Music

Interview with XXXChange of WIN WIN

WIN WIN (XXXchange, Devlin, and Ghostdad) are coming to Kung Fu Necktie on May 26th to deliver their mash-up of psychadelic disco and pop-referential visuals (that they contort live). Their debut LP, which dropped earlier this year, is a concept album about how staring into screens all day is isolating human beings from one another […]

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ECHO…Echo…echo & The Bunnymen: Thursday Night Troc Hop

For her first assignment at Independent Philly, we sent talented writer, and music savant, Dixie, to the legendary Trocadero Theater to cover a legendary band… Echo & The Bunnymen have taken to the road again to revisit their first albums. Starting in Boston on May 9th, and D.C on May 11th, they made a stop […]

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The Arts Garage Gets ROC’d by Carnival

On Saturday night, at the Arts Garage (1533 Ridge Avenue) in Philadelphia, ROC threw their first annual “Carnival” party which combined elements of electronic music culture with the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of an old school carnival. Inside the Arts Garage, party people sipped on drinks and danced the night away in multiple rooms […]

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Rusko Pumps Out Dub-Step at the Factory

When the Electric Factory sells out, it means that the joint is going to be packed, and it was nothing short of a full house last night as UK Dub-Step pioneer “Rusko” headlined the show with support from PEX/Playloop DJ’s (who were spinning some Drum & Bass when we arrived). Those 21 and over packed […]

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Rubblebucket, Party of 8, Your Stage is Set

We didn’t know much about Rubblebucket when we covered their last area show in October of 2010 (at Blockley Pour House) but we’ve been fans of this eight piece band ever since.  We’d been waiting for them to strut their way back into Philly and last night they returned to play a show at World […]

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