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Featured Band of the Week: E. Joseph

Written by on 1 December 2015

December 1, 2015 Performing as both solo artist and frontman, Philly favorite E. Joseph is this week’s featured. Although generally known for his work as a singer/songwriter, E. Joseph has played major roles in bands such as Stellarscope and Wooden Hez; as well as leading E. Joseph & The Phantom Heart and, more recently, E. […]

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Featured Band of the Week: The Good Mess

Written by on 24 November 2015

November 23, 2015 Drawn together by a love for the 90’s Grunge scene, Philly-based band The Good Mess was formed by Tim Mellor, Mario LaForgia, Mike Skierski and Josh Rovinsky in mid-2014 Although The Good Mess bare a resemblance in artist’s such as Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, The Smashing Pumpkins, and Bush, this four-piece’s soulful […]

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Featured Band of the Week: Red Sammy

Written by on 17 November 2015

November 17, 2015 Taken into account the admiration for inspirational writers and poets (W.C. Williams, Ernst Hemingway, Charles Bukowski), Red Sammy is a true Americana singer-songwriter. Baltimore born Adam Trice began performing/recording as Red Sammy in early 2007. Trice’s love for literature is not only evident in his lyrics, but in the name of his […]

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Featured Band of the Week: Phantasm

Written by on 9 November 2015

November 9, 2015 From a small town in upstate New York, Phantasm moved to Philadelphia in 2007 to kick-start their music career playing at old favorites like Grape Street, North Star Bar, and Doc Watsons. With influences including Rage Against the Machine, Primus, The Mars Volta, King Crimson, and The Flaming Lips; Phantasm displays a […]

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Featured Band of the Week: Downtown Brown

Written by on 2 November 2015

November 2, 2015 Detroit joke-rock since 2001; Downtown Brown’s mutant musical stylings and politically incorrect lyrics has won them a mass array of loyal fans across the US. Punk, funk, metal, rock, and hip-hop; Downtown Brown’s genre may be indecisive, but their live shows are infectious and ridiculously entertaining. After over a decade of melodic […]

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Featured Band of the Week: The Strange Heat

Written by on 27 October 2015

October 26, 2015 Funk, disco, rock n’ roll, and dance; The Strange Heat isn’t messing around. With a range of influences including artists like the Jackson 5, David Bowie, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fleetwood Mac, Deadmau5 and Wu-Tang; this four piece from Philly will satisfy all your musical needs. Halloween plans? No? The Strange Heat […]

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Featured Band of the Week: The Apparells

Written by on 5 October 2015

October 5, 2015 The Apparells (i.e. App-per-elles) are coming to Philadelphia! Welcome these Scottish newcomers into our city, and try your best not to mispronounce their name… Although The Apparells suffered two line-up changes since their beginning in 2011, their concrete sound and lively performances have continued to win fans internationally. Amongst dozens of UK […]

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Featured Band of the Week: Thee, Idea Men

Written by on 27 September 2015

September 28, 2015 Soulful Philly blues rock with just a pinch of funk; Thee Idea Men is this week’s featured band. In the 2012 dorm rooms of Drexel University, Matthew Jurasek (guitar, vocals) and Tyler March (drums) birthed what is now known as Thee Idea Men- a stellar four piece who sincerely enjoy writing and […]

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Featured Band of the Week: Minshara

Written by on 14 September 2015

September 14, 2015 Hardcore Trekkies? Maybe. Featured band of the week? Yes. Check out Pennsylvania’s own Minshara. The Vulcan term Minshara, aka Class M, is a fictional grouping of planets and planetoids capable of supporting humanoid life. This classification is derived from the unmistakable sci-fi television and movie franchise Star Trek. Although Minshara’s musical influences […]

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