Category Archives: Music Pick

TC Cole Riot Tiny Desk

NPR is doing a tiny desk contest. Basically any unsigned artist or band submits a video performance around a tiny desk. The winner is invited to NPR in Washington, DC to play a tiny desk concert and then they get … Continue reading

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MUSIC PICK: Philly’s Maxx is Back with a Halloween Song

Maxx has been making amazing music in Philly for decades. He’s been in the ground-breaking band The Goats, Incognegro, Black Landlord, and now he’s working on a project called Opposite Ends. To celebrate Halloween, Opposite Ends has released a great … Continue reading

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Philly Music Venue: Bond Villain

Tucked away in the “New Kensington” section of Philadelphia is a great venue for live music that you’ve probably never heard of. It’s called Bond Villain and it’s located on 7th Street just north of Girard. Bond Villain is the … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of Northern Arms Recording

The folks over at Weathervane Music have released a Northern Arms edition of their Shaking Through series, in which they go behind the scenes of the recording process. We’ve featured Nothern Arms in several Weekend Picks and podcasts as we’re big … Continue reading

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Philly Bands Don’t Disappoint

Friday night was a great night for music in the city and a couple of Philly bands, plus one from Brooklyn, did not disappoint. Johnny Brenda’s was all about the brass. Pitch Blak, from Brooklyn, combine Hip-hop and Brass to … Continue reading

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Flyers Need New Goal Song

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” -Plato The Flyers preseason started up.  Apparently, they’ve decided to use the … Continue reading

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Lil Dicky – Ex-boyfriend (NSFW)

I’m a little late to the Lil Dicky party.  The Ex-boyfriend song is like a year old and I only found this because my buddy Bill showed me it.  Lil Dicky is from Cheltenham and he wears Philly teams jersey … Continue reading

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NEW MUSIC ALERT: Angus & Julia Stone

I wasn’t too excited about a brother and sister Australian duo after listening to Big Jet Plane from their earlier release. Then they broke up…weren’t talking to each other. Then producer Rick Rubin (Slayer, Weezer, Metallica, Johnny Cash, Jay-Z) starting … Continue reading

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Weird Al Yancovic Releases Two Great Parodies

Weird Al released two gems this week in support of his new album Mandatory Fun.  Both videos are below. His take on Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines is called Word Crimes is long overdue.  There’s even a mention of the Oxford Comma.  Love that comma. … Continue reading

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Is This the New Lorde?

Lorde went from viral internet songstress to major pop star. Now, you can impress your friends with turning them onto the next internet sensation.  Ryn Weaver recently uploaded her song OctaHate to Soundcloud.  She has gotten over 700k listens in … Continue reading

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