Here’s a cool Vimeo find for the morning – Quakertown-based psych five-piece House of Fire recorded a sweet cover of The Velvet Underground classic “I’ll Be Your Mirror” last summer, and just a few days ago released a massively psychedelic video to with it. Check it out and get a free download of the song below, and look for a new 7″ single from the band later on this spring.
Tonight's Concert Picks: Heyward Howkins at Johnny Brenda's, !!! at Underground Arts, and Lili Añel at World Cafe Live
Folk-pop singer-songwriter Heyward Howkins heads home tonight to celebrate the release of his new record Be Frank, Furness at Johnny Brenda’s. In a recent interview with Jason’s Jukebox, Howkins discussed his transition to becoming a solo artist following his work … Read More
- Primal Scream playing TLA on 5/9
- The 12 Days of Local Christmas: "Xmas on the River" by The Doublewides
Download "Standard Human," the raging new single from Philly's Purples (playing Boot and Saddle on 12/28)
Up until a few days ago, the only place fans of Philly rock cult faves The Teeth could hear music from the bandmates’ latest incarnation, Purples, was in their Key Studio Session. That changed Monday afternoon when the trio of Peter … Read More
- The Key Studio Sessions: Weekender
- The 12 Days of Local Christmas: “Holiday Song” by Amos Lee
In 1991 the Glasgow band Primal Scream released one of the all time groundbreaking dance-influenced rock records, Screamadelica. It was a breakthrough album for lead singer Bobby Gillespie and company, winning the first ever Mercury Prize in the UK. Combining … Read More
- Nashville rockers The Weeks head up the January installment of Communion Club Night at Underground Arts
- Dum Dum Girls bring their new Too True to Johnny Brenda's on 3/23
We mentioned in our Monday installment of Unlocked that Philadelphia songwriter Heyward Howkins has been very open about giving the public a window into his process. This includes his appearances on a couple local video series of note: the Kettle Pot … Read More
- Download "Standard Human," the raging new single from Philly's Purples (playing Boot and Saddle on 12/28)
- Mike Gordon of Phish to play Union Transfer in April; listen to a new song, "Ether"