Monthly Archives: June 2018

The Importance of Good Production

The following is an opinion piece from Ann Thatcher, host of The Balcony Show, Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. ET on WLVU: The Sound of The Underground.

If you are a talented original musician, chances are good that, at some point, you are going to want to record your own song. Given the fact that there are many choices out there when it comes to production – from high-cost producers, to do-it-yourself programs – it may be difficult to decide which way to go when it comes to something so personal.

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Go to Space with Roi and the Secret People’s ‘Saturn Girl’ Lyric Video

Roi and the Secret People often blast off into their live set with the spacey “Saturn Girl,” a high-powered rock anthem featured on the band’s “Truck Stop Sushi” vinyl album.

Now, the band has made it easier for you to sing along when you hear the song live!

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Ralph’s Reviews: Stoney Run Group – Self-titled

Stoney Run Group’s self-titled album, released in October 2017, has a definite 70s vibe with a few twists, for a sound that can be described as psychedelic indie rock. There a some hints of reggae (“All the Reasons”), jazz (“Only Waiting For You”) and blues (“Red Car”). You can hear the influence of jam bands like Little Feat, The Grateful Dead, and Phish, without the long, drawn-out 20 minute delivery of a 5-minute song which is often pretty cool live, but not necessarily ideal listening in the recorded version.

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Win a C.F. Martin Guitar at the #LVUFirstFriday One-Year Anniversary!

Friday, September 7 marks the one-year anniversary of the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series in South Bethlehem, which we’ve proudly presented in conjunction with SouthSide Arts District since the end of last summer.

We hope you’ll come out and celebrate with us — and now, you’re being given another reason!

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