Underground Arts hosts electropop group Capital Cities

If their Oct. 26 concert at Underground Arts is any indication, Capital Cities has the most eclectic fan base of any band I’ve seen perform in Philadelphia. Several couples that appeared to be in their mid-70s were huddled near the back of the packed venue, and the concertgoers gradually got… Continued

Philadelphia Orchestra launches LiveNote app

The Philadelphia Orchestra held its annual free college concert in the Orchestra’s usual home, Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 14. The new LiveNote phone app, developed in partnership with Drexel’s ExCITe Center under the direction of Youngmoo Kim, was also unveiled during the… Continued

Tower Theater hosts one-man band Flying Lotus

It’s a blessing when artists of Flying Lotus’ caliber come to Philadelphia to perform. This time, we got Flying Lotus and Thundercat — two of the finest artists on Brainfeeder, the electronic record label founded by Flying Lotus. The two musicians performed Oct. 14 at the legendary Tower Theater in… Continued

Big Sean and 2 Chainz break records at Fall Fest

Drexel hosted its very first Fall Fest concert Oct. 4, organized by the Dragon Concert Series with co-headliners Big Sean and 2 Chainz. A sea of wide-eyed 20-somethings clamored against the security gate in front of the stage, hands in the air, with an electrifying emcee feeding in to the… Continued

Delta Spirit gives lively show at Union Transfer

Union Transfer was filled near capacity Oct. 4 for the indie rockers of Delta Spirit. The group, originally from California but now residing in Texas, are touring in support of their fourth full-length album, “Into the Wide,” released Sept. 9. Known for their energetic and engaging live shows, Delta Spirit… Continued

Simonian of Capital Cities is excited for Philly show

Electropop group Capital Cities has had a great couple of years: their hit single “Safe and Sound” from “In a Tidal Wave of Mystery” won in the best visual effects category at the 2013 Video Music Awards, and was nominated for several other awards, including best music video at the… Continued