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Tonight: Free Show! - Vacationer @ Bourbon & Branch

If you have not yet been to one of Philly’s newest and up-and-coming venues, Bourbon & Branch, we highly suggest you head up that way this evening for a free show featuring Philadelphia’s own dreamy electro-pop specialists  73 more words

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Vacationer, The Wild Life

I got a little relief this week exploring a new (to me) group, Vacationer.  Although I could imagine their name comes from the tripping mood of their music, you don’t have to be high to enjoy their laid back, funky, hip, cool, beachy, Indian/Caribbean/Brazilian (etc.)-influenced style.   315 more words

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Jam of the Day: Vacationer - In The Grass

My good friend Jon “Cuppyjo Land O’Lakes Segway” Harrison introduced me to Vacationer this morning and I haven’t been able to stop listening to them all day…. 93 more words


Vacationer: "Relief"

Mondays come and go, but music shall never fade–this week I’m sharing with you guys Vacationer’s “Relief” (2014), an album filled with catchy tunes and laid-back summer feel. 17 more words


Get Free (Vacationer Remix) - Major Lazer

Vacationer, a rising producer from the Eastern Seaboard, has done some great things to the reggae vibes in Major Lazer’s Get Free. I first stumbled across this track after hearing  179 more words

No points to making plans.

Vacationer has returned with a new album just in time for summer, and it’s glorious. Relief, much like Vacationer’s debut, combines island influences with hip hop and alternative into a blend that has been dubbed “nu-hula.” Steel drums, flowing synths, and grooving bass lines flow throughout the record and immediately takes you from your car and onto the beach. 120 more words


Music Thursday: Relief

You’ve probably never heard of nu-hula. And to be honest, I hadn’t either until I discovered today’s Music Thursday spotlight. Because it is so obscure, there isn’t a textbook definition. 592 more words