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At The Delancey on Tuesday 10.18 we'll have a truly fantastic bill with 9 NYC based electro-pop bands - and it's going to be free!. 21+ - $8.
Full listings of the Deli's CMJ shows here. See below for the Dream Pop and Alt Rock stages that same night in the same venue (downstairs).

P.S. If you are into Pedal Effects, don't miss The Deli's STOMP BOX EXHIBIT at CMJ on Friday and Saturday!!!


7.00 - The Casualty Process

7.40 - Illuminator
8.20 - Tiny Victor ies
9.00 - Mitten
9.40 - Computer Magic

10.20 - Psychobuildings

11.00 - Pretty Good Dance Moves

11.40 - Caged Animals

12.20 - Slam Donahue


Hot Cotton Drops a Bevy of Solid Singer-Songwriter Tracks on SoundCloud

Here’s a voice from the singer-songwriter and folky sides of Austin’s musicsphere to watch. Hot Cotton is the name that local musician Eva Mueller’s solo work is released under, and after a couple tracks released a few years ago, Mueller is releasing Hot Cotton tracks again in spades on her SoundCloud page. Mueller’s work is emotional and resonates with undeniable authenticity, and sound-wise it lives somewhere around Jenny Lewis or Neko Case’s more pared-down, folskier stuff, perhaps a bit more bent away from country and toward the acoustic indie of the 90s (Neutral Milk Hotel etc.). Take a listen to one of our favorite tracks from the many Hot Cotton have just put out below, and if you like what you hear, keep tabs on Hot Cotton over at her FB page. From what we can tell, these tracks are just demos, which means there will probably be some other versions and/or more tracks coming soon, which can’t be anything but good news for those of you who dig smart, well-crafted revelatory music.


Eyelid Kid Brings More Wistful Electronic Fun with "Open Up"

Austin’s all about the band, but damn do we have some ferociously strong solo acts here. One of those is the inimitable Eyelid Kid, who’s sometimes known in a more business-facing capacity as Paul Grant, record label manager at Raw Paw. Under the Kid moniker, Grant’s been slowly releasing stellar electronic pop content over the last year, and he’s just put out another lovely little track called “Open Up” for us to bop to.

“Open Up” plays in the same vein of themes as Eyelid Kid’s other so-far released tracks “Shadow Talk” and “On Your Mind,” presenting a portrait of a thoughtful, melancholy young man who carefully observes the world about him while he looks for happiness. Also true to form, Kid’s new track is shimmering and pretty and is a nice bit of electronic pop that’d be equally at home on the dance floor and coming through the car speakers on a good drive.

Grant has made it quite clear with the three Eyelid Kid tracks so far that he’s a musician that knows how to balance all parts of a song, giving aesthetics, structure and content each the attention to detail that they need, and the result is consistent and perfectly crafted pop music, which is just what you get with “Open Up.” Listen below, and keep an ear out for this kid. He knows what he’s doing.


Weekend Warrior, November 27 - 29

Colin “Bear” Regisford (Kids, Mannequin Pussy) started The City & I as a solo acoustic project in 2004. Now, with the help of friends from the local music community, which includes members of The Spirit of The Beehive, Gunk, and Ghost Gum, The City & I has released its first album Downer (available via Infinity Cat Recordings). Influenced heavily by “universal anxieties: late night munchies, early morning loneliness, the inability to deal with the pressures of choosing what to make for lunch,” the debut EP travels through an indica haze with bursts fueled by copious amounts of alcohol and power chords - so raw and rad. (Take a listen for yourself below.) You can celebrate its release with Bear and friends this Saturday night at South Philly’s The Pharmacy with support from QUIT and Unholy Pisces. The Pharmacy, 1300/02 S. 18th St., 8pm, All Ages - Alexis V.

