Post Tagged with: "Philadelphia"

Fresh Cut Orchestra, “Gray, Freddie” (2016): Something Else! Video Premiere

Fresh Cut Orchestra, “Gray, Freddie” (2016): Something Else! Video Premiere

A no-nonsense, unvarnished approach to the music accompanies the message rendered by the core, acoustic FCO for this one-off tune calling attention to police brutality.

The Fad – The Now Sound (2015)

The Fad – The Now Sound (2015)

Stealing cues from both ’60s pop rock and ’80s new wave, the Fad play songs so exhilarating you want them to just keep going and going.

Hall and Oates started by turning down early offer from a legendary label: ‘We want to do something different’

Hall and Oates started by turning down early offer from a legendary label: ‘We want to do something different’

Hall and Oates made a gutsy move, choosing to go their own way – and became genre-jumping pioneers in the process.

Daniel Blacksberg Trio – Perilous Architecture (2014)

The Daniel Blacksberg Trio takes a conventional format and creates something refreshingly unconventional from it.

Split/Red – Serious Heft (2014)

Split Red’s ‘Serious Heft’ is like Funkadelic or Black Flag with the hint of Latino spice.

HBO premieres long-awaited induction for Daryl Hall + John Oates: ‘The Hall and Oates of Fame’

HBO premieres long-awaited induction for Daryl Hall + John Oates: ‘The Hall and Oates of Fame’

Hall and Oates might have been part of the most humor-filled induction in memory.

One Track Mind: The Hooters’ David Uosikkinen, “Beat Up Guitar” from Essential Songs of Philadelphia (2014)

David Uosikkinen reunites with fellow founding members Rob Hyman and Eric Bazilian for an anthematic reworking of “Beat Up Guitar,” originally the closing track from the Hooters’ folkier, more personal 1989 release Zig Zag. There could perhaps be no better concluding song for Uosikkinen’s new Philly-focused set of songs.

Justin DiFebbo – Turn Out the Light, Turn On the Stereo (2014)

Philadelphia-based multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Justin DiFebbo dives head long into the styles and feel of pop songs from previous eras on the deeply enveloping Turn Out the Light, Turn On the Stereo.

‘We’d turned into rock stars from outer space’: Hall and Oates transition away from folk wasn’t always easy

‘We’d turned into rock stars from outer space’: Hall and Oates transition away from folk wasn’t always easy

Hall and Oates’ transition from early folk performers into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-bound mixers of R&B, rock and pop wasn’t without its bumps in the road.

The Band’s Garth Hudson to take part in benefit for Philadelphia children’s music programs

The Band’s Garth Hudson to take part in benefit for Philadelphia children’s music programs

Garth Hudson will be featured as a guest celebrity during a special pre-show meet and greet for the Tribute to the Last Waltz benefit, held Saturday, November 30, 2013, at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia.

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