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Listen to Queen of Jeans cover Gwen Stefani’s “Cool” on Sophia Coppola film cover comp

Queen of Jeans | Photo by Noah Silvestry for WXPN | silvestography.com

The music featured in filmmaker Sophia Coppola’s films always have a major purpose. These carefully-selected songs work with the scenes rather than just sitting idly atop them. In tribute to Coppola’s musical reverence, indie label Superfan 99 have released a cover compilation of songs that have found new homes in Coppola films throughout the years. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Queen of Jeans at Chameleon Club, Purples at Boot and Saddle, RFA at PiLam and more

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Queen of Jeans | Photo by Jeremy Zimmerman | http://jeremy-zim.com/

Out west, Lancaster’s Chameleon Club is blessed by a headlining set from Queen of Jeans. Their sweet, sweet 60s styled pop is a refreshing change of pace, squeezing some high-energy drumming between some throwback rhythms. The gig is all ages, and more information/tickets can be found on the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →

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Underground Arts to host International Women’s Day benefit, featuring Louie Louie, Ivy Sole, Queen of Jeans, Harmony Woods and more…

Ivy Sole | photo courtesy of the artist
Ivy Sole | photo courtesy of the artist

This International Women’s Day — Wednesday, March 8th — Underground Arts will host a benefit concert featuring Louie Louie, Queen of Jeans, Ivy Sole, Grayling, and many more. The event will benefit the new Crossroads Women’s Center, a community based self-help space. You can find a full lineup of the fifteen, possibly sixteen (wink, wink)  bill below. Then, head over to XPN’s Concert Calendar for tickets and more information. Continue reading →

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Sleepless Sound Studios share third annual Sleepless Sampler featuring Queen of Jeans, Impressionist, and more…

Sleepless Sound Studio | via their Facebook page
Sleepless Sound Studios | via their Facebook page

Germantown’s Sleepless Sound Studios is celebrating their third year of business with the 2016 edition of their annual Sleepless Sampler series. This time around, it weighs in at a healthy eighteen tracks, featuring artists like Impressionist, Birthday Ponies, and more. As in previous years, the grab bag covers a wide bredth of genres, ranging from Queen of Jeans’ haunting Roy Orbison cover to the whacked out jazz of Spacewhale Orchestra. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Plaid at Underground Arts, Queen of Jeans at Siren Records

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Plaid | photo via Facebook

British electronic group Plaid headline Underground Arts tonight. The duo is touring behind last year’s The Digging Remedy LP and will be joined by The Bee, a fellow electronic artist who contributed some instrumentation to the record. Tickets and information for the 21+ show can be found here. Watch “Do Matter” below.

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Queen of Jeans, Lily Mae and more will benefit A Woman’s Place at Siren Records’ Women’s Showcase

Queen of Jeans | photo by Joe Del Tufo for WXPN
Queen of Jeans | photo by Joe Del Tufo for WXPN

This Sunday, January 22nd, Doylestown’s Siren Records will host a Women’s Benefit with live performances from Queen of Jeans, Lily Mae, and Julia Hudak. The event will also feature food and drink from local vendors Perfect Day Coffee, Manoff Market Gardens and Small Batch Kitchen — the proprietors of which all happen to be women as well. The event is free to the public, but that doesn’t mean you should come with an empty wallet. If you donate $5 or more, you’ll be entered into a raffle to win a $100 Siren Records Gift Card and t-shirt — and all funds from the raffle will go to A Woman’s Place, an organization that combats intimate and domestic abuse. For more information, consult the Facebook event page. Continue reading →

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The Key’s Year-End Mania: Queen of Jeans’ favorite Tweets of 2016

Queen of Jeans | photo by Joe Del Tufo for WXPN
Queen of Jeans | photo by Joe Del Tufo for WXPN

Year-End Mania is the Key’s annual survey of the things below the surface that made 2016 incredible. Today, Philly indiepop four-piece and Twitter enthusiasts Queen of Jeans share their favorite Tweets of the year.

2016 was super super rough, and while we lost so many inspirational people and even our hope at times, music continued to provide the greatest medicine (and we’ve even gotten to share some of our own in the process too, which has been a saving grace –thanks xpn)! Here are a few artists this year that kept our hearts happy on the interwebs, specifically on Twitter. Don’t stop beliebing! – Miri, Mattie, Nina & Patrick Continue reading →

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Take a dive into Queen of Jeans’ beachfront fantasy with the video for “Moody'”

Queen of Jeans | courtesy of the artist | photo by Bob Sweeney
Queen of Jeans | courtesy of the artist | photo by Bob Sweeney

Local outfit Queen of Jeans just released a video for their track “Moody” off their debut self-titled EP, released back in May.

This track is reminiscent of ’60s pop music with an ethereal overlay of Queen of Jeans’ signature retro-rock vibes. The video begins with the band lazing around in a beach house with their respective instruments and ends with a romp in the sand and a group dive into the ocean. Continue reading →

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Queen of Jeans are the rulers of retro pop: check out their cover of Roy Orbison’s “In Dreams”

Queen of Jeans | courtesy of the artist | photo by Bob Sweeney
Queen of Jeans | courtesy of the artist | photo by Bob Sweeney

XPN Fest veterans Queen of Jeans just released a killer cover of the late American rock n’ roll artist Roy Orbison’s “In Dreams.” The track, which is featured on and all female compilation album released by Swell Tone & Z Tapes entitled Summer Of Sad, was recorded at Philly’s Sleepless Sound Studios as reported by Tour friends at The Deli Philly. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Loose Tooth at Kung Fu Necktie, Queen of Jeans at Eris Temple Arts, Made In America Day One

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Loose Tooth | Photo by Rachel Del Sordo for WXPN

Local outfit Loose Tooth join their friends in Shelf Life, Blue Smiley and Poppies at Kung Fu Necktie tonight. The folks in LT caught our ears with last year’s excellent Easy Easy East, so it was exciting to hear what the four-piece had up their sleeves as a follow-up when they stopped by for a Key Studio Session earlier this summer. Check out a video of new number “Roach Motel” below and get more information for tonight’s 21+ show here.

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