It’s been six years since the release of Philadelphia Grand Jury‘s breakthrough first album Hope Is For Hopers and following a break-up, the band have reunited for a new record Summer Of Doom. The Philly Jays broke-up after founders Bad Genius and Berkfinger had a bustup, but they bandaged things up eventually and returned for
After a one-off show at BIGSOUND 2013, Simon Berkfinger, Dan W Sweat and MC Bad Genius are reuniting and hitting the road for a tour proper, back under that legendary moniker Philadelphia Grand Jury. Late last year Simon Berkfinger, Dan W Sweat and MC Bad Genius reunited and toured the country as Feelings. While the
Australian music royalty Berkfinger may be releasing his debut album under new moniker Feelings, and he may be touring Australia in support of the release, but he’s going to have a difficult time competing for attention against…well, himself, given that his former outfit, the legendary Philadelphia Grand Jury, will be reforming and playing on the
The benefits of industry events such as BIGSOUND are already starting to show themselves with news breaking today that seminal Sydney indie rock outfit Philadelphia Grand Jury will be regrouping for a performance at the music industry hotspot taking over Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. According to themusic.com.au, original members Simon Berckelman, Joel Beeson and Dan Williams
If you’ve been missing Philadelphia Grand Jury since the outfit announced their hiatus back in 2011, we’ve got good news for you – Philly Jays original members Simon “Berkfinger” Berckelman, Joel Beeson and Dan Williams have reunited under the name Feelings and are set to drop a brand-new album this October. Berkfinger has been touring
Philadelphia Grand Jury have called it quits, stating simply that they need space from each other. Founding members Joel ‘MC Bad Genius’ Beeson and Simon ‘Berkfinger’ made up the band and they went through a number of drummers over the years.
New clip from Philadelphia Grand Jury for their single ‘Save Our Town’, taken from their deluxe edition album Hope is for the Hopeless, out now through Boomtown/Shock. The clip was filmed and directed by Liz Murphy in London.
Fresh off the back of the news that a new drummer has taken up residency at camp Philly Jays, Clarence caught up with lead singer Berkfinger to discuss this amongst other basic truths of the universe like why African tigers like the taste of Bloc Party and why this next tour is the biggest and
In yet another long overdue round-up of the Purple Sneakers New Year’s Eve House Party 2010, Mikey chats to Berkfinger and MC Bad Genius from Philadelphia Grand Jury. With their overseas adventures now confirmed, this might be the last chance we get to talk with the pair for quite some time…
‘I Don’t Want To Party (Party)’ is a Philly Jays live favourite and always creates a crowd spectacle at complete opposites with the title. The single is joined by three exclusive never-heard-before tracks on their brand new single release. There is a disco remix of Philadelphia Grand Jury album track ‘Wet Winter Holiday’ by Mike