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Gorgeous Porch Lands at The Fire Jan. 16

What can Gorgeous Porch, a.k.a. Christopher Wood (Grimace Federation, Orbit To Leslie), create with a Casio and some percussion? Well, the answer isn’t quite as simple as the question. It’s universally danceable songs with an omnipresent bobbing percussive beat and vocals that are softly spoken, retaining a sacred air. Sometimes those vocals lay in the back allowing the enthusiastic bounce to set the tone, tempering the friction with its cooling touch affects. However, at other times, the vocals feed off the momentum the instruments establish, steering the ship so to speak. Tonight, that ship lands at The Fire, where it fits nicely on bill that also features the groove-centric electronic experimentations of Willow Talk, taking the familiar and flipping it on its head so you hear it from a new perspective. Then, there’s qqq, whose electro-synth combinations seem to grab hold, leading you through an unlit threshold to a place where the music triggers movement. Brooklyn’s Goste completes a lineup geared to get you on your feet by pushing the envelope. The Fire, 412 W. Girard Ave., 9pm, $8, 21+ (Photo by Bob Cahill) - Michael Colavita


Blood Sound Seeping Into Your Tired Bones at Silk City Dec. 7

Fresh on the scene, Blood Sound has grabbed our attention with their brand of pensively brooding, semiconscious, heart-pounding danceable darkwave. Seeping into your tired bones and reawakening your body, the trio splashes pools of synth, layered with the constant pace-setting, one-two combination of bass & percussion. This instrumentation, united by Chris Jordan’s reflective vocals and Vincent Tkac’s cliff-hanging guitar lines, creates songs that stir ominously yet remain hopeful. Tonight, at Silk City, Blood Sound fits neatly into a lineup that also features the experimental synth-oriented ambiance making of Lapses, the solo project of Quantum Cop’s Matt Cannonn and the frenetic energy-loaded electronic tones of qqq to cap off the evening, which could help you recharge for the week ahead. Silky City, 435 Spring Garden St., 8:30pm, $7, 21+ - Michael Colavita


New Music Video: "The Ebullient" - qqq

As Halloween gets closer, things are probably going to get a lot weirder in this neck of the blogosphere woods. Check out the mind-warping new music video from electronic duo qqq for their psy-trance single "The Ebullient"! You might never look at a man in a squirrel mask the same again. ;-)


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