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Busses & Rosu Lup Opening for Avers at JB's July 8

Variability - the trio of Busses engages the sonic experimentation with an ear pointed toward the openness it provides, performing songs that stretch the end lines while the core instrumentation remains locked-in pushing fluidly forward. Their latest single “Overload” takes that core groove coupling it with Dave Brett’s gentle, floating vocal arrangement, creating a subtle, drifting out-to-sea effect. However, the group has been known to harbor a heavier harder aesthetic. Tonight, at Johnny Brenda’s, they bridge the gap between harmonious local folk group Rosu Lup, who take that zoomed in intimacy and project it outward, exuding a natural warmth. Having gone through a pair of lineup changes, Rosu Lup is currently working on a full-length LP, which may be available this coming fall. Their performance should offer a preview of that new material. The show is alo headlined by Richmond, Virginia garage-pop/psych rockers Avers, who released their debut album Empty Light earlier this spring. Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 N. Frankford Ave., 8pm, $12, 21+ - Michael Colavita


New Video: "Red Eyes" (Live - Letterman) - The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs repping the awesomeness of the Philly music scene in a big way last night on Late Show With David Letterman. Adam Granduciel and the gang with the help of Paul Schaffer performed a fantastic version of "Red Eyes," off the band's latest critically-acclaimed LP Lost in the Dream. Enjoy!

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Debut Lovers League EP Available for Streaming & Purchase

Reverend TJ McGlinchey and Dani Mari recently put out a charming, folk-pop self-titled EP under the name Lovers League. The album is a combination of each of the artists' solo works performed as a duet. The band's sound is rounded out by members Christopher Davis-Shannon and Dean Gorfti. You can stream and purchase the record below.


Krust Toons: "Your Girlfriend Rocks; You Don't" by Teddy Hazard

Krust Toons: "Your Girlfriend Rocks; You Don't" by Teddy Hazard - please feel free to drop him a line at teddandthehazards@gmail.com if you dig or have any funny ideas. You can also check out more of his illustrations HERE.


Summer 2014. NYC Issue #39
(10 Year Anniversary!)
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West Philly's OK FEST Announces Full Lineup

The inaugural OK FEST, which will be held at Golden Tea House and Nacho House in West Philly, just announced its full lineup that includes rad local faves like Radiator Hospital, Cayetana, Amanda X, The Ambulars, Swearin' and much more alongside buzzing out-of-towners such as Speedy Ortiz, Mannequin Pussy, and Pile. You can check out the rest of the acts above and more details about the kick-ass fest HERE. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Decarcerate PA, a coalition of organizations and individuals seeking an end to mass incarceration and the harms it brings our communities. Niiiiice - see you there! (Poster by Michael Cantor)

Lucky 7 Independence Party w/Akhbar & Abram Taber at Sit & Spin Records July 7

After taking the weekend off, South Philly's Sit & Spin Records will be hosting a Lucky 7 Independence Party this afternoon. They'll be serving up refreshments and music. Performing at this early, all-ages showcase will be the ambient drone of Daniel Harris Levine's Akhbar, who released his debut EP WALLS this past spring, and the textured psychedelic loops of West Philly's Abram Taber. There will also be an offering of special deals on seven-inches throughout the store to make the celebration of sevens complete. Sit & Spin Records, 1346 S. 9th St., 5pm, Free, All Ages - Alexis V.


New Fhloston Paradigm Album Available for Streaming

Fhloston Paradigm, the music project that puts King Britt's love for sci-fi movies and their soundtracks on display, is currently streaming its new album, The Phoenix, over at Pitchfork Advance. The record features contributions from Pia Ercole, Rachel Claudio, Natasha Kmeto, and Marlo Reynolds. It officially comes out on July 7 via Hyperdub Records, and will be available on double vinyl, CD and digital download.



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