The Week So Far: 10 must-read stories on The Key (incl. David Wax Museum, Pill Friends, At Fest)


This week’s show announcements include The Last Bison and David Wax Museum at World Cafe Live, Hop Along and The Sidekicks at The First Unitarian Church, Man Man at Union Transfer [linklink and link]

Stream and download Laura Stevenson‘s Folkadelphia Session [link]

You gotta hear “Find a Way” by Elastic Bond this week [link]

Get a free download of Wild Ones‘ bubbly “Curse Over Me” from their debut LP [link]

Local dream-poppers Lockets share b-side “Girl” from their upcoming single release [link]

Steady Hands release new video, free download for “I Swear Like a Sailor” [link]

Get inside the studio with Jesse Baker Band in the video for “We’re Gonna Make It” [link]

Stream two new tracks from Pill Friends‘ new LP Blessed Suffering [link]

The Trocadero will screen the world premiere of Philadelphia Folk Festival documentary At Fest on 8/7 [link]

Explore Alex Savoth’s new direction with The New Black [link]


Get inside Jesse Baker Band’s studio with the video for “We’re Gonna Make It”


Central PA four-piece Jesse Baker Band are letting fans into their rehearsal space with a new live video for “We’re Gonna Make It.”  The one-shot clip shows the band practicing the energy-filled track, the studio version of which was included on last year’s Tearing Down the Walls EP from Noisetrade (still available as a free download).  Watch the live video below followed by an introduction of the band and a tour of the space.

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Download “Tearing Down the Walls” from Jesse Baker (opening for Kingsfoil at Chameleon Club on 12/29)

Central PA’s Jesse Baker will be kicking off Kingsfoil‘s Lancaster show at the Chameleon Club with his powerful alternative rock on Saturday, December 29th.  Baker released his debut LP Tearing Down the Walls earlier this fall, which you can download for free via NoiseTrade.  Also performing are Bells and Symphony of Sound.  Tickets and information for the all-ages show can be found here.  Below, stream and download Tearing Down the Walls in exchange for your email address. Continue reading →