Listen to Lowercase Roses’ intimate Surgical Pop EP, a benefit for Attic Youth Center

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Cleveland-turned-Philly dweller, Matt Scheuermann, makes intimate, Elliot Smith-esque bedroom pop under the moniker, Lowercase Roses. With only a three-track self-titled EP available from 2014, he recently dropped a new EP called Surgical Pop, which you can stream below. Continue reading →


Mitski, Mumblr, Shannen Moser and more will play Daisy Fest to benefit Attic Youth Center

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(UPDATE: After a couple days of heated conversation on Facebook, Daisy Fest was apparently cancelled Wednesday night. It’s complicated, but in a nutshell, one of the artists on the LGBTQ benefit was called out when a band member made comments on social media that marginalized LGBTQ people. Concerns were raised, but not addressed, so acts began dropping off the bill – including the one whose presence had some upset. Wednesday night, the festival’s event page was abruptly deleted, evidently signaling its cancellation. We’ll keep our eyes out for further updates, but in the mean time, donations can be made to the Attic Youth Center here. -ed.)

Supporting the surrounding community on more than a musical level is a huge (and welcoming) aspect of the Philly scene. The first ever Daisy Fest, just announced today, will host some of the region’s favorite musicians to benefit the Attic Youth Center, a resource center for Philadelphia’s LGBTQ Youth Awareness Center. Continue reading →