane: American/Psych Folk Queen

I don’t know too many people who have heard of Alela Diane. My first listen was two, maybe three years ago when I stumbled upon one of her most notable songs,...

Catch Culture Blue’s First Single: A Fresh Jazzy Take On Some Honest Hip-Hop

Ladies and gentlemen let me introduce you to the first taste of Culture Blue, yes remember the name, because they’re changin’  the game. This is just the first...

[INSIDE SCOOP] Get to Know The Tragic Thrills

The Tragic Thrills made the last stop on their summer tour at 10th Street Live (which lead singer Zach said is one of his favorite bars) in Kenilworth, NJ. I was able to sit...

Don’t You Dare Make a Wizard of Oz Joke: [Interview] The Floozies, Play District N9ne Thursday!

Brothers Matt and Mark Hill of the electro-funk duo The Floozies are making their way to Philly this week and will play Disctric N9ne Thursday night for what will be their...

[Interview] w/ Cee Knowledge (Doodlebug from Digable Planets) & his Cosmic Funk Orchestra

If you love yourself like you love good music, put your hands together for Cee Knowledge (Doodlebug) & The Cosmic Funk Orchestra Craig...