Halloween 2012: Dead Milkmen at Union Transfer

The Dead Milkmen Halloween 2012 Show at Union Transfer Words and Photos by E A Quinn Rather than trick or treat for halloween, a mass of punk-rock kids gathered at Union Transfer for The Dead Milkmen show. Opening for one of the funnest ska-punk band to ever come out of Philly was the Psychic Teens and MC Lars. All these bands encapsulate what it means to be ‘punk.’  Be it in their loud 80s sounds (Psyctic Teens), sampling...

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The Lighthouse and The Whaler, Ewert and the Two Dragons Bring Their Co-Headling Tour to Philly

One of Philadelphia’s newest rock venues, Milkboy, has been known to put on some pretty great shows within its short existence. The venue has only been open a little over a year, and has already hosted great acts like the Hold Steady’s Craig Finn, Philadelphia’s own Ape School, internationally lauded bedroom artist Youth Lagoon, and many more. Well, the venue has announce another great show for Philadelphia...

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Rock N Roll Resort v2 – A Psybient Soiree

Words by Sarah Waltman, Photos by Steven Philips March 30 – April 1, 2012, Kutcher’s Country Club, Monticello, NY The weekend of March 30 – April 1 at the Rock n Roll Resort would be one I would never forget. I didn’t realize this on the two and a half hour trip from Philadelphia to Monticello, New York, but I do remember rolling the name around in my head, A Psybient Soiree, and thinking this was going to be...

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City and Colour Fill the Troc, Twice!

Photographs by Keanan Barbour – March of Brown Photoworks Words by Dan Debes There were beards a plenty both on and off stage and the air hung with an acrid stench that for a change did not come from illegal substances but rather from a string of toasty vintage christmas lights strewn about the second floor of the venue.  The sold out second night show Thursday, December 8, at the Trocadero featured a line-up of Daniel Romano,...

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Deer Tick, The Felice Brothers at Royale, Boston – 11/18

Newport Folk Festival favorites, Deer Tick and The Felice Brothers, displayed their undeniable talent to a sold-out crowd on Friday. Both bands’ raw power was enough to jolt life into the crowd, despite the oddly early set times (Royale becomes a nightclub after the bands finish). The show climaxed with lead singer John McCauley viciously and repeatedly stabbed his own amplifier with a cymbal stand. The night was a comforting...

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