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Win Butler & other musicians respond to Trump’s “shithole countries” comments

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Win tweeted, “Trump’s comments about Haiti reflect nothing on the amazing country, and only on his own racism and xenophobia.” Chuck D, El-P and others have also responded.

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Best Weekend Ever: Take Your Mom Out!

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured photo of The 1975 by Ruby Mora.

 

It’s Mother’s Day Weekend! Make sure to be nice to your mothers and make choices they would approve of as you go out and enjoy yourself!

Best Weekend Ever: Take Your Mom Out!

 

Thursday 5/11:

 

 

Pond from Australia are bringing to Johnny Brenda’s, and the show is sold out. The psychedelic band is selling out shows across the country. Their latest album The Weather was released last week through Marathon Artists, with tremendous reviews. Enjoy the show, ticket holders!

 

Alex Napping will be performing at PhilaMOCA on Thursday night. The pop quartet formed in ...

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hip hop roundup: Desiigner, Kool Keith, EPMD, milo, Danny Brown & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Desiigner, whose “Panda” dominated last year, just dropped a new single, “Outlet.” He also announced The Outlet Tour, which hits NYC on May 15 at Playstation Theater. Tickets for that show are on AmEx presale now and they go on sale to the general public on Friday (2/10) a…

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Firefly Backstage: Getting to Know Red Frog Events

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Stephanie DeFeo

During the month of June, I enjoyed the distinct privilege of acting in two professional capacities while visiting Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware for the first time. I was pulling double duty: spending two of my four days on site taking in the performances, sights and sounds as a representative of Rock On Philly while working during the other two days on staff for FestWorks. The awesome community and culture of the fans of the annual festival is a very unique one, possessing great interactivity in offering outlook and desired acts in anticipation and ...

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Monday Playlist: Rock on Grads!

Source: Rock On Philly

Tis’ the season for a jam packed June full of graduation parties! What better way to keep up than with an epic summer playlist? Wether you’re leaving your school work in the dust or gearing up for that party circuit, you better have this playlist on repeat!

Person L with some wishful thinking live!

A personal favorite of mine that works in every occasion…

and of course a “Free Fallin” throwback!

Listen to the full playlist here and share it with your friends!

 

Featured Image by Moyan Brenn via Flickr

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Rock and Roll-er Rinks!

Source: Rock On Philly

Philadelphia’s first outdoor roller rink is opening at Penn’s Landing soon! So, lace up your skates, put on our playlist and get skating!

Local Band Satellite Hearts playing “Bombs!” in a roller rink.

It would be rude not to…

And for our disco-loving skaters out there…

Listen to the full playlist here!

Featured Image by Ben Sutherland via Flickr

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Lupe Fiasco Is Back With A Vengance On Tetsuo & Youth

Source: Rock On Philly

 

Since he first appeared on the scene back in 2006, Chicago-born MC Lupe Fiasco’s career has had its highs and lows, with a trajectory that’s been far from predictable. For better or worse, his name hasn’t always been in the headlines because of his music; there have been label feuds, Twitter tiffs, and even an organized protest tied to the release of 2011’s Lasers, an album so disappointing even Fiasco himself had his reservations. The residual drama of such episodes seems to take center stage at times, but Fiasco’s fifth studio release is teeming with enough lyrical imagery and swift perception to ...

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Release Roundup: 13 new albums you should listen to this week

Source: The Swollen Fox

This week is where the 2015 Winter music release season takes off. Big names are releasing long-awaited albums—Sleater-Kinney ends a nearly 10-year break, while The Decemberists and Belle & Sebastian end four-year waits. There’s a potentially breakout album from a long-working rock band (The Sidekicks) and a promising debut from a talented neo-soul group (The Suffers). And beyond those five standouts, there’s plenty else worthy of checking out this week. As usual, I’m here to roundup the best new releases—use the Spotify playlist above to listen to a song from each selected album, and read about those selections on the ...

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Fives: The Week in Hip-Hop, January 19th

Source: All Things Go

Young Thug, Lupe Fiasco, the late A$AP Yams and more fill up this weekend’s hip-hop roundup.

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Premiere: Hey Champ – Dominoes

Source: All Things Go

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Sometimes missed opportunities work out for the better. Hey Champ had originally written the beat behind “Dominoes” for Lupe Fiasco years ago. He ended up passing on it. Several years later, the Chicago production duo is releasing the track — now padded with some extra hooks — as their own single. Imagine Simian Mobile Disco meets LCD Soundsystem with some extra synth-pop flair and you’ll get an idea of what you’re in for.

Stream “Dominoes” below, and make sure to grab a copy of Hey Champ’s Dominoes EP when it drops April 22nd.

STREAM: Hey Champ – “Dominoes”

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: The Rail Park Benefit at Union Transfer, Erin McKeown Anti-Holiday Spectacular at Ardmore Music Hall, Lupe Fiasco at The Trocadero and more

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Photo by Joe Del Tufo

Photo by Joe Del Tufo

Tonight, Union Transfer hosts a star-studded fundraiser concert for The Rail Park – a proposed public green space built along the rail tracks of the abandoned reading viaduct. The concert, which looks to raise money for the first phase of the project, will feature performances by Birdie Busch, Sharon Van Etten, Spank Rock and more. It also includes what is rumored to be The Walkmen‘s final performance…at least for a long time. All of the event’s proceeds will benefit Friends of the Rail Park; get tickets here.

Folk-rock singer-songwriter ...

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Preview: Lupe Fiasco @ 9:30 Club

Source: All Things Go

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Lupe Fiasco has been a mainstay in the rap world ever since he released Food & Liqour back in 2006. With that album he cemented himself as a brilliant lyricist with an extremely unique flow which he highlighted on tracks like “Kick Push” and “I Gotcha.” With Tetsuo & Youth, slated for release in early 2014, he’s looking to re-affirm his position as one of the big figures in rap, but he’s also looking to educate through conscious resistance hip-hop. On Wednesday, December 11th Lupe will be taking over the 9:30 Club stage for what will undoubtedly be a memorable ...

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New Free Music From Boo Diddly

Source: Rock On Philly

We’d like to introduce you to the newest EP Batyard! from Pennsylvania’s catchy Hip-Hop artist Boo Diddly. His new release Batyard!, which was released on 10/31, is the follow up to his 2010 worldwide critically acclaimed, over 20,000 copies downloaded and counting, album DU.94. Since 2004, Boo Diddly has put out music and toured the country with his ever evolving, ahead of the curve, brand of Hip-Hop. With comparisons from JME, Lupe Fiasco, and B.o.B. Follow the links below to check it out!

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/officialboo2014
Soundcloud : www.soundcloud.com/officialboo
YouTube: www.youtube.com/officialbootube

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