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TRI STATE LIVE INTERVIEW: HONEYHONEY @ NOWADAYS

TRI STATE LIVE: INTERVIEW BAND: HONEYHONEY FESTIVAL: NOWADAYS INDIE MUSIC FEST On Friday, the early evening start time was kicked off by California alt country group HoneyHoney, who are now one of my new indie fav’s. Suzanne Santo, the band’s female lead has one hell of a voice which was beautifully fused in perfect harmonies

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ArtsQuest Outdoes Themselves on Day 2 of Nowadays Festival

Day one of NOWADAYs was pretty great. So after a few hours of rest late Friday night,  it was time to party hard again on Saturday with another night filled with indie goodness. A band I was really looking forward to hearing live for the first time and they actually kicked off the MusikFest Cafe

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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

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TSI Music Awards Rock’d World Cafe Live – Philly PA

Who:  LP Stiles (feat. Kuf Knotz), Bellflur, Derry Miller & the Veil, Lost in Society, Kalob Griffin Band, Creepoid Where:  World Cafe Life When:  February 26, 2012 Words by: Matthew Latessa Photos by: David Turcotte, Keanan Barbour-March, Michael Trojan, Steven Philips, Rhys Asplundh, Dan Debes The Tri-State Indie Awards happened this past weekend, and for

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1st Annual TSI Music Awards – LINE UP RELEASED [ARCHIVE]

The Tri State Indie Music Awards are coming up quick (2/26) and we are here to introduce you to 4/5ths of bands who will be performing LIVE on stage the night of the awards show!  The TSI Team has had the incredible challenge of narrowing down a lineup for the night that can represent the

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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

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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

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Ben Lee Pulls in the Crowd at the Electric Factory

Monday night was a jam packed night at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia.  The parking was tight and the place was crowded from the start.  There were no stragglers wandering in after the opening acts.  People wanted to see the whole gig.  In this case there were two openers and one was Ben Lee. Ben

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Minus the Bear at the Electric Factory 10/15

Last Saturday (the 15th), one of the most popular indie rock bands returned to Philly for part of their 10 year anniversary tour. You guessed it, Minus the Bear. I was so excited to see these guys again. Last time, also at the Electric Factory, was right after I started my own music blog, Philly

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Lily And The Parlour Tricks-EP Release And CMJ Gigs

New York based band Lily And The Parlour Tricks take a modern twist on the classic girl group line-up. This six piece ensemble featuring three women vocalists up front and an able trio of guitar, bass, and drums behind them has it’s roots in female vocal trios of days gone by such as the Ronnetes

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