Limbs whipping, hair flipping, Pip Blom sped through a dozen twisty, slippery and chunky indie-rock tunes at Philly’s Kung Fu Necktie that made me believe they grew up in Amsterdam, where Magnapop is rock royalty. (And if that’s not true, I don’t want to know.) Locals Lightninging opened.
—M.J. Fine; photos by Chris Sikich