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

Iration frontman talks laid-back vibes

Reggae-rock band Iration has gained many fans since the release of its first EP in 2006. Luckily for fans, the band is now touring the U.S., promoting its latest album, “Automatic.” Iration’s relaxed and humble sound can be attributed to the group’s upbringing. The band hails from Hawaii, but they… Continued

Gaslight Anthem enthralls Philly with extensive set

The Gaslight Anthem thrashed the stage of the Electric Factory Nov. 27 amid a full house of fans. The five-piece act from New Brunswick, N.J., was supported by Chester County native Matthew Ryan and punk band The Menzingers from Scranton, Pa. A soft, ambient chord, surrounded by gritty, desperate vocals… Continued