Rank/Xerox by Rank/Xerox >>>The San Francisco experimental/noise-punk sounds of Rank/Xerox can be heard at Kungfu Necktie along with Rat Columns and local-guys Bad Doctors. There was something else about this show we wanted to tell you, what was it? Oh yeah! IT’S FREE! >>>Summertime is slowly but surely winding down, and when the day comes [...]
Archive for August 13th, 2012
Captain Freeshit: Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Jane’s Addiction And Die Antwoord At The Mann Center Wednesday Night!Monday, August 13th, 2012
Call it alternative rock, modern rock, or whatever other tag that’s been thrown on it over the years, but the music Jane’s Addiction made in the late 80s still stands the test of time. Hit up a karaoke night where people of a certain age like to hang, and you’re bound to hear a drunkenly-half-assed [...]
Well, the guy who is gonna wake up with a stiff neck isn’t having fun (or maybe he already had too much fun), but the steady-handed people around him? They’re enjoying it.
>>>Do you like LMFAO but wish they were more like 3OH!3 and … uh … white? Here’s Noble Fox. [Youtube] >>>Screw being named the 45th best music scene: The Philly Music Showcase is a growing collective whose goal is, “to help highlight the best and most influential up and coming artists and musical programs in [...]
You’d expect this kind of shit (pun intended) in Sea Isle, but what the hell, Ocean City?
UPDATE: Club Aura Has To Close By August 15th, Or: Club Aura Plans To Throw Parties Into Late SeptemberMonday, August 13th, 2012
Candy-stripe? We don’t need to obey no stinking candy-stripe: According to one helpful reader, Club Aura has to cease operations by this Wednesday, August 15th and 11:30 AM, and begin the licensing and zoning process again if they plan to remain in existence. But don’t think that will stop Club Aura from trying to throw [...]
Originally released as Picture This Live in 1997, the album above features live tracks from Dallas in 1980, but our interest lies in tracks 7-12. Those were recorded at the Walnut Street Theater on November 6, 1978 during the Parallel Lines tour. What happened to the rest of the tracks from that show? They’re over [...]
Remember that time in February when Bart Blatstein was kind of-sort of-maybe going to purchase several newspapers and run them under the name Philly Hometown Media L.L.C.? Well, according to CBS.com, the Daily News, philly.com, and the Philadelphia Inquirer are still in fairly dire financial straights. However, this time it’s Newspaper CEO Bob Hall who [...]
After doing some good old fashioned comedy-in-a-double-breasted-suit at the Plays and Players Theater on Friday night, local-guy Paul F. Tompkins (joined by John Hodgman) headed out to Bob & Barbara’s for the night. Oh man! These guys are funny and they were hanging at a place you guys probably hang at every once in a [...]
Journalist and head of the Pew Center on the States’s newscenter, Alan Ehrenhalt, has got a new book out called The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City. In this book (which is, like his earlier release, about city life), Ehrenhalt talks about “the reclamation of public space and the ‘rearrangement of living [...]
Because nothing says “Happy Monday” like reminding yourself of all of the hate and anger in the world Courtesy of the Southern Poverty Law Center, here is a look at some of the active hate groups in our area. You’ve got the standard white-power nonsense alongside the Nation of Islam and those Israelite Church of [...]