In anticipation of their upcoming run of shows, which includes a March 3 opening gig for Low Cut Connie at SteelStacks, Philly-based alternative/indie rock four-piece TIOGA released their new song, “Young Man Now.”
Album: Jutaun Sessions Live
Released: February 2, 2018
Genre: Alternative Motown
Artist: Ceramic Animal
Song: So Familiar
Released: Jan. 5, 2018
Genre: Psych pop/Alternative
Winter blues getting you down? Alt-rock collaborative Six Years Later has just the thing to lift your spirits.
CJ Dunleavy, a singer-songwriter hailing from nearby Doylestown, reached out to us to bring our attention to his ‘Philadelphia Indie‘ Spotify playlist, which celebrates its first birthday this Friday, January 12.
Since we’re in the mood for celebrating birthdays lately, we figured we’d have a listen.
Album: What You Wanted, What You Got
Released: November 21, 2017
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
Saturday night marked the beginning of a partnership (outside of our usual First Friday fun) with the legendary Godfrey Daniels. To celebrate, we brought in two of the region’s most prolific and versatile jazz pop artists.
Philly resident soft idiot, Justin Roth’s solo-based bedroom pop/folk brainchild, is on the heels of putting out their second (SECOND!) full-length of 2017. “Stillborn”, released in March, was one of my favorite albums of the year, DIY or otherwise. On December 8, 2017, “Rain Wins Another Year!” comes out.
Artist: The Wayside Shakeup
Album: Can’t Control the Night
Released: November 10, 2017
Genre: Roots rock/Americana