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Archive: June, 2012

Watch: Lana Del Rey's "National Anthem"

Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 4:35 AM
Lana Del Rey's brand new video for her single "National Anthem" just recently hit the interwebs and is already raising eyebrows and questions, just as it was intended to. Del Rey's video features her as both Jackie Kennedy/Marilyn Monroe with costar A$ap Rocky as John F. Kennedy. The video explores... Read more

Kaskade brings the Freaks of Nature tour to Festival Pier this Thursday, June 28th

Monday, June 25, 2012, 2:06 PM
American DJ phenom Kaskade has put his stamp on not only electronic music in the US, but rather worldwide. Last year The New York Times decided to examine exactly how Kaskade rose to super stardom, how this Evanston, IL native exploded onto the scene and has made such an enormous impact. Praised... Read more

The Mann Center welcomes Bon Iver September 16th, tickets go on sale this Friday, June 29th

Monday, June 25, 2012, 1:14 PM
With a strongholda on the indie/folk music scene, Bon Iver has attained widespread success, specifically their Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Music Album, prompting them to headline festivals and tours. From collaborations with Kanye West to headlining Sasquatch! Music Festival... Read more

Mac Miller releases video for 'Missed Calls' produced by Philly's Ritz Reynolds

Monday, June 25, 2012, 1:08 PM
The meteoric rise to stardom that Mac Miller has experienced is no small feat, and through poignant, witty lyrics and smooth productions, he looks to keep building on that success. His debut album Blue Slide Park reached #1 on every major chart and featured a nationwide tour further promoting the... Read more

Philadelphia Museum of Art's Perelman Building introduces 'Prom Photography' exhibit, start reminiscing on July 1st

Monday, June 25, 2012, 12:59 PM
More often than not, recalling your Prom night evokes a great sense of nostalgia and some of the fondest memories of your high school experience. This rite of passage was the target of Mary Ellen Kelly's latest photo series as she focuses on 13 high schools varying in region and class distinction... Read more

Vice co-Founder Gavin McInnes brings his shenaningans to Urban Outfitters for a stand up session and book signing

Monday, June 25, 2012, 3:46 AM
Just from the title of Gavin McInnes' memoir you can tell exactly what you're in for; sophomorish, outlandish, and for the most part completely innapropriate stories and adventures. McInnes' career as a prankster is well documented, as told in his memoir of accomplishments about the dubious pranks... Read more

Kanye West's G.O.O.D. compilation album set for an August 7th release

Friday, June 22, 2012, 3:35 AM
Kanye West's newest album finally has a release date. According to Pusha-T, Cruel Summer is set for an August 7th release, who spilled the beans during a Hot 97 interview with Funkmaster Flex. Pusha-T, who is featured on the compliation album, will be joined by Frank Ocean and Jay Electronica, as... Read more

Stuff to do: This Weekend

Thursday, June 21, 2012, 2:50 PM
Thursday, June 21st Mo Money No Problems Silk City 435 Spring Garden St. 10 pm $5 guys after 11 pm Cuddle Magic Johnny Brenda’s 1201 N Frankford Ave 9 pm Tickets Nadja Kung Fu Necktie 1250 N Front St. 8 pm Tickets Turn off your radio Kung Fu Necktie 1250 N Front St. 11 pm No Cover Thursday... Read more

M.I.A. is releasing a group of “Bad Girls” remixes on USB necklaces

Thursday, June 21, 2012, 2:39 PM
You heard it right. M.I.A. will be releasing a group of “Bad Girls” remixes on a USB key necklace, featuring a gold-colored snake chain. The key, engraved with M.I.A.’s repuposed BMW logo will include remixes from Danja, Switch and Leo Justi. Also, verses recorded by Azealia Banks... Read more

Introducing a new party at The Barbary: SEX CULT

Thursday, June 21, 2012, 12:52 PM
Next Thursday marks the first of Sex Cult records new monthly party at The Barbary, SEX CULT. What’s it all about? Well, Sex Cult has teamed up with Designer Drugs to bring you the best names in Grindhouse, Electro, Dubstep and Hardhouse every fourth Thursday of the month. Next Thursday you... Read more
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