The festival begins this Thursday (5/18) and runs through June 8, also including Marc Ribot, Steve Gunn, Gyan Riley, Trixie Whitley, Ava Mendoza, Indian slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya, and more.
EMA says: “This is for my people in the middle country. I don’t look down on, or laugh at, serious issues such as poverty or drug problems. I believe your situations are real, your pain is real. I’m not here to ridicule or dismiss you. But as a person who came from heartland america, I also believe that there is another way than directing your anger at those who often have less power than you.”
Bleached’s ‘Can You Deal?’ zine features contributions from Julien Baker, Tegan Quin (Tegan and Sara), Jane Wiedlin (The Go Go’s), Liz Phair, EMA, Alice Glass, Hayley Williams (Paramore), Sadie Dupuis (Speedy Ortiz), Patty Schemel (Hole) and more.
80′s pop rock sensations The Bangles headline World Cafe Live tonight. After a long 8-year hiatus, the women produced their first album in 2011, Sweetheart of the Sun, and rejoined the music scene with gusto. The group achieved early success … Continued
American singer songwriter Erika M. Anderson, aka EMA, will be performing at Boot & Saddle on October 4th. She released her second album The Future’s Void in April on Matador Records. She takes on sounds of future, especially in “Satellites” with unique vocal harmonies over distorted music in the background. EMA’s edginess comes out in “So Blonde” as she screams chaotically over her calm, almost monotone singing in the chorus. The contrast between raw emotion and lack of emotion is so stark it really is something special.
The MTV EMAs(European Music Awards) were held in Amsterdam last night, November 10th. The night consisted of performances from many of the brilliant artists that shape the mainstream music industry. From Bruno Mars to The Killers, and from Snoop Dog, to Robin Thicke, the night was packed full of talent. Of course another highlight of the night was Miley Cyrus’s famous twerk. The EMAs are all about celebrating pop culture; the winners of each category are considered the most celebrated mainstream artists worldwide. If you missed it, don’t worry! Rock On Philly compiled a ...