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Show Review: NOTS knocked it out of the park in Philly at Everybody Hits

18 Oct
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One of our favorite Philly megababes Evan Raab checked out NOTS as they rocked one of our favorite venues-Everybody Hits-in Philly last week.

 

So you’re starting a rock band. You have your guitar, check. Bass, check. Drums, check. Microkorg, check. Wait, what? A bit unconventional maybe, but Memphis rockers Nots made it work as they delivered heavy garage punk textured by wavy synth patches to a PBR-drinking crowd at Everybody Hits on a beautiful Wednesday Fall night. Some of the tones highlighted the poppy-but-still-heavy fuzzed-out hooks and chord progressions while some helped wash out the band’s spacious white noise interludes. The driving beats maintained a high-paced tempo with the audience nodding in time under the moody lighting during the intimate performance while front woman Natalie Hoffman serenaded us all with bratty, punching vocals. One part Metz, one part Le Tigre, one part Blouse with short songs packed with lots going on, check out their new LP Cosmetic out on Goner Records.

 

Don’t miss this badass band of babes when they head to your town. NOTS play Ace of Cups tonight in Columbus, Ohio, before heading to Marble Bar in Detroit tomorrow. More tour dates below!

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NOTS TOUR:

Oct 18 Ace of Cups Columbus, OH Tickets & More
Oct 19 Marble Bar Detroit, MI Tickets & More
Oct 20 Empty Bottle Chicago, IL Tickets & More
Oct 22 Eagles Club #34 Minneapolis, MN Tickets & More
Oct 24 Off Broadway St Louis, MO Tickets & More
Nov 06 The Hi Tone Cafe Memphis, TN

 

xx Evan

Philly show NOT to be missed: NOTS at Everybody Hits TONIGHT!!!!

12 Oct
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Nots are playing Philadelphia tonight at Everybody Hits! Tickets are $10 and the show is all ages. See you there!

 

Badass babes NOTS are heading to Philly to play Everybody Hits tonight! The all female dream team from Memphis are a powerful punch of punk straight to the veins so make sure you head over to Everybody Hits for a serious body workout and mind explosion. The show is only $10 at the door and doors open at 8PM. Don’t miss this epic show with The World, Dark Web and Telepathic!

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NOTS new album Cosmetic is out now via Goner so get your copy here along with their album We Are Nots here.

 

 

 

 

xx Cher

Philly show NOT to be missed: High Waisted, Thin Lips, Weatherhead, Free Throw and SOMOS at The Foundry TONIGHT!!!

25 Aug
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Don’t miss High Waisted, Weatherhead, Thin Lips, Free Throw and SOMOS at The Foundry tonight! Show starts at 7:30PM.

Tonight is a big night for Philly music fans, if you weren’t planning on partying this evening change your plans because five rad bands are in town playing a show together TONIGHT at The Foundry.

Among these bands is one that has one of my favorite band names of all time- High Waisted. These surf pop rock and rollers will be getting the party (and your dance workout) started early tonight when they open for SOMOS along with Thin Lips, Weatherhead, and Free Throw. High Waisted will be performing songs from their new album On Ludlow. The album has 12 tracks of pure, upbeat surf rock and pop songs with cheeky lyrics including “Shithead” and “Party in the Back”. The album is a summer road trip / beach day must-have and will have you dreaming of summer all winter long.

The show starts at 7:30PM tonight and you can get your tickets here or at the door. It’s a rarity to have this many great bands on one bill so make sure you get there on time so you don’t miss any of these stellar bands.

 

 

 

Don’t live in Philly? Check out High Waisted on tour!

High Waisted Tour:

08/26 New York, NY @ Studio at Webster Hall

08/27 Boonton, NJ @ Boontunes

08/28 Columbus, OH @ Double Happiness

08/30 Nashville, TN @ The End

08/31 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar Lounge

09/01 Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Music Hall

09/04 Denver, CO @ Riot Fest

09/05 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court

09/07 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo

09/09 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction

09/10 San Diego, CA @ Che Cafe

09/11 Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge

09/13 Austin, TX @ Sidewinder

09/14 Dallas, TX @ Curtain Club

09/17 Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest

9/20 Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room

09/21 Cleveland, OH @ Mahall’s

09/22 Buffalo, NY @ Studio at Waiting Room

09/23 Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dee’s

 

 

 

xx Cher

Philly show NOT to be missed: Beat Connection at Boot & Saddle TONIGHT!!!

