Bands in the Backyard‘s month curating PhilaMOCA‘s Tuesday Tune-Out wraps up with a performance from Ex Friends tonight. The local punk act released their eponymous EP this September through Paper + Plastick Records, which you can stream here. The group began as a side project of Plow United bassist (and occasional Key contributor) Joel Tannenbaum, but their raucous lyrics and lively / aggressive sound made waves pretty quickly. Information about their all-ages show tonight is available here; the concert starts at 8. Below, listen to “The Legend of the Holy Drinker” from No Wonder We Prefer The Dark.
Ohio pop songstress Rebecca Jordan is playing a 21+ show at the Tin Angel tonight. The singer-songwriter has penned hits for performers like John Legend and Kelly Clarkson, and was a 2010 NPR Mountain Stage NewSong Finalist following the release of her bubbly 2010 EP Souvenir, which you can stream here. Tickets for tonight’s 7:30 show can be found on our concert calendar here. Below, check out Jordan’s video for her brand new single, “Eve.”
San Jose born synth pop / art rock group Xiu Xiu (pronounced “shoe shoe”) recently announced a North American tour to begin this February, bringing them to Boot & Saddle on March 15th. With nine album releases under his belt in … Read More
Ohio five-piece Hit the Lights are streaming a new b-side from their 2012 album Invicta. The pop-punk rockers are headed out on an acoustic tour with Transit, Front Porch Step, and Brian Marquis at the end of January. Lyrically, “Alone But … Read More
When the folks at Noisey premiered the new music video for “Dirty Ben Franklin” from Ex Friends, they asked the Philly punk four-piece what the deal was with the title. “Did you not pay attention in American history class?” the … Read More
Eric Bresler, director of Philadelphia arts space PhilaMOCA, summed his philosophy up pretty nicely when we interviewed him in April. The former mausoleum turned venue in a neighborhood affectionately called Eraserhood is, quite neatly, “the center of weird.” So the … Read More
British alt-rock band Spacehog brings down the house at Ardmore Music Hall tonight. Somewhere between David Bowie and Billy Idol you’ll find the UK band, and their unique style bridging modern rock n’ roll with vintage glam. Joining Spacehog on … Read More