Ceremony Live In Philly (12/19/17)

It’s been a few years since I’ve last seen California’s powerviolence turned post-punk band Ceremony.  When they announced that they would be playing two shows at Philly’s PhilaMOCA (an interesting, intimate space that once served as a showroom for mausoleums) I knew it would sell out quickly so I grabbed a ticket for the first night. I’ve been a fan of Ceremony ever since I first saw them open for Paint It Black back in 2009 and their albums Violence Violence, Ruined and Still Nothing […]

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RVIVR, Open City Live In Philly (5/22/17)

Last week, I headed to Philly’s weird/awesome art space PhilaMOCA to catch local hardcore supergroup Open City.  If you’ve never been to the PhilaMOCA before, it’s this really cool space that used to be a showroom for mausoleums that’s now been converted into room with a small stage that projects videos behind it.  If the show wasn’t sold out, it was damn well close to be as the small room was pretty packed. Open City: Comprised of Dan Yemin and Andy Nelson of Paint It […]

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Antarctigo Vespucci, Dogs On Acid Live In Philly (9/10/15)

This past Thursday, I battled the rain with my girlfriend and her cousin and headed out to Philly’s PhilaMOCA, a strange re-purposed art space that was originally used as a showroom for tombstones and mausoleums back in the mid 1800s to catch Jeff Rosenstock’s and Chris Farren’s indie-ish popish punkish side project Antarctigo Vespucci.  I wasn’t expecting it to be crowded due to the craptastic weather, but the small space was decently packed when we got there right as Hurry was finishing their set. Dogs […]

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