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Same Girls catch lightning in a bottle with instant-hit "Domino," play Café de Nord (7.21)

“You’re just my type, everything’s so nice,” drawls the melodic first line of “Domino” (streaming below), the newest single by Bay Area moody indie rock outfit Same Girls. The rest of the track follows in the same carefree, fuzz-filled style, relying on the punchy guitar riff to build into an explosive chorus. It’s obvious from the first few seconds that Same Girls have ensnared a bolt of lightning in a bottle here, and made an instant hit. If this is any indication of what's to come on their forthcoming album Young Minded, then prepare to add a new favorite album to your list. See them live at Café du Nord on July 21, and then again at the Throwin’ Bo’s showcase at the Elbo Room on August 2. - Lilly Milman, photo by Amy Lombard

Weekend Warrior, July 20 - 22

Enveloped in a heavy-psych haze, Purling Hiss shreds in a primal, untamed fury. With jarring blazes of guitar-anchored glory, the band navigates through simmering and smoking hot sonic pockets. Relentless rhythms pace the ship, as it veers into unknown yet intriguing territories. Tomorrow night at Johnny Brenda’s, they’ll be headlining a locals-only bill, reinforced by the raw, grunge, syncopated stampede of Fight Amp-Legendary Divorce offshoot, Low Dose, who will be performing live for the first time. The fuzz-rattling post-punk of Plot will help to lay the groundwork for the evening's festivities. – Michael Colavita

More of the haps this weekend…

Johnny Brenda’s (1201 N Frankford Ave.) FRI Pilkington, SAT Purling Hiss, Low Dose, Plot, SUN Scantron

Boot & Saddle (1131 S. Broad St.) FRI Andrew Victor

PhilaMOCA (531 N. 12th St.) FRI Blubird, Americanadian, Sterling Duns & Aqeel Aadam and Friends, Well Room, SAT Laser Background, Mavis the Dog, Luxe

Kung Fu Necktie (1250 N. Front St.) FRI Ken, The Improbables/DJ Deejay, SAT Crazy Bull, Mota/DJ PHSH, SUN Botis, Decap Attak

Underground Arts (1200 Callowhill St.) SAT Masie Blu, Ty Lemar, Lenora Elaine

The Foundry (1000 Frankford Ave.) FRI Mr. Brightside: Fame Lust

The Fire (412 W. Girard Ave.) FRI Dark Waters End, World Below, SAT Legion 76, Duffy’s Cut, The Bad Ups, SUN Big Handsome, The Band Ariel

World Café Live (3025 Walnut St.)  FRI John Vettese/Beta Hi-Fi Emerging Music Festival

MilkBoy Philly (1100 Chestnut St.) FRI Siravo, Skyline the City, Famous & Fallen, SAT Chris Day (Album Release), Super Bonanza

Ortlieb’s Lounge (847 N. 3rd St.) FRI Uncle Dan, Party Muscles, Sleep Tactics, SAT Moonwalker, SUN Julia Rainer, Eliza Edens

The Barbary (951 Frankford Ave.) FRI Teenage Bigfoot, Yeenar, SAT Frost Giant, Bone Hive

Bourbon & Branch (705 N. 2nd St.) FRI Peace & the City Grease, Dominy, Too Many Talk Shows, SAT Water Temple, Joshua Chase Miller

Silk City (435 Spring Garden St.) FRI Bo Bliz, SAT DJ Deejay

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

Connie’s Ric Rac (1132 S. 9th St.) FRI Punk Hands, Sara Henya, Reverend TJ McGlinchey

Tara Hernon

Century (1350 S 29th St.) FRI Manikineter, Felipe Pupo, SAT Disoriental, Pink Angels, Scars Like These, Decontrol

The Tusk (430 South St.) FRI Judex, The KMX Band, Big Stall, SAT Misfit Holiday

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

Franky Bradley’s (1320 Chancellor St.) FRI Ben Aire, SAT Ed Christof

Voltage Lounge (421 N. 7th St.) FRI Mike Saga, Elijvh Vrms, SUN Civil Youth, Heavensake

The Grape Room (105 Grape St.) FRI Delmont, Stealing from Thieves, SAT Pravda, Canyon, Bohemian Mule

Everybody Hits (529 W. Girard Ave.) SAT Conversations

The Pharmacy (1300 S. 18th St.) FRI Chino, SUN Little Bear

LAVA Space (4134 Lancaster Ave.) SAT  Manikineter, Bumsweat 

The Mothership (602 S. 52nd St.) SAT Great Weights, The Invasive Species

Planet Phitness (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) FRI Nancy Strong


New Crazy Bull Album Available for Streaming & Purchase

Crazy Bull's The Past Is Today is loaded with raunchy riffs, as the quartet’s retrofitted, 70’s heavy psych-blues rock motors toward a collision course with your eardrums. Channeling Leslie West, the band hovers between a hard rock/metal threshold, establishing a groove, and then branching off into extended, escalating, guitar-fueled fire. What maybe starts off as bar blues quickly accelerates into a mystical stratosphere. Crazy Bull will be bringing their raw brand of epic rock 'n' roll to Kung Fu Necktie on Saturday, July 21, supported by Mota and Alms.


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New mewithoutYou Live LP Available for Streaming & Purchase

The cathartic, communal nature of a band clicking on all cylinders in step with a hometown crowd has the makings of an excellent album. [A-->B] Live captures the complete performance from mewithoutYou on November 26th of last year at the TLA, as part of the 15 Year Anniversary Tour of their debut album. Embrace the undeniable energy and intricacies of the group as the power of their live performance is documented. The album is being released in conjunction with a concert documentary available via Arsenal Mediaworks.


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