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Friday, October 8 2010

The New Deal: 24 Sept 2010 - Electric Factory, Philadelphia

Seeing the New Deal is simply to experience the musical bending of rock and electronic elements into a unyielding experience.


Monday, June 21 2010

The Roots Picnic: 5 June 2010 - Philadelphia

The music at the Roots Picnic was loud, crisp, engaging and diverse. With the inclement weather holding off, all the elements successfully blended to create a great outing. The wide range of musicians demonstrated why the Roots are more than a crew but rather Philadelphia’s finest musical family.


Thursday, May 13 2010

Jónsi: 3 May 2010 - Philadelphia

It turns out my concerns were for naught. The audience never had to move. Jónsi cast a spell that whisked them away.


Thursday, March 18 2010

Free Energy: Stuck on Nothin’

A decade after Is This It, Philadelphia's Free Energy usher in a new era for guitar pop. And it looks to be a great one.


Thursday, February 11 2010

Hall and Oates: Do What You Want, Be What You Are

While anthologies by their very nature can never be everything to everyone, this is a wonderfully assembled overview of Hall and Oates ranging from their roots to the present day.


Tuesday, September 22 2009

The Flaming Lips: 29 August 2009 - Philadelphia

The show started off with the incandescent image of an animated Bollywood woman pleasing herself on a giant screen. The Lips, in their perpetual state of arrested development, arrived one by one, entering through a door in between her legs.


Wednesday, September 16 2009

Vivian Girls: 26 August 2009 - Philadelphia

Vivian Girls are a damn cool band surfing on waves of hype.


Wednesday, April 4 2007

COUNTERPOINT: Of Montreal

Care-free stuff or kiddy fluff? Longtime Of Montreal fan Kevin Peterson takes the band to task on some of the points that our first reviewer, Lyra Pappin, raised with reverie.


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