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Bio: While bursting onto the Philadelphia music scene as the city’s response to the deconstructed blues-rock pioneered by Jack White and The Black Keys, Modern Colour expanded their sound by experimenting with different genres and working with artists representative of each. Though the band is still a...See Full Bio
"If Northern Liberties band Modern Colour were a cocktail, their recipe of rock would be a simple, familiar mix but with a very strong, unique and heavy taste. First, you take the crunchy blues of Eric Clapton’s Cream. Next, mix in some psychedelic wah- wahs and sweet guitar leads of the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Shake that up with some soul and serve on the rocks, adding a hint of swagger à la Mick Jagger’s Rolling Stones for garnish and good measure. On paper, Modern Colour seems like your prototypical rock band. You have Northern Liberties native Stephan Sirochman, an off-the-wall rock star in the making who plays guitar and sings; Chris Boyle, the too-cool-for-school bassist who flashes some funk every now and again; and Tom Weir, a drummer who’s as solid as they come and carries the band’s business just like he carries their beats."