Philly Finds Vol. 22: Outdoor Dining Guide

Philly Finds Vol. 22: Outdoor Dining Guide

Do ya feel hungry punk? Well, do ya? Here are some of my selections from the past few months for outdoor Philly dining or delivery. You can find even more outdoor dining goodness on other Philly Finds posts, and my favorite coffee shops to work outside at post. Also coming next week will be an [...]

FemFocused: Keeping it cool with Beth Keeping

FemFocused: Keeping it cool with Beth Keeping

I heard I've got your respect at last, because I went for my dreams and you wish you had done that You're about to listen to my new summer bop - Cool Kids by British singer/songwriter Beth Keeping, Creating songs that speak about real-life situations, Beth's honest lyrics and emotive vocals have been garnering attention [...]

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 [...]

Reads Sparking Joy

Reads Sparking Joy

Reads Sparking Joy laugh with me ppl Just popping by mid-week to offer a few reading suggestions, as a treat. The article I’m Clinging to Personal Writing More Than Ever Right Now by Harling Ross (also referenced in this post) has me nodding my head in unison. I'm finding comfort, solidarity and mucho entertainment in [...]

A “Miracle” with Loud Forest

A “Miracle” with Loud Forest

Love is a miracle... so don't f*ck this up Proclaims Loud Forest on their new single Miracle, which details codependency in relationships and the uncertainty of where the future leads. If you're into CHVRCHES, you'll be into Loud Forest. The band is comprised of husband-and-wife duo Bernard and Rachel Chadwick, and they have landed multiple [...]