Cold Roses slow it down for acoustic version of “No Silence in the City”

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Philly’s Cold Roses have shown in their short time as a band that they are able to fuse genres and a myriad of instruments, from tambourine to melodica, to create seriously fun rock and roll. Just as easily as they are able to turn it up, the video the band recently released — which you can check out below — shows they are able to slow things sown just as effectively. Continue reading →


XPN MusicNotes: Watch Dan Auerbach & The Arcs perform “Outta My Mind” on Colbert, & listen to Brian Eno deliver John Peel Lecture on music culture

The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach may just be the busiest man in music and recently brought his new project- “The Arcs” to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform “Outta My Mind” from the Arcs debut album: “Yours, Dreamily.” The album comes out in early November. Watch the video. Continue reading →


Download Creepoid’s Daytrotter session, see them break in the Foundry at The Fillmore

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Philly-based heavy psychedelic rockers Creepoid have been favorites of ours since The Key launched five years ago, and with their new Cemetary Highrise Slum, they are beginning to make waves in bigger and bigger circles. This is evident more than ever when with the band’s first Daytrotter Session. Continue reading →