July looks to be finishing strong. As we inch closer to Bethlehem’s annual, ten-day party, there’s plenty going on around the Valley to get you warmed up, concluding with another special event put on by LVU and American Spirits Roadhouse.
Enjoy, if you will, another heapin’ helpin’ of…
Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!
You heard Tape Swap Radio last night on WLVU. On July 15, you’ll have your next chance to spend the night at one of their live showcases.
Album: The Noise on 309
Released: May 12, 2017
Genre: Punk/Garage Rock
Allentown-based rockers Rust have pulled off a Jekyll-and-Hyde feat with the release of their new, nine-track volume, “The Noise on 309,” delivering punk and indie rock alike with a gritty, lo-fi edge.
Artist: The Wildlings
Album: Shed Sounds
Released: March 26, 2017
Genre: Alternative/Surf/Psychedelic Rock
Allentown’s The Wildlings have recently released “Shed Sounds,” a hazy, lo-fi surf rock collection recorded at the compound of frontman Isaac Brieninger’s family.
On Friday night, Bethlehem-based garage rock foursome Doctor Ransom threw a bash to celebrate the release of their self-titled EP.
Artist: Doctor Ransom
Album: Self-titled EP (LISTEN)
Released: March 21, 2017
Genre: Garage Rock
On Doctor Ransom’s Facebook page, they proudly proclaim “Lehigh Valley garage rock. Playing Tunes Like it’s 1994!” It isn’t often that a band can so concisely describe their own music, but if their most recent single is any indication, the band knows their sound.