Growing from a duo to a full band, The Sun Flights debut their new lineup at Bourbon & Branch tonight. We got a glimpse of the new members and a new song in the video for “Stories,” a beautiful example of their harmony-driven folk music. Tickets and information for the 21+ show with Friendship and Dylan Jane can be found here, watch “Stories” below.
Canadian singer-songwriter Tamara Lindeman performs as The Weather Station at Johnny Brenda’s tonight. The band’s third LP Loyalty was released last year via Paradise of Bachelors and was heralded as one of 2015’s best indie folk records, earning a featured spot on David Dye’s World Cafe: Next podcast. Listen to “Way It Is, Way It Could Be” below; tickets and information for the 21+ show can be found here.
DC electronic duo Thievery Corporation headline The Fillmore tonight. 2015 marks the group’s twentieth year as a band, a career that started over an admiration of club life and a love for dub, bossa nova and jazz music. 2014’s Saudade is their most recent release; watch the video for “Depth of My Soul” below and pick up tickets to the show here. Continue reading →
Craig Scheihing is a visual artist, filmmaker, and photographer who is an integral part of the Philadelphia DIY music scene. About three years ago, Craig began working out of a personal studio at Big Mama’s, an art space in Philly that is absolutely bursting with young talent.
After a year of working in the space, Craig created Big Mama’s Cinematheque, which he says “grew out of a desire to create an accessible DIY space for film and video artists to share their work, help cultivate a new generation of filmmakers through a workshop initiative, and share the tools and resources I’d amassed through my own work.”
With his obviously gifted eye, a DIY mentality, and a connection to many young bands, Craig has produced music videos, album artwork, and, most recently, adapted films to project alongside bands as they perform live. Continue reading →
An outgrowth of Philly-area emo/punk icons Algernon Cadwalader, Dogs On Acid headline Boot and Saddle tonight after celebrating the release of it’s self-titled LP with a riled-up show at Graffiti Pier (pictured above). Check out the record below and get tickets and more information on the show at the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →
Local hotshots Dogs on Acid released another new track, “Make It Easy”, off their debut LP yesterday. The record is due on August 28 via Jade Tree.
Featuring Peter Helmis of Algernon Cadwallader, Joe Reinhart of Hop Along, and Nate Dionne of Snowing/Glocca Morra, they’re the scene’s most underground supergroup to date. And it’s an understatement to say that there’s major hype for this upcoming album. Continue reading →
Dogs on Acid have quickly become one of the most popular names in the local scene, and there’s good reason for that. They manage to combine the most beloved aspects of 90s style emo and garage rock in a neat, and insistently likable package, and with a lineup boasting members of Hop Along, Snowing, and Algernon Cadwallader, it should really be no surprise they’ve taken off. Continue reading →
Two signings in two weeks?! What is this, 1999? …Dogs on Acid combine the spontaneity of indie rock with the fun of pop to create songs that are as enjoyable as they are catchy, and promise to stick in your head for days.
Member Nick Tazza (original drummer of Algernon Cadwallader) swapped emails with us about the signing. Continue reading →
Dogs on Acid headline Boot & Saddle tonight, along with Quit and The Spirit of the Beehive. As Dogs wrote on their Facebook page, it’ll be a night of “friends in the same room doing the two things they love the most with the people they love to do it with.” The Algernon Cadwallader / Snowing spin-off is gearing up to release a new 7″ on Asian Man Records and you can hear “flushed” off of the effort below. Tickets and information for the 21+ show can be found here.