Tuesday, December 16, 2008

7 out of 10 ain't that bad.....

The Philadelphia Inquirer put out their best of 2008 deal. We scored #7 (out of ten) of the best local releases!

Click here to see who beat us out.....

Thursday, December 11, 2008

First/Last with Jay

(image and content courtesy of Make Major Moves)

Philadelphia quintet Like a Fox opened the Mercury Rev/Dean & Britta show the other night at the Trocadero, and put on a fine display of psych-rock noise and loveliness. As PW’s Doug Wallen noted of the band — which features former members of the acclaimed, long-running local outfit Lenola — in his column last month: “It’s clear Like a Fox pack a lot of mood shifts. Their second album [Where’s My Golden Arm?] continues that way, spiking poppy sentiments with cosmic effects in a manner recalling the Flaming Lips and Mercury Rev.” Indeed. This week, Like a Fox main man Jay Laughlin helps us launch our inaugural “First/Last” column…

First/Last…album you bought?

Jay Laughlin: KISS Dynasty/Neil Young Sugar Mountain Live

First/Last…concert you saw?

JL: KISS Dynasty Tour/Nada Surf

First/Last…alcoholic drink you consumed?

JL: Old Milwaukee/Box white wine

First/Last…movie you saw in the theater?

JL: I think it was Jason and the Argonauts/Borat

First/Last…time you wrote a song?

JL: “Cardboard Box” for my old punk band Pointless a long, long time ago/”Rear View Review,” last night

First/Last…book you read?

JL: The Outsiders/Slash

First/Last…venue your band has played?

JL: Club Pizzaz/Trocadero

First/Last…celebrity you had a crush on?

JL: “Ginger” from Gilligan’s Island/We played with Dean & Britta a few days ago and Britta was pretty hot in person

First/Last…advice you got about making music?

JL: “Do it yourself”/”If you wanna make money don’t play music”

First/Last…goal you had regarding making music?

JL: To release my music on a 7-inch/To keep being able to release my music

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Troc show pics.

these photos were taken by photographer Eli Savage... enjoy...

this is Eli the 10 year old photog... thats right 10 pretty good huh? thanks Eli!!!