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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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Stream Restorations’ New Album LP5000

Imagine if Japandroids were not fired up. Imagine if they were no longer flush with love of the road, with the exhilaration of drinking new…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2018 - 2:23 pm

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