Paris 2003-2013

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Paris

Goodbye buddy, sleep peacefully.

PHOTOS : Weathervane Music Fundraiser Concert 11.12.09

November 15, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
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Breaking the long lull in posting with a few photos today from this past Thursday night’s first annual fundraiser show for the Weathervane Music Organization. If you havn’t heard of Weathervane it’s a non profit organization cofounded by Philadelphia’s own Brian McTear to work with and support independent artists in this challenging new era for working musicians. You can learn more and get involved by lending your support here http://weathervanemusic.org/. Thursday night started off in the amazing space at 2424 Studios with a special solo show by Scott McMicken of Dr Dog at a special VIP pre-show party. It then moved over to Johnny Brendas for a show by all of the artist’s Weathervane had worked with on their 2009 Project Series, {{{Sunset}}}, East Hundred, Danielson and BC Camplight. A perfect way to cap off 2009 and set the anticpation high for Weathervane’s 2010 projects.

Scott McMicken Of Dr Dog

Scott McMicken Of Dr Dog

 

Sunset

Sunset

 

East Hundred

East Hundred

 

Danielson

Danielson

 

Daniel Smith Of Danielson

Daniel Smith Of Danielson

 

BC Camplight

BC Camplight

Photos : Shrinking Islands At Skylight 307

September 28, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
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This past Friday was my first time at the cool new gallery performance space in Old City, Philadelphia, Skylight 307. Here’s a few photos from the excellent show with Shrinking Islands, Heirloom and Ray Morin. [Photos courtesy of SInABox Camera]

Skylight 307

Skylight 307

Shrinking Islands

Shrinking Islands

Shrinking Islands

Shrinking Islands

heirloom

Heirloom

Heirloom

Heirloom

Dinosaur Feathers And Joe Michelini of River City Extension @ The M Room 07.19.09

July 20, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
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A few photos from last night’s show at the M Room which featured an amazing performance by Dinosaur Feathers and an absolutely captivating solo set by Joe Michelini of River City Extension. Big thanks to the bands, everyone who came out, and especially to Emma of The World In A Paper Cup for co-hosting the party. If you weren’t there you missed some fantastic music.

UPDATE: Read Emma’s excellent show review here

Dinosaur Feathers




Joe Michelini Of River City Extension


Some Photos From This Past Thursday’s Battle Of The Blogs 2

June 20, 2009 by · 1 Comment
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A few photos from this past Thursday night’s Battle Of The Blogs show at The North Star Bar In Philadelphia. The last minute addtion to the bill of the band 100 Monkeys ensured a good crowd of barely 21 year old girls, who while clearly there in adoration of Twilight vampire actor Jackson Rathbone, watched all of the night’s band with rapt attention and much applause. Lima Research Society started it off with an energetic set that kicked the night into high gear with the crowd singing along and dancing and it never looked back. My band Splash1 was up next and I’ll say it went really well from the band’s perspective but I’ll need to leave any review of our set to an unbiased source. Next up was Victor Victor Band, my first time seeing them, they’re an impressive two piece boy-girl combo that unleashed a blistering blend of garage rock in a vein similar to the White Stripes or The Black Keys. 100 Monkeys closed out the night with a bluesy/reggae influenced set of rock that definitely had a west coast beach party jam feel to it.  Big thanks to Heyday and North Star Bar for hosting the party as well as my fellow bloggers Jessica from Popwreckoning and Trip from Teenage Kicks,  the entire night was a blast.

Lima Research Society



Splash1

Victor Victor Band

100 Monkeys

PHOTOS : 03.29.09 Canadian Invasion , Golden Bloom, Sudden Ensemble @ M Room

April 2, 2009 by · 1 Comment
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Some photos from this past Sunday’s Bag of Songs Night @ M Room in Philadelphia with Canadian Invasion, Golden Bloom and Sudden Ensemble. Many many thanks to everyone who came out and all of the bands who trekked through the freaky early evening hail storm to get to Philly and deliver an excellent night of music.

