power pop

  • Together Pangea’s William Keegan on DYE: “We did it like a 9-5.” (4/9 at Underground Arts)

    “I feel like we’re at the peak of ourselves as a band, so I’m excited to get out there and play these songs,” says William Keegan, guitarist and vocalist of SoCal power-poppy garage rockers Together Pangea.  The trio released their fifth full-length, DYE, last October on Nettwerk Records, and...
  • The Aquadolls: “Let’s make it a party!” (3/25 at WCL)

    This Monday ALT 104.5 made the announcement that Incubus and Sublime with Rome will be coming to Waterfront Music Pavilion Friday, August 5th.  However, the announcement failed to emphasize the very coolest band on the bill, The Aquadolls, who will be handling opening duties…  But don’t worry, for those...
  • The Beths: Sunshine Punk on a Rainy Philthy Night

    The Beths are the kind of band that teach you how to pogo through heartbreak.  And that was certainly the vibe when the New Zealand harmony-laden power pop quartet played a sold-out show at Eraserhood’s Underground Arts last Thursday, February 24th.  The basement venue’s capacity-crowd hopped, bopped, and chanted...
  • Flashing Back to 2013 with Dog Party (Tonight at MilkBoy with C.J. Ramone)

    Although you normally need to venture to Fishtown or South Philly to catch a good cozy, sweaty rock show in the City of Brotherly Love at Sisterly Affection, this weekend MilkBoy’s really got the Rock’N’Roll.  Saturday night the Center City bar/restaurant/venue hosts Thunderpussy, bluesy hard rockers who still believe...
  • Tancred’s Jess Abbott Talks Philthy, Touring, and Riverdale

    As excited as we are to have Minnesota indie poppers Now, Now back on the road and with new music, we’re equally excited to see former Now, Now vocalist/guitarist Jess Abbott’s solo project, Tancred, thriving for more than half a decade now.  Tancred’s fourth full-length, Nightstand, dropped this June on...