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Listen to Cold Fronts’ return with summer jam “Holidaze”

Cold Fronts | by CJ Harvey via https://www.facebook.com/ColdFrontsMusic/

Following the release of their full-length Forever Whatever, the Philadelphia-based Cold Fronts have finally unveiled their first new music in the two years since. The indie rockers debuted “Holidaze” on June 16th, a fast-paced sunny rocker that will be a go-to jam on all of your summer playlists. Continue reading →

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Cruisr, Suburban Living, Cold Fronts team up for ACLU benefit at Ortlieb’s

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CRUISR | photo by Melissa Tilley | courtesy of the artist

On Wednesday, March 29th, Cruisr, Suburban Living, and Cold Fronts will host a show at Ortlieb’s in Northern Liberties with proceeds supporting the American Civil Liberties Union. The trio of indie pop / rock favorites have added their names to a growing list of local bands that are organizing benefit shows and releases in the days since inauguration.

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Read an Urban Outfitters interview with Cold Fronts, listen to “Miss Austin” featuring Lucy Stone

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Cold Fronts | photo courtesy of the artist

Cold Fronts have shared a new single called “Miss Austin” on the Urban Outfitters blog, paired with an interview with frontman Craig Almquist. The track is the first bit of new music we’re hearing from the local outfit since last year’s Sire Records debut Whatever Forever, and it’s showing us a low-key side of the usually energetic band.

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Cold Fronts announce tour, share “Energy Waster” video

Cold Fronts | Photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Philly indie rockers Cold Fronts recently released their debut record Forever Whatever last October, and they just shared their tour-centric video for the energetic “Energy Waster.”

The band, fronted by vocalist/guitarist Craig Almquist, is currently down in Austin to play SXSW (which is where Almquist was discovered by Sire Records’ Seymour Stein in 2012). Their fast-paced power pop is highlighted on “Energy Waster” with its harmonized guitars and exuberant lyrics. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: The Districts at Electric Factory, Beirut at the Tower, Cold Fronts at Johnny Brenda’s and more

The Districts | Photo by Ryan Farber | via http://www.villagevoice.com/music/fucked-up-and-dirty-the-districts-look-back-on-their-big-league-year-7861965
The Districts | Photo by Ryan Farber | via http://www.villagevoice.com/music/fucked-up-and-dirty-the-districts-look-back-on-their-big-league-year-7861965

We have been big fans of Philly indie rockers The Districts for some time now. Since their formation in 2009 the band has quickly ascended the ranks of Philly indie rock, rapidly becoming the unequivocal “band to watch”. Recently we here The Key got a chance to talk to the band about this journey, which continues with what is arguably their biggest Philly show to date tonight at the Electric Factory with Lady Lamb and fellow Philadelphians Purples. You can click here to get more information on tonight’s show. Continue reading →

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Listen to Cold Fronts’ debut LP Forever Whatever, see them at Johnny Brenda’s

Cold Fronts | Photo via facebook.com/ColdFrontsMusic
Cold Fronts | Photo via facebook.com/ColdFrontsMusic

Philadelphia indie-punk band Cold Fronts is currently streaming their new record, Forever Whatever, over at the Wall Street Journal. The album will be available October 23rd via Sire Records. The backstory of Cold Fronts’ introduction to Sire Records is quite the industry anomaly. The band was playing a show outside in the rain during Austin’s SXSW music festival in 2013 when Sire Records’ Seymour Stein walked by and noticed how much the audience resonated with the music and performance. The rest, as they say, is history. Continue reading →