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Creepoid is moving back to Philadelphia, headlining Underground Arts on 4/23

Creepoid at SXSW | Photo by John Vettese

When they played SXSW, we noticed that even though Creepoid moved to Savannah a year or so ago, they still introduced their set by saying “We’re Creepoid, we’re from Philly.”

It was telling, then, since the band left the south yesterday to re-settle back home; they’ll play a homecoming show at Underground Arts on Thursday, April 23rd. Continue reading →

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Listen to Waxahatchee’s Ivy Tripp, catch them at Union Transfer on April 8

Waxahatchee | Photo by Jesse Riggins | jesseriggins.tumblr.com
Waxahatchee | Photo by Jesse Riggins | jesseriggins.tumblr.com

With a tour about to start and a Union Transfer show slated for April 8th, Waxahatchee’s third full-length, Ivy Tripp, is currently streaming on NPR’s First Listen. We first got a taste of the release with the captivating singles “Air” and “Ivy Tripp”; listening to the whole album you can hear frontwoman Katie Crutchfield’s confidence loud in clear-cut, commanding vocals. Continue reading →

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TJ Kong return from tour with a show at Johnny Brenda’s

TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb | photo via www.facebook.com/tjkongandtheatomicbomb
TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb | photo via www.facebook.com/tjkongandtheatomicbomb

Bluesy folk four-piece TJ Kong And The Atomic Bomb will play a welcome home show at Johnny Brenda’s after their three-week southern tour and performances at SXSW. They perform with Le Fits (who have a new album in hand) and The Bernhardt Family Band on April 4th. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Avid Dancer at Chameleon Club, Steve Gunn at Boot & Saddle, Black Thought at The TLA

Avid Dancer
Avid Dancer | photo via Facebook

Avid Dancer opens for Delta Spirit at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster, PA tonight. This is a case of the band name perfectly matching the mood of the music, as Avid Dancer’s shimmering indie pop songs are dance floor ready. The LA project of Jacob Summers released a handful of songs on last year’s I Want to See You Dance EP, including the mellow “Stop Playing With My Heart” and the retro-sounding title track. Check out the video for that song below and pick up tickets for tonight’s 18+ show here.

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German duo Milky Chance will perform at the Mann this Summer

Milky Chance | Photo by Carsten WIlde | via facebook.com/milkychancemusic
Milky Chance | Photo by Carsten WIlde | via facebook.com/milkychancemusic

German electropop duo Milky Chance just announced a tour this summer, following a winter North American run that sold out almost immediately. They’ll be playing the Skyline Stage at the Mann Center on July 28th.

The duo got a lot of attention in the U.S. with their October 2013 debut album, Sadnecessary which showcases their eclectic take on the mix of reggae and folk-pop. Continue reading →

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Mile High House will host benefit show for Temple University’s Literary and Arts Magazine

Seoul Delhi
Seoul Delhi | photo via Facebook

Philly DIY space Mile High House is hosting a benefit show to raise money for Hyphen - Temple University’s Literary and Arts magazine. On April 10, DelCo indie punks Uncle/Father Oscar will be playing new jams off their recent split with Sister City. Other bands to check out on the bill are Temple / Drexel band Water Polo, jazzy alternative rockers Seoul Delhi, and Everything I Lack, who released their debut EP last month. The show starts at 8 and is $3; you can find more information about the benefit show on the Facebook event page. Continue reading →