Indie pop quintet Glitter play upstairs at World Cafe Live tonight. Taking cues from retro new wave pop, Glitter’s debut Wyld Hrts LP could have been the soundtrack to your favorite eighties-era tv show with its catchy guitar hooks and spacey moog synth projections. The full-length, available on super cool clear vinyl, follows up the young band’s debut Attack On Fort Gold Paw EP (free download here). Tickets and information for tonight’s all-ages show with Joseph Mulhollen and Katie Becker & The Bricklayers can be found here. Stream “Mirror Master” from Wyld Hrts below.
This week’s Unlocked band Restorations will play the First Unitarian Church tonight. As we learned from Key contributor Beth Ann Downey’s introduction to the local punk rock outfit, Restorations are upfront and straightforward in every sense imaginable, from the honest and unrestrained nature of their music to their literally-titled sophomore effort LP2. Check out the full Restorations series for Unlocked here and download “Kind of Comfort” below. Tickets and information for the all-ages show with Self Defense Family, Exploded Drawings and Psychic Teens can be found here.
Even though today’s Free at Noon with They Might Be Giants and Frightened Rabbit was sold-out, you still have a chance to see the former at The TLA tonight. The New York nerd pop / rock duo released their 16th studio album Nanobots last month following a brief stint in the children’s music arena and 2011′s Join Us LP. Despite the multitude of releases over their 20+ year career, the 1990 hit “Birdhouse in Your Soul” remains TMBG’s highest charting song to date. Tickets and information for tonight’s all-ages show with Moon Hooch can be found here. Below, watch the original video for “Birdhouse in Your Soul” and then stream their new single “Nanobots.”
Philly rapper Meek Mill will finally step on to the stage at The Tower Theater tonight, several months after the release of his Dreams and Nightmares record. The quickly-rising performer had to put his tour on hold following a court-ordered travel probation. But with all of that behind him, Meek Mill is ready to take his Dreams Come True tour across the country this spring. Tickets and information for tonight’s event with Ace Hold can be found here. Below watch Mill’s interview with The Fader at Sigma Sound Studio.
Also Happening: XPN welcomes Carolina Chocolate Drops to The Grand Opera House in Wilmington, DE; XPN welcomes Joan Osborne to The Levoy Theater in Millville, NJ. Tickets and information for both shows can be found here.