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Girl About Town
Philadelphia, PA
Music for Moderns
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This past Friday, Danish singer MØ played at Union Transfer (Philadelphia). The singer's electro-pop had the crowd energized and dancing all night. Opener Holy Child had sparkly silver streamers laid all around and instantly took charge of the stage. Coming... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Girl About Town
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"Join ICA and Philadelphia's own experimental drag darling Teena Geist for an evening of conceptual camp, instant ephemeral pleasures, and art salon makeovers. Listen to the fast-paced punk rock stylings of all lady band Littler, design your own nail art,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Girl About Town
Although Philadelphia's Creepoid are mostly based out of Savannah, GA now, they will always be considered a local gem. The band released a self-titled LP back in March as well as a few music videos from their debut full-length. Produced... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Girl About Town
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Samsaya performing for YNOT radio (above) before their live show - Philly's own Josh T. Landow in the mix - above photos by Samsaya. Read on for more from writer and photographer Megan Hawkey: Samsaya, a Norwegian singer with a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Girl About Town
Girl About Town is now following I Listen To Everything (by Diana Miller)
Sep 23, 2014
Girl About Town is now following Peter Matthews
Sep 23, 2014
Girl About Town is now following W♥M
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Girl About Town is now following Samantha Battersby
Sep 23, 2014
Between Cleo Tucker on guitar and Harmony Tividad on bass this duo creates the hypnotizing sound that is Girlpool. Based out of Los Angeles, the band recently released "Jane" from their forthcoming EP. Jane has an organic and bluesy sound... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Girl About Town
<a href="http://sheermag.bandcamp.com/album/7" data-mce-href="http://sheermag.bandcamp.com/album/7">7" by SHEER MAG</a> The new 7" by Sheer Mag is out this week, and for the band's official release date, they play Cha'cha' Razzi with Philly punks Blank Spell and NY's Big Huge this Saturday, September 27th.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at Girl About Town
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Shonen Knife, (above). Standing to the right of the stage in anticipation of Osaka, Japan's pop-punk wonders Shonen Knife was exhilerating knowing that their 2014 North American tour was taking them on a journey to play their 1000th show. After... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at Girl About Town
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Notes from the field with photographs and a missive from our new contributor, Chelsea Alexandra: "A few weeks ago a friend approached me to see a show with her at Philadelphia's First Unitarian Church (Aug 28/2014). I was excited to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Girl About Town
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Naomi Punk play Golden Teahouse tonight as part of their summer long, months long, tour from west coast to east (and back) for their brand new album Television Man. The band plays tonight's show with Philadelphia's Pink Wash (Ashley Arnwine,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Girl About Town
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This past week was the culmination of all the hard work that Positive No's guitarist Kenneth Close and vocalist Tracy Wilson put into Richmond, Virginia's Fall Line Fest (both have been part of the planning committee), but, helping to put... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Girl About Town
Take a listen to Merge Records new signing, Melbourne, Australia's Twerps. The band and label have released a preview of the brand new EP "Underlay," and for one week, starting today you'll be able to stream the release online via... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Girl About Town
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"Tori Amos opened a generation of grunge rockers up to a different genre of music and with her alternative style of piano playing and songwriting. The redhead became famous in the early 90's writing songs about rape and religion. Fast... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Girl About Town
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Amanda X's new album "Amnesia" was released at the end of July on Siltbreeze Records. Although the meeting between band and label owner may not have necessarily been clandestine, the pairing was meant to be. The new album was recorded... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Girl About Town
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Scotland's latest export, Honeyblood, will play Philadelphia for the first time tonight - this, actually being the second time they've made it to our region, having opened for label mates and fellow Scots, We Were Promised Jetpacks, in Wilmington, DE... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at Girl About Town
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Old Lacy Bed (l-r): Yumi (guitar), Meeko (guitar/vocals), Hitomi (drums), Nattsu (bass) Old Lacy Bed are set to release their brand new EP "Little Girl" on 2670 Records out of Osaka, Japan on August 6th, 2014. This independent label is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at Girl About Town
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Veruca Salt photos by M. Hawkey (www.hawkeyphoto.com​) When Nina Gordon left Veruca Salt in 1998, it left fangirls everywhere questioning the sanctum of best friendship. Nina and Louise Post have finally reunited, along with the band's original drummer Jim Shapiro,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at Girl About Town
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This past Saturday, NY-based musician Laura Cantrell supported friends' Camera Obscura at World Cafe Live, here in Philadelphia. Cantrell has been supporting Camera Obscura who tour for their album "Desire Lines" which was recently nominated for a 'Scottish Album of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Girl About Town
We've been keeping a keen eye on Captured Tracks' Naomi Punk, who are set to release their second full-length "Television Man" via the label this August 5th, 2014. A follow up to 2012's "The Feeling," the new LP was mastered... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Girl About Town
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Ben Watt (pictured above) Before I get too much into the artist Ben Watt and the subject at hand; I should preface this to say that a month or two ago, I purchased Tracey Thorn's (Everything But The Girl, Massive... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Girl About Town
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In celebration of Dark Entries' 5th Year Anniversary, the San Francisco avante-art, experimental, dance and noise label is re-issuing a trio of releases in early July, most notably in the mix is Philly's own entry, "Executive Slacks" and their s/t... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Girl About Town
"Mart Wilson writes a lot of songs, recording fragments into mobile phones or barely-there demos on his 4-track at home. SIGHS provided the chance to work with other musicians and release some music to the outside world. Having asked his... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Girl About Town