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Photos: Methyl Ethel, Blonder, Archawah at Boot & Saddle (04/21/17)

Archawah at Boot & Saddle

These are some of the photos I took at the Methyl Ethel / Blonder / Archawah show last night at Boot & Saddle. There is minimal post editing if any. Maybe my novice photography shills show but in this case I felt like editing these photos would not enhance them any. Well, photography is a form of art and my choice not to edit could be wrong. Anyways, I attended the show to see Archawah, an established favorite band of mine. However, I did stay to hear Blonder’s and Methyl Ethel’s sets. I enjoyed all the music I heard that night. And I might have found some new fave bands. YES!!!

Methyl Ethel / Blonder / Archawah @ Boot & Saddle

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Album Review: Space Pizza – ‘Space Pizza’

Space Pizza self-titled

Album Review: Space Pizza – ‘Space Pizza’

The newest, self-titled, Space Pizza album is a fun and lively five track ride that travels from everyday matters to those deemed private or even taboo. This is rock and roll/indie rock that touches on psychedelic grooves and experimental elements. At some point, I thought I heard video game music samples. If not at other moments, the end of the second track clearly exemplifies a space rock sound. Anyways, whether you truly connect with the subject matter or not the catchy, infectious style of this music is hard to resist.

Space Pizza is a rock and roll quartet from the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. Said to be, or simply self-proclaimed, “the ultimate party band outside of Philadelphia.” The band consists of members: Craig Labor (drums/vocals), Sean Lally (guitar/vocals), Adam Pluchino (bass/vocals), Mike Ritz (guitar/vocals). I’m not sure how many releases this band has thus far but their Bandcamp page has three other albums/eps. I gave a few of those albums a quick listen and the sound, vibe, and style seems to be consistent with this album.

This self-titled album by Space Pizza was brought to my attention and I’m not sure if I would have found it on my own, but it has been a fun listening experience. So, if you’re in need of some energetic tunes, that are sonically serious, yet bursting with fun then you owe it to yourself to give this album a listen. And just like a delicious pizza, Space Pizza’s self-titled album travels well.

Space Pizza: Bandcamp | Facebook | Instagram

Lyric For Lyric

Lyric For Lyric: Archawah – “Let It Go By”

Lyric For Lyric - Archawah

“Let It Go By” – Archawah
I should do something about it
Like when I see it coming
I should roll out a red carpet
But I’m just not sure about it
She probably don’t even remember my name

Just let it go by

And the first time I saw you
I swear I started dancing in my head
And I don’t know your name yet
But that is a face no one will ever forget

Just let it go by

So when I see ya comin’
I’m gonna budge to the front of the line
And I don’t have a game plan
So what can I say that brings you into my life?

Just let it go by

Let it go by

Just let it go by

Former Belle, Archawah, DJ Kenneth Vasoli | Sat, April 15, 2017. Maxwell’s On Main. 10PM | Fb Event

Did I mishear any lyrics? Please comment with corrections.

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Hezekiah Jones releases new single, proceeds benefit Women’s Law Project

Hezekiah Jones album art

Today Hezekiah Jones releases the new single “If You Harden On The Inside” with 100% of the proceeds going to Women’s Law Project.

The Women’s Law Project is a leading voice in the fight for equal access to reproductive healthcare and abortion, improving institutional response to all forms of violence against women, challenging sex & gender discrimination, and advocating for workplace equality and economic justice. We’re proud to be a state-based organization with a significant track record of national influence, and an extensive track record of legal precedents and policy reforms that advance the rights of women and their families—particularly those with few resources and little political power.

“If You Harden On The Inside” blends beautiful layered harmonies of disinterest (“blah, blah, blah, blah”), a confident voice with a rich timbre, and songwriting with a clear message— “if you harden on the inside, you’ll be easy to break”. Even with a direct message the meaning is left up to the listener’s interpretation.  The way this song pairs a delicate production with an almost reserved delivery will leave a lasting impression.

You can purchase “If You Harden On The Inside” on Hezekiah Jones’ Bandcamp page.

Learn more about Women’s Law Project and donate directly at www.womenslawproject.org.

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Live Recap: Hezekiah Jones / Black Horse Motel / Adrien Reju & Andy Stack at Underground Arts (02/18/17)

Hezekiah Jones 02-18-17 live shot
Yesterday I spent my Saturday night at Underground Arts listening to the wonderful live music provided by Hezekiah Jones, Black Horse Motel, Adrien Reju, and Andy Stack. Experiencing live music in person cannot be replicated but let the following photos and videos give you a hint of what the show was like. See you at a show!


[VIDEO] Hezekiah Jones “Sylvia NORTH” – LIVE @ Underground Arts 02/18/17 
[VIDEO] Black Horse Motel – “Bones” LIVE @ Underground Arts 02/18/17 

PHOTOS

Hezekiah Jones / Black Horse Motel / Adrien Reju 02-18-17

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