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  • Philthy Gets a Preview of Baby Tate’s Upcoming Single at a Sold-Out Fillmore

    This coming Friday, April 29th, Baby Tate (formerly known as Yung Baby Tate) is set to drop dual single “Dancing Queen”/“Yasss Queen,” also known as The Queen Pack.  However, the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection was treated to live renditions of the two tracks last Monday, April...
  • Adia Victoria’s “blues existentialism” (4/19 at MilkBoy)

    In the decade that Adia Victoria has been kicking out twangy blues jams (In the MC5 sense, not the hippie or party-ready sense.), she’s managed to play all of the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection’s favorite barroom dive venues, from local metal mecca Kung Fu Necktie, to...
  • Ashnikko, Angst and All the Rest

    Last Wednesday it looked as though The Fillmore were hosting this year’s Dracula’s Ball: 2,500 twentysomethings donning fishnets, vinyl, knee-high platforms with enough buckles to restrain Dr. Lecter, and intentionally faded and mangled vintage band shirts that have actually probably been produced in the last calendar year…  On second...
  • BLACKSTARKIDS: “It’s the three of us just bonding.” (11/2 at UT w/ beabadoobee)

    Upon asking them if they’ve noticed patterns amongst their fans and earliest supporters, BLACKSTARKIDS tell me, “They’re always really cool every time.  There must be a correlation .”  The band, that oozes early 2000s nostalgia, kick out a brand of jams that Alternative Press characterized as a “sunny version...