We’re thoroughly excited to premiere “West Coast Slide,” an instant smooth pop classic from Philadelphia dream rockers Work Drugs. On this track, Work Drugs sharpen up their hazy musical aesthetic – designed “specifically for boating, sexting, dancing, yachting, and living” – to produce what might be their catchiest work yet. Blissful Balearic guitar runs, fat […]

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Rising Philly garage-pop act Cold Fronts will finally get to play in front of all the ATG faithful at All Things Gold 014. Their bright-as-sunlight, throwback melodies and jangly guitar hooks are sure to win them plenty of new fans in the District. And if for some strange reason the infectious tunes don’t work, frontman […]

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mewithoutYou is set to return to the scene with Ten Stories, the band’s first album since 2009’s It’s All Crazy! It’s All False! It’s All A Dream! It’s Alright. Our first taste of the record is “February, 1878,” a powerful album opener that stays true to the Philly outfit’s inimitable brand of spoken word psych-rock. […]

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The last time we saw CSLSX, they had crept their way onto 2010’s ATG Goodbye Summer Mixtape with their infectious “Futuretapes,” though in reality that track had been dominating our iTunes long before then. Recently, the Philly-based group have recruited Mountain Man to join along for their newest track. “Aeromancer” is a fuzzy electropop track […]

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Talk about growing up. Kenny Vasoli has gone through a number of projects of note. I’m sure we all remember pop-punk stalwarts The Starting Line back from our younger days. Then there was Person L, an experimental rock outfit we’ve featured numerous times here on ATG. The latest to come from the Philly native is […]

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The War On Drugs (TWOD) reminds me of a grown-up version of DOM. Where DOM lacks cohesion and sound development – TWOD thrive. The two bands are on the similar page in the drone department with airs of synth floating around, but there is something distinctly more Americana about TWOD. Formed in Philly in 2005, […]

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[vimeo 21378071 557 313] Tayyib Ali (who McKee wrote about back in January) recently dropped the video for his super-warm “California Love,” which features the 18-year-old Philadelphian “chillin’ at the beach,” apparently demonstrating how he “really doesn’t give a fuck.” Much in the vein of Young Prince–or Chiddy Bang even–Ali is dominating the college scene […]

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