Philly Finds Vol. 64

Philly Finds Vol. 64

Welcome back to Philly Finds. I'm sorry it's been almost a month since we've last met. ❤ I began this post when I was down the shore for a week and am just completing it now, along with another post for the newsletter. This blog post began with: "I come to you from the Jersey [...]

Project Atlantic releases new single Neon Lights

Project Atlantic releases new single Neon Lights

Josh Zimmer is a South Jersey based multi-instrumentalist behind the one man band known as Project Atlantic. His new single Neon Lights recently dropped, and he stopped by Positive Publicity to talk about his background, musical inspirations and what's next for Project Atlantic. You can find Project Atlantic on Instagram, Facebook and Spotify. https://open.spotify.com/artist/2qb9O78ndyxJEilBpRYNbx?si=J3hyOoZ8TQGOoWHb2nLoeQ An Interview with [...]

Not a bad one in the bunch – an interview with Bad Shapes

Not a bad one in the bunch – an interview with Bad Shapes

There are no bad shapes Formed in 2018, Bad Shapes is a Philadelphia-based DIY shoegaze/rock band, seeking always to create commonality between discomfort and discovery. The result is a cohesiveness found between heavily effected guitars that shimmer and surge over driving rhythmic foundations, modulated synths that bounce and bend, and found-audio samples carefully deployed both in [...]

Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Struggle Rapper, Tawobi

Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Struggle Rapper, Tawobi

Photo by shotbyram Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Struggle Rapper, Tawobi Originally from Mt. Airy, rapper Tawobi has been working on F​.​A​.​T​.​E (theFishthatAteTheElephant) since 2015, when he first dropped out of school in New York City and moved back to Philly with his artist collective HBC (Highest Basement Collective). He released F.A.T.E. early on Bandcamp around [...]

Philly’s Own PHNTMS – New Music Out Now

Philly’s Own PHNTMS – New Music Out Now

New single Back Burner out now Sitting somewhere between arena rock and the classic sound of 1960's soul singers, Philly-based band PHNTMS creates music bursting with vast soundscapes and colliding instrumentation. PHTMS, comprised of Alyssa Gambino, Adam Jessamine, Mikal Smith, and Gene Murphy are bringing back rock music while simultaneously putting their own unique stamp [...]

An interview with Grammy-nominated singer Seth Glier

An interview with Grammy-nominated singer Seth Glier

"The music of Seth Glier veers towards being indefinable." - Paste Magazine Grammy-nominated artist Seth Glier is a singer-songwriter, producer, and multi instrumentalist - and he's our interviewee today as we continue to spotlight independent musicians. NPR describes his voice as “otherworldly” while praising him as “an engaging performer and storyteller.” His critically acclaimed, emotionally dense catalog of work [...]

“Bonehead” by Philly band Bazmati Vice out now

“Bonehead” by Philly band Bazmati Vice out now

Bazmati Vice is a Philly band with a fluid lineup, active in the city since 2017 but formed back in 2013. Comprised of Chris Jackowski, John Kerber, Flower Lynx, Ari Michaels, and Eric Proctor, Bazmati Vice has performed for years in the Philadelphia area, including shows at The Ardmore Music Hall, Milkboy, Bourbon and Branch [...]