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Here’s Your Guide to Philly artists at CMJ 2015

Little Strike | Photo via facebook.com/littlestrikemusic
Little Strike | Photo by Ben Wong | via brotherlylost.com

It’s an exciting time for the East coast music scene, as the CMJ Music Marathon kicked off in New York City this week. Despite being hosted by our more populous neighbors to the north, CMJ 2015 features an eclectic lineup of Philly bands that are sure to impress. If you’re interested in making the trek up to NYC between now and October 17th, we’ve got you covered with a list of just about everyone from Philly that will be playing at CMJ. There are a lot of bands playing CMJ 2015 though, so if we missed someone, let us know in the comments! Continue reading →

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Psychedelic rockers Creepoid release dark, dragging track “Truth” from forthcoming Wet EP

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Creepoid | Photo by Alexandra Healey

Heavy psychedelic rock band Creepoid have already announced their forthcoming EP, Wet, set to be released as a 12″ on April 19 – Record Store Day, appropriately – and in anticipation of that release the Philly band has premiered a new track from the EP titled “Truth” over at CMJ.

“Truth” opens up with a punch-in-the-stomach bass line, dragging the track the whole way through under ethereal, dream-like vocals. Anna Troxell’s voice is, in one word, mesmerizing; swaying in a way that evokes feelings of “I want to die and be alive” at the same time. The tempo is a bit slower than the previously released “Wet Bread”, with lugging guitars that creep and linger. I’m completely about it.

Be sure to pick up the 12″ via Graveface April 19. Stream “Truth” below.