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morning jam xx: Interpol “All The Rage Back Home”

22 Jul

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Interpol have been all the rage in my heart for years now. I recently became fixated on listening to their albums on repeat, so they could not have picked a better time to release new music into my life. “All The Rage Back Home” picks up right where Interpol left off, by delivering us mesmerizing instrumentals, infectious lyrics, and sing-a-long chorus’ that stay in your head for days. “All The Rage Back Home” is a strong first single from what should be an epic new album from the band. Interpol’s new album El Pintor is available now for pre-order here!

Interpol have announced a North American and European tour. Sadly, Philadelphia’s show at Union Transfer has sold out so hopefully you got your tickets! If not, Interpol just announced additional dates for NYC, London, and Dublin. For more information about when Interpol is coming to your town and to get your tickets click here.

xx Cher

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morning jam xx: Memory Maze “Like A Mirage”

2 Jul

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I am loving this super smooth jam from London’s Memory Maze.

“Like A Mirage” has soft, seductive vocals and bass with instrumentals that will keep your hips moving and heart breaking. Memory Maze are due to release an album later this year!

You can keep track of when Memory Maze will tour in a city near you by following them here.

xx Cher

Philly Show NOT to be missed: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at Johnny Brenda’s TONIGHT!!!

27 Jun

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I’m going to come right out and say it. I love Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. Their new album, Only Run, reminds us of their unique sound that only gets better with age.

Let's face it, the guys are indie rock legends and they are playing at Johnny Brenda's, one of Philadelphia's most beautiful and intimate clubs, TONIGHT. How lucky are we?! Of course the show is sold out, and I am anticipating dancing and getting sweaty on this magical summer night with all of you. The show starts at 9:30PM with Stagnant Pools opening, so don't be late. Get there, pay attention, and stand post where you want to be for your glorious reunion with one of your favorite bands.

xx Cher

morning jam xx: Circa Waves “Young Chasers”

19 Jun

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Your morning jam for today comes from Liverpool’s Circa Waves. Their new single “Young Chasers” is an absolute summer anthem. Perfect for blasting during all your summer road trips, this track from Circa Waves self-titled EP is out now! Circa Waves will be touring the UK in November and all tickets will go on sale tomorrow (Friday) at 9AM here. All shows are 14+ so make sure you buy tickets for everyone you know, including your little cousin/sister/brother/annoying neighbor.





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xx Cher

morning jam xx: Vance Joy “Riptide” + Playing Firefly Music Festival this Sunday!!

18 Jun

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I can’t wait for this weekend, mainly because it’s going to be jam packed with some of my favorite artists thanks to Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE!

This Sunday, Australian singer-songwriter, Vance Joy, will be taking the stage. He’s playing earlier in the day so make sure you get to The Lawn at 12:30PM sharp!

His addictive single “Riptide” is one that will stay in your head for days and you’ll want it to stay there. If you don’t get the chance to come to Firefly this weekend, make sure you catch him at Lollapalooza and Outside Lands festivals later this summer!

xx Cher

obsessed xx: Arctic Monkeys new music video for “Snap Out Of It”!!!!

17 Jun

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For a girl with an Alex Turner mouse pad at work, I have to say the struggle is real, but thank goddess I am not as psychotic as the crazed fan in the music video for “Snap Out Of It”. Many fans are commenting on the video that they think it’s an egotistical move on Alex Turner’s part…Instead, I think it’s hilarious.

Arctic Monkey have always had a great sense of humor with everything they do and I think this video proves that. The star of this music video is, stereotypically, a gorgeous model. When she comes out of the pool in the beginning of the video, she could be anyone’s dream girl. Then, we see her true colors. She is a psycho stalker of the band and her obsession with them, particularly Alex Turner, is pretty terrifying. Paired with the whimsical music and lyrics of “Snap Out Of It,” it’s clear that the band is getting a message across that they don’t get anyone liking or obsessing over them that much. With her crying and some of the faces she makes in the video, I couldn’t help but laugh the entire way through. Again, I don’t think it’s an egotistical move on Alex Turner’s part or the band as a whole. I think it’s hysterical! Hopefully you do too.

Check out the video below and make sure you see Arctic Monkeys play Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE this Friday. I will be there, dancing harder than the model at the end of this video.

xx Cher

Philly Shows this week: Kins, Sharon Van Etten, Jungle, and Firefly Music Festival in Delaware!!!!

16 Jun

So many great shows are happening in Philly this week, it’s time to perfect the art of the disco nap. Get your rest now and strap your dancing shoes on because you are in for a wild ride of brilliant shows all week.

