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Just Announced: Hippo Campus bring their tuneful ‘kinda pop’ to Union Transfer in March

Hippo Campus | photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Hippo Campus have taken the last 18 months to explode onto the scene, releasing two insanely catchy EPs to showcase their closely impeccable twist on band-centered pop music. Lucky for us, Minnesota’s up-and-coming will be gracing Union Transfer on March 28th in support of their debut full length Landmark, out in February of next year.

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Cheerleader’s Carl Bahner releases remix of Aeroplane Mode’s “Aphrodite”

Carl Bahner | Photo by Nicky Devine | courtesy of the artist
Carl Bahner | Photo by Nicky Devine | courtesy of the artist

Carl Bahner, drummer of Philly indie-rock band Cheerleader, has released his own remix of Areoplane Mode‘s “Aphrodite”.

Released under the name “Bahner,” the mix takes the minimal pop of the original and takes it into the realm of house music while still emphasizing the soaring vocals of singer Jess Carvo. Bahner’s version grows off a steady bass pulse and jumping synths with samples of Carvo’s thrilling oohs and aahs. Continue reading →

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20 must see shows in November

Jim James | My Morning Jacket | XPoNential Music Festival 2015 | Photo by Rachel DelSordo | http://www.racheldelsordophotography.com/
Jim James | My Morning Jacket | XPoNential Music Festival 2015 | Photo by Rachel DelSordo | http://www.racheldelsordophotography.com/

As we enter November, there’s a month filled with excellent shows coming into Philly. Here’s 20 must see shows that we suggest you choose from to put on your social calendar. Continue reading →

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Free At Noon Flashback : Hippo Campus kick off the Labor Day weekend with an energetic set

Hippo Campus | Photo by Liz Waldie | lizwaldie.com
Hippo Campus | Photo by Liz Waldie | lizwaldie.com

Summer may be fading and fall may be right around the corner, but don’t tell that to indie-pop band Hippo Campus ,or the full crowd who got a chance to catch their show at today’s Free at Noon. The Minnesota-based group brought their immediately catchy sound which effortlessly energized a crowd ready to get their Labor Day weekends started. Continue reading →

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Hippo Campus at Union Transfer, RX Bandits at The Troc, Cold Fronts at The Depot and more

Hippo Campus | Photo via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thehalocline?fref=nf
Hippo Campus | Photo via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thehalocline

Get to Union Transfer early tonight: twin cities rockers Hippo Campus will open the show for The Mowgli’s. Think of this young four-piece as the Vampire Weekend of the midwest; they incorporate lively Afro-beat melodies into fuzzy indie rock, nicely exemplified by “Suicide Saturday,” which you can download below. Continue reading →