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.’ ┬áBe it in their loud 80s sounds (Psyctic Teens), sampling...

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Matt & Kim Bring Lightning to the Electric Factory

Matt & Kim at The Electric Factory Words & Photos by Mike ‘Moniker’ Mauger If the old Dr. Seuss adage, “It’s fun to have fun but you have to know how” is true, then indie pop duo Matt & Kim sure know how. Their concerts, a mixture of their own hits, b-sides and covers of contemporary pop hits, inevitably always turn into a dance party. And that’s fine, because that’s exactly what...

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The White Buffalo Stops by Union Transfer

The White Buffalo Opens for Ryan Bingham at the Union Transfer Words & Photos by Mike ‘Moniker’ Mauger A man and his guitar. It’s a beautiful thing. The White Buffalo posted up in Philly for the night Friday October 19th for a show with Ryan Bingham at Union Transfer. It doesn’t get more indie than The White Buffalo, who has been driving around in his Chevy Impala throughout the tour, and selling his...

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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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