Philadelphia’s Beach Slang went all out for their hometown show. Their set literally started with a bang as the bass hit everyone hard in the face. Their set included crowd favorites like “Noisy Heaven,” “Hard Luck Kid,” and “Atom Bomb.” What no one was expecting was covers like “Where Is My Mind?” by the Pixies and the intro to “Smooth” by Santana featuring Rob Thomas sprinkled about in between songs. James Alex of Beach Slang was entertaining as well as ...
A beautiful weekend is ahead and there are tons of awesome sold out and nearly sold out shows that we can’t wait to head to.
New Found Glory is coming to Philly for two sold out shows on Thursday and Friday night at Union Transfer. They are 20 years into their career and their popularity since their early days performing Warped Tour is not going away anytime soon. Their ninth studio album Makes Me Sick is coming in late April and you can look forward to some sneak peeks ...
The lineups also include Downtown Boys, PWR BTTM, Trail of Dead, Girlpool, Cherry Glazerr, Robyn Hitchcock, Dave Monks (of Tokyo Police Club), Dams of the West (Vampire Weekend), Hurray for the Riff Raff, Vagabon, Jay Som, Allison Crutchfield, and lots more.
Brooklyn-based band, Wild Arrows, crafts indie pop tunes with a seriously dark streak that feels a lot like 80’s goth-pop heaven. Their latest release, "Dark Me" is no exception, combining clean, minimalist beats with harrowing lyricism to create a single that’s as striking as it is catchy. The band is gearing up to release a new album April 14th, and we can only imagine it’s stocked with the same flavor of dreamy synths, ...
Minus the Bear will release the followup to 2012’s Infinity Overhead, titled VOIDS, on March 3. For this one, they’re back on their original label Suicide Squeeze for the first time since 2007’s Planet of Ice…
As I prepared for my evening covering Minus The Bear at the Electric Factory this past Friday night, as I usually do, I was all over Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, checking in on the band and its fans to see if I should be preparing for anything special this evening. I tend to be a bit of an academic as well as a photographer, so I tend to do research on the stage set up, lighting, set lists, and see if there tends to be any special guests or surprises.
Text and images by Mina Lee. The Electric Factory was filled by a ragtag sea of Generation Y fans on Friday to see Seattle indie rockers Minus The Bear. Aero Flynn warmed up the stage with eerily distorted vocals, heavy guitars and an almost unsettlingly intimate atmosphere as vocalist Josh Scott swayed and danced with […]
Minus the Bear has announced a special 10th anniversary tour of its sophomore album Menos El Oso, along with a reissue of the LP. The band will play the album in its entirety each night of the tour, in addition to other fan favorites and “select new material,” according to a press release.
The anniversary tour arrives in Philadelphia for a show at the Electric Factory on November 13; tickets will go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster. Murder By Death and Aero Flynn will open the show. Find the full tour schedule below.
There is always magic to be found in seeing a band you love in a smaller, more intimate setting, especially if they’ve spent a few years filling larger clubs (or maybe even stadiums). There is nothing to throw a wrench … Continued
The Key’s special feature Unlocked made a return this week with locals Young Statues and their new record The Flatlands are Your Friend. You can get the full scoop on the Jersey natives’ record with an full interview, review and the … Continued
Minus The Bear recently released a new album, Lost Loves, on Dangerbird Records. The album follows their 2012 release Infinity Overhead, and 2013’s Acoustics II. Formed in 2001, Minus The Bear includes Dave Knudson (guitar), Jake Snider (vocals, guitar), Erin … Continued
Minus the Bear will release a new album, Lost Loves, on October 7 via Dangerbird Records. The album was made from ten “hard to let go songs” that were “pulled from the band’s past seven odd years of writing.” Now you can stream the full thing via Pitchfork Advance.
Minus the Bear will play at Underground Arts on October 18. Tickets are sold out.