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.
Three girls strutted onto the Trocadero’s stage last night, each donning a flouncy dress, maybe paying homage to the first spring-like day in months. Opening the show, Au Revoir Simone, hailing from Brooklyn, played their dream pop tunes to entice … Read More
- Surrealist singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock takes the Sellersville Theater on a trip through the randomizer
- A sold out crowd worships Lorde's royal debut at the Tower Theatre
This week on Unlocked, The Key got the full scoop on Counting Your Curses by Katie Frank & The Pheromones. It’s the debut full-length from the local roots rock outfit, and you can download a track from it called “Halfway Gone” … Read More
- Download Flyermile's first single "End of Eve," catch their debut show tonight at Boot and Saddle
- Indie Rock Hit Parade Live Session: Milagres
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