F. Books (Chris Bell) is an electronic musician living and working in Philadelphia. His influences range widely across genres from minimalism to Tuvan folk music. His most recent work, Problems!, is a celebration of life challenges by way of electronic beats and vintage synth sounds.
Brooklyn's The Space Merchants stop by WKDU on Saturday, September 5th to spread some psych rock cheer before they play Boot & Saddle that evening.
In support of his latest "mini-concept" album, MCIII, Mikal Cronin is comin' to town along with the quiet-rock project of Emmett Kelly aka Cairo Gang. Of MCIII, Cronin has said: “It’s about a pivotal moment in my life that changed things, just within a couple of months… It was a shifting point that sent me on the path to doing what I’m doing right now.”
The two California-based acts should make for a sonically satisfying night.
You know you like them, but they drive you insane. UK electro-pop duo, AlunaGeorge, is made up of Londoners Aluna Francis and George Reid. They have mastered the art of turning unorthodox instrumentation and quirky beats into instant hooks. They will be at Union Transfer on Oct. 26th!
Check out thrilling Cardiff-based five-piece Joanna Gruesome! They incorporate elements of indie pop, noise, and punk to create their unique sound that has won them the 2014 Welsh Music Prize. They are especially known for their energetic live shows, so it should be a great time!
|Tamaryn / Gambles / Ghost Gum||8:00pm||Johnny Brenda's||21+|
|Fishbone||8:00pm||Ardmore Music Hall||21+|
|West Philadelphia Orchestra / El Malito & the 33rd Century||9:00pm||Underground Arts||21+|
|Psychic TV / PTV3 / Corpse Light||7:00pm||Boot & Saddle||21+|
|Tyondai Braxton / Charles Cohen||8:00pm||Johnny Brenda's||21+|
|Blanck Mass / Egyptrixx / QQQ||8:00pm||Johnny Brenda's||21+|
|The Space Merchants / The Silence Kit / Jackie Thousand||8:00pm||Boot & Saddle||21+|
|By The Grace Of God / Pulling Punches / Phet Phet||7:30pm||Boot & Saddle||21+|
|Dr. Dog - Swamp Is On||7:15pm||Union Transfer||All Ages|
|PILE, AMANDA X, BIG UPS, Spirit of the Beehive||7:30pm||First Unitarian Church: Basement||All Ages|