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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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,...

Read More