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Tonight Kins make their way back to Philly to headline a show at Boot & Saddle in support of their addicting, self-titled debut album released earlier this year. I saw Kins for the first time when they opened for Courtney Barnett at Union Transfer, and I can definitely say these boys know how to put on a live show. Watch their new music video for their current single “Aimless” and get your tickets for the show tonight here. The show starts at 8:30 and doors are at 7:30, this show is 21+!

Tickets are only $10 so get yours now here or tonight at the door.



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Wednesday the gorgeous Sharon Van Etten graces Philly with new music from her stunning new album Are We There. This album is definitely one of my favorites released this year, and hearing these songs live should be nothing short of moving. The show is at 8:30PM on Wednesday at Union Transfer with Jana Hunter as support. Tickets are only $15 if you get them now here and will be $17 day of show at the box office. Listen to one of my favorite songs from Are We There "Your Love Is Killing Me" and get your tickets now for this epic show.



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I feel like I've been waiting forever to see Jungle live in Philly. It was love at first listen with this UK dream team, and I absolutely cannot wait to see them live this Thursday at Union Transfer! Tickets are $15 if you get them now here, $17 if you get them day of show at the box office. This is definitely a show to tie your dancing shoes on tight for, and you definitely don't want to miss it. The show starts at 8:30PM with Beat Connection opening, so don't be late!




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Finally, Firefly Music Festival takes off Thursday night in Dover, DE. Firefly promises an epic weekend of music including Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys, Childish Gambino, Imagine Dragons, Weezer, Cage The Elephant, and a ton of your other favorite bands. Single day tickets are still available here, see you there!

xx Cher

morning jam xx: Looks “Everest”

14 Jun

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Happy Saturday people! It’s been an insane past month. After going to 5 different cities in England in 9 days, and burying myself in music, I immediately went to Seattle, another mecca for music fans. Now I’m back in Philly and I can’t even comprehend the amount of shows in the next coming week you absolutely can not miss. That post will follow, so keep your eyes peeled.

One of my favorite moments this week was hearing this gorgeous new track from London-based band Looks. I wish I knew of them/found them while I was over there because there is no doubt in my mind that they will be one of my favorite new bands this year. Their new single, “Everest” takes you on a journey with gorgeous, layered, vocals and mesmerizing, blood-pumping instrumentals. The track is a perfect mixture of modern and nostalgic sounds that carry their way through your ears and straight to your veins.

“Everest” drops on June 23rd and Looks are having a single launch party show at Birthdays in London the following day! The show is FREE and will also feature Holy as support. RSVP on Facebook here and send it to all of your friends. Doors are at 8PM and the show is 18+ if you are anywhere near the London area, go and dance your hearts out for me.

xx Cher

afternoon jam xx: Honeyblood “Killer Bangs”

13 May

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Glasgow-based garage rock dream team Honeyblood released a new music video for “Killer Bangs”. This is the new single from the gorgeous duo’s self-titled debut album available for pre-order now here. If this addictive new single is any sign of the rest of the album, we are in for a new favorite this year. Check out the video below now!



The girls are currently on tour in the UK supporting another one of our favorites Courtney Barnett, for tickets and tour information click here!

xx Cher

Philly show NOT to be missed xx: Braids and Wye Oak tonight at Union Transfer!!!!

5 May

Braids Tonight Philly needs to get ready for a magnificent, transcendental display of art rock. Braids and Wye Oak will be lifting your heart up at Union Transfer tonight at 8:30PM. Tickets are only $18 and you can get them now here or at the door.

I am most excited to see Braids again, this band is mesmerizing live and I can’t wait to hear tracks from their sophomore album out now, Flourish // Perish live tonight! Their new songs are an electronic progression for the band, more complex and breathtaking than ever before. You can get a copy of their new album here or at the show tonight! This is the third stop on their tour with Wye Oak, continuing to Washington D.C. tomorrow and ending in Georgia on May 21st. Tour dates are below, for tickets and more information click here!

Don’t miss Braids with Wye Oak tonight at Union Transfer! The show starts at 8:30PM and you do not want to be late. Get your tickets here or at the door!

Braids and Wye Oak tour:
05.06 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
05.07 - New York, NY - Webster Hall
05.09 - Boston, MA - Paradise
05.10 - Montreal, QC - Il Motore
05.11 - Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern
05.13 - Chicago, IL - Metro
05.14 - Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall
05.15 - Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line Music Cafe
05.16 - Omaha, NE - The Waiting Room
05.17 - Lawrence, KS - The Granada
05.18 - St, Louis, MO - Old Rock House
05.20 - Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge
05.21 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West

xx Cher

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