It Looks Sad. | Everybody Hits | 2.17

Matteo Petera  Hailing off their most recent release, Sky Lake, North Carolina duo It Looks Sad opened their tight-knit show at Philadelphia’s Everybody Hits by screaming out ‘Why do we die?” into the cold rainy evening. The dim, string-light lit scene created a melancholic mood as openers Peaer and Past Life shredded out some heavier … Continue reading It Looks Sad. | Everybody Hits | 2.17

Throwback: The War on Drugs | Tower Theatre | 12.21

Matteo Petrera, Alumnus Contributor The line stretched around the block on the night of December 21st as hundreds of people queued up in the freezing cold awaiting their will call tickets to the final show of what may be the most Philly concert series yet, ‘A Drugcember to Remember.’ The War on Drugs, after playing … Continue reading Throwback: The War on Drugs | Tower Theatre | 12.21

Dawes | The Beacon Theatre | 2.5.19

Jackson Tarricone Last week, Dawes played an incredible show at The Beacon Theatre in New York City. This was their second time performing at the iconic venue. Since forming in 2009, Dawes has come a long way, molding and shifting their style many times. The characteristic that threads their different styles together is their simple … Continue reading Dawes | The Beacon Theatre | 2.5.19

COIN and Tessa Violet | 9:30 Club | 2.8.19

Ryan Bowman COIN embarked on their first tour of 2019 which sadly did not include a Philadelphia date, so I took a drive down to the legendary 9:30 Club in D.C. to check out their show. The Nashville, TN natives saw themselves become household names in the alternative/indie scene after their hit singles, "Talk Too … Continue reading COIN and Tessa Violet | 9:30 Club | 2.8.19

The Best LPs And EPs of 2019 (so far): Part 2 – Albums

January left music fans with a lot of material to delve into. We probably have a year’s worth of music already, or at least we are close after a very busy introduction into the music of 2019. Having said that, it’s very likely that some good projects may have slipped through the cracks, not getting heard by as many people as perhaps they ought to be. Out of the many releases, here are the 5 full-length albums that you may have missed and should not be overlooked.