Tonight’s Concert Picks: Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions at TLA, Angelo De Augustine at World Cafe Live

Hope Sandoval | photo by Luz Gallardo | via the artist’s Facebook page

Hope Sandoval and her band The Warm Inventions bring the soft and dreamy sounds of their new Son of a Lady EP to the TLA tonight. Former Mazzy Star frontwoman Sandoval’s career has spanned almost three decades, and as a solo artist she’s known for enigmatic live performances that match the eerie beauty of her songs. Tickets and more information can be found on the XPN Concert Calendar. Listen to “Let Me Get There,” featuring Philly’s own Kurt Vile, below. Continue reading →


Check out Hope Sandoval and Kurt Vile’s dream-inducing video for “Let Me Get There”

Hope Sandoval and Kurt Vile | collage via The Deli Magazine Philadelphia

If you have trouble falling asleep at night, try watching the video for Hope Sandoval and Kurt Vile‘s collaborative song “Let Me Get There.”

This is meant as the highest compliment. This otherworldly drum and bass/guitar infused lullaby will have you dreaming before you even shut your eyes. The seven-and-a-half minute track was condensed into a four-minute-long video – whether this is a good or bad edit is up to you. Continue reading →