Old Earth is original music by singer/songwriter Todd Umhoefer (voice & looped electric guitar). Currently based in Milwaukee, and touring in late-August with Twin Brother, Todd's self-managed and self-produced art is made with an "anyone can do it," self-made, and constructive attitude. Described as: Experimental Folk Rock, kicked upstairs by Golden Oldies and Punk. Tune in!
DAMA/LIBRA is the enthralling new collaboration between two revered veterans of the national indie and avant rock scenes, Joel RL Phelps (formerly of underground rock legends, Silkworm, and currently working with his own band, The Downer Trio) and G. Stuart Dahlquist (formerly of doom metal progenitors, Burning Witch/SunnO))), and currently of Asva). They are proud to be releasing their first...
Tune in to WKDU on Sunday August 24th at 8 pm for a special instudio performance from Mary Lattimore and Jeff Zeigler. This instudio comes just ahead of their forthcoming LP "Slant of Light" on Thrill Jockey Records. "The strong and fast kinship between Lattimore and Zeigler is best understood in the context of their highly collaborative pasts. Lattimore has recorded and performed with Kurt...
Clipping. will be stopping by WKDU on Friday, August 22nd to record a live session that will be aired the following Monday. They make party music for the club you wish you hadn’t gone to, the car you don’t remember getting in, and the streets you don’t feel safe on. More sonically challenging than that of the punkish rap rockers and lo-fi bedroom producers, LA rap group clipping. see...
Jamie xx is an English music producer, remix artist, and 1/3 of the London-based band The xx. Blending UK club beats, steel drums, and rave nostalgia, he has crafted some of the best electronic singles of the past few years.
We'll be giving out tickets to this one so check our Facebook and Twitter pages for updates!
England's Buzzcocks are back and they're coming to Philadelphia. These legendary Brit punks have been making rock anthems since the seventies, and even spawned (along with a Sex Pistols album) the title for British game show "Nevermind the Buzzcocks." Come out to the show; we're honored to be presenting it!
Tune in to WKDU Sunday, September 7th at 8 pm for an instudio with Taiwan Housing Project! Since December of 2012 a collaboration between Mark Feehan, formerly of Harry Pussy, and Kilynn Lunsford, presently of Little Claw and Tyvek, recently joined in full band configuration by Adam Cooper on bass and Pat Ganley on drums. They are currently in studio recording their first LP, and also have...
Birthed from a shared cab-ride back from JFK, Heylady is a soul/funk sonic explosion based in Brooklyn, NY. Fronted by the earthy, soulful voice of Nina Zeitlin, Heylady consists of Dave Cohen (vocals/keys), Josh Green (guitarist), Michael DeVellis (sax/flute/violin/ewi), Daniel Gould (drums), and Jake Leschinsky (bass). Debuting in 2009, they have played all over the northeast, sharing the...
Tom Krell - AKA How to Dress Well - has crafted a reputation as one of America’s most original, focused and beguiling young songwriters. Merging ever surprising production choices and aesthetic detail with a sensual but sincere R&B influence and a deep, grounded emotionality, Krell has steadily established himself as one of the most influential figures in contemporary experimental pop music.
|Shabazz Palaces / Clipping. / Son Little||8:30pm||Union Transfer||All Ages|
|Frontier Ruckus / The Grand Nationals||8:30pm||The Boot & Saddle||21+|
|Radiator Hospital / Late Bloomer / Prince / Quit||8:30pm||Kung Fu Necktie||21+|
|Daniel Bachman / Arborea / Ryley Walker||8:30pm||Johnny Brenda's||21+|
|King Britt||9:30pm||Morgan's Pier||21+|
|Liz & The Lost Boys / Maitland / Silverton||8:00pm||Johnny Brenda's||21+|
|Lil Sean Day: Reggae Dog / Mumblr / Langor / Pushin' It To The Limit / Velvet Crayon||4:00pm||Philadelphia Mausoleum Of Contempory Arts||All Ages|
|Revolution, I Love You / Wonder and Fury / Kim Jong Ill||8:30pm||Milkboy||21+|
|WKDU Presents: Jamie xx||8:30pm||Union Transfer||All Ages|
|Die Antwoord||7:30pm - 10:30pm||Electric Factory||All Ages|