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How “Rocky” Spawned the Most Philly Love Song Ever

The first Rocky film, the 1976 release that garnered the Academy Award for Best Picture (and, in my book, the only one in the franchise […]

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The Top 10 Philly Playlist for Valentine’s Day

1. The Delfonics: “La-La Means I Love You” Written by Thom Bell and William Hart, this 1968 track remains their most enduring recording. 2. Todd […]

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2018 Roots Picnic: Questlove Announces Date, Lineup

It’s that time of the year, folks: Here comes the annual hype for the Roots Picnic. Roots frontman Questlove took to Instagram this morning to […]

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12 Philly Fitness Instructors You Should Totally Follow on Spotify

I think we all know that the music can make or break a workout. If you’re in a studio where there’s lame music, chances are […]

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REVIEW: Philadelphia Orchestra’s Messiah Rings Out the Year

Handel’s Messiah, like the God it so gloriously celebrates, contains multitudes. The composer himself wrote alternative versions of some of the numbers and assigned them […]

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Concert Reviews: Regina Spektor & The Mountain Goats

Regina Spektor @ The Queen | Friday November 11 The Mountain Goats @ Union Transfer | Saturday, November 12 A two-in-one concert review is basically […]

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Music: The Lovely Doom of “I Melt With You”

The first time I heard the New Wave megahit “I Melt with You” — released in 1982 but popular at school dances well into the […]

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Real People Review: U2 in Philly

In the last edition of Real People Review, you told us what it was like to be at the Metallica show. This time around, we […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in Philly This Week

Dua Lipa @ Foundry at the Fillmore | Thursday, March 2 This young pop singer out of London is on Entertainment Weekly’s list of “10 […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in Philly This Week

Dave Hause @ Boot & Saddle | Wednesday, February 22 Philadelphia native Dave Hause, of Paint It Black and The Loved Ones, may have relocated […]

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Songwriters, Win a Chance to Play at Firefly Music Festival

Submit a song to the Philadelphia Songwriters Project’s annual competition and you just might win a summer tour. This year’s theme is Songs of Our […]

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Music: 5 Shows to See in Philly This Week

July Talk @ Boot & Saddle | Wednesday, February 15 Peter Dreimanis’ scratchy, deep voice blends with Leah Fay’s light and sweeter tones atop driving […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in Philly This Week

Talib Kweli @ TLA | Thursday, February 9 Rapper Talib Kweli and fellow Brooklynite Mos Def teamed up as Black Star in the late 1990s […]

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Music: 5 Shows to See in Philly This Week

Bear’s Den @ Underground Arts | Thursday, February 2 Gill Landry from Old Crow Medicine Show is on tour with British folk rockers Bear’s Den. […]

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Music: 5 Shows to See in Philly This Week

DJ Jazzy Jeff at Boiler Room x Budweiser’s What’s Brewing @ Foundry at the Fillmore | Tuesday, January 24 The What’s Brewing series highlights the […]