2014-11-09 08.19.08 pm

Concert Review: Michal Menert Big Band

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After I had waited longer than usual for an Uber, and stood in line out in the rain, I could not have been more thrilled to walk through The Fillmore doors last Saturday night. I was greeted by the soulful electro-funk sound of Orchard Lounge’s set and an inevitable amount of wooks. With the electronic […]

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Upcoming: Michal Menert 11/7 – Denver, CO

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On November 7th, Michal Menert will grace The Fillmore in Denver, Colorado with his presence once again. This time he is coming back with full guns blazing, bringing his 18-piece ensemble he calls the ‘Big Band’, funkstars Exmag and Orchard Lounge, and RE:UP resident Marcelo Moxy. Menert debuted the Big Band at Sonic Bloom this […]

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Concert Review: BANKS at The Fox Theater- Goddess Tour

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It’s 9:30p.m. as I walk into the venue only to be greeted with an inquisitive, “have you been drinking tonight?” “No,” I  say as I drop my pass like a drunken fool. Still I keep my cool and hand the security guard my clumsily dropped credential. He reiterates his skepticism with, “you sure you haven’t had […]

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Playlist: Made in America 2014 – Best of Both Coasts

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July is over, and you know what that means—we’re one month out from the bicoastal debut of Jay-Z’s Budweiser’s Made in America festival. For the first time ever, the eclectic Philly fest is spreading from coast-to-coast, simultaneously appearing in Los Angeles’ Grand Park and Philadelphia’s Eakins Oval. Both locations are enshrined in urban communities, ensuring that […]