>>>The sunny California guitar-rock of Best Coast will be on display at Union Transfer, as they come through in support of their latest, The Only Place. In support will be Those Darlins and DIIV, who put out their own pretty-great album this year with Oshin. >>>And you can enjoy some … uh … semi-California-guitar-rock elsewhere [...]
Archive for July 16th, 2012
In a move that makes it seem like this is inching further out of our dreams and more into reality, VIADUCTgreene has received a Community Design Collaborative to develop, “conceptual designs for the stretch of the City Branch from 13th to 16th Street.” This part of the viaduct project connects, “the open blocks of the [...]
The Bigger Lovers Continue Their Kind-Of Reunion With Show To Commemorate 10th Anniversary Of Honey In The HiveMonday, July 16th, 2012
Philly guitar-pop crew, The Bigger Lovers, called it quits back in 2005. Since then, they’ve been popping up here and there, but come September, for a special anniversary, it’ll be an all out hootenanny. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of their critically-acclaimed album Honey In The Hive, TBL will be playing the album in full [...]
The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation‘s Friday Night Lights fireworks series kicks off next Friday at Penn’s Landing with music from the Philadelphia Orchestra. The evening will double as a kick-off to the Friday Night Lights series and the orchestra’s Free Neighborhood Concert Series. The orchestra will begin at 8PM, with, “Assistant Conductor Cristian Macelaru [taking] [...]
The above video, produced by The Deli Magazine and HotBox Studios, and featuring Lushlife performing “Still I Hear The Word Progress” has made the front page of Youtube Music. And just because we weren’t fully aware that Youtube had a specific side page dedicated to popular music videos doesn’t make it any less impressive. Lushlife’s [...]
Greensgrow Farms Would Really Appreciate If Everyone Cleaned Up After Their Dogs And Stopped Getting Blow Jobs By Their Back GatesMonday, July 16th, 2012
Taking a break from their usual Facebook posting (garden tips, pictures of flowers, prices of tomatoes), Greensgrow Farms got pretty raw yesterday when someone at their organization decided to vent their frustrations at all of the dog shit and blow jobs going on around there. We really don’t want to know what they have to [...]
So, there’s a proposed “partnertship” in the works involving Abington Memorial Hospital and Holy Redeemer Hospital, that would be, according to the people in charge of hammering it out, in the best interest of the community. However, since Holy Redeemer is … well … holy, they’re not cool with Abington doing abortions. Now, in an [...]
Insert reference to “How You Remind Me” or some other song that sounds exactly the same. Alas, the show was this past weekend. But if you are pissed about missing Nickelback and their Chase-Utley-as-a-douchebag looking drummer, here are some other shows at the Revel you might enjoy: >>>Stone Temple Pilots on August 24 >>>Sugar Ray, [...]
The video above is of the Cisco Jeeters, led by the longtime Philly rockabilly guy known as Red Burns, covering The Clash’s ode to letting petty criminals be, “Bankrobber.” Burns, real name Jeffrey W. Siwiec, passed away last week of natural causes. He was 43 years old.
Accompanying a story about an immigration raid in Postville, Iowa in this weekend’s New York Times Magazine, you’ll see portraits of many of the people involved shot by person-we-are-very-proud-of Zoe Strauss. You can check out the slideshow of images and the article over here. She’s having a hell of a year.
>>>The Only Music Festival In The World Worth Attending, that was to touch down on the Jersey Shore again this summer, has gone and moved to Manhattan. All Tomorrow’s Parties’ I’ll Be Your Mirror, which was set to bring The Afghan Whigs, Louis C.K., Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and more has moved from a trio [...]
Let’s Distract Ourselves From The Start Of Another Heatwave By Talking About The Start Of Another HeatwaveMonday, July 16th, 2012
It’s 8 AM, are you sweating yet? The mercury is topping out above 90 degress yet again today, and it will continue to do that at least until Thursday. So where do this year’s heatwaves rank with previous years? According to PhillyWeather.net, today is the 22nd day of 90+ degrees so far this year, which [...]