Back in January, Doylestown-based performer CJ Dunleavy alerted us to his “Philadelphia Indie” Spotify playlist, featuring 70+ noteworthy songs by local and regional artists. The playlist has since been passed on to Spotify’s algorithm curators, virtually ensuring that many more ears will have a chance to hear some amazing, under-the-radar tunes.
It seems that more performers are getting in on the playlist curation trend — including the Lehigh Valley Music Awards’ reigning Outstanding New Band/Soloist recipient, Cubbage.
Continue reading Who Makes Cubbage’s ‘Core 20’?
Artist: Zach Russack
Album: The Common Cold EP
Released: January 31, 2018
Continue reading Review: Zach Russack’s Wintry New ‘The Common Cold’ EP
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.
Continue reading Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Center Hosts Edie Carey Dec. 10
A new performer has been added to the ranks of October’s Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series lineup.
Continue reading Kalyani Singh Added to #LVUFirstFriday October Lineup
Howdy, y’all! Zach and Alex here again, coming to you now from the vast, woodsy expanse of West Virginia, where we’re pretty sure we saw a grand total of five towns once we hit the WV border from Nashville. But what sights they were! Being in all that open country and winding highways reminded the two of us of driving through Vermont. What a beaut!
Continue reading On the Road with Alex Mery & The Townsmen (Zach Russack Duo Takeover): Day #9 – Wild Wild West Virginia
And I’m back! We started off this morning with a stop at good ol’ Mickey D’s for some sustenance, and after a quick stop at CVS for Krave sticks (which Zach was overabundantly excited about) we continued our grand adventure south toward Charlotte, NC.
Continue reading On the Road with Alex Mery & The Townsmen: Day #5 – A Great Day
Alex here, coming to you from Durham, North Carolina! As you can see, we have no idea what we’re doing taking over this blog, except when we’re searching for buffalo. We found one, conveniently right outside Caffe Driade, which happens to be our cozy little venue in Chapel Hill. Did Kara mention how hot it was down south in the last blog entry? Because… it was really hot. 95 degrees hot. And humid. Toooouurrrrrr.
Continue reading On the Road with Alex Mery & The Townsmen (Zach Russack Duo Takeover): Day #4 – OOOoooOoooOOooOOOoOoh
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.
Continue reading Tape Swap Radio Returns to The Funhouse July 15 with Doctor Ransom and More
Spin Me Round, the record store/performance space where we spent Record Store Day inside of the Phillipsburg Mall, is back at it with an epic, in-store lineup on Friday, July 14.
Continue reading Spin Me Round Bringing Some ‘Chill’ to Summer July 14
Oshwa, a Brooklyn-based singer and multi-instrumentalist, is coming to Easton’s Connexions gallery to headline a carefully-curated night of indie music.
Continue reading Brooklyn Artpop Singer Oshwa Coming to Connexions Gallery Mar. 24.