Mono was at Johnny Brenda’s where they performed a set of their music to an enthusiastic crowd: Within the rage of distortion and bombardment of feedback, you are just as likely to experience sadness and beauty, light and darkness, chaos and peace, happiness and melancholy. It is MONO’s ability to combine, intertwine and swing back and forth from… Continue reading R5 Productions Presents Mono at Johnny Brenda’s
Drummer Beatriz Monteavaro and Guitarist Gavin Perry capture the meditative power of repetition; the ecstatic joy of tempered variation; infinitely undulating riffage; psychedelic drone paired with rock n’ roll rhythm in full splendor. Though stripped down to the most bare essentials, Holly Hunt produces a sound and style far beyond rudimentary tags like “heavy,” “hard,”… Continue reading R5 Productions Presents Holly Hunt
Split/Red is an art punk band from Philadelphia: Stephen Buono(guitar), Nebadon Adams(vocals), Matt Engle(bass), TC Owens(guitar), and Ricardo Lagomasino(drums) Serious Heft, their latest brain child, had just been released on New Atlantis Records. The video was captured during the record release show at Johnny Brenda’s. The five-piece ensemble combines the attitude of the Stooges with… Continue reading Split/Red
played a set of their music at Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia, PA. Les Rhinocéros at Johnny Brenda’s Les Rhinocéros is known for bending the rules with their music. Their pieces often contain elements of Rock, World Music, Noise, Ambient and Jazz.
Deveykus debut their album: Pillar Without Mercy at Johnny Brenda’s Deveykus is Trombonist Dan Blacksberg’s latest brainchild, blending traditional Ashkenazic Jewish Music with Doom Metal. The idea was conceived by Blacksberg in 2012; he decided to collaborate with musicians whose backgrounds spanned experimental rock, metal, Jazz and Jewish music to form the band. Deveykus is:… Continue reading Deveykus: Hasidic Doom Metal
Balmorhea’s performance at Johnny Brenda’s. Philadelphia, PA. Eliza Jones opened the set.