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Seismic Thrust

Embrace the Fuzz w/Tangiers at Petting Zoo March 3

Fuzzed-out, lo-fi melodic rockers Tangiers perform tonight at the Petting Zoo. The quartet brings a decidedly up-tempo, percussion-driven sound with vocals delivered through a cosmic membrane and instrumentation that retains unapologetic dirt-under-the-fingernails authenticity, taking the time to methodically develop a punchy groove before zooming off into space. While you’re out there, you might as well catch the eclectic psych-garage escapades of Time Hitler and the Assholes From Space, because that crew is prepared to push whatever buttons will get the job done along its twisted trek. The lineup is rounded out by a pair of trios - local psych-punk combo Seismic Thrust and the foot-to-the-floor, face-smacking garage rock of Georgia’s Concord America. The Petting Zoo (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.), 8pm, $5, All Ages - Michael Colavita

Find the Right Balance w/Krispy Kareem at Chill Collins Nov. 29

Krispy Kareem is the type of band whose balance makes their songs instant repeaters. With an unguarded honest lyrical approach and a freeing release of an open-air instrumentality, these songs come together with a conscious subtle layering, gradually surrounding you until they break through. Tonight, at Chill Collins, they will be joined by a few former Deli Featured Artist(s) Poll Winners Forever Lesbian, whose gentle endearing and revealing tunes softly sweep you in, and the enticing psych-punk of Seismic Thrust, whose pulse-regulating, mind-drifting tunes have that tasty pull of purposeful ragged worn for comfort tones with structural power to create and maintain a compelling shape. Chill Collins, (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.), $5, 6pm, All Ages - Michael Colavita

Weekend Warrior, August 29 - September 1

Yes, yes - Budweiser’s Made in America is in town once again (as well as in Los Angeles), but if you’ve been following or are familiar with The Deli Magazine, then you should know that we prefer to experience concerts in a more intimate setting. And you should discover that at the grand opening of Kensington’s Chill Collins Art Space this Saturday, where you’ll find the psych-rock-lovin’ lineup of Drone Ranger, Harsh Vibes, Seismic Thrust, Space Drugs, and Xiannoi. So avoid the crowds this weekend in Center City and support the artists that will appreciate and actually notice that you made it out - enjoy! Chill Collins Art Space, (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.), 8pm, $5, All Ages - Alexis V.
Other things to do in Philly this Labor Day weekend…
Johnny Brenda’s (1201 N. Frankford Ave.) FRI Liz & The Lost Boys, Maitland, Silverton, SAT Vulcans, Brad Hinton & Bethany Brooks, Adam Web
The Boot & Saddle (1131 S. Broad St.) FRI Left of Logic, 10 Million
PhilaMOCA (531 N. 12th St) SAT Pat “Reggae Dog” Finnerty, Mumblr, Langor,  Pushin’ It 2 The limit, Velvet Crayon
Underground Arts (1200 Callowhill St.)  SAT FOUNDATION, MON Drunk Piano w/ Jay Davidson
Electric Factory SAT The Hooters (Revel)
World Café Live (3025 Walnut St.) FRI Sun Cinema, Red Letter Life, Moonshine Social, Confused Disciples, SAT (Upstairs) Soldier On, Peter Grouch (Downstairs) Breakwater
The Fire (412 W. Girard Ave.)  FRI Lay Off Leo, Disturbing Daisy, SAT Uptown Tone
MilkBoy Philly (1100 Chestnut St.) SAT Revolution, I Love You (Single Release), Kim Jong III
Ortlieb’s Lounge (847 N. 3rd St.) SAT Vital Stats
North Star Bar (2639 Poplar St.) SAT Foxtrot & The Get Down
Silk City (435 Spring Garden St.) FRI Risky Disko, SAT DJ Deejay, SUN Tweed
Tin Angel (20 S. 2nd St) SAT The Dogs of Lust, SUN Mike & Shanna
Fergie’s (1214 Sansom St.) SAT Reverend Chris and the High Rollers, SUN (Early) Rustic Music Service, (Late) Rusty Cadillac
The Legendary Dobbs (304 South St.) FRI Fastfest: Fastride, On Top, American Evil/TheHuddle, Mekhai, Brian Fitzy, Chess, Nitra, SAT Skyline Beat/ The Matching Shoes Trio, SUN Threatpoint
Connie’s Ric Rac (1132 S. 9th St.) FRI Gun Metal Gray, Soraia, Sulfur Tongue, SAT Blood Storm
Voltage Lounge (421 N. 7th St.) SAT Thunder and Glory
Bourbon and Branch (705 N. 2nd St.) FRI Delco Pacers, Family Vacation, Those People, SAT Seagulls (Album Release), Tutlie
Made in America (Ben Franklin Parkway)
Skate Park Stage SAT OCD: Moosh & Twist, Pissed Jeans, SUN Cruisr, Nothing, The Menzingers
Freedom Stage SUN Noah Breakfast
Liberty Stage SUN Vacationer
The Grape Room (105 Grape St) SAT Biadazminae, ACV Band
Ardmore Music Hall FRI Vincent James, Jeff Twardzik, Leigh Goldstein, Kim Edwards, Brooke Falls, Valerie West, SAT Harry Walther Band, Adam Kowalczyk
3rd & Girard (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Bea$ters, Dream Whore, SUN Detest Fest 1 : Occult 45, Slutlust, Castle Freak, Outer Heaven, APE!, Spent Flesh, Decap Attak
Golden Tea House (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) MON Twin Pines, Dark Thoughts
The Nest (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI (Acoustic Show) Kevin Brusha, Brandon Ayres (Rasputin’s Secret Police), Open Wide (Tyler Ransford of Brontide), Shana (Jetset Liars) Curtis Cooper (Community Service) Jake (Permiscuah), Matt Munin (Time Hitler and the Assholes from Space), Brian Walker (A Day Without Love)
The Rotunda (4014 Walnut St.) FRI Old Scratch, Dead Tenors, Mock Suns, Village, Snoozer
Hazzard Hall (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Honey Radar, Abi Reimold
XO Lounge (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Stellarscope, Chestnut Groove, SmoKe, Willow Talk
The Sound Hole (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Forbidden Rooms
Yell Gallery (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SUN Strawberry Hands
Golden Tea House (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) MON Twin Pines, Dark Thoughts

Very Ape! A Night of Real Rock ft. Village at Ortleib's April 15th

Tonight three bands gather at the Ortlieb’s stage for a free “real rock” event named after a song by the realest rockers out there, Nirvana. Featured is the distortion-driven hard rock band Village. The psychedelic trio stays true to their roots and influences with classic slow, fuzzy jams.  After the release of their utter tease of a demo a few weeks ago, the band is proving how versatile they can be instrumentally. Joining Village will be Todd Fausnacht and the Well Whiskey Wind Whistlers, a band that is also true to their country blues genre. Adding in that final “rock” element, rounding out the set will be Seismic Thrust, a surfy, indie trio of childhood buddies playing a mix of catchy and experimental songs. All in all, this event is sure to please any kind of rock lover, and rest assured it will be “very ape”. Ortlieb’s, 847 N. 3rd St., 9pm, FREE, 21+– Maggie Grabmeier

Free Download: “Mustard” - Seismic Thrust

Below is a new track from experimental folk trio Seismic Thrust called “Mustard” that you can download for free. The single will appear on their upcoming EP Py Thanksgi, which will be released on Thanksgiving. You can also check out and download for free their cover of the Beach Boys’ “Caroline No” HERE that will be on the album as well.


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