Jam to Commonwealth Choir’s hopeful anthem, “Dark Times” benefitting the ACLU

Commonwealth Choir | Photo by Wendy McCardle |

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard new material from local rockers, Commonwealth Choir. Thankfully, the four-piece has just gifted us with some jam-worthy, guitar-filled goodness through ways of Philly-based label, Know Hope Records.

Featured on the label’s compilation, Solidarity in Sound, which benefits the ACLU, Commonwealth Choir’s track “Dark Times” is a hopeful and resilient anthem perfect for today’s wayward atmosphere. In a recent Facebook post, the band states: “this song speaks to the importance of standing up for what’s right – not just for yourself but also loved ones & the world around us.” Continue reading →


Listen to Philly’s basement dwellers cover their favorites on ACLU-charity compilation We Won’t Stop

We Won’t Stop cover | via

Poorly Drawn Records, the newly formed label from the infamous Twitter account “Poorly Drawn Bands,” adds on to the resistance with the new compilation album We Won’t Stop, featuring a smattering of Philadelphia’s up-and-coming covering some of their favorite artists in support of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

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Abi Reimold, Three Man Cannon, Cayetana, Swanning, and more support ACLU with covers compilation

Abi Reimold
Abi Reimold | photo by Haley Richter | | courtesy of the artist

Musicians from across the country have coming together for Don’t stop now: a collection of covers. The thirty-eight track set, which benefits the ACLU, is stacked with Philly acts the likes of Abi ReimoldThe Menzingers, Cave People, and more performing lo-fi covers of some of their favorite tracks. The creators of the project elaborated on its timely release and title in a quote on their Bandcamp page. Continue reading →