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Past Life

New Past Life EP Available for Streaming & Purchase

The Loudest Sound, the new EP from Past Life, is out now via Mad Dragon Records. Over the course of three tracks, the band navigates through emotive-driven pop-rock, pushing the tempo to effectively articulate a level of personal suspense. Instrumental rushes paired with the guttural vocal outpouring assist in making this a roaring and raucous release. The melodic bridge that both tears you up inside and joyously relieves the pressure valve becomes an infectious combination. (Photo by Michelle Baumval)

New Track: "Apollo" - Past Life

Past Life has a new single, “Apollo,” out now via Drexel University's MAD Dragon Records. A nod to Greek & Roman mythology, the track exhibits an inherent enthusiasm as well as a deep yearning. From a jogging start to all-out sprint, there’s the feel of burgeoning romance, joyously catching fire in melodic, pop power. The B-side is an acoustic take, whose bare piano-lead provides a confessional ballad approach.

Weekend Warrior, September 29 - October 1

Synths interlaced with in-touch storytelling; Brandon Can’t Dance takes a cue from (Sandy) Alex G, demonstrating a keen intimacy with a somewhat laidback aesthetic. However, within that unreserved, let-loose, open-book approach, an unpredictability is preserved. What on the surface appears somewhat casual is twisting sonic textures in a playfully serious manner. Tonight, at The Inconvenience Store, he’ll be joined by Marge, whose ability to simmer in tranquil, fuzz-tinged melodies with scorching capabilities. The quintet of Past Life reels ya in via hard, searing guitars cooked into transparent, hook-laced narratives. This triad of locals is fortified by the bedroom folk of Molly Drag and the candy-coated songwriting of Abbie Kats, a.k.a. Chubby Bunny. – Michael Colavita

Other places to enjoy this fall weekend…

Johnny Brenda’s (1201 N. Frankford Ave.)  FRI Levee Drivers, The Lawsuits, SAT DJ Emynd, Bo Bliz

The Boot & Saddle (1131 S. Broad St.) FRI Son Little, SAT Son Little, SUN M.A. Kingston

Kung Fu Necktie (1250 N. Front St.) FRI Roger Harvey, Mark Lanky/Stab & Grab, SAT Common Ground, Bad Bye, Polar Bear Lars/Vacation James, Virgouts, Science Book/Diamond Girl, BPMF, Speaking Parts/Francisco Collazo, DJ Royale, SUN Slenko & McKeys, The Ryssells, Shrill

Underground Arts (1200 Callowhill St.) FRI Callowhill

The Trocadero (1003 Arch St.) FRI Blum Bros

The Fillmore Philadelphia (1100 Canal St.) SAT Agent Zero, SUN Tigers Jaw

World Café Live (3025 Walnut St.) FRI Wave Radio, SAT (Upstairs) Hello I Must Be Going, SUN (Upstairs) Pigpen Theatre Company/(Downstairs) Somethin’ Divine, Granz, Vanderlyle, Mirrorsigns, Groundwork, The Fifth Side, Sitting In Cars

The Fire (412 W. Girard Ave.) SAT Space Kamp, Adlib, SUN Chalk and The Beige Americans, Gringo Motel, The Sideshow Prophets

The Barbary (951 Frankford Ave.) FRI Revolution, I Love You, Alright Junior, MC Blackwolf, SAT Honey Tiger, Trash Boy

MilkBoy Philly (1100 Chestnut St.) SAT Matt Santry

Ortlieb’s Lounge (847 N. 3rd St) FRI Kiska, Joy Riding, SAT The Three 4 Tens, Brother JT, Mr. Unloved

Silk City (435 Spring Garden St.)  FRI Rich Medina, SAT DJ Deejay

Fergie’s (1214 Sansom St.)  SAT David Cope, SUN Rusty Cadillac

Connie’s Ric Rac (1132 S. 9th St.) FRI Topical Disease, Baffle The Cat, Camera Thief, SAT Scars Like These, Disoriental, Decontrol, The Prisoners

Voltage Lounge (421 N. 7th St.) FRI Krispy Kareem, SAT Dell-P, Jonny Bell, SUN Cypher Clique, Internal Rhyme

The Grape Room (105 Grape St.) FRI Uncle Dan, Jumping Juvies, Rasan in the Heyday, Slow Reader

Bourbon & Branch (705 N. 2nd St.) FRI Midwestern Exposure, SAT Mo Lowda & The Humble

Ardmore Music Hall (23 E. Lancaster Ave.) SAT Steal Your Peach, Cabin Dogs, SUN Square Peg Round Hole

Morgan’s Pier (221 N. Columbus Blvd.) SAT DJ Beatstreet

First Unitarian Church (2125 Chestnut St.) FRI Harmony Woods

Everybody Hits (529 W. Girard Ave.) SAT Data, Wilt

The Pharmacy (1300 S. 18th St.) SAT Gavin Riley Smoke Machine, Mavis The Dog / ey Matt Kelly, Tubey Frank

Space 1026 (1026 Arch St.) FRI Big Nothing, Yankee Bluff

Tralfamadore (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Elaine Rasnake, Elissa Janelle Velveteen

Broken Down Palace (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Shannen Moser, Curtis Cooper, Dan Anderson, SUN Get Well

The Mothership (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Little Strike, Cranes Are Flying

The Inconvenience Store (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Brandon Can’t Dance, Marge, Past Life

The Deli Philly's Featured Artist(s) Poll Winner: Past Life

When perusing through the members of Past Life’s interview answers, it’s easy to see how a musical gravitational force could have pulled Anthony Massucci, Alyssa Milman, Brandon Bauer, Justin Sterchele, and Dash Williams together. After all, the foundation had already been laid at an early age for most of the gang. With supportive music-friendly environments, providing influences that were tastefully far and wide, the band’s debut EP Triple Nothing provides a good jumping-off point for the fledgling indie/alt-rock outfit bent on taking in and giving back to a city that has already provided them with so much support and inspiration. You can find out more about our Featured Artist(s) Poll Winner HERE.

New Past Life EP Available for Streaming & Purchase

Past Life recently dropped their new EP Triple Nothing. With emotive exuberance and riff-detonating charges, the record is an infectious release of energy. Converting internal quandaries into an externally hook-anchored outpouring, the band builds pressure before spilling over into anthem-aspiring conclusions. The quintet is slated to appear as part of an upcoming lineup that also includes Salfi, Nox, Zigtebra, and Chubby Bunny, on Monday, June 19 at The Overlook Hotel.


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