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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Coping Skills @ Everybody Hits | Wednesday, February 28 I was gonna say these Philly kids make bratty, skinned-knee indie rock, but then I saw […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

WHY? @ Union Transfer | Thursday, February 8 These days no band is impossible to Google, but Cincinnati/Berkeley act Why? are certainly annoying to Google. And […]

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Music: 9 Shows to See This Week

The Posies @ Milkboy | Wednesday, January 24 Back in the ’90s, everything was “alternative,” but the Posies — with their soaring guitars and easy-going […]

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Music: 8 Shows in the Next 7 Days

Ms. Lauryn Hill @ BB&T Pavilion | Thursday, September 14 “Her solo career wasn’t based on ‘I wanna do an album,’” Questlove told Rolling Stone […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Busdriver @ Kung Fu Necktie | Wednesday, July 5 Smart, fun and decidedly weird, the music of L.A. rapper Regan Farquhar makes you think about […]

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Listen Here: Five Philly Bands Dropping New Music This Week

Lisa Chosed @ Ortlieb’s | Thursday, June 22 Philly acoustic folk artist Lisa Chosed celebrates the release of her debut record Fly this week. Chosed’s […]

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Music: 12 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

The xx @ The Mann | Wednesday, May 17 Wouldn’t it all be so dreadful — the profound sparseness of the sound, the oft-declared shyness […]

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Listen Here: Three Philly Bands Dropping New Music This Week

Circadian Rhythms @ PhilaMOCA | Saturday, May 13 At press time, the only track I can stream from Circadian Rhythms’ new record A Peculiar Kind Of […]

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Listen Here: Three Philly Bands Drop New Music This Week

Cayetana @ First Unitarian Church | Friday, May 5 Philly’s pop/punk superheroes Cayetana celebrate the release of their second full-length, New Kind of Normal. The […]

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Here’s Your Get Better Playlist

Once again, Get Better Records — the local queer-forward music label — has put together an impressive set of shows to raise money for some good […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See This Week

Tift Merritt @ World Café Live | Wednesday, March 29 Engaging and endearing North Carolina singer-songwriter Tift Merritt returns with a new record, Stitch of […]

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The Life and Times of Philly Hardcore Pioneer Lee Ving

On the 1981 Halloween episode of Saturday Night Live, an extraordinary musical and sociological event happened: The punk band FEAR performed, and it was shocking […]

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REVIEW: FIDLAR at Union Transfer

There’s something not very surprising about the fact that FIDLAR frontman Zac Carper chose sobriety to be the common theme from FIDLAR’s sophomore album, Too. […]