Tag Archives: post-punk

WATCH: Violet Silhouette Releases Brooding Debut, ‘Any Way It Cracks’

At times, we are left with no other choice but to face the gap between where we are, and where we want to be.

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COVID Pivots, TikTok Dances, and ‘The Prettiest One Left’: Live Q&A with Mike Bay of Borrowed Sparks

Our friend Mike Bay of Borrowed Sparks released a Deluxe Edition of his EP, The Prettiest One Left, this past Friday. The re-release includes acoustic versions of three songs, and the option to purchase a vinyl pressing of the album (available for pre-order now).

Enjoy a special Live Q&A with Mike to discuss the release, the wild ride of 2020, and what 2021 has in store! And, when you’re done with that, listen to a conversation we had with Mike earlier this year on The Quinn Spinn, and pre-order your copy of The Prettiest One Left on vinyl.

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Review: Church Girls – Hidalgo

Artist: Church Girls
Album: Hidalgo
Released: Sept. 15, 2017
Genre: Alternative

Philadelphia indie rock quartet Church Girls have been looking forward to the release of their album, “Hidalgo,” for quite a while. Upon a first listen, it’s easy to hear why. These 11 tracks of dreamy, new wave-fused alt-rock comprise a strong effort, complete with the shimmering ambiance that gives this band its unique place in the indie landscape.

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Rust’s “The Noise on 309” is Two Albums in One

Artist: Rust
Album: The Noise on 309
Released: May 12, 2017
Genre: Punk/Garage Rock

Allentown-based rockers Rust have pulled off a Jekyll-and-Hyde feat with the release of their new, nine-track volume, “The Noise on 309,” delivering punk and indie rock alike with a gritty, lo-fi edge.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Sept. 12-18

The cameras are revved up – can you rev up a camera? – for another great week of shows here in the Lehigh Valley! A weekly showcase returns on Thursday, and the possibilities are limitless all weekend with these…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

Thurs., Sept. 15 | 7 p.m.
Julius and Carefree Constant at the Originals Music Series
Chicago Restaurant’s Club Gravity, 1179 Airport Road, Allentown
Admission: FREE
Description: Our bread-and-butter gig returns for the fall, presented by the Fyre & Ice Show.

Fri., Sept. 16 | 6 p.m.
We Have Ghosts, Kate Dressed Up & Kyle Gischel
Venue: Coffeehouse Without Limits, 707 N. 4th St., Allentown
Admission: $5
Description: Two Philly bands join a local singer-songwriter for a diverse night of live music.

Sat., Sept. 17 | 10 a.m.
Blue Jean

Venue: Easton Farmers Market, Center Sq., Easton
Admission: FREE
Description: Enjoy some fresh produce, as well as acoustic covers and originals with your morning coffee.

Sat., Sept. 17 | 3:30 p.m.
The Bastard Sons of Burt Sugarman

Venue: Weyerbacher Brewing, 905 Line St., Easton
Admission: FREE
Description: Keep it in Easton as Mike Roi, Carter Lansing, Pentley Holmes, and Shane Reimer perform solo acoustic versions of their songs and tell the stories behind them.

Sun., Sept. 18 | 2 p.m.
Tribute to 50 Years: John Mayall & the Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton
Allentown Masonic Temple, 1524 W. Linden St., Allentown
Admission: $15
Description: Friar’s Point Band and special guests pay tribute to the British Blues Invasion of 1966.