• Spanish Love Songs at Theatre of Living Arts

    Last Saturday, Spanish Love Songs headlined a stacked lineup at the Theatre of Living Arts. With support from Worry Club, Sydney Sprague, and Oso Oso co-headlining, the show was an incredible experience. The band’s energy was unmatched – only by the energy of the audience. The setlist included songs...
  • Swans @ Union Transfer

    This past Saturday, legendary experimental rockers Swans returned to Union Transfer for the first time since 2016. They played one of their famously deafening two-and-a-half hour sets, opening with an hour-long rendition of ‘The Beggar,’ the title track of their 2023 LP. The extremely talented musicians put on an...
  • Charlotte Sands’ can we start over? Tour: “Screaming, jumping, and crying are all acceptable behaviors tonight…”

    Friday night The Foundry at The Fillmore was filled with a number of people who were likely getting ready to partake in the Wrestlemania festivities of the weekend, in addition to a plethora of other girls and gays decked out in vinyl, fishnets, and harnesses, who probably weren’t...
  • Benches supports iDKHOW @ Brooklyn Bowl

      Southern California indie rock band Benches played an amazing show in support of iDKHOW on Tuesday. Though the band was nearly an hour late due to bowling related circumstances – they were seen bowling while waiting for the venue to fill up – their performance was definitely worth...
  • Sleater-Kinney: Don’t Worry, They’ve Still Got It (Live at TLA)

    “We’re punch-drunk and happy to fucking be here,” proclaims Carrie Brownstein Monday night mid-set from the stage of The TLA, the most intimate room Sleater-Kinney have played in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection since their stop at The Starlight Ballroom in the summer of 2006, on...
  • Jenny Lewis @ The Palace, St. Paul

    Similar to her show at The Met last July, beloved singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis put on a spectacular performance in St. Paul last Friday. Instead of the rotating few Rilo Kiley songs she had been playing on previous legs of the Joy’All Ball Tour, Jenny pleasantly surprised us by including...
  • Mitski’s Magical First Night at The Met

    Mitski is truly a once in a lifetime performer, and full of surprises, as shown by every one of her tours being completely different. Her first-ever show at the opera house — night one of two local stops on The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We Tour — looked...
  • FIDLAR Preps The Opera House for Oliver Tree

    Los Angeles garage rockers FIDLAR — whose drummer, Max Kuehn, recently spoke with Izzy Cihak — returned to Philadelphia for the first time since 2018 to play a spectacular show in support of Oliver Tree at The Met. With a headliner-quality stage show, and setlist of both “classics” and...
  • Thanksgiving Pre-Party with Blondshell

    This past Wednesday, November 22nd, a leather-clad Liz Phair gave Gen Xers the perfect pre-Thanksgiving emotional cleanse with a performance of her seminal ’93 debut, Exile in Guyville, as part of the album’s 30th anniversary tour.  The “legendary albums” performance had the now-56-year-old Phair performing the lo-fi masterpiece at...