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Needle Points never wants the 70s to leave in new video for “Corazon”

Needle Points | photo via facebook.com/needlepointsband

Needle Points, a self-proclaimed “6-piece toddler age boogie band” from Philadelphia just released a new music video for their song “Corazon” from their latest release Feel Young (off of the band’s own label, NeedLove Records).

Needle Points rushes you into a symbolical adventure through Philadelphia, Brooklyn, and even parts of Stockholm. Filled with food shoes, psychedelic images of fun and freedom, and a large appetite for heart-shaped meals, the band takes you through what they describe as a day with “good food, good times and good friends.” Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: K.T. Tunstall at the TLA, Ill Fated Natives at The Fire, Needle Points at Johnny Brenda’s

K.T. Tunstall | photo by Tiana Timmerberg for WXPN
K.T. Tunstall | photo by Tiana Timmerberg for WXPN

Scottish singer-songwriter K.T. Tunstall returns this year with her latest LP Kin, and headlines The TLA tonight in support of it. Watch the video for “Maybe It’s A Good Thing” below and get tickets and more information on the show at the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →

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Needle Points spins psych rock on its head for “Fur,” the final single before Feel Young drops

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Needle Points | photo via Facebook

Local psych rock outfit Needle Points have announced details for their sophomore LP Feel Young, the long-awaited follow-up to 2013’s Bom Tugangu debut. The Scott McMicken-produced album will be out on September 23rd, and the band will be at Johnny Brenda’s this Sunday, September 18th for a release party with some advance vinyl copies on hand. Whetting our appetite for the sure-to-be colorful record (just check out that album art), Needle Points have shared one more single this week.

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Watch The Bul Bey, Needle Points, Mitch Esparza and more rock Callowhill’s Night Market

The Bul Bey | Photo by Bob Sweeney
The Bul Bey | Photo by Bob Sweeney

Night Market, Philadelphia’s popular mobile food festival just made their stop in Callowhill and with it came a great evening of entertainment.  Videos of the night showcase a plethora of artists whose genres and sound range from mariachi all the way to hip hop.  Check out some of the performances from psych rockers Needle Points, indie folk artist Mitch Esparza, rapper The Bul Bey, Los Bomberos De La Calle, plus interpretative dance from Suzanne Muldowney. Continue reading →

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Needle Points’ new track “Babes” will have you aching for warm, sunny days

Photo via facebook.com/needlepointsband
Photo via facebook.com/needlepointsband

Philly psych rockers Needle Points released a new track entitled “Babes” this week via Philebrity. Filled with quiet drumming, vintage vocals and cozy guitar riffs, the song instills those laid-back, summer bum vibes that have felt so distant with these rainy days and flash snow storms as of late. Needle Points reminds us that warmer weather sits right around the corner and it’s about time we prepare ourselves for it, or rather allow them to prepare us for it. Give a listen to “Babes” below. Continue reading →

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Needle Points’ new “Biting at the Rose” video is a psychedelic Rorschach

Needle Points from the "Biting at the Rose" video
Needle Points from the “Biting at the Rose” video

Those local explorers of cosmic space and sound Needle Points have stepped up their visual game on the new music video for “Biting at the Rose.” The track from last year’s Bom Tugangu gets an expressive psychedelic treatment care of No One Is Watching The Children Visionary Clinic (O.G. Fishtownies will get that reference); there’s so much mirror imagery doubled upon itself, bending and distorting the band and their reality, that it’s definitely no accident that a Rorschach ink blot appears on the screen in the final act. Continue reading →