A swirl of krautrock and shoegaze, Arc In Round (formerly known as Relay) draws as much influence from Slowdive and My Bloody Valentine as they do Camberwell Now and Can. The four-piece are also a primary figure in the Philadelphia music scene, thanks in large part to lead guitarist and vocalist Jef ... More >>
I've never spent any time in Philadelphia, but I feel as if I have. Two of my favorite records of 2011, Kurt Vile's Smoke Ring for My Halo and War on Drugs' Slave Ambient both came from the town, sharing a blue-collar yet still out-there aesthetic. Adding the works of Purling Hiss, the project of so ... More >>
The Young, Mangled Men, ROAR, The Plainfield Butchers
Yucca Tap Room
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Bits of Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney's interview with Rolling Stone started hitting the web yesterday, with the bespectacled musician stating: "Rock 'n' roll is dying because people became okay with ... More >>
Today we published a list of ten great albums you may have missed in 2011, but one record Up on the Sun contributor M.T. Richards left off his list is one at the top of mine, The War on Drugs' Slave Ambient.
The album suggests the Nebraska Springsteen could have made if he teamed up with admitt ... More >>
Glass Heroes are scheduled to perform at the George & Dragon on Saturday.We're kicking it old school with our latest edition of "10 Things Under $10" by pimping a few unique shows by a handful of the Valley's more legendary musicians.
Cris Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets is holding a special g ... More >>