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Trippy Debut Video from Golden Ages!

Below is a trippy debut video from Golden Ages for “Everything Will Be Alright” off of their EP Sitting Softly in the Sea. It was directed by LA-based Bryan Schlam. The track gets your heart thumping, while the visuals leave you in a psychedelic haze drowning in feelings of loneliness and isolation. (Do we need some psychiatric help? Sometimes.) Golden Ages is working on a new album and planning some live performances locally as well as regionally. - The Deli Staff

Golden Ages - "Everything Will Be Alright"


The Doctors Fox Art Project Residency Begins Tonight

The Doctors Fox play a wholly unique brand of indie rock.  It brings in elements of alt-folk, funk, garage guitar tones, ska, and alternative rock a la its days of yore.  But despite the various rhythms, textures and influences, it all has a distinctive sound, cemented by the melody-oriented lead vocals ("Sarah" has gotten stuck in this writer's head more than once).

It fits then that the band has put together an awesome and hugely collaborative residency for the month of September over at The Savant Project.  The four nights are all headlined by The Doctors Fox and include one other special musical guest each.  Additionally, there's a local artist spotlighted each evening, and his or her art will be hanging to see and to buy!  It's a thoughtful approach to a residency that should benefit greatly from the mix of art on display and the mix of friends and fans in attendance.

If that all didn't sound good enough, they're all free.  So take your admission cash and put it in the donation bucket, and/or support a local artist by buying a disc or artwork.

9/4 with Walri; art by Ian Sanity
9/11 with Left Hand Does; art by Holland Deiringer
9/18 with The Gypsy West; art by Courtney Keilty
9/25 with Audrey Ryan; art by Elizabeth Ellenwood

9pm Art Opening
10pm Guest Band
11:30pm The Doctors Fox

See you there!

- The Deli Staff


Schoolly D Chillin’ at Tin Angel Sept. 4

Veteran rapper Schoolly D is bringin’ his versatile and seasoned flow to the intimate Tin Angel tonight. Schoolly is a native of Philly and has been name dropped as an influence by everyone from Ice-T to MC Chris and Chuck D. You might know Schoolly best these days by his occasional involvement in Aqua Teen Hunger Force providing narration and one of the better theme songs of current television shows. While his style has been noted as pre-gangster rap containing urban violence and dirty realism, Schoolly now has run the gambit of hip hop through eight studio albums over 15 years and has recently released his newest album and first in over a decade, International Supersport. On the topic of supersports, Schoolly also claims to have invented snowboarding in Philly. This venue is really tiny for such a legend, so make your way to the Tin Angel tonight to get your fill of some Funk N’ Pussy, probably more of the former than the latter. But I’m guessing that there will be plenty of the latter skankin’ up the streets of Old City. Good luck. Tin Angel, 20 S. 2nd St., 8pm, $12, 21+ - Adam G.

The Divine Lorraine Open Again at The Ox Sept. 4

The record release party for Brooklyn indie rockers Backwords isn’t the only reason to catch tonight’s show at The Ox. Folk music heartthrobs and relative newcomers, The Divine Lorraine will be opening with an acoustic set that’s jam packed with violin, banjo, and upright bass. It also features the panty-dropping vocals of Ryan Belski and occasional songbird accompaniment of Liz Boyd. The band has been working on a upcoming album and should be unleashing plenty of new tunes. Also on the lineup is impressive acoustic artists Norwegian Arms, who have some beautiful tunes up on their Bandcamp page including a five song EP titled Louise. The Ox, 2nd and Oxford, 8pm, $5, All Ages - Bill McThrill
September 2010
Hooray for Earth

Hooray for Earth crafts a sonic galaxy of varied synthpop tunes with a rock ‘n’ roll flair on its latest EP "Momo". The six celestial songs on the EP demonstrate that the band has come light-years from its Boston origins. On Momo, the band reduced the weighty, noisy drone that was pervasive on its self-titled album and Cellphone EP to welcome a lighter, mellower fare that elevates listeners to a higher plane. The euphoric “Surround By Your Friends” sets the tone of the EP with its expansive, sprightly synths and transcendent vocals that greets listeners with open arms. Although the EP is more pop-oriented than its predecessors, on “Comfortable, Comparable,” the band doesn’t pass up on the opportunity to shred and the quick turn in style works in its favor. The quartet really excels in assembling builds to fantastic, epic releases that feels like you’re racing through space, and at the end of the song, you’ve finally arrived at your destination: Earth. - Nancy Chow


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