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Download “Organ Donor” by Philly garage rockers The GTVs

The GTVs | Photo courtesy of the artist
The GTVs | Photo courtesy of the artist

The GTVs bring together garage and psychedelic rock with soul music like nobody’s business. The four piece includes Sam Steinig on vocals and organ/piano, Pat Wescott on guitar & vocals, and the rhythm section of drummer Scott Galper, and bassist Jude Dandelion. Back in May, they released Sh’Bang! on Teen Sound Records. Continue reading →

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Download “Forgetting Yesterday” by Philly rockers The Sixties

The Sixties | Photo by Megan Kelly | keganmellyphotography.tumblr.com
The Sixties | Photo by Megan Kelly | keganmellyphotography.tumblr.com

Lansdale, PA, trio The Sixties are “unapologetically hard rock, aggressive and anthemic,” says The Key’s John Vettese. “Loaded with hooks, vocal bravado by frontman C.J. Morgan and serpentine shreddery by lead guitarist Chris Wagner,” says Vettese, the band – also featuring Chris Mehr on drums – released the red hot There It Isn’t in June. Continue reading →

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Ramshackle-y and charming: Meet Roof Doctor

Roof Doctor | Photo by Rachel Barrish
Roof Doctor | Photo by Rachel Barrish

West Philly’s Roof Doctor were lauded by Stereogum this past April as a Band To Watch. For good reason; Roof Doctor’s album, Mobile Freedom Home, is a ramshackle-y, charming, invigorating, and irresistible collection of indie-pop songs.

Led by singer and guitarist Mark Harper, Roof Doctor began as a Harper solo project, that grew into a five piece band including Chet Williams (sax, keyboard, percussion, bass and vocals), drummer Kevin Paschall, guitarist Alex Stackhouse, bassist Sean Reilly, and Harper pulling all the seemingly disparate parts together. Continue reading →

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Download Kate Faust’s soulful cover of Roberta Flack’s “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”

Kate Faust | photo by Emily Paige Townsend | via facebook.com/iamkatefaust
Kate Faust | photo by Emily Paige Townsend | via facebook.com/iamkatefaust

Philly singer-songwriter Kate Faust has modernized the timeless classic “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” written by Ewan MacColl and later made famous by folk singer Roberta Flack. Originally written for MacColl’s wife Peggy Seegar, Faust wrote on her Soundcloud that her interpretation combines the narrative of the song with her favorite love story from the film, The Secretary.

“Both of these stories speak to me of erotic power,” Faust said. “The energy that gives birth to freedom, joy, and empowerment. The true elixir of love.” Continue reading →

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