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Preview & Playlist | Werk Ethic at U Street Music Hall (Friday, 2/23)

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Ahead of the Werk Ethic party at U Street Music Hall tomorrow night, the party’s resident DJs Nick Garcia and Ken Lazee each named three house/techno tracks from the 80s/90s that mean a great deal to them. Listen through their selections and read the reasoning for their picks. Ken and Nick impressed us with their

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Best of 2017: Will Eastman’s Picks

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Best Remix The xx, “On Hold (Jamie xx Remix)” Jamie xx’s grasp of emotive song craft is indisputable, yet he always seems to shine brightest on the dance floor when remixing his own music. The greatest dance music is simple and appeals across genres. Add a dollop of emotion and Jamie has the recipe for something

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Best of 2017: Kristina Westernik’s Picks

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Best Remix Kesha, “Praying (Oliver Nelson remix)” Swedish producer Oliver Nelson has a knack for making remixes sound even better than the original. If you like what you hear, stay tuned for an exclusive Blisspop interview with him ahead of his US tour. For fans of nu-disco bangers. Best LP/EP Tame Impala, Currents B-sides & Remixes Perhaps it

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Best of 2016: Patrick Blinkhorn’s Picks

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Best Remix Jimpster, “Eel Pie Island (Adam Port Remix)” [Systematic Recordings] Adam Port’s remix of “Eel Pie Island” is creative on many levels: the sound design is spectacular throughout the track and Port displays a virtuosic rhythmic sense. But what made his rendition of “Eel Pie Island” stand out from every other remix I heard

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Best of 2016: Patrick Blinkhorn’s Picks

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Best Remix Jimpster, “Eel Pie Island (Adam Port Remix)” [Systematic Recordings] Adam Port’s remix of “Eel Pie Island” is creative on many levels: the sound design is spectacular throughout the track and Port displays a virtuosic rhythmic sense. But what made his rendition of “Eel Pie Island” stand out from every other remix I heard

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Best of 2016: Patrick Blinkhorn’s Picks

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Best Remix Jimpster, “Eel Pie Island (Adam Port Remix)” [Systematic Recordings] Adam Port’s remix of “Eel Pie Island” is creative on many levels: the sound design is spectacular throughout the track and Port displays a virtuosic rhythmic sense. But what made his rendition of “Eel Pie Island” stand out from every other remix I heard

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Best of 2016: Michael Nociolo’s Picks

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Best Remix Joe Hertz, “Stay Lost ft. Amber-Simone (Cabu Remix) [Re-Mastered] Honorable Mentions: Ms. Jackson (Party Pupils Remix), Le Youth – Me Without You ft. Tay Beckham (Ghosts of Venice Remix) Best LP Flamingosis, Bright Moments Honorable Mention: Birocratic, Replaced Best EP Tom Misch, Reverie Honorable Mention: Kartell, Last Glow Track of the Year CHANCE THE RAPPER, KNOX FORTUNE,

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Best of 2016: Max Rewak’s Picks

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Best Remix Mc Pedrinho, “Dom Dom Dom (Banginclude & Zee Reach)”  MC Andinho x Lemonick x MC Baiano & MC Kalzin, “Aquecimiento da Litoral (Pobvio Crash Edit)” “Global Bass Music” (GBM) is an appropriate name to define the sounds of 2016 as producers dug deeper and deeper into regional specializations of dance music (see also: baile funk,

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Best of 2016: Max Rewak’s Picks

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Best Remix Mc Pedrinho, “Dom Dom Dom (Banginclude & Zee Reach)”  MC Andinho x Lemonick x MC Baiano & MC Kalzin, “Aquecimiento da Litoral (Pobvio Crash Edit)” “Global Bass Music” (GBM) is an appropriate name to define the sounds of 2016 as producers dug deeper and deeper into regional specializations of dance music (see also: baile funk,

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Best of 2016: Kristina Westernik’s Picks

