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

Cinema Club packs the factory

Two Door Cinema Club won itself new fans Sept. 29, after playing an amazing electro pop-filled set at the Electric Factory to a sold out crowd. If you’re not already familiar with the band, which is made up of frontman Alex Trimble, bassist Kevin Baird, guitarist Sam Halliday and temporary… Continued

Panic! and Stump rock the TLA

Teeny Boppers and emo band groupies came in droves from the Philadelphia suburbs to the Trocadero Theater to see Panic! At the Disco on Nov. 3. The show opened with electrifying rock/soul band Foxy Shazam. Lead singer Eric Nally blasted on stage and proclaimed, “Rock and roll may be dead,… Continued

Yamagata returns to World Cafe

Rachael Yamagata returned to World Cafe Live Oct. 31 after her last Free-At-Noon performance Sept. 30. This time around, Yamagata headlined the performance, with friend and album collaborator Mike Viola as her opening act. About a week and a half prior to the show, Yamagata began her U.S. tour for… Continued