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!!!
For 25 years, the people at WXPN have managed to pull off something of a miracle stunt — to put on a music festival that’s both family-friendly, fun and genuinely cool. XPoNential seems in an almost mythical breed of its own. It’s a 21st century music festival that manages to bypass any light-strobed, stark-raving […]Read More Saturday at XPoNential Festival presented by Subaru Recap!!!
Donned in a bright orange patterned dress, finished with fringe-riddled arm’s length gloves, Toronto producer-vocalist Lydia Ainsworth took the Underground Arts stage last Saturday resembling something of a pop icon of a fever dream. Her tender, somber, melancholy-laden vocals reverberating through the little basement venue like the surreal, nocturnal pop of a Lynchian lounge singer. […]Read More Lydia Ainsworth at Underground Arts