Jim and Chris Of Canadian Invasion

Jim Foley & Chris Morita Of Canadian Invasion

George Groves(drums) And Eric Miller of Canadian Invasion

George Groves(drums) And Eric Miller of Canadian Invasion

Jim Foley, And Canadian adn Eric Miller Of Canadian Invasion

Chris Morita, Andy Canadian & Eric Miller Of Canadian Invasion

Dan Saks and Michael Azerrad of Golden Bloom

Dan Saks and Michael Azerrad of Golden Bloom

Shawn Fogel, Michael Azerrad and Jeff Patlingrao of Golden Bloom

Shawn Fogel, Michael Azerrad and Jeff Patlingrao of Golden Bloom

Golden Bloom's Shawn Fogel & Jeff Patlingrao and his magic shoes

Golden Bloom's Shawn Fogel and Jeff Patlingrao and his magic shoes

Jeff Preishcel, Doreen Kirchner & Wayne Garcia of Sudden Ensemble

Jeff Preishcel, Doreen Kirchner & Wayne Garcia of Sudden Ensemble

Some Photos From This Past Friday’s show with Lambchop and In Grenada

February 15, 2009 by · 1 Comment
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A few photos from this past Friday night’s show at Johnny Brenda’s In Philadelphia. Opening the night was Philadelphia’s In Grenada, proving that they are indeed deserving of our artist to watch status for 2009, their powerful double drumming fueled songs only increase in intensity in a live setting. Be on the lookout for their new record coming soon. Lambchop then turned an excellent, albeit somewhat mellow set that recalled the smooth rootsy sound of Bob Dylan‘s recent records.

In Grenada

Jesse Leyh Of In Grenada

Kurt Wagner of Lambchop

Kurt Wagner of Lambchop

Lambchop

Lambchop

LIVE: DeJesus and Pow Wow ! Last Night at The M Room

December 29, 2008 by · Leave a Comment
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A few photos from last night’s final Bag Of Songs night of 2008 at The M Room with Pow Wow! and DeJesus. DeJesus kicked it off with a loose but excellent solo set which included a mix of old and new songs and a few covers thrown in, including a version of Kate Bush‘s Deeper Understanding. When not playing solo or with his own band Daniel also currently plays in Rasuputina. Pow Wow! closed it out with a fun and energetic set of original music. Eddie’s vocals take on a real soulful, almost Motown like feel that. really brings their songs to life live. See you all back at the M room on Sunday January 18th. Stay tuned for the lineup to be posted soon.

DeJesus

DeJesus

Pow Wow!

Pow Wow!

Pow Wow!

Pow Wow!

LIVE: King Khan and The BBQ Show,Vivian Girls,Jacuzzi Boys and Love City At Johnny Brenda’s This Past Friday 11.28.08

November 30, 2008 by · Leave a Comment
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Some photos from this past Friday night’s sold out garage rock blowout at Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia with The King Khan and BBQ Show, Vivian Girls, Jacuzzi Boys and Love City. Love City has been one of the Philly bands people most often recommend that I should get out and see. I finally got my chance the see them on Friday and they more than exceeded any expections. With a sound that’s equal parts sixties psychedelic fuzz and seventies era punk rock the kicked the night off in fine fashion. Probably my favorite set of a night filled with excellent music. Up next were The Jacuzzi Boys with a solid set of heavy reverb laden psychedelia, think somehwere between The Black Angels and A Place To Bury Strangers. Then It was the girls turn, with Vivian Girls showing rock is not just for the boys anymore by turning in a fast and furious set steeped in the sound of eighties era west coast punk rock. Taking the stage dressed as a belly dancer and sheik respectively,with King Khan on guitar and BBQ as sort of a one man band accompaniment on drums,guitar and other percussion himself,they tore into and amazing,crazy high energy set that I can best describe as a cross between The White Stripes and a Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper show. The crowd which had mostly just stood and stared during the other three sets suddenly became alive, shouting along and dancing about, and turning Johnny Brenda’s into a festive party. Catch them if you can.

Love City

Love City

Jacuzzi Boys

Jacuzzi Boys

 

Vivian Girls

Vivian Girls

The King Khan And BBQ Show

The King Khan And BBQ Show

The King Khan And BBQ Show

The King Khan And BBQ Show