Songs of the Week 7/23

New Tune: “Super Far” – LANY Throwback Track: “Daft Pretty Boys” – Bad Suns Follow me on Spotify here.

Songs of the Week 7/16

New Tune: “Sit Next To Me” – Foster The People This is the latest release from FTP. It’s the final teaser before the long awaited release of their third album. They played this song live when I saw them in June and I liked it right away. July 21st can’t come soon enough! Throwback Track:…

Songs of the Week 7/9

New Tune: “Swimming Pool Summer” – Capital Cities Throwback Track: “Everyone Knows” – Vacationer   Follow me on Spotify here.

(Sandy) Alex G Closes Tour at Philly’s Union Transfer

Philadelphia’s own (Sandy) Alex G wrapped up his tour this past Saturday along with Philly native Japanese Breakfast and Brooklyn’s Cende. Cende opened the show with songs from their debut album, #1 Hit Single. My favorite of the set was “What I Want,” an aggressive song that was even more bright when performed live. Cende’s…

Songs of the Week 7/2

New Tune: “Staring” – Tipling Rock Throwback Back: “T-Shirt Weather” – Circa Waves Follow me on Spotify here.

Songs of the Week 6/11

New Tune: “Perfect Places” – Lorde Lorde is high-key one of my favorite artists. I’ve loved her since the release of Pure Heroine in 2013. I’ve read a lot of things about her new album and based on the singles she’s released, I’m anxious to hear the rest of the them. the lyrics are resemblant…

Nightly & Urban Cone

There was an electro-indie dance party at the Foundry in Philadelphia last night, courtesy of Nightly and Urban Cone. Nightly kicked off the show with songs from their debut EP, Honest. The Pennsylvania-based band began as duo Jonathan Capeci (vocals) and Joey Beretta (guitar) with the song “XO” which became somewhat of an overnight SoundCloud…

Songs of the Week 4/30

New Tune: “S.H.C” – Foster The People This is the third song on Foster The People’s new EP, III, that they released on April 27th. I find it very reminiscent of their songs “Broken Jaw” and “Are You What You Want To Be?” This is my favorite song from III. Throwback Track: “Houdini” – Foster…

Songs of the Week 4/23

New Tune: “Lately II” – COIN COIN released their second album on Friday. “Lately II” is a sequel to “Lately” from their first album and is already one of my favorite tracks from the new album. This track also contains a hidden song… Throwback Track: “Dissolve” – Absofacto This song is delightfully quirky. It’s got a lot…

Songs of the Week 4/16

New Tune: “Pockets Full Of No” – Coast Modern I just saw Coast Modern this past week and this song was even better live. Coast Modern’s debut album is set to release next month. Throwback Track: “Daisy Chains” – Will Joseph Cook I’ve really been vibing to WJC’s music lately – AND he released his…

Alt Nation – Advanced Placement Tour 2017

Alt Nation’s Advanced Placement tour took a stop in Philadelphia this week at the Foundry. This tour included triple-headliners 888, Coast Modern, and Sundara Karma. 888 warmed up the audience with songs from their five-song EP, Critical Mistakes, which they released in 2016. The band includes Danny Stillman (vocals), Aaron Rothe (keyboard/programmer), and Danny Cooper…

Songs of the Week 4/9

Sending warm weather vibes your way with this week’s songs. New Tune: “A Side / B Side” – Tipling Rock Throwback Track: “Bus Stop Dreamer” – Dry Reef   Follow me on Spotify here.