I met our writer/photographer Pablo Martinez seven years ago at Johnny Brenda’s, one of our favorite Philly venues at a British Sea Power show. We both happened to go alone and ended up standing next to each other. While we were waiting for the show to start, he turned to me and asked me if I have ever […]Read More Life of Pablo: The Specials Rock the TLA
Get out your planners Philly, because the only thing scary about the music scene in Philly this October is how many epic shows you need to fit into your schedule… and that is our favorite kind of horror show. Only if you have the 100000 concert tickets I need this month to not have FOMO. […]Read More Your October Philly Concert Calendar ft. Girlpool, Deerhoof, Nap Eyes, Sweet Spirit, Japanese Breakfast, Cults and Kesha!!!
Our writer and photographer Sarah went to see Laura Marling and may or may not have cried. Okay, spoiler alert she did cry, and that’s because Laura Marling is a goddess and one of the best songwriters and performers of our time. Touring in support of her breathtaking new album Semper Femina, Marling stopped in […]Read More Laura Marling stuns fans at The TLA// Tour Heading to Australia
Sometimes when you are running off to wreak havoc and gallivant around Austin during ACL, you need your best friend to cover for you in Philly…especially when so many epic shows come to town in the same week. Meet Jess Babeashil. She is crazy, she is fun, she tells it like it is, and you […]Read More Show review xx: ZZ Ward at the TLA!!!
Good morning and happy Wednesday!!! We are almost through the work week people, so put your headphones on and chill out to this gorgeous track from NYC’s Caveman. “In the City” is the new single from their self-titled album out now (UK: iTunes/CD). The music video for “In the City” features the beautiful Julia Stiles, […]Read More morning jam xx: Caveman “In the City”
This week has been a whirlwind of crazy and awesome. I saw Nile Rodgers on Sunday, The Breeders on Monday, Palma Violets on Wednesday, and The Veils and Lantern last night. Though I’m a bit exhausted, I’m completely stoked to see Lovelife, Gold Fields and Capital Cities at the TLA before heading to Maryland tomorrow […]Read More Philly show NOT to be missed: Lovelife, Gold Fields, and Capital Cities TONIGHT at the TLA!!!
All turntablists are DJs, but not all DJs are turntablists – a clear-cut lesson I learned at C2C’s show last Saturday at TLA. The lesson plan went a little something like this: Four stoic French dudes appear behind a black rectangular block. Lights turn off. Lights turn on. Four stoic French guys become four animated […]Read More lovelovelove: C2C at TLA x See them at Coachella!!
I am so so so so excited!!! Tonight I am seeing one of my favorite women in music, ZZ Ward!! ZZ Ward is playing tonight with Delta Rae at Theatre of Living Arts in Philadelphia doors are at 7pm, make sure you get there on time to see Delta Rae! When I first heard ZZ […]Read More Philly show NOT to be missed xx: ZZ Ward and Delta Rae at Theatre of Living Arts!!
EVERYONE TAKE DEEP BREATHS… James Blake has announced his new album, and thank our lucky stars it will be out sooner than you think. James Blake’s new album titled Overgrown will be out 4 blessed days after my birthday, April 8th. At 2:30 PM (EST) he will give his first single, “Retrograde”, a spin (with […]Read More obsessed xx: JAMES BLAKE HAS ANNOUNCED HIS NEW ALBUM!!!!
Happy December to Philly!! Tonight there are three super rad shows in our dear city, so make sure you spend tonight getting your dance on no matter what your style. Midnight Magic are a 9-Piece party from NYC and tonight they are taking over The Barbary. Since the Barbary is small I am hoping this […]Read More Philly shows NOT to be missed xx: Midnight Magic at Barbary, Boys Noize at TLA, and Other Lives at Johnny Brenda’s TONIGHT!!!!