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Jam to Commonwealth Choir’s hopeful anthem, “Dark Times” benefitting the ACLU

Commonwealth Choir | Photo by Wendy McCardle | wendymccardle.com

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard new material from local rockers, Commonwealth Choir. Thankfully, the four-piece has just gifted us with some jam-worthy, guitar-filled goodness through ways of Philly-based label, Know Hope Records.

Featured on the label’s compilation, Solidarity in Sound, which benefits the ACLU, Commonwealth Choir’s track “Dark Times” is a hopeful and resilient anthem perfect for today’s wayward atmosphere. In a recent Facebook post, the band states: “this song speaks to the importance of standing up for what’s right – not just for yourself but also loved ones & the world around us.” Continue reading →

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Listen to Philly’s basement dwellers cover their favorites on ACLU-charity compilation We Won’t Stop

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We Won’t Stop cover | via poorlydrawn.bandcamp.com

Poorly Drawn Records, the newly formed label from the infamous Twitter account “Poorly Drawn Bands,” adds on to the resistance with the new compilation album We Won’t Stop, featuring a smattering of Philadelphia’s up-and-coming covering some of their favorite artists in support of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

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Abi Reimold, Three Man Cannon, Cayetana, Swanning, and more support ACLU with covers compilation

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Abi Reimold | photo by Haley Richter | haleyrichterphoto.com | courtesy of the artist

Musicians from across the country have coming together for Don’t stop now: a collection of covers. The thirty-eight track set, which benefits the ACLU, is stacked with Philly acts the likes of Abi ReimoldThe Menzingers, Cave People, and more performing lo-fi covers of some of their favorite tracks. The creators of the project elaborated on its timely release and title in a quote on their Bandcamp page. Continue reading →