Reviews

An Evening with Liam Finn

Liam Finn

Four concerts, each a different feel. Maybe that’s how the weekly residency for Liam Finn at London’s The Lexington has been. He has played a show each of the last four Mondays in September, and after only attending one, I can tell that each was unique. What makes music so special is that even if the setlist were to remain ... Read More »

Gavin DeGraw sets London on Fire

Gavin DeGraw

I’m not sure what exactly it is, but I’ve been a fan of Gavin DeGraw probably since I started to pick out the music I listened to. Maybe it’s the lyrics that can fit any time or mood or maybe it’s the live show that is always – simply put – so real, but he is one of those artists ... Read More »

Neon Trees Provide a Lesson in Pop Psychology

Neon Trees

If you haven’t heard of the O2 in London, then chances are you have been living under a rock. Think Madison Square Garden, but better. Unfortunately, I didn’t see a show there just yet, but they have a series of smaller venues, the O2 Academy, and I happened to find myself at the Islington location on Monday night. Read More »

Magic Moments with James Bay

James Bay

New beginnings. It has been the theme of the last week during a transition from Philadelphia to London. While abroad, Broken Records is excited to introduce a new section, London Lens, that will feature interviews and concert reviews from venues around London! Read More »

Hunter Hayes Lights Up Allentown

Hunter Hayes

Emotion and vulnerability are things that many musicians can tap into while recording, but it takes a lot to completely leave your heart on the stage while performing. Ever since I first heard about Hunter Hayes in December of 2011, I have watched him not only grow as a performer but also consistently be the person you could count on ... Read More »

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at PNC Bank Arts Center Carnivores Tour date!

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park reaches out to an audience member.

Images and words by Vladislav Grach Photography. Linkin Park, 30 Seconds To Mars, and A Fire Inside’s Carnivores tour is one of the most highly anticipated tours this summer. On August 18th, 2014 the Carnivores Tour came to PNC Bank Arts Center. Here’s what happened; A Fire Inside With stunning visuals and a charismatic performance A Fire Inside was the ... Read More »

Magic Man’s new album called ‘Before The Waves,’ – Yeah, it’s Magic!

Magic Man

By Luis Vasquez The world of laptops have become a steady presence at concerts, in particular with bands who intermix their electronic artistry along with live piece instrumentation to bring another subtle example of music evolution. One such group is from Boston. Magic Man’s new album, “Before The Waves,” gives a steady 80’s feel, supported by a rich synth-based serenade ... Read More »

CHASE RICE Ignites His Release Party In NYC

Chase Rice performs in concert at The Bowery Ballroom on August 18, 2014 in New York City. (photo by Debby Wong)

Review and Photos by Debby Wong Country music artist Chase Rice was more than a little elated during his sold out album release concert at The Bowery Ballroom in New York City last night, as he was informed via text message by his manager that his debut studio album, “Ignite The Night” had become the #1 country music album. The ... Read More »

One Republic, The Script and American Authors take their Native Summer tour to PNC Bank Arts Center

One Republic perform at PNC Bank Arts Center.

Images and words by Vladislav Grach One Republic, The Script and American Authors brought their Native Summer tour to PNC Bank Arts Center on August 10th, 2014. This absolutely magnificent concert was Live Streamed with assistance from YahooScreen. This was a special night for opening band American Authors because they were performing for their hometown crowd. The band from Brooklyn, ... Read More »