Clocking in very comfortably under 90 minutes, Bloc Party’s Philly stop of their Silent Alarm tour proved just as air-tight and rapid-fire as their trademark sound. Last Tuesday’s main set at Franklin Music Hall was a near perfect mirror image to the track list of their seminal debut, kicking off with the plaintively sprawling “Compliments” and […]Read More Bloc Party celebrate ‘Silent Alarm’ in Philly!!!
YOU GUYS!!!!! One of our favorite bands of all time BLOC PARTY are heading to Philly tonight to play Franklin Music Hall! Not only that, they are playing the full set of one of the BEST albums of all time, their debut record Silent Alarm released in 2005! I can’t count how many times I’ve seen […]Read More Philly show NOT to be missed: BLOC PARTY performs ‘SILENT ALARM’ at Franklin Music Hall tonight!!!!!
Drummer Matt Tong dancing in the beginning of this video absolutely kills me…too good. Bloc Party released an epic new song “Ratchet” and the video for it, like the song, is: trippy, super weird, and absolutely incredible. While starting out like the music video for their track “Octopus”, what happens during the video for “Ratchet” […]Read More morning jam xx: new Bloc Party!!!!!! Watch the trippy new music video for “Ratchet” now!!!
Ummmmm, what!? This new music video for one of my favorite tracks off Bloc Party’s album Four (out now) is absolutely gorgeous and really, really cool. Also, it makes me have even more of a crush on the entire band, which I thought, after all these years, was impossible. With gorgeous pastel and neon colored […]Read More obsessed xx: New Bloc Party music video for “Truth”!!!
This past week has been nuts. I feel like every day has been non-stop but no matter how tiring, luckily, the fun has by far outweighed the stress. Last Thursday I saw Eytan & The Embassy at Milkboy and not only did they rock, I got to meet with Eytan, and he is one truly […]Read More myweekendinsoundxx: Instagrams from the past week ft. Eytan & The Embassy, Alt-J and Bloc Party!!
This week is jam packed with crazy good shows in Philadelphia, starting tonight at The Blockley with a late night DJ set from one of my favorite bands, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. starting at 9PM. Get your tickets here! Tomorrow night the ultra-fun Brooklyn cats in Eytan and the Embassy will be playing a show […]Read More this week in shows xx: 4 days of AWESOME! Philly is graced with Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Eytan and the Embassy, Alt-J, and Bloc Party this week!!!!!!
Glory be!!!! Bloc Party are back!! I am so stoked (if you couldn’t tell)!! After four years of waiting, the band announced their new album “Four” would be out this year and is ready to pre-order here. When I first heard that Bloc Party was playing a show in New York on August 8th, I […]Read More obsessed xx: Bloc Party are back!!! New single “Octopus” / New Album “Four” / US tour!!!!!
Dreamy!! Theme Park are back with a new single from their debut album due out in October! “Jamaica” is out the 13th of August. What an absolutely feel good track. Just what I needed to hear to soundtrack the gorgeous, sunny, perfect weather day in Philly today. Theme Park will be on tour in the […]Read More lovelovelove: Theme Park “Jamaica”
This year, there seems to have been announcement after announcement of my previously “on-hiatus” bands getting back together/releasing new albums: The Killers, Bloc Party, The Shins… If that excitement wasn’t enough, when I heard The Shins new single “Simple Song” my heart melted and my mind immediately rushed back to when I first heard The […]Read More obsessed xx: The Shins “Simple Song”
I fell in love with The Maccabees when I saw them open for Bloc Party in 2007, and they have yet to disappoint me. Their music is always awesome, and this new single from their upcoming album, “Given to the Wild” is no exception. This song makes me so hyped for their new album which […]Read More obsessed xx: The Maccabees release stellar new track “Pelican”!!