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Wilder Maker celebrates new single at Baby's All Right 07.16

On July 19th, Wilder Maker will be taking the stage at Baby’s All Right to celebrate their 7” release, New Streets, with special guests Wilsen and Star Rover. Unveiled back in April, the single features an elegant and silky smooth combination of alt pop, folk, and jazz. Katie Von Schleicher's serene vocals recollect a fun day with friends strolling through Brooklyn, going to parties - and even taking shrooms. The track combines clean and sophisticated chord progressions from Gabriel Birnbaum (also involved in the songwriting) with a sensual incorporation of a tenor sax solo that builds towards an exuberant finale. Check out a live in studio version of the song, below (courtesy thrdcoast.com) and also the other noteworthy single 'Only Child,' streaming underneath. - Pearse Devlin





New Waxahatchee LP Available for Streaming

Waxahatchee, a.k.a. Katie Crutchfield, comes "out in the storm," and manages to find clarity and herself with her new album, which officially drops July 14 via Merge Records. The LP was a vehicle that helped Crutchfield work through a tumultuous breakup, leaving it behind for clearer skies. The record often feels bittersweet but necessary for the growth of the 29-year-old artist. You can now stream Out In The Storm in its entirety over at NPR's First Listen, and make sure to grab your very own copy this Friday at Union Transfer, where Waxahatchee will also be supported by tourmates Cayetana and Baltimore's Snail Mail.





Mood Music: Saola - "A Strange Radiation"

Metal music has quite the history to it. Not to say its history sets it entirely apart from other genres, but metal classics can go as deep as wounds with the lasting effect they have on a person. Some of the best metal musicians have years in age under their belt, leaving more time to develop a personal history of memories that adds to their devotion to the genre. But for local youths Saola, age hasn't a goddamn thing to do with their output, and they make that widely known.

It's not that Saola flaunt their age. In fact, it's quite the opposite, not that it particularly matters anyway. For this doom quartet, who are exiting their high school years, the level of musicianship they've individually and collectively reached is at a tier near the greats. It's shown in their debut album Black Canvas and in their live sets, which is part of how they ended up winning one of our artist polls last month. They're guaranteed to go far and if you haven't given Saola a chance yet, it's about time to change that.

Now that the brutal heat is here, listen to their equally as brutal track "A Strange Radiation" below. 





Oso Oso play BK Bazaar on 07.12 + tour with The Hotelier in the fall

Long Beach-based oso oso’s new LP the yunahon mixtape is the exact brand of sophisticated indie emo that has been missing from the scene for the past decade. Taking cues from early 2000s staples like Death Cab (specifically, their first few albums), the yunahon mixtape is filled with hints of punk, indie pop, math rock, and more—all of which crystallized through distinctive riffs, fleshed out harmonies, catchy choruses, and emotional lyrics. The production is clean, but not artificial, seemingly retaining the sound quality of an old cassette (just like indicated in the title). They’ve already kicked off a fall tour, and will be playing the Brooklyn Bazaar on July 12th. Listen to our favorite track, "reindeer games," streaming below.  - Lilly Milman

We added this song to The Deli's playlist of Best punk/garage songs by emerging NYC artists - check it out!





Weekend Warrior, July 7 - 9

This Saturday, Union Transfer hosts a billing that generates power via proximity. (Sandy) Alex G floats feathered layers of intersecting instrumentation, establishing a complex reassuring sense of melody. Placing pensively introspective narratives on top of delicately detailed compositions, his tunes are capable of swaying you into submission and/or abruptly shifting sonic gears and ripping it up. And as we await the official release of her new album Soft Sounds From Another Planet (due out July 14 via Dead Oceans), Japanese Breakfast captivates with cosmos-venturing, silky serenades and dramatically danceable tracks that waft into the ether, while sinking in deep. In support of their recent full-length debut #1 Hit Single, available via Double Double Whammy, Brooklyn quartet Cende cracks the doors open with a jangly, jarring brand of power pop. - Michael Colavita

