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Fall concert roundup: 9 shows you don't want to miss

Thursday, August 30, 2012, 2:44 PM
Occasionally, when I start to really consider the city we live in and its music scene, I start to feel really lucky for all the live music we have the opportunity to experience with ease. This summer has done nothing but assure that feeling. Between Union Transfer, The Electric Factory, First Unitarian... Read more

Watch: Grimes’ video for Genesis

Thursday, August 23, 2012, 3:53 AM
After Claire Boucher (Grimes) released the one-minute trailer for her forthcoming ‘Gensis’ video this week, the internet was buzzing in anticipation (something that only happens when your at the peak of your internet hype phase). The cryptic clip didn’t reveal much other than Grimes... Read more

The Magic Message and Morgan’s Pier presents: Tornado Wallace

Thursday, August 23, 2012, 3:00 AM
Get ready for sounds of house, techno and deep groove as the storm that is Tornado Wallace hits Morgan’s Pier on Saturday, August 25. Gracing us all the way from Melbourne, Australia, Tornado Wallace is a DJ and producer responsible for two amazing releases in 2010. First was the Tornado Never... Read more

What I’m listening to: Work Drugs

Thursday, August 9, 2012, 11:06 AM
Everything you’ve heard about Work Drugs is true. For example, Philly’s premier boating and yachting band does, in fact, occasionally write songs while on boats; their smooth, seductive grooves have also been known to incite public sex-ing (or so we’ve heard...the photos in question... Read more

What I’m listening to: Purity Ring

Monday, July 30, 2012, 11:38 AM
Believe the hype. This record rules. In the past 18 months since the release of the very first Purity Ring song, “Ungirthed,” the Canadian duo has proven two things: first, that they’ve truly created a unique and recognizable sound (breathy, ghostly, and slightly ominous)—and... 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

Now Streaming: Charli XCX's Heartbreaks and Earthquakes mixtape

Thursday, June 14, 2012, 1:20 PM
We've loved UK "dark pop" babe Charli XCX since she released her first EP, "You're the One." Then, we were lucky enough to witness her first performance in America at Making Time with Bear in Heaven and Niki and the Dove. This week, though, Charli gives us a reason to love her a little bit more- she... Read more

Guess the Philly street in Passion Pit’s new video

Thursday, June 14, 2012, 3:29 AM
Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos said “From now on, I want every music video to be like it’s own short film” so for their new video for “Take A Walk” Angelakos teamed up with Creators Project and emerging British director David Wilson, who has previous lent his unique... Read more

Interview: Digitalism

Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 1:33 PM
We recently previewed Digitalism's upcoming show at Lit UltraBar on June 14th to give you a glimpse of exactly what you're in store for. This high energy, exhilarating German duo embarked on a major tour starting back in May and are going to continue all the way through August. In anticipation... Read more
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