Laser Background has released the second installment of their Brighton Sound sessions. The candy-colored, kaleidoscopic video features “Magic Dust,” which will appear alongside “Fizzy Lifting Drinks” on the Philly band’s forthcoming Super Future Montage LP. Tonight, Laser Background will help Grandchildren celebrate the release of their full-length Golden Age at Johnny Brenda’s; tickets and information can be found here. Watch “Magic Dust” below and stay tuned for the band’s third and final session recording.
XPN welcomes The Bacon Brothers to the Keswick Theatre tonight. The Philadelphia natives were playing music together long before Kevin’s acting and Michael’s composing careers took off, though their last album of new material was 2008′s New Year’s Day. Tickets and information for tonight’s show can be found here. Watch a video of the brothers and their band performing live below.
XPN welcomes The Smithereens to the Landis Theater tonight. After putting out their tenth studio album in 2011, the New Jersey rock band has continued to tour steadily and will join Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers on the road this summer. Tickets and information for tonight’s headline show can be found here. Below, watch the video for 2011 single “One Look at You.”
XPN welcomes Steve Earle & the Dukes to the Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville. Modeling himself after famed singer-songwriters Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, Earle has released fourteen records over the course of his career. The Low Highway was released this month through New West Records. Tickets and information for tonight’s show can be found here. Below, watch the video for “Invisible.”
UK alt folk trio Daughter headline Union Transfer tonight. Building buzz off of two EPs, the London outfit have finally released a hauntingly emotional debut album this week called If You Leave. Tickets and information for the show can be found here. Below, watch the video for “Still.”
Grandchildren celebrate their album release at Johnny Brenda’s tonight. Golden Age will be released on May 7th, and you can get an in-depth look at the orchestral pop band’s world surrounding the album in this week’s Unlocked series. Tickets and information for tonight’s 21+ show with The Lawsuits, Laser Background and DJ POW POW can be found here. Watch the video for “Sunrise” below.
North Wales recording space Brighton Sound Studio pulled in Philly psych / pop band Laser Background for their latest video series, produced by local venture Seven Knots Productions. The first of three recordings originating in the recent session, “Fizzy Lifting Drinks” is a song that will be featured on Laser Backgrounds new LP Super Future Montage. The Andy Moholt-led project looks and sounds great in the video, and you can be sure they will look and sound great at Johnny Brenda’s on May 3rd when they support Grandchildren‘s album release alongside The Lawsuits. Tickets and information for the show can be found here. Watch “Fizzy Lifting Drinks” below and stick around for the rest of the Laser Background series.
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Celebrations | Photo by Kate Bracaglia