More place to chill this weekend…

Union Transfer (1026 Spring Garden St.) SAT (Sandy) Alex G, Japanese Breakfast

Johnny Brenda’s (1201 N. Frankford Ave.) FRI Rich Medina, SAT Sumerlands, SUN Pine Barons

Boot & Saddle (1131 S. Broad St.) FRI Groovy Movies, Secret Nudist Friends, SAT Upholstery

Kung Fu Necktie (1250 N. Front St.) FRI Flat Mary Road, Baker Man/Clamfight/DJ Deejay, SAT Stereotytans, Ill Fated Natives, Kaytronalia, Spells/Kieran Loftus, Wolf Dem, Teknacolor Ninja/The Tough Shits, SUN Dead Laughs, Old Arrows, Vital Stats

PhilaMOCA (531 N. 12th St.) SUN Francie Cool, Deer Scout

The Trocadero (1003 Arch St.) SAT Stone, Tortuga, Rob Levy, SUN Flex Squad, Celebrity Flash, Lavish The Villain, Cas YoungStar, Ash Ava, Heem Luciano

TLA (334 South St.) SUN Foxtrot and the Get Down

The Foundry (1000 Frankford Ave.) FRI Blame Candy

World Café Live (3025 Walnut St.) FRI Conjunto/Dibbs and the Detonators , SAT Heart Harbor, Sunday Muse/Denelle Anderson, Rico Anderson, Jeremy Isaac, Taylor Samuels, Ms. Tia McNeil, Tracey Preston, Dave Watson, SUN Jesse Ruben

The Barbary (951 Frankford Ave.) FRI Saver, Post War Dream, Here/Now, Oso/Vessna Scheff, Edenspore, Tiny Hueman, Femme Collective, SAT The Wayside Shakeup, Ginny Mill and The Barter Kings, SUN RIP Eternal, Holy Mountain/P-Slur

The Fire (412 W. Girard Ave.) FRI Ace and The Kings, Granz, Elk Embassy, The Stonewall Vessels, Posture

MilkBoy Philly (1100 Chestnut St.) FRI Chris Cornell Tribute: Andorra, Kid Felix, Soraia, Plantation

Ortlieb’s Lounge (847 N. 3rd St.) FRI Maggie Mae, SAT Metroplex, Crossed Keys, SUN The Stone Eye, Sublaymen

Silk City (435 Spring Garden St.) FRI DJ Dav, Reed Streets, SAT DJ Deejay, SUN Francisco Collazo, Foxx Boogie

Fergie’s (1214 Sansom St.) SAT Dave Steel Blues Band, SUN Rusty Cadillac

Connie’s Ric Rac (1132 S. 9th St.) SAT In The Presence Of Wolves (Album Release), Robbie Casablanca, SUN The Morelings, Stellarscope

Bourbon & Branch (705 N. 2nd St.) SAT Star Castillo, Track Jumpas, Microwave Frank

Morgan’s Pier (221 N. Columbus Blvd.) FRI DJ Beatstreet, SAT DJ PiERSON, SUN Piano Fight Club: Burnt Sienna

Voltage Lounge (421 N. 7th St.) SUN Eyes of the Living

The Grape Room (105 Grape St.) FRI Lady HD, Slomo Sapiens, Local Smokes, North Lawrence Midnight Singers, Stephan Hayes, SAT Razor Boomarang, The Parameters, Somethin’ Divine

Everybody Hits (529 W. Girard Ave.) SUN Laser Background, Grubby Little Hands

The Pharmacy (1300 S. 18th St.) FRI Honey Radar, Telepathic, SAT Petunia, McGarnagle (Record Release) / Puke Party, Secret Seahorse, A Ship Named Beagle

The Sound Hole (Please contact one of the acts or venue for more info.) SAT Addie Pray

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