Rich Mystics is Barney Cortez (vocals, songwriting, keyboards, guitars, percussion) & Nick Bockrath (guitars, piano, organ, drums, loops) (from Nicos Gun), with some additional help from Eric Slick (Dr. Dog) on drums and percussion, Nina Willbach on violin, Harry Zelnick on drums and Andrew Black. It’s got a very serious Bowie/Space Oddity-meets-Dukes of Stratosphear vibe to it which ranks pretty high in our books. Listen/purchase below.
Every year new traditions begin and that’s why I’ve invited The Hooligans back in to join me this coming Monday, March 17th for my St. Patrick’s Day Leicht Lunch at Noon. I’ll be previewing their appearance on the show by playing … Read More
- Watch Thee, Idea Men perform "Help Me Mama" live at Milkboy
- Former Philadelphians Cheers Elephant release lyric video for "Peoples"
Local outfit Bondage & Discipline have released their debut single, a lush electronic / pop track called “Only Your Love.” The former National Rifle members formed the trio at the end of 2013, explaining that “although the name suggests a strong contrast … Read More
- Cody ChesnuTT teams up with Gary Clark, Jr on "Gunpowder On The Letter"
- Not going to SXSW? Don't worry. WXPN is bringing SXSW to you.
Dr. Dog drummer Eric Slick has been on something of a creative streak from both behind the drum kit (the band’s great new record B-Room) and away from it. Last night, he shared a surreal music video for his new … Read More
- John Pfeffer (of Capillary Action) released new track "Bodega", co-starring a wide variety of fellow Philly artists
- The Week So Far: 12 must-read stories on The Key (incl. Firefly, The Flaming Lips, The Downtown Club)
Young Robots Records will release limited edition vinyl EP at Creep Records on 3/1 with a performance by The Downtown Club
Young Robots Records, home to local acts The Downtown Club, Nicos Gun, Instamatic and others, will release a limited edition vinyl EP on March 1st. Taking a selection of cuts originally released on the label’s Philadelphia Maneto compilation, the new wax … Read More
- Listen to a new Nicos Gun song, "Power Back"
- Watch a new Red Bull Sounds of the City session featuring Nicos Gun