Fried Monk premieres video for “Please Go” from new EP ‘Hurry Up and Wait’

Fried Monk is a Philadelphia based producer and audio engineer.  He owns his own recording studio, Sleepless Sound, and does live sound for concerts and artists outside of the studio.  He plays the drums and guitar for various bands/artists and started producing hip hop instrumentals by entering sample flipping beat Continue Reading

Grayscale and Hot Mulligan Turn The Observatory Upside-Down

WSTR brought their British take on power pop to sunny California and played an opening set that really amplified the energy in the spacious venue. Vocalist Sammy Clifford led the crowd through fist-pumping anthems of individuality and non-conformity. Sammy held their values of lifting each other up very literally when Continue Reading

The Retinas premiere their new single “Visual Snow”

Inspired by iconic artists such as The Pixies, The Strokes and The Replacements, the Philly power trio of Thomas McHugh (vocals/guitar), Anthony Fulginitti (drums), and Andy Silverman (bass), who are best known as The Retinas, effortlessly couple nostalgia with the thrills and pains of being alive.  Each of their songs Continue Reading

Philly’s Festival: The top artists to check out at this years Made In America Festival

Article by Jess Williams Elohim The world of DJing and EDM has longtime been a male dominated industry but female powerhouses like Elohim are bringing a much-needed change to the industry. While small in stature, California born DJ, Elohim, commands the crowds presence from behind her quadruple keyboard stage setup. Continue Reading

Made In America 2018

This year mark’s six years since Philadelphia’s very own festival, Made In America, began. To ring in the festivals sixth birthday, fest owner Jay-Z is pulling out all of the stops. Featuring artists across a variety of genres, this years lineup remains hip hop heavy, with headliners Kendrick Lamar, Post Continue Reading

Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party // Philadelphia, PA 7.22.18

Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party featuring Blue October, Jukebox The Ghost, Knox Hamilton, Brother Sundance and Morgan Saint Festival Pier July 22nd, 2018 Philadelphia, PA Words and Photos by Lexi Shannon For the first time this summer, Philly’s Radio 104.5 was able to host their first “Block Party” of the Continue Reading

Misterwives – Vinyl Theatre – Smallpools // Philadelphia, PA 10.21.17

Misterwives with Vinyl Theatre and Smallpools The Fillmore Philadelphia October 21st, 2017 Philadelphia, PA Words & Photos by Lexi Shannon It seems like wherever you look during the fall months, there’s a show. Very rarely is there a night in Philadelphia that you can’t find a show somewhere. This past Continue Reading

Kaleo // Philadelphia, PA 10.18.17

Kaleo Tower Theatre October 18th, 2017 Philadelphia, PA Words & Photos by Lexi Shannon After earning the top spot on the US alternative charts with their hit single “Way Down We Go,” Icelandic rooted rock band Kaleo has made quite the name for themselves around the globe. Known for their Continue Reading

Saint Motel – Hippo Campus – Weathers // Philadelphia, PA 10.22.16

Saint Motel Hippo Campus Weathers Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA 10.22.16 Indie pop band SAINT MOTEL played Union Transfer in Northwest Philly saturday night as support for their sophomore album saintmotelevision, which dropped October 21st on Elektra records. SAINT MOTEL, who are best known for their singles “Move” and “My Type,” Continue Reading