I think everyone can agree that they killed it at the Boot & Saddle back in October.
Julian Assange Lookalike Pop!
The piano legend was a fighter to the end.
This song is great and this album is great but also...
If ghosts are real then there's no way they're all bad.
This thing belongs between Shakespears Sister and a Clearasil commercial.
This will be the most Philly thing you see today.
Criminally underappreciated locals.
[Grade: B] There's some weird timing and a bit of rambling, but that good-natured, exasperated parent/spouse routine still holds up.
[Grade: C+] The thrashpunk sound is blown out to full-on hair metal on what might be this Ween offshoot's most sonically interesting album to date.
Dirty words. Dirty pictures. Dirty.
A lovely, high-energy song about what music can and can't do.
Let's start with an easy one.
[Grade: A] A three-disc career-spanner that hits on the man's many moods.
Nick Cave doesn't do interviews, generally, so it was funny to watch him sigh, eye-roll and eat a croissant during a "live video press conference" with members of the alt-weekly community last week.
Want to know good places to eat or listen to some of the best bands while in Philly this weekend? Here are picks by City Paper food editor Caroline Russock and music editor Patrick Rapa of local eateries and music that won't disappoint.
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[ Nov. 14] Haggard's a dark, garage-y, psych trio, at home on a playlist next to Nick Cave, Garbage and the Heartless Bastards.
Three Bandcampers on rotation.