18 Aug
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Beat Connection get your weekend dance party started off early TONIGHT at Boot & Saddle.

 

Philly, the weekend is drawing near and if you felt a need to get your dance workout in early, you cannot miss Beat Connection tonight at Boot & Saddle.

Beat Connection are an incredible band to see live so make sure to see them tonight along with Kodak To Graph and Moon Bounce as support! Tickets are only $12 and you can get them here or at the door. The show starts at 8:30pm so make sure you get to the venue on time to get the party started with the opening bands.

Beat Connection just dropped one of my favorite new tracks of the summer “For The Record”. Listen below and get your dancing shoes warmed up for the show tonight!

 

Not in Philly? Catch them on the rest of their tour dates below!

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Pre-game the show by listening to more music from Beat Connection below:

 

 

 

See you tonight on the dance floor!

xx Cher

Philly Show NOT to be missed: DZ Deathrays at Milkboy TONIGHT!!!!

21 Jul

 

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DZ Deathrays are coming to melt your face off with thrash in it’s finest form at Milkboy in Philadelphia tonight!!!

 

 

One of my favorite bands, especially to see live, DZ Deathrays are heading to Philly TONIGHT to play Milkboy with The Cats as support. The show starts at 8PM and tickets are $15 here and at the door.

 

 

The kings of badass/hilarious music videos and making your face melt within 200 yards of them playing live are heading to Philly from Brooklyn today to light your rocknroll heart on fire. Philly is their second to last stop on this tour ending in Boston at Great Scott this Friday, July 22. Pregame the show by watching the videos here! Don’t try this at home though:

 

 

DZ Deathrays will be playing tracks from their award-winning albums Black Rat and Bloodstream. One of my favorite bands to see live, I’m excited to see DZ Deathrays again for the first time since they blew everyone away at SXSW this year. Don’t miss your chance to see them TONIGHT at Milkboy!! Show starts at 8PM and you can get your tickets here or at the door. Get ready to sweat!

 

 

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xx Cher

 

 

 

Philly Show NOT to be missed: Sam Cohen and White Denim TONIGHT at Union Transfer!!!

21 Apr
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Don’t miss Sam Cohen and White Denim TONIGHT at Union Transfer!

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Tonight, celebrate the life of one of our favorite artists of all time, Prince by dancing through the evening to the soulful, funk and psychedelic sounds of Sam Cohen and White Denim at Union Transfer. The show starts at 8:30pm with megababe multi-instrumentalist Sam Cohen. Cohen is currently touring his new album, Cool It,  released last year and I can’t wait to see these new tracks performed live. With fuzzy, soaring guitars, light and airy keys, super smooth bass lines and story telling lyrics, it’s one of my favorite new records. Warming up the stage for everyone’s favorite White Denim, don’t miss Sam Cohen tonight at Union Transfer. He goes on at 8:30pm so don’t be late! Tickets are $20 and you can get them here or at the door. Until then, listen to some of our favorite tracks from both bands below and see you tonight on the dance floor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

xx Cher

morning jam: The Magic Gang “All I Want Is You”

29 Mar
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One of our new favorite bands, The Magic Gang, are going on tour in the UK this April and just released a new cover “Walk On By” available for free download now!

 

I can’t stop listening to these Brighton-based megababes The Magic Gang. I must have listened to this track “All I Want Is You” at least 1,000 times this month. The song is a perfect mixture of angst, upbeat indie pop, and 50s nostalgia. The band recently covered one of their favorite tracks, “Walk On By” up now on soundcloud and available to download for free! Listen to both tracks below. Their new EP, aptly titled, “EP” is one of my top favorite collections of music released this year.

The Magic Gang are heading out on tour in the UK in April so if you like what you hear make sure to check them out in a city near you! Tour dates below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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xx Cher

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