Songs of the Week 8/13

New Tune: “63 Days” – Atlas Genius Here is a new single from Atlas Genius. I’ve seen Atlas Genius a few time lives over the past few years and can’t wait to see them again this October! Throwback Track: “Trojans” – Atlas Genius Follow me on Spotify here.

Songs of the Week 8/6

New Tune: “Instant Crush” – Cage The Elephant On Friday 7/28, Cage The Elephant released Unpeeled. This album features live, primarily “unplugged” performances of some of their songs. The album also includes three new tracks: “Whole Wide World“, “Instant Crush“, and “Golden Brown“. To this day, Cage The Elephant is one of my favorite alternative…

Songs of the Week 7/30

New Tune: “Mirrorball” – Young The Giant Young The Giant announced the release of “Mirrorball” this past Monday, 7/24. Sameer took to the band’s Facebook to give background about the single: “We always felt it needed it’s own context and occasion as a song because it was for one, different from the rest of Mind…

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.

Day Wave Is Always The Wave

Last night Day Wave made all of my sadgirl dreams come true at the Foundry. I stumbled upon Day Wave a while back on a Spotify-generated playlist, and haven’t looked back. Their mellow yet melancholy vibe is consistent, which I find comforting. Their first LP, The Days We’ve Had, was released on May 5th, featuring…

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…