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Weekend Warrior, July 21 - 23

Madalean Gauze recently unveiled her new album Cool and Fun. Tonight, Johnny Brenda’s hosts a performance marking the occasion. On the six-song EP, Gauze embarks on a personal journey, exhibiting a centered, commanding presence, maintaining the course, even while the skies dramatically shift in appearance, foreshadowing twisting winds and unforgiving precipitation. While those surroundings could be thrown into a vortex at any moment, a playful but unwavering confidence continues to step forward. The beguiling sonic potions of Haunted Homes and the catchy but seriously shaded Americana of American Trappist (performing an acoustic set) will help set the tone for the evening. - Michael Colavita

More places to bake this weekend…

Johnny Brenda’s (1201 N. Frankford Ave.) FRI Madalean Gauze (Album Release) Haunted Homes, American Trappist

Boot & Saddle (1131 S. Broad St.) FRI Magic Deal, Amanda X, SAT Commonwealth Choir, Selfhelpme

Kung Fu Necktie (1250 N. Front St.) FRI Goat Wizard, The Age of Truth, Anthrophobia/Adam East/Philly Soul Sydicate, SAT Archive/Fully Glazed/Fame Lust/Night Sweats, SUN Them Jones, Vinnie Paolizzi/Son & Heir, Full Bush, Science Club

PhilaMOCA (531 N. 12th St.) FRI Narcos, Dark Web, SUN Pube

Underground Arts (1200 Callowhill St.) FRI Ben Arnold, Travel Lanes, Cookie Rabinowitz, SAT Taiwan Housing Project

The Trocadero (1003 Arch St.) FRI Andrea Valle , Schilly, Sleepy Dah, Charley Coin, Ronnie Riggles, Anyee Wright, SAT FV, Snakeboy

TLA (334 South St.) FRI The Whiskeyhickon Boys

The Foundry (1000 Frankford Ave.) FRI Promise of Redemption

Electric Factory (421 N. 7th St.)

World Café Live (3025 Walnut St.) FRI (Upstairs) Flannel, SUN Volteque, Keely Sibilia, Dana K Fiero

The Fire (412 W. Girard Ave.) FRI Science Club, The Retinas, The Dispersions, SAT The Stone Eye, SUN Slenko & McKeys, Wild Dust, The Russells, Automatic Colors

Ortlieb’s Lounge (847 N. 3rd St.) SAT Lady HD

Silk City (435 Spring Garden St.) FRI Bo Bliz, Low Budget, SAT DJ Deejay

Fergie’s (1214 Sansom St.) SAT Disgruntled Sherpa Project, SUN Rusty Cadillac

Connie’s Ric Rac (1132 S. 9th St.) FRI Space Pizza, Wyldflowers, Worst Ones, Blushed, SAT Seeing Snakes, Molly Rhythm, The Ray Gradys, Lamplighters, The Mad Splatter, Riverside Odds, Mid Rats, Teenage Bigfoot, Victory Boy

Voltage Lounge (421 N. 7th St.) FRI Moral Support, SAT Left to Vanish, Collider, Gloves Off

The Grape Room (105 Grape St.) FRI The Fractals, SAT Dr. Beardface & The Spacemen, Elwood James Band

Bourbon & Branch (705 N. 2nd St.) FRI Fallible Being, SAT No One You Know

Ardmore Music Hall (23 E. Lancaster Ave.) FRI Nik Greeley & The Operators

Morgan’s Pier (221 N. Columbus Blvd.) FRI DJ Beatstreet, SUN Burnt Sienna

Everybody Hits (529 W. Girard Ave.) FRI Radiator Hospital (Solo), Joe Jack Talcum, SAT No Thank You, Harmony Woods

The Pharmacy (1300 S. 18th St.) FRI Iona Lake, Truant Minds, Vanderlyle/Egocentric Plastic Men, Pretty Words, Mike Muli, SUN Who Loves You, Tombo Crush, Lester/Career Crooks, Manikineter, The Hell Hole Store

Bond Villain (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Driftwood Soldier

All Night Diner (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Twelve Gardens, Hello Shark

Little Italy (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Coping Skills, Vivian K


Arthur Moon plays Baby's on 07.30 + talks about gear and the creative process

Avant-pop sextet, Arthur Moon, recently released their sonorously boisterous debut EP, Our Head, and since then, the record's delicate, electro-tinged 5 tracks have been defiantly stuck in our heads. We recently saw the band at a Sofar Sound show and were mesmerized by their performance (check out the video of their Beatles' cover from that same show, streaming below), so we highly recommend you check them out at their next live performance at Baby's All Right on July 30th.

Our sister pedal blog Delicious Audio just published this interview where they talk about gear and the creative process.

New Track: "Pink Lemonade" - Tangerine Motors

Tangerine Motors, a.k.a. Joseph Miles, just dropped his debut self-titled EP; the six-song selection was "bred from a hot Philadelphia summer and a mountain of self-revelation," and produced by Brian Dale Allen Strouse (of The Lawsuits). Stepping out from the saloon shadows, “Pink Lemonade” carries an alluring air of dangerous intensity. The album opener is caught between a swaying street stroll and moments of semi-ragged urgency. (Photo by Hope Helmuth)

New Cloth EP Available for Streaming & Purchase

Amid Independence Day celebrations earlier this month, the Cloth released their new EP Going to Vomit. Shrouded in the brutal darkness of unforgiving grunge-noise-metal tones, a despairing/tormented voice echoes personal pain. Raw, emotive-laced energy rises to the surface in grim potency that one just can’t shake.


Beshken's lush indie-influenced electronica

Last summer, 20 year old Ben Shirken lost his backpack in Rome — resulting in the loss of his laptop, hard drive, and lyrics he was working on. After roughly five years of inspiration, he had nothing to show for his work (there's a big ad for cloud backup  systems!). That’s when the jazz-guitarist-turned-producer began a new project, the For Time is the Longest Distance Between Two People EP (created under the stage name Beshken.) Single“Lightning By the Sea” (streaming below) is a dance-oriented ode to regrowth set to the beat of Beshken’s organic-sounding electronica. The full EP is scheduled to be released in later in the year. - Lilly Milman

We added this song to The Deli's playlist of Best electronic songs by emerging NYC artists - check it out!


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