Matteo Petrera I can count on one hand the times I’ve been to shows where artists’ vocal control and expertise can create a perfect, record quality listening experience. Seeing songs come to life with production-level vocal accuracy is not only amazing to catch in action, but extremely difficult to pull off for an artist. Stella … Continue reading Stella Donnelly / Faye Webster | Johnny Brenda’s | 3.16
Matteo Petrera Deerhunter, the Georgia-based group that has been a household name in indie music since their 2007 album Cryptograms, played Philadelphia’s Union Transfer for the first time since 2015, a show remembered by frontman Bradford Cox’s 20 minute tirade against Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan and guitarist Lockett Pundt’s riveting performance of ‘Desire Lines.’ Deerhunter, … Continue reading Deerhunter | Union Transfer | 3.1
Jackson Tarricone A whopping four years after his last studio album, Tame Impala releases a song called “Patience.” How ironic. In fact, the opening lines of the song are “Has it really been that long? Did I count the days wrong?” The answer to both, Mr. Parker, is yes. I don’t think anybody could have … Continue reading Tame Impala Released First Song in Four Years
Matteo Petrera Mutual Benefit, the music project of singer-songwriter Jordan Lee, opened for well known indie group Yowler on Friday, February 22nd at Philadelphia DIY hotspot Everybody Hits. Lee, coming off of his 2018 release Thunder Follows the Light, played alongside two of his constantly varying accompanying musicians to a large crowd that seemed to … Continue reading Mutual Benefit | Everybody Hits | 2.22
Weezer's latest release is an impressively average album.