Album Review: Melancholyfox – Emma’s Home !!

Artist: Melancholyfox
Album: Emma’s Home !!
Released: December 10, 2017
Genre: Electronic

Whether you’re new to the ambient electronic genre, or a veteran of synthesizer soundscapes, you’ll find a lot to like on “Emma’s Home !!”. In regards to the record’s meaning, Melancholyfox notes that the album is “a bunch of dance tracks for my love, Emma.” Despite the lack of lyrics, the New Jersey-based artist’s latest release is able to convey a sense of neon joy to the listener, and the six tracks on the album should be the soundtrack to your next party. Continue reading Album Review: Melancholyfox – Emma’s Home !!

Monday’s Quinn Spinn Season Finale: A Music Monday with Mike!

This Monday at 7 p.m., The Quinn Spinn’s two-hour 2017 finale will air on WLVU: The Sound of The Underground. However, this won’t be just any season finale, or a run-of-the-mill holiday episode…

The Quinn Spinn’s 2017 swan song will, indeed, be a Music Monday for the ages.

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The Sherwood Brothers to Present ‘A Very Merry Acoustic Christmas’ at SteelStacks

Grab your cowboy boots and Santa hats! Philly’s The Sherwood Brothers are set to present ‘A Very Merry Acoustic Christmas’ this Saturday, Dec. 16 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. This show is a rocking night of Christmas cheer and merrymaking with this six-piece alt-country band.

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Review: Andrew Huston’s “Going Away” Deserves Your Attention

Artist: Andrew Huston
Album: Going Away
Released: August 4, 2017
Genre: Alt Country

Going Away” is a “no-nonsense”, alt-country EP that warrants your time. Andrew Huston’s songwriting is purposefully ambiguous, but easily relatable. The Philadelphia-based artist’s inspiration from Wilco’s “A.M.”, can be felt on “Isn’t It Interesting”. This song displays Andrew’s unique talent of crafting upbeat melodies about negative experiences. Instead of wallowing in despair, Huston forms those memories into catchy sing-alongs that will improve the mood of any bar. Continue reading Review: Andrew Huston’s “Going Away” Deserves Your Attention

Review: Shawn Cav’s ‘Falling Feeling’ an Ambient, Cerebral Experience

Artist: Shawn Cav
Album: Falling Feeling
Released: Dec. 8, 2017
Genre: Ambient

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Review: Atown Slim’s “Competition is Slim II” Backs Up the Claim

Artist: Atown Slim
Album: Competition is Slim II
Released: Oct. 30, 2017
Genre: Rap/Hip-Hop

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This Week on WLVU: Dream City Debuts on The Balcony Show, more

After last night’s edition of The Quinn Spinn (with special guest Tyler Rothrock) blew the roof off the joint, we look to keep the 24/7 internet radio party going at WLVU: The Sound of the Underground with more fine radio programming, all week long. Here’s what’s coming up…

This Week on WLVU

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PHOTOS: David Bromberg at Godfrey Daniels

An otherwise-unassuming Sunday night in South Bethlehem featured something legendary, as eclectic multi-genre singer-songwriter David Bromberg returned to Godfrey Daniels in front of a sold-out crowd.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Dec. 11-17

As the holiday season marches on and we get closer and closer to the big day (or days, depending on what you celebrate), be assured that the live music scene keeps the beat going just the same.

There are plenty of options out there, with quite a few presented here in our…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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LVU Best of 2017: The Bands

Our Best of 2017 video series continues, this time shedding a spotlight on the bands that made their mark throughout the year.

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