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Philly noisemakers Nothing will release their next album on Geoff Rickly’s Collect Records

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Nothing | Photo by Megan Kelly | keganmellyphotography.tumblr.com

After promising us big news late last night with an Instagram of frontman Nicky Palermo buried in guitars and cables, the word about Philly noisemakers Nothing is out. The band will release its second album on Collect Records – the boutique label curated by Geoff Rickly of Thursday and home of Creepoid’s awesome new Cemetery Highrise Slum- and is currently recording with Will Yip at Studio 4, Noisey reports. In a Q&A, Palermo told editor-in-chief Fred Passero about his studio process and the plans for the record. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: James Blake at TLA, Todd Rundgren at Trocadero, Geoff Rickly at North Star Bar

james-blake-500Electronic singer/songwriter James Blake stops by the Theatre of Living Arts tonight. In April, Blake released his sophmore album Overgrown. The new album brings back Blake’s beautiful voice and rhythmic electronics. Tickets and information for the all ages show can be found here. Below, check out the music video for “Retrograde” off of Blake’s new album Overgrown.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Geoff Rickly at The Barbary, Broken Anchor at MilkBoy

Geoff-Rickly-7306Not long after his mysterious new project United Nations came to town, Geoff Rickly performs a set at The Barbary tonight.  Dubbed “The Acoustic Basement Tour,” the lead singer of Thursday invited his friends Vinnie Caruana (The Movielife / I Am The Avalanche), A Loss For Words, Koji and Brian Marquis (Therefore I Am)  to hit the road following last summer’s Warped Tour.  Rickly’s solo work and expansion into other projects follows the 2011 announcement by Thursday that the New Jersey rock band would go on hiatus.  Tickets and information for tonight’s 21+ show can be found here.  Watch Rickly perform Thursday’s “Understanding in a Car Crash” live at Gunners Run in Philadelphia below.

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