Holy Wave / Peel Dream Magazine / Colin at PhilaMOCA

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PhilaMOCA | Philadelphia

PhilaMOCA
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Holy Wave \/ Peel Dream Magazine \/ Colin at PhilaMOCA Advance tickets:
https://holywavephilamoca.eventbrite.com
HOLY WAVE
Holy Wave is a band of multi-instrumentalists from El Paso, Texas, USA. Since making a move to Austin in 2008, they have cemented themselves as a unique force in the national and international touring circuit. After perennial performances at Levitation (Austin Psych Fest) and countless tours and festival appearances in the USA, Europe, Latin America, and Africa, Holy Wave is poised to continue expanding into new spaces and places around the world. The band has 3 critically-acclaimed LPs and 3 EPs (The Reverberation Appreciation Society, Burger Records, Volante Discos) under their belt, with a fourth LP, Interloper, slated for release Spring 2020.
“Austin five-piece Holy Wave is certainly dreamy in a sense, but theirs is the kind of dream that’s more vivid than blurry, more present than passing.” - Consequence of Sound
“They've got the far-off, dreamy vocal wash of the shoegazers, but their guitars and hooks are anything but subtle” - Pitchfork
https://holywave.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/hlywave/
PEEL DREAM MAGAZINE
Peel Dream Magazine is the nom de plume of Los Angeles songwriter Joe Stevens, who launched the band in New York with 2018's critically acclaimed album Modern Meta Physic. With it Stevens created a mysterious, liminal tribute to the hazy end of ‘90s dream-pop – a masterful mix of first-class songwriting precision and train-window sonic impressionism. Stevens played all the parts on Modern Meta Physic himself, blending live and sampled sounds into uniquely identifiable and abstractly psychedelic soundscapes. The album struck a perfect balance between DIY bedroom pop auteurism and studio wizardry and duly found its place on numerous “Best of 2018” lists.
Peel Dream returned in 2020 with Agitprop Alterna, an album that pushes the group’s dreamy, motorik sound to a deeply melodic and beautifully discordant place. The sophomore LP pays homage to the fuzzy, mod-ish pop of acts like My Bloody Valentine and early Stereolab, but it’s also indebted to stateside bands like Yo La Tengo and Rocketship that were cut from a similar cloth. It’s part Chickfactor, part Space Age Bachelor Pad; a shambolic, drone-heavy brand of minimalism, filtered through a cross-section of classic indie pop. Deeply rooted in the Brechtian ideas of art as a tool to spur action, Agitprop Alterna explores connections between the existential and the interpretive – it's soft-focus pop whose clear-cut message is that you get to decide the message.
Where the creation of Modern Meta Physic was a solitary pursuit, Agitprop Alterna found Stevens channeling the collaborative spirit of the band’s ever-rotating live incarnation in the studio. He worked with close friend Kelly Winrich to develop new sounds for the project, creating musical snippets that Winrich would mix into the cohering whole. Live band members like vocalist Jo-Anne Hyun and drummer Brian Alvarez contributed crucially to the record as well – the resulting music revels in its realness: heavier, more dynamic, and truly the work of a band. That record was followed a few months later with a compilation mini-LP of unreleased songs titled Moral Panics, which continued investigations into those fraught areas where art, culture and commerce meet.
https://peeldreammagazine.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/peeldreamzine/
COLIN
Colin is a four piece rock 'n' roll band slowly spiraling upward into outer space from Philadelphia. Fusing 70s and 90s influences, they make guitar-driven, cosmically-inclined rock music with a minor key jangle and sparkling vocal harmonies. Their songs pulsate with a subtle hypnotic pull, flirting with psychedelia without fully adopting its tropes. It's pop music with a darker hue, both harmonically and thematically; The band's inaugural set list of songs often tap into existential, stuck-in-your-own-head feelings and a sense of being disconnected from others.
The band's members – Andy Holmes on bass, Jesse Kennedy on guitar, Charlotte Anne Dole on drums, and Colin Pate on guitar – are all veterans of the Philly music scene, having collectively played in various projects over the years. Colin was founded in 2021.

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PhilaMOCA, 531 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, Philadelphia, United States

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