Indie Rock

ODDITY "Pressure's Gone"

ODDITY has release a video for the first single "Pressure's Gone" from their forthcoming LP Settle Down. The album will be self-released on June 24th.

ODDITY is currently touring the Midwest and you can find a full listing of their concerts here.

The Britanys release new song "Get My" + play Out in the Streets Festival

With their fuzzy garagey sound and distorted, nasal vocals, The Britanys' songs will throw you back to an older, grittier New York City - a place we've recently begun to miss. Not the seriously dangerous city of the '60s, when the rock'n'roll lifestyle implied wavering between life and death, but a more recent and safe Big Apple, when Alphabet City still felt sketchy, the scene's action was centered around the LES, and Williamsburg was still a rather ugly and cheap neighborhood with potential - those were the late '90s/early aughts, by the way. It’s no surprise, then, to find that the band worked on their most recent material with Gordon Raphael (producer of The Strokes' "Is this it?"). Single "Get My" (streaming) channels this modern garage rock style, a mixture of rock ‘n’ roll and pop that has the "Made in NYC" stamp all over it.  The Britany's will share the stage with Frankie Rose, The So So Glos, and more at Out in the Streets Festival (June 16-17 at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House in Queens) and are working on releasing a new EP in October.  - Madeleine Grossman

Weekend Warrior, June 10 - 12

Since coming onto the Philly music scene, Mumblr is a band that has been consistently churning out some seriously interesting material. Led by the versatility of frontman Nick Morrison’s vocals, the quartet continues to refine its sound on its newest LP The Never Ending Get Down, which is out today via Austin-based label Fleeting Youth Records. I’m totally rooting for these guys to get more national attention and tours in the near future, and their latest album is sounding like another big step in the right direction. Tomorrow night, you can catch Mumblr tearing through songs from their new record as well as some of their older favorites at PhilaMOCA. It’s a rad lineup in which you also find the blistering “shitpunk” of Mannequin Pussy and the post-something power-gaze of Amanda X. PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th St., 8pm, $10, All Ages - Alexis V.

 
Other places to rock out this weekend…
 
Boot & Saddle (1131 S. Broad St.) FRI The Silence Kit, SAT Work Drugs, Church Girls, SUN Creem Circus, Duffy's Cut
 
Kung Fu Necktie (1250 N. Front St.)  FRI Loafass/Purple Abaddon, Violent Island, Elephant Walk/Jesse Tyler, Sean Hearn, SAT Pouty, SUN Ten Ton Hammer
 
PhilaMOCA (531 N. 12th St.) SAT Mumblr (Record Release Show), Amanda X, Mannequin Pussy
 
Underground Arts (1200 Callowhill St.) SAT The Binary Sea, Ceramic Animal, Lou
 
Union Transfer (1026 Spring Garden St.) FRI Geology, SAT Grimace Federation, SUN Petal
 
Bourbon & Branch (705 N. 2nd St.) FRI Cultureal, The Philly Reggae Band
 
The Trocadero (1003 Arch St.) FRI (Balcony) Timi Tanzania, 30 & Over League
 
World Café Live (3025 Walnut St.)  SAT (Upstairs) Transistor Rodeo, Kelly Ricketts and Shutter Dogs/(Downstairs) Johnny Showcase Presents: PROM FOREVER - A Benefit for CJD Research, SUN (Downstairs) Kinyon Lanier and The Funky Brethren, The 88s, Michelle Krichilsky, Rob Swift, Rachael Rota, Kat Madamba, Virginia Hicks
 
The Fire (412 W. Girard Ave.)  FRI Gordon Bombay, McGerb, Starshot, Josh Miller, SAT Molly Rhythm, Sangre Luna, SUN The Founders, Rage Baby
 
MilkBoy Philly (1100 Chestnut St.) FRI American Dinosaur, The Upticks, SUN Moonstriker
 
Ortlieb’s Lounge (847 N. 3rd St.) FRI Destroying Angel, David E. Williams, Janelle, SAT North Lawrence Midnight Singers, On The Cooling Board, Dan Bruskewicz, Jacopo De Nicola
 
Silk City (435 Spring Garden St.) FRI Lee Mayjahs?, DJ Everyday, SAT DJ Deejay, SUN Francisco Collazo
 
Fergie’s (1214 Sansom St.) SAT Dave Steel Blues Band, SUN (4pm) Brown Sugar / (8pm) Rusty Cadillac
 
Tin Angel (20 S. 2nd St.) FRI Rust: The Music of Neil Young, SAT The Peace Creeps
 
Morgan’s Pier (221 N. Columbus Boulevard) FRI DJ Beatstreet, SAT Mr. Sonny James
 
Frankie Bradley’s (1320 Chancellor St.) SAT Michael The Lion, Shawn Ryan, Del, SUN A Burlesque Tribute to Joss Whedon
 
The Grape Room (105 Grape St.) FRI Stealing From Thieves, Josh Popejoy, Alex Tatunchak, SAT Sixteen Jackies
 
Ardmore Music Hall (23 E. Lancaster Ave.) FRI Brothers & Sisters, SAT Wavy Gravy’s 80th Birthday Celebration (With Wavy in attendance): Butch Sochorow
 
Everybody Hits (529 W. Girard Ave.) FRI Clique (Record Release), Loose Tooth
 
Goldy’s (732 Chestnut St., 3rd Floor) SAT Cold Foamers
 
Dock Street Brewery (701 S. 50th St.) SUN Needle Points, Northern Liberties, Black Landlord
 
The Pharmacy (1300/02 S. 18th St.) FRI Cherry, Beth Israel, Ancient Human Glue
 
Eris Temple Arts (602 S. 52nd St.) FRI Hallowed Bells, Andromeda Sky
 
Bartram's Garden (54th St. & Lindbergh Blvd.) SUN Wolf Dem, Sad Hama
 
All Night Diner (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Coping Skills, Curtis Cooper, Aphra, Doggo
 
Birdhouse (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.)  SAT Zak-Evan-Jak, Hero/Victim, Strawberry Hands, Mother’s Breast
 

Clique Record Release Show at Everybody Hits June 10

On their sophomore album Burden Piece, recently released via Topshelf Records, Clique continues to leave their vulnerability unsheltered. The resulting accessibility resonates as the band expresses daily contemplations of emotions in quick flashes of melodic rock, spilling out doubts, fears, and frustrations of the daily routine in a downhill thrust. Tonight, at Everybody Hits, a celebration of the record will occur, where they’ll be joined by grungy tourmates Stove, while the speed-up-and-cruise pop-punk of locals Loose Tooth and the relaxed, incisive, open, bedroom-rock tones of Self Help complete this slate. Everybody Hits, 529 W. Girard Ave., 8pm, $10, All Ages (Photo by Timothy O'Donnell) - Michael Colavita

New Music Video: "Maybe" - Ceramic Animal

As a show with The Binary Sea and Lou looms this Saturday at Underground Arts, Ceramic Animal has released a new music video for the track “Maybe”. Directed by Oliver Samuels, the band embraces nature, emerging from a hole and casually performing amongst a picnic, while suited up along the water. The tone is loose and playful, especially when nature calls. 

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