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Stop what you’re doing and join The Damn Band

Ang & the Damn Band / via facebook.com/DABOCCA
Ang & the Damn Band / via facebook.com/DABOCCA

Who is The Damn Band? You are, well you could be, along with frontwoman Ang Bocca and a few of her friends.

Bocca created Ang and the Damn Band back in 2009 in the indie rockabilly scene, but doesn’t let that scene define their sound because The Damn Band doesn’t have a set lineup. On any given night, it could include a jazz cellist and the next night it could be rock n’ roll guitarist. That’s what makes Ang and the Damn Band so awesome. With a constant influx of new musicians, each song can transform into something different depending on the musicians playing that night. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Deer Tick at Union Transfer, Mumblr at The Fire, MECA Music Heals Benefit concert at World Cafe Live and more

Photo by Anna Webber
Photo by Anna Webber

Rootsy indie-rock band Deer Tick headline Union Transfer tonight. Their recently released album Negativity features solemn, bleeding-heart songs that are, as one could imagine, somewhat anguished, so the show promises to be moving with plenty of angst. Tickets and more information can be found here.

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Download Young Gliss’ new Edgar Allan Poe-referencing track “Annabel Lee”

Up-and-coming Philadelphia rapper Young Gliss gets literary on his new track “Annabel Lee,” updating Edgar Allan Poe’s final poem, published in 1849, for the 21st century. The track was produced by Elusive Orkestra and features Ang Bocca from Ang and the Damn Band on the hook; check it out below, and keep your eyes peeled for Gliss’ forthcoming High on a Week Day mixtape.