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CSS and IO Echo Philly Photo Special

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Brazilian rock outfit CSS recently ripped through Philadelphia’s Union Transfer venue with special guests IO Echo. Blow The Scene‘s Dante…Read More


New Music Now I

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

We look at new music from Assembly Of Light Choir, Masakari, Grin and Bear It, The Chariot, Circa Survive, Minus The Bear, and Murder Construct, with loads of free music samples!


Lemuria announce US and UK Tour Dates

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Lemuria is excited to announce their triumphant return to the United Kingdom from July 31st through August 6th! Bassist Max…Read More


Philly House Shows VI – Cloud City

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Philly House Shows feature is back with Jan 6, 2012 Cloud City performances by Coke Bust, DOC (Disciples of Christ), Tenement, No Lessons Learned, and Hound. 70+ Picture gallery and live video!


Yellowcard – TLA Photo Gallery

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Because man can not live on angst alone, every once in a while we need to bring you something a…Read More


CSS, MEN, EMA at Union Transfer

Monday, October 24th, 2011

São Paulo, Brazil’s infectious pop rockers CSS treated Philly fans to a visceral performance that was as pleasurable to the…Read More


Seedless Summer Tour Photo Gallery

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Slightly Stoopid rolled through Philly last Friday, August 12, as host of the Seedless Summer Tour 2011 with fellow Cali-Reggae…Read More


Gangpol & Mit – The 1000 Softcore Tourist People Club

Monday, March 28th, 2011

The experimental pop outfit Gangpol & Mit, are gearing up to release new full-length, The 1000 Softcore Tourist People Clubthrough Ipecac Recordings on March 29, 2011.


Mixtapes US Spring Tour Preview

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Mixtapes US Spring Tour Preview by our newest contributor Heather McAdams with streaming track “I’m Like” from their new release, A Short Collection Of Short Songs.


The Winter Greens TLA Philly Photo Gallery

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Massive picture gallery of The Winter Greens Tour at their March 2nd Philly TLA performance with The Green, Giant Panda Guerllia Dub Squad, and Rebelution.


The Green launch US Tours

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Hawaiian reggae outfilt, The Green embark on a two month US tour supporting acts Giant Panda Dub Squad, Rebelution, and others.


Joyce Manor Interview

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Exclusive Blow The Scene Interview with Matt and Barry of California’s Joyce Manor as they discuss the band’s forthcoming L.P. on 6131 Records, their gear, mix-tapes for deserted islands, New Years’ plans, and whole lot more. Enjoy!


Way Yes Herringbone review

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

It’s hard to say no to Way Yes. Whether it’s the Muppet-like vocals or the island inspired beats – the duo has managed to create one of the year’s most unique releases while living in the land of the bland.


Tweak Bird Interview

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

There’s something to be said about the relationship dynamic that exists when there are only two members in a band. The plot thickens were both members are also brothers. For Caleb Bird, guitarist of Tweak Bird, it means being able to exchange blows when things aren’t turning out quite right musically.


LCD Soundsystem and Hot Chip Collaborate on Seabird

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

LCD Soundsystem and Hot Chip have been tearing it up on the road together all over Europe. The DFA label mates released a live double LP last week and are keeping fans a-buzz with this new live video of the two pop acts collaborating on Alessi Brothers’ “Seabird,” to close out the show at the Manchester Apollo on the 15th of November.


Mini Mansions Self Titled LP Review

Monday, November 1st, 2010

A bold and rather risqué comparison comes to mind when trying to liken Los Angeles’ Mini Mansions to another band. They are a sonically charged, psychedelically soaring Americanized version of..


We Are Hex Interview

Monday, July 12th, 2010

We were recently introduced to Indianapolis’s own pop, synth, gloom-rock amalgamation WE ARE HEX. This female-fronted quartet pulls influences from across the board..


Thee Oh Sees: Warm Slime

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

I feel like In the Red Records have some weird magical musical crack that makes me like things that they…Read More


Review: Puerto Rico Flowers – 4

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

4 Puerto Rico Flowers Fan Death Records 2010 darkwave/rock/pop John Sharkey III has distanced himself from his more aggressive former…Read More


Review: LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

…When LCD Soundsystem front-man James Murphy exclaims, “You wanted a hit? / but that’s not what we do,” in band’s latest full-length effort, This is Happening – he’s sharing their honest methodology.