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Philly Show NOT to be missed: MINKA’s Carnival at The Foundry tomorrow night!!!

14 Apr

MINKA

 

 

MINKA are taking over The Foundry tomorrow night to throw the raddest carnival-themed party/show this town has ever seen. Bringing along the incredible bands The Mysteries, Attic Tapes and Leisure Muffin to kick the night off right, this is a show (and major dance workout) you absolutely can’t miss.

MINKA are going all out, transforming The Foundry with fire breathers, burlesque dancers, DJs, acrobats and visual artists. Get your tickets now to this epic night of music and art here! Tomorrow night’s epic dance party will commence at 9PM, make sure you are there to see one of our favorite bands The Mysteries as support!

MINKA just released their new song “Josephine” last week. Listen to the track below and see you on the dance floor tomorrow night at The Foundry!

 

xx Cher

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Soraia Tour Diary: Days 4 & 5

29 Mar

For the next couple weeks one of our favorite bands Soraia is touring the East Coast and Rock and Roll Queen / band leader ZouZou is giving us ultimate access to her tour diary. Read her entries below, and stay tuned for everything Soraia and what it’s like to be a badass rock singer (with an upper-respitory infection) as the tour progresses.

Soraia by Mark Weiss

Tour Diary Day 4 & 5
Reinvigorated from the night before’s amazing show, yet still super sick, I did all I could with my voice to make sure that night’s show would be even better than the night before.
We all felt so good going in, and I just wanted to make sure my voice was where it needed to be. It definitely suffered a hit after night #2, being’s I was not recovered from my sinus infection physically yet, and knowing I had pushed it a little hard the night before.
Still, another killer night for us on tour. It’s rare you get a few nights in a row so good like that–and my voice was stellar. Still, being sick takes its toll….
After the show, I knew my voice wasn’t doing too good. Tired, still sick, and emotional from all these things since the beginning of tour a few days earlier, I knew to get back and rest right away so the rest of the dates are ok. So I did. Still….
Next morning I woke up sicker, and with barely a voice. I worked most of the day to get it back so I could perform that night. I didn’t know if it would work. I tried everything: warming up, speaking exercises, verbal rest, pineapple, hot tea, etc By about 5 pm, it was barely back, and the show was at 9. I was worried.
Still, I didn’t want to cancel the show, and I didn’t really think I had to. After all, it was the first time I’d been sick on tour in a long time, and it sure was the first time my voice was that beat up. How bad would it be? Probably fine. I’d get through.
Right as soon as I hit the first note of “Love Like Voodoo”, I knew. I was not going to get through the set without losing my voice.
So I did what I could, made all the changes I knew how to make vocally while singing, but by song 7, it was done. I didn’t want to damage or lose my voice for the rest of this tour, so I ended the set and ran to the car to warm down. What a let down. I felt terrible. I cried while I was doing my speaking exercises, just so worried about my voice, and feeling like I let people down. I was disappointed, but moreso, I was scared, and I felt alone. What a terrible feeling. I couldn’t talk to anyone, resting the voice when it’s that wounded is vital for it to heal. Especially in time for our show in Cincinnati, which is tomorrow night……
xx ZouZou
final tour poster

late night listen: Jason McCue “Come To Me”

8 Apr

Jason McCue

Tonight’s gorgeous late night listen comes from West Philadelphian dreamboat Jason McCue.

Originally from West Chester, the singer-songwriter wrote, performed, and recorded his new EP EPs for Elephants himself.

Jason McCue has a couple of shows coming up in the Philadelphia including Melodies Cafe in Ardmore Friday April 24th at 8PM, The Tin Angel May 8th, and North Star Bar May 14th!

Listen to “Come To Me” below and make sure to keep up with him by liking him on Facebook and following him on Soundcloud!

xx Cher

lovelovelove: New music from Far-Out Fangtooth “Mother Nature Fetish” / New album out Oct. 29th!!!

26 Aug

Far-Out Fangtooth

Philly psych rock dream team Far-Out Fangtooth have released a rich, raw, spell-binding new track called “Mother Nature Fetish” from their upcoming sophomore album Borrowed Time!! The album is due out October 29th through Siltbreeze. Far-Out Fangtooth will be playing two record release shows, one in Brooklyn on November 1st at Death By Audio with LODRO and their official release will be in Philly (of course!) at The Boot And Saddle with LODRO, Harsh Vibes and Zachary Fairbrother from Lantern. That show will blow your mind so make sure you don’t miss it!

xx Cher

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