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Streets Of Philadelphia: How The Former “Sixth Borough” Became Rock’s First City

There's a small plastic turtle on the dashboard of Cayetana's old blue van. Her name is Tracy. She wears red glasses and does a little…
Michael Tedder | June 8, 2015 - 11:38 am

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Restorations – “Nonbeliever”

In June, we heard Restorations’ anti-gentrification anthem "The Red Door," the hearty lead single from their upcoming album LP5000. Today the Philadelphia rock band is…
Sara Nuta | August 9, 2018 - 2:38 pm

Restorations – “The Red Door”

Am I going too far if I say Restorations are restorative? Probably, but their music is seeped in this catharsis and renewal that feels fundamental…
Gil Green | June 20, 2018 - 11:58 am

Restorations – “See” & “Sea”

The Philadelphia five-piece Restorations started out as a postpunk band, but they've moved onto vast, surging car-radio rock anthems, with a bit of emo and…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2016 - 12:14 pm

Stream Restorations LP3

Restorations will release their third album, appropriately titled LP3, on October 28. As evidenced by the previously released singles, "Misprints," "Separate Songs," and "Tiny Prayers,"
Maggie Stamets | October 20, 2014 - 2:09 pm

Restorations – “Tiny Prayers”

There are lots of punk, indie, and heartland rock reference points to toss around when you're describing Philly rockers Restorations. New single "Tiny Prayers," though,…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2014 - 1:12 pm

Restorations – “Misprint” (Stereogum Premiere)

Restorations have undergone some renovations since their origins as Philadelphia post-hardcore ragers -- maybe not renovations so much as refinements. They've always been part of…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2014 - 11:12 am

Restorations – “Separate Songs” Video

LP3, the aptly named third album by Restorations, is a Replacements-damaged heartland punk move from a band whose previous music cast them as #emorevival. That…
Chris DeVille | September 2, 2014 - 1:44 pm