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Bleeding Rainbow release video for “So You Know,” perform “Waking Dream” at Death By Audio

Bleeding Rainbow | photo by Chad Yanagisawa
Bleeding Rainbow | photo by Chad Yanagisawa

With their new record Interrupt coming out in about a month, Bleeding Rainbow have shared a new video for single “So You Know.”  The clip shows a man clicking through photographs on a projector, seemingly reminiscing about a girl, when he notices something in one of the photos that sends him on a Wes Anderson-esque search for the item.  The video pairs perfectly with the confessional love song, wrapped up in Bleeding Rainbow’s tightened fuzz rock with Sarah Everton’s shoegazing vocals leading the way.  The four-piece also performed at Brooklyn’s Death By Audio a couple of weeks ago, blasting out a version of “Waking Dream” from last year’s Yeah Right LP.  Watch both videos below.  Bleeding Rainbow will open for Mission of Burma at the First Unitarian Church on February 8th; tickets and information can be found here.

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Listen to Bleeding Rainbow’s new single “So You Know” (playing the First Unitarian Church on 2/8)

 

Bleeding Rainbow | photo by Chad Yanagisawa
Bleeding Rainbow | photo by Chad Yanagisawa

Continuing to blend hooky shoegaze pop with raging punk instrumentation, Bleeding Rainbow have put the pedal to the metal on new single “So You Know.”  Taken from the forthcoming Interrupt LP (the Philadelphia outfit’s second in as many years), “So You Know” features bassist Sarah Everton’s pleading vocals coming in over structured drums and shredding guitar.  Interrupt is set for release on February 25th through Kanine Records.  Bleeding Rainbow will be opening for Mission of Burma at the First Unitarian Church on February 8th; tickets and information for the all-ages show can be found here.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Goodnight Lights at Boot & Saddle, Speedy Ortiz at Golden Tea House, Ma Jolie at Siren Records

Goodnight Lights
Goodnight Lights | Courtesy of the artist

Local alt-rock outfit Goodnight Lights headline Broad St.’s Boot & Saddle tonight.  The Collingswood, NJ natives released a blistering new track “Convince” at the end of 2013, prequel-ing a 5-song EP set for release this year.  In addition to the EP, Goodnight Lights are currently filming a music video that will be completed at tonight’s show.  Tickets and information for the 21+ show with Shorty Boy Boy and Roof Doctor can be found here.  Listen to “Convince” below.

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Just Announced: Bleeding Rainbow opening for Mission of Burma at the First Unitarian Church on 2/8

Bleeding Rainbow | photo by Chad Yanagisawa
Bleeding Rainbow | photo by Chad Yanagisawa

Philadelphia shoegaze / punk outfit Bleeding Rainbow will support Mission of Burma on their February 8th show at the First Unitarian Church.  The Virginia natives have kicked things into high gear this year, releasing Yeah Right on Kanine Records and quickly announcing plans for a follow-up LP in 2014.  The new record will feature instrumentation recorded in a live setting at Philly’s Fancy Time Studios with the goal of capturing the raw and unbridled energy of the band’s live shows.  Tickets and information for the all-ages show can be found here.  Watch their video for “Waking Dream” below.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Bleeding Rainbow at Johnny Brenda’s, The Neighbourhood at Harrison Auditorium, Wooden Shjips at Underground Arts and more

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Philly punk band Bleeding Rainbow are coming home for a show at Johnny Brenda’s tonight.  With a new record out next January, the nervy, harmonizing four-piece have been hitting the touring life hard lately, playing CMJ showcases in New York last month and spending September out on the west coast.  The new record, which follows up this year’s Yeah Right debut, was recorded at Fancy Time Studios here in Philadelphia.  Tickets and information for tonight’s 21+ show with Potty Mouth and Batty can be found here.  Watch Bleeding Rainbow perform new song “Start Again” below.

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Watch Bleeding Rainbow perform a new song, “Start Again,” at Death By Audio

BR1As much as they excel at snappy hooks and soaring harmonies, Bleeding Rainbow‘s passion clearly lies in noisepunk shredders. On Thursday night, the Philadelphia four-piece played Death By Audio in Brooklyn with A Place to Bury Strangers, and unveiled a new jam called “Start Again.” The nervy song kicks off on a racing tempo with guitarist Rob Garcia on snarling solo vocals for about the first minute, before bassist Sarah Everton enters and the group’s trademark harmonies come to the surface. Conclusion: the song ultimately lies fuzzed-out pop we love Bleeding Rainbow for, but takes a super badass route to get there. Watch a video of “Start Again” below.

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Watch a clip of Bleeding Rainbow performing at SXSW for BreakThruRadio

20130326-bleedingrainbow-x600-1364310317One of several sets Philly punk band Bleeding Rainbow played during SXSW last month was for BreakThruRadio and the New York-based video producers captured a portion of Yeah RIght single “Pink Ruff” on film.  Sandwiched between “skronk pop” band UUVVWWZ and singer-songwriter Dana Falconberry, the four-piece talked tacos, hotel amenities and roadtrip music with their stage hosts in a short interview.  Watch the recap of BTRtoday’s SXSW Day Party, Part 1 below and check out Bleeding Rainbow’s appearance beginning at 3:42.

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Photo Recap: The Cave Singers and Bleeding Rainbow at Johnny Brenda’s

Psychedelic Seattle four-piece The Cave Singers headlined Johnny Brenda’s on Thursday, touring in support of their fourth full-length, Naomi, released last month on Jagjaguwar Records. Joining them was Philly’s Bleeding Rainbow, whose new drummer, Dominique Montgomery, was making her Philadelphia debut. Check out scenes from the show in the photo gallery above.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Darwin Deez at the First Unitarian Church, The Cave Singers at Johnny Brenda’s, Living Colour at The Keswick

PartyOnDarwinIndie rockers Darwin Deez play the First Unitarian Church tonight.  The Asheville, North Carolina band formed in New York City in 2009, feeling at home at the Sidewalk Cafe, a launching pad for off-beat pop acts including Kimya Dawson and Adam Green.  The band released their self-titled debut of upbeat, dance-along tracks shortly after in 2010.  Now the Darwin Smith-led quirk pop outfit are working the road for sophomore effort Songs For Imaginative People, released via Lucky Number in February.  Tickets and information for tonight’s all-ages show at the First Unitarian Church with Caged Animals and Cheers Elephant can be found here.  Watch the video for Darwin Deez’s “Free (The Editorial Me)” below.

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