Bombay Bicycle Club on tour; drummer interviews

English indie rock band Bombay Bicycle Club recently announced they would be embarking on a tour to support their new and highly anticipated album, “So Long, See You Tomorrow.” The band consists of Jack Steadman (lead vocals, guitar and piano), Jamie MacColl (guitar), Suren de Saram (drums), and Ed Nash… Continued

XPoNential Fest returns to Wiggins

WXPN, a public radio station operated by the University of Pennsylvania, hosted a sold-out XPoNential Festival at Wiggins Park July 26-28 sponsored by Subaru and Xfinity. On the first night of the festival, all eyes were on Wiggins Park, where artists such as Aaron & the Spell, Red Baraat, and… Continued

The Wonder Years return with new heartfelt tracks

Local band The Wonder Years released its third album, “The Greatest Generation,” May 14 via Hopeless Records. The band consists of Dan “Soupy” Campbell (lead vocals), Casey Cavaliere (guitarist), Matt Brasch (guitarist), Nick Steinborn (keyboardist and guitarist), Joshua Martin (bassist) and Michael Kennedy (drummer). Although they started out as a… Continued

British band invades Philly

London natives Daughter passed through Philadelphia May 3 in support of their newest album, “If You Leave.” The show was set to take place at the First Unitarian Church but was moved to Union Transfer in order to release more tickets due to the quick sellout. The show opened with… Continued

Anna Greenwald, an up-and- coming artist

Drexel University’s music industry program is at it again. Sophomore Anna Greenwald could possibly be the next big thing for Drexel and the entertainment business as a whole. For Greenwald, it all started when she was 10 years old. After a few years of training herself classically, she transferred to… Continued

Philly Artist of the Week: June Divided

Soaring out of Drexel’s own music industry program, June Divided is definitely a band to keep your eye on. This rock band was formed when a Drexel professor suggested that Melissa Menago (lead singer, guitarist) and Chris Kissel (guitarist) create an album together for their senior project. Although both Menago… Continued

John & Brittany use Kickstarter campaign to help launch career

With their friendship dating back to 2008, the musical duo John & Brittany has definitely made a mark on Philadelphia. Soon after crossing paths, John Faye and Brittany Rotondo struck up a friendship from their similar musical interests: the Beatles and the Ramones. From there, Faye and Rotondo began writing… Continued

104.5’s Winter Jam ice cold fun

Philadelphia’s Radio 104.5 returned to The Piazza Jan. 26 for the much-anticipated third annual Winter Jam. This year’s concert featured performances from Tegan and Sara, Matt & Kim, Walk the Moon, Twenty One Pilots and June Divided. The free outdoor concert attracted thousands of music lovers from Philadelphia and beyond… Continued