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Rock

Out of Town Films to host showcase concert with Free Energy and Edison

Monday, October 15, 2012, 2:30 PM
Out of Town Films is a group of friends dedicated to the art of music documentation that has collected nearly 50 video recordings of some of the best indie talent to pass through Philadelphia this year. Exclusive interviews and an intimate, front row seat to Dr. Dog, Nicos Gun, We Were Promised Jetpacks... Read more

What I’m listening to: Thee Oh Sees

Thursday, September 13, 2012, 10:46 AM
San Fran rockers casually release one of the best rock records of the year I was at a bar the other day, talking with a friend, when he commented on the Death of Rock Music these days—how a good number of our popular bands consist of neon- and tight-pants-wearing, knob-turning, drum-kit-programming... Read more

WXPN's Free at Noon this Friday features The Sheepdogs at The Porch

Thursday, September 6, 2012, 1:51 PM
This Friday, take your lunch to The Porch at 30th Street Station for a Free at Noon performance by Canadian rockers The Sheepdogs. The first unsigned musical act to be featured on the cover of Rolling Stone has also won three Juno Awards, played at Bonnaroo, and released an album on Atlantic Records... Read more

What I’m listening to: Divine Fits

Thursday, August 23, 2012, 10:30 AM
Spoon + Wolf Parade “supergroup” super rages In general, I’m a big fan of inter-band collaborations. The 2011 Mister Heavenly record (featuring Nick Diamonds of Islands, Honus Honus of Man Man, and Joe Plummer of Modest Mouse) was one of my faves of the year; the 2009 Monsters of... Read more

Win: Tickets to see Searching for Sugar Man

Thursday, August 9, 2012, 4:59 AM
Searching for Sugar Man -- the story of an obscure late 60's-era Detroit singer-songwriter named Rodriguez and his music's influence on the youth of South Africa during apartheid-- begins screening tomorrow at the Ritz 5 on Walnut Street. This film should be at the top of your must-see list, and... Read more

Girls Rock Philly Showcase set to rock out at World Cafe Live Saturday

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 12:09 PM
In 2006 Girls Rock Philly had one simple goal; teach girls about the importance of music. From ages 9-17 this camp has grown conisderably larger with each passing year, starting with 20 campers in its first year and expanding to over 75 in 2010. Girls Rock Philly focuses on not only musical development... Read more

The Killers kick of their US tour with some new material from 'Battle Born'

Friday, July 20, 2012, 4:23 AM
The Killers haven't released an album in over 4 years, but on September 18th, that is all going to change. The new album is titled Battle Born and The Killers have been kind enough to preview a few of them through a number of different outlets. On their official website you can listen to "Runaways"... Read more

Kick off your 4th of July celebrating Springsteen

Friday, June 8, 2012, 3:30 AM
Is there a better way to kick off the 4th of July than celebrating an iconic American singer-songwriter at the National Constitution Center? Nope. Kick your Independence Day off the right way with the National Constitution Center’s Bruce Springsteen-inspired Independence Day: Fourth of July... Read more

What I’m Listening To: Your 2012 Summer Record Round-Up

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 11:14 AM
Summer music = awesome music. Here are 10 (yes, 10!) records we’re excited about this summer. Hot Chip, In Our Heads. The fifth record from the dorkiest cool guys alive, In Our Heads offers more dance-floor bangers and indulgent experimentations, from epic first single “Flutes”... Read more

What I’m listening to: Japandroids

Thursday, May 24, 2012, 11:13 AM
This Memorial Day weekend, get ready to rage The true rock star, one could argue, is driven by emotion. He/she writes and performs songs not because he/she wants to…but because he/she needs to. Because for him/her, music is more than just a hobby…it’s a way of interpreting and... Read more
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