Last night at Union Transfer, the Jose Gonzalez-fronted Junip brought its folk-infused, majestically arranged indie rock to Philly, on tour in support of its self-titled latest LP. Opening the show was Philadelphia songwriter and singer Birdie Busch and her band, who released the equally folky / vibey Birdie Busch and the Greatest Night earlier this year. Check out photos from the show in the gallery below.
Led by Swedish songwriter Jose Gonzales, the band Junip, is sharing the stage with Philadelphia singer Birdie Busch tonight at Union Transfer. Known for their soft, but invigorating sound, both musicians take their own spin on folk by mixing blues progressions with atmospheric, psychedelic breaths, soft rock riffs, and delicate lyrics. Find more information and tickets for tonight’s show here. Watch Birdie Busch’s “These Banks” from her PledgeMusic-funded album, The Greatest Night, below.
Junip releases its new self-titled album next Tuesday, April 23rd on Mute Records. The Swedish indie-rock trio, fronted by singer-songwriter Jose Gonzalez, is playing Union Transfer on Sunday, June 16th. You can listen to the album in its entirety at Pitchfork here. Below, watch the video for “Line Of Fire.”
Dante Bucci kicked off WXPN’s lunchtime busker series on Wednesday and The Key revisited the local musician’s 2008 effort Reminiscence in advance of his set at The Porch at 30th Street Station. Bucci will perform at the Tin Angel on May 1st; tickets and information can be found here. Stream the EP below or download it at Bandcamp.
The new self-titled album from Junip will be released on April 23rd on Mute Records. Junip is fronted by singer-songwriter Jose Gonzalez and includes Elias Araya on drums and Tobias Winterkorn on keyboards. The band plays Union Transfer on Sunday, June 16th. Go here for tickets and more information about the show. Below, download a new song, “Your Life, Your Call.”
Soul-stirring indie-folk three-piece Junip announced a late spring run in support of its soon-to-be-released self-titled album, out on Mute Records on April 23rd, and it wraps up tour at Union Transfer on June 16th. Tickets are on sale now via the venue’s website. Below, watch a recently-released music video for “Line of Fire” from the new album.
Singer-songwriter Jose Gonzalez and his band Junip has announced a new album coming out in the Spring on April 23rd. The excellent new song, “Line Of Fire,” reveals itself slowly and builds to a soaring two chord anthem, with pulsing synths and electronics, acoustic undertones and the warm vocals of Gonzalez. Download is below.