PHOTOS: Ceramic Animal and Pool Radio at SteelStacks

A cool and rainy night was no match for us, as we prepared to head down to SteelStacks to catch a hotly-anticipated night of indie pop from Ceramic Animal and special guests, Pool Radio.

My car battery, on the other hand, was almost just enough to stop the party for LVU before it started.

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Review: Ceramic Animal – The Cart

Artist: Ceramic Animal
Album: The Cart
Released: Aug. 30, 2016
Genre: Psych pop/indie rock

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This Monday, The Quinn Spinn Welcomes Ceramic Animal

While we prepare to head out the door and capture the best moments from Day 2 of PA Bacon Fest, we want to briefly look ahead to Monday’s edition of The Quinn Spinn, airing at 7 p.m. ET on WLVU: The Sound of The Underground.

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Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Center Hosts Edie Carey Dec. 10

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, located at 522 W. Maple St. in Allentown, is preparing to welcome Chicago-based singer-songwriter Edie Carey for an intimate evening of folk music on Sunday, December 10.

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The Quinn Spinn on WLVU: Oct. 30, 2017

To close out October, The Quinn Spinn is joined by Bret Talbert, a local musician behind the project, B Willy Circus. Bret recently recorded a slew of new material here at Studio 73, and we’ll hear a couple tracks and learn more.

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bloodmoon Teases Upcoming Demo with ‘Talk’

A couple weeks prior to the release of their debut, six-track demo, Lehigh Valley-based post-hardcore/emo band bloodmoon has given its fans another teaser by making second single, “Talk,” available on its Bandcamp page.

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Sonnder’s “Late October” Video, Brought to You a Day Late!

Sorry. We just couldn’t resist the irony that we were just behind the 8-ball enough to bring you a video for a song titled “Late October” on November 1.

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Beyond the Valley: Foxtrot & the Get Down Gets Their ‘Shine’ On

Fun fact: I’ve been following Philadelphia’s Foxtrot & the Get Down for years. We originally crossed paths back in 2014, in the old days of The Quinn Spinn. We’d play their tunes on the show and, as a matter of fact, they even trekked all the way to North Jersey that June, where we were based at the time, to perform at an American Cancer Society benefit that we produced called “Entertainment For a Cure.”

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PHOTOS: House Show at The Parlor

Our friend Richie Ares, who many of you out on the scene know and love as theLionhearted, invited us to take part in Thursday night’s debut show at The Parlor, a new house show venue in Bethlehem.

We’re glad we did — and we’ll definitely be heading there again!

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Philly’s Ceramic Animal Headlines SteelStacks November 9

Philadelphia-based psych rock favorite and ArtsQuest “Artist in Residence”, CERAMIC ANIMAL is headlining the Fowler Blast Furnace Room at SteelStacks on Thursday, November 9.

The band’s previous appearances in the Lehigh Valley include Musikfest performances in 2015, 2016, and 2017, along with an opening slot ahead of Father John Misty’s 2017 Bethlehem debut, Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks, South Side Arts & Music Festival, and an opening slot for Jukebox the Ghost.

There is still much buzz about their debut full-length, The Cart, attaining more than 37,000 monthly listeners on Spotify and more than 1.4 million streams across various platforms. The retro-fitted, psych-pop four-piece is continuing to hone their craft and wow live audiences while working on their sophomore album.

The band has captured audiences around the globe; their tune “Dreams Via Memories” has received much attention specifically, with more than 221,000 views on YouTube and upwards of 525,000 streams on Spotify. Watch it below.

CERAMIC ANIMAL will be joined on the bill by Lehigh Valley locals, Pool Radio. Doors open at 7 p.m. for a start time of 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more information, head to SteelStacks.org.