Other places to chill this weekend…
Johnny Brenda’s (1201 N. Frankford Ave.) SAT Joy Riding
The Boot & Saddle (1131 S. Broad St.) FRI Kiska (Record Release), Night Trip, SAT Pet, Janelle
Kung Fu Necktie (1250 N. Front St.) FRI The Writhing Squares / Tommy Hogunz, Dobbee,/ Rk$tdy, SAT AZN Jake
Underground Arts (1200 Callowhill St.) FRI Thankful For Amy: Elise Testone Presents an All-Star Tribute to Amy Winehouse: Wyllys
Union Transfer (1026 Spring Garden St.) SAT Vacationer, Palmas
The Trocadero (1003 Arch St.)  FRI Losing Your Grip, Tasty Face, Saint Phoenix, Diff'rent Folks, The Evergreen Drive, SAT (Balcony) The Weekend Riot, An Honest Year, Courtney Halpin/The Royal Ghosts, Beards & Whiskey,  Chasen Project, Tony Mecca & The Heavy Mental Gypsies
TLA (334 South St.) FRI August Burns Red, SAT Flightschool, Lightning Jones, Weekender
Electric Factory (421 N. 7th St.) FRI Circa Survive
Bourbon & Branch (705 N. 2nd St.) FRI Foxtrot & The Get Down (EP Release), Modern Colour, Bible Riots, Jeremiah Tall, SUN Ghingy Bird, Malika Love, Nafesa
World Café Live (3025 Walnut St.) FRI (Upstairs) David Newman/(Downstairs) Breakwater, SAT (Upstairs) Deb Callahan  (Album Release) /(Downstairs) Beru Revue, SUN (Upstairs) Arturo Stable Bass-less Trio
The Fire (412 W. Girard Ave.) FRI Adlib, J.O. The Last Man, Slaughter Rico SAT Flux Capacitor, The Royal Noise, Chronicles of Sound, The Jawn, SUN Resilient, Alright Junior, The Loud Comany
MilkBoy Philly (1100 Chestnut St.) Fri American Dinosaur, Light Gears, SAT Nicky P., Former Belle, Josh Miller
Ortlieb’s Lounge (847 N. 3rd St) FRI Loafass, Thee Nosebleeds, MRC & The Souvenirs, SAT The Phonies, The Bad Tequila Experience
Silk City (435 Spring Garden St.) FRI Francisco Collazo, Cosmo Baker, SAT DJ Deejay
Fergie’s (1214 Sansom St.) SUN Rusty Cadillac
Tin Angel (20 S. 2nd St.) FRI Susan Werner, SAT Susan Werner
Connie’s Ric Rac (1132 S. 9th St.) FRI Continuum, Civil Discord, SAT Vital Stats
Voltage Lounge (421 N. 7th St.) FRI Take This Bird & Shove It Fest/FRI Combat Crisis, Posers, FTS, Dive in the Box, SAT Take This Bird & Shove It Fest, Duffy's Cut, Thunder & Glory, The Charley Few, Legion 76, The Droogettes, SUN Outer Heaven
The Grape Room (105 Grape St) FRI The Groove Merchants, Vermilion, SAT The Members Club, The ToneBenders
Ardmore Music Hall (23 E. Lancaster Ave.) FRI Nik Greeley  & The Operators, SAT Splintered Sunlight, The Happy Dog
Jimmy Crickets Club (1838 S. Bancroft St.) SUN Super Bonanza
Everybody Hits (529 W. Girard Ave.) FRI Hound
All Nite Diner (Please contact one of the acts or venue more info.)  SAT Line Leader
Hazel House (Please contact one of the acts or venue more info.) SAT Shannen Moser, jnnsmnsn, Tombo Crush
The Bloody Pit Of Horror (Please contact one of the acts or venue more info.) SAT Decap Attak, Heavy Temple, BlackHand
Beaumont Warehouse (Please contact one of the acts or venue more info.) SUN (Matinee) Red Devil (Reunion Show), Stinking Lizaveta, The Invasive Species, Corrupt Justin

Foxtrot & the Get Down EP Release Show at Bourbon & Branch Nov. 27

While it didn't stop them from playing a heavy dose of shows across the country, Americana rock outfit Foxtrot & the Get Down has been hard at work these past few months preparing for the release of their brand new EP Black Coffee (American Echo Records). And with its lead single “Just a Kid” receiving a bit of love, the gang also has a new music video in the works. Tonight, Foxtrot & the Get Down will be having a special album release show at Bourbon & Branch, collecting coats, hats, and gloves for non-profit organization Feel the Warmth. Your generosity will be awarded with a free copy of the record. Joining in this charitable event are bluegrass/folk troubadour Jeremiah Tall, who just finished touring the Midwest in support of his latest album Where the Lore Began, Modern Color, and Bible Riots. Bourbon and Branch, 705 N. 2nd St., 8pm, $10, 21+ - Bill McThrill




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