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Small Texan Festival Delivers Big – [Coverage] Utopia Fest 2014

The “festival bubble” is a concept that has been thrown around a lot recently in music conversation. The recent spike in both size and number of mass-scale...

[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 Steven Philips StSteven.com, 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...

[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...

The Future Laureates Release New EP & Fall Tour Dates!

Chicago’s Pop-Folk-Rock band The Future Laureates have officially released their newest EP Here and After today! The band worked with Grammy-nominated producer Chris...

[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 Future Laureates Release New EP & Fall Tour Dates!

Chicago’s Pop-Folk-Rock band The Future Laureates have officially released their newest EP Here and After today! The band worked with Grammy-nominated producer Chris...

[Ticket Giveaway] Disco Biscuits’ City Bisco at The Mann – Sat 9/27

That’s right! The Disco Biscuits bring back City Bisco for 3 nights, and TSI’s got a pair of tickets to giveaway to Saturday Nights show at The Mann!  Here’s your...

Tonight! “In The Mix” Industry Happy Hour – become a part of the GRAMMY® family!

Come join us! TSI will be there and you should too. See you tonight!~ In The Mix – learn more about what it takes to become a part of the GRAMMY® family! In the Mix is...

[Interview] w/ My Brightest Diamond who play World Cafe Live 9/23

MY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND TO PLAY WORLD CAFE ON TUESDAY.  EXCLUSIVE TSI INTERVIEW By: Carolyn Lederach Shara Worden has had a busy 2014! My Brightest Diamond just released her...

Emily’s Take on 5 Bands You Don’t Wanna Miss at MidPoint Music Festival

This list was tough. MidPoint Music Festival brings some amazing up-and-coming artists from Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, as well as around the world. Personally, my favorite...

5 Questions With Father John Misty at UtopiaFest

  TSI’s Chris Zurich was able to catchup with Father John Misty for a few quick questions at Utopia Fest a couple weekends ago. Here’s the skinny: Chris...

[Album Review] “Orphan” by Empires – who Play Midpoint Music Fest this Weekend!

  One of the Fall albums I have been anticipating is Empires’ Orphan, out September 23 from Chop Shop/Island Records. The Chicago band’s third album goes in a...

[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...