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Category Archive: Articles, MUSIC, Reviews

Jeff Rosenstock Releases New Album, “WORRY.”

WRITTEN BY: NIKOLAS SLACKMAN There’s a misconception that the term “bubblegum pop” simply refers to the sweet sound of the music and the mass marketed corporations pumping it out to mindless...

Local Natives @ The Electric Factory

WRITTEN BY: JARED PHILLIPS It was that same opening clamor of voices, smattering of percussion and simple harmonized hook “I want you back!” that was all too familiar. Yet somehow, it felt...

Okkervil River @ Union Transfer

WRITTEN BY: EMILY ELIZABETH FEDAK In one of the last stops on their U.S tour, Okkervil River captivated the crowd at Union Transfer. October 18 may have been a Tuesday night, but the band rocked away...

Gnash @ The Foundry

WRITTEN BY: KIJA CHRONISTER The Foundry at the Fillmore’s intimate setting goes perfectly with the laid-back and emotionally evoking music that gnash performed on October 9, as part of his “u,...

Kongos @ The Electric Factory

WRITTEN BY: ERIN BLEWETT I’ll admit, dragging myself out of bed on a Sunday night to go to the Electric Factory wasn’t easy, considering Sunday is my only day off. I arrived pretty much still...

“Kairi Chanel,” a New Album from Dave East

WRITTEN BY: LAVELLE WINSLOW New York City is widely regarded as the birthplace of hip-hop. The city has produced many respected artists, including Jay Z out of Brooklyn and Nas out of Queens. Now the...

Zeds Dead @ The Electric Factory

WRITTEN BY: ERIN BLEWETT My trip to the Electric Factory for Zed’s Dead’s concert was chaotic to say the least. That being said, chaos has never been so fun. Armond Arabshahi, also known as...

Matoma on Private Sector Premiere

Norwegian DJ Matoma joined WHIP’s Steve Jones on the Private Sector Premiere. Matoma recently stopped in Philadelphia at Coda Nightclub on September 15.

Craig Almquist: The Path of an Artist

WRITTEN BY: SAMI RAHMAN It doesn’t sound like a musician’s dream scenario. The year is 2012. He’s playing yet another of many hot, sweaty shows on the streets in Austin, Texas, hoping that he...

Børns @ The Electric Factory

  WRITTEN BY: ERIN BLEWETT On May 27, the hype was palpable at the Electric Factory as the audience awaited the arrival of breakout electronic pop artist, Børns. The first band to open for the...