• SOULIVE Sparks Up The Blockley July 18, 2013

      On July 18th, The Blockley welcomes NYC groove legends Soulive to the stage for one of their few summer club engagements. This will be their first gig at the burgeoning West Philadelphia funk institution. Special guests are planned to join the trio onstage as well.   Soulive is the ultimate funky-feel good groove band.  Steeped in soul, jazz, electro-funk,

  • Stanhope HOUSE PARTY: Live Review of Dopapod

    My father and I have attended many concerts at the Stanhope House.  The venue has a beautiful wooden dance floor, indoor bar and an outside beer garden.  On the night of Wednesday, April 17, 2013, one of my favorite bands, Dopapod, graced the Stanhope House with their presence.  I recently saw Dopapod perform at the

  • Pulp FUNKtion: Kung Fu Live at the Highline Ballroom

    I had only seen Kung Fu once before, it was an afternoon set at the 2012 presentation of Gathering of the Vibes.  At that time, I truly didn’t understand the depth of their music and the high-energy, electrified funk movement they would bring.  This time around I could not have chosen a more danceable, jazz

  • Domefest 2013: Festival Preview

    ATTENTION FLOCKERS:  The location of Domefest has been moved from Aldie, Virgina to Sunshine Daydream Memorial Park in Terra Alta, West Virginia.  This new venue is even more epic than the last, spanning more than 45 acres of sprawling meadows and shaded woodlands.  The new site is burrowed in a lovely valley on top of

  • The Migration to the Dome: Live Review of Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at the Blockley

    Deathwaltz Media hosted an eclectic night of unique high-energy bands on March 16, 2013 at The Blockley in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The night opened with a lively performance by the groovy, funk, jamrock band, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong.  The Pigeons opened for the dynamic funk rock, Close to Good, who sent the audience spiraling into a

  • EOTO’s We All Ascend Tour: Get Hyped!

      Are you ready for the epitome of today’s live electronica?  If you’re down to rage, then you must check out EOTO, the indefinable electronic dynamic duo who are blasting audiences away with a combination of dubstep, breakbeat, house, drum and bass, and a psychedelic trip-hop combination.  Come and see a pair of musical geniuses,

  • Musical Magnetism: Live Review of Shakedown at The Chance Theater

                There are those who might say music is magnetic.  It has the ability to act as a universal, common language to bring many different kinds of people together in harmony.  Perhaps no band in history has represented this as well as counterculture heroes The Grateful Dead.  The death of