Are you ready to be No Good?

Hi, we’re The No Good Crowd, coming straight outta Philly making Indie Rock For People Who Should Know Better since 2023.  

We are playing Friday Jan 12, 2024 at Dawson Street Pub with Emm Gryner and Speeding Arrow

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Yo - We got a 45!

Kickin' it OG - the debut single from The No Good Crowd - Some Kinda Gold b/w Pioneer, on Manic Pop Thrill Records MPT4501. Click the button to score the vinyl!

Shows

Hey - let’s hang out!

Friday, Jan 12, 2024 - Dawson Street Pub - Manayunk (Philadelphia), PA  - The 700 Level, The No Good Crowd, Emm Gryner

PAST

Thursday, Dec 28, 2023 - Ortleibs - Philadelphia - w/ Joey Sweeney & The Neon Grease and Timesbold

September 3, 2023 - Ruba Club - Philadelphia - A Philly Tribute the The Clash's Finest Hour - The No Good Crowd played side 2 of London Calling

August 25, 2023 - Milkboy - Philadelphia - We Live On: A Benefit for Derek Dorsey - w/ Brian Seymour, The Good Problems, and Walt Lafty

July 27, 2023 - Ortleibs - Philadelphia - w/ Joey Sweeney & The Neon Grease Band

Video

Click the link to see our vid for Some Kinda Gold - an abstract look at Philadelphia circa 2023 thru the eyes and images of Jim, Jamie, and Brendan

The No Good music!

You can find The No Good Crowd on Bandcamp, Apple Music, Spotify and with shiny objects at shows. Click below or on the 45 labels to go to our Bandcamp page.

Who? What? When? Why? How?

The No Good Crowd began making music in Philadelphia during 2023.  Despite the absurdity of dudes making indie rock (vs indie pop, bedroom pop, chill wave, or whatever passes for cool) these days, from the first shows in summer 2023 you could hear a new sound coming together - with influences melding jingle jangle plus garage, punk, and Americana. Getting real and getting physical following their first shows with a 7-inch debut 45 on Manic Pop Thrill Records, now The No Good Crowd has arrived with the start of the new year.  And as the song says, "Don't say our story's already been told / I'd take any misadventure of old / and a chance we can get back - to Some Kinda Gold"

Guitarists Jamie Olson and Jim McGuinn have their own history that goes back to Philly's '00s indie rockers Cordalene, with Jamie forming the Midnight Singers afterward, where he was joined by drummer and man about town Neil Simpkins.  Later Jamie formed the rootsier Atlantic Coast Ramblers with bassist Brendan Skwire, while Jim moved to Minnesota, where he learned to play hockey, but also played music with Saint SmallThe People Between, and BNLX.  Reunited in Philly, and putting it all together now it's The No Good Crowd.  And that's very good, not no good at all. 

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