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Best Remix CloZee, “Sankar’s Lake (Igama Remix)” I am rooting for the newer producers out there who possess a fresh approach to remixing. I’d consider Igama to be one of those producers with his latest remix of “Sankar’s Lake” by the French producer, CloZee. His remix is mesmerizing. I hear a prominent fusion of Eastern and

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Best of 2016: Kristina Westernik’s Picks

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Best Remix CloZee, “Sankar’s Lake (Igama Remix)” I am rooting for the newer producers out there who possess a fresh approach to remixing. I’d consider Igama to be one of those producers with his latest remix of “Sankar’s Lake” by the French producer, CloZee. His remix is mesmerizing. I hear a prominent fusion of Eastern and

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Best of 2016: Kristina Westernik’s Picks

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Best Remix CloZee, “Sankar’s Lake (Igama Remix)” I am rooting for the newer producers out there who possess a fresh approach to remixing. I’d consider Igama to be one of those producers with his latest remix of “Sankar’s Lake” by the French producer, CloZee. His remix is mesmerizing. I hear a prominent fusion of Eastern and

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Best of 2016: Kristina Westernik’s Picks

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Best Remix CloZee, “Sankar’s Lake (Igama Remix)” I am rooting for the newer producers out there who possess a fresh approach to remixing. I’d consider Igama to be one of those producers with his latest remix of “Sankar’s Lake” by the French producer, CloZee. His remix is mesmerizing. I hear a prominent fusion of Eastern and

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Best of 2016: Zach Eser’s Picks

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Best Remix Billy Kenny, “Work Me (Justin Jay Remix)” Honorable Mentions: Green Velvet, “Flash (Eats Everything Remix)”; DJ Cassidy, “Kill the Lights (Dimitri From Paris Remix)” Best LP M83, Junk Honorable Mentions: Tiga, No Fantasy Required; Deadmau5, W:/2016ALBUM/ Best EP Claude Vonstroke & Green Velvet, Get Real Honorable Mentions: Eau Claire, All the Wonder; Todd

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Best of 2016: Zach Eser’s Picks

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Best Remix Billy Kenny, “Work Me (Justin Jay Remix)” Honorable Mentions: Green Velvet, “Flash (Eats Everything Remix)”; DJ Cassidy, “Kill the Lights (Dimitri From Paris Remix)” Best LP M83, Junk Honorable Mentions: Tiga, No Fantasy Required; Deadmau5, W:/2016ALBUM/ Best EP Claude Vonstroke & Green Velvet, Get Real Honorable Mentions: Eau Claire, All the Wonder; Todd

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Best of 2016: Zach Eser’s Picks

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Best Remix Billy Kenny, “Work Me (Justin Jay Remix)” Honorable Mentions: Green Velvet, “Flash (Eats Everything Remix)”; DJ Cassidy, “Kill the Lights (Dimitri From Paris Remix)” Best LP M83, Junk Honorable Mentions: Tiga, No Fantasy Required; Deadmau5, W:/2016ALBUM/ Best EP Claude Vonstroke & Green Velvet, Get Real Honorable Mentions: Eau Claire, All the Wonder; Todd

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Artist Playlist: Sonnder’s Ryan Weidman Shares His Favorite Jams

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Ryan Weidman of Sonnder center right (Featured image courtesy of Cami Liberty)

Sharing music is a time honored tradition, one that transcends time, place, and medium. Before millennials were sharing playlists on Soundcloud or Spotify, the were burning playlists to CD-Rs. Before CD-Rs, Gen-Xers were jamming on their walkmans to the mixtape they got from that special someone.

In this new series, we ask the exceptional artists around the Philly scene to share playlists featuring the music that they love. This week, frontman Ryan Weidman of the experimental indie rock band Sonnder sent us “11 jams” and explains what he loves about each track.

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RFA Shares Their Summer Playlist

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Featured Image courtesy of Adam Kargenian

It’s not much of a secret that we’re big fans of rising Philadelphia Rock quartet, RFA. Their latest EP, Something New From RFA, came out April of this year and has remained one of our favorite records. We asked members Dan Cousart, Christian Turzo, Brendan McHale, and Alec Powell to throw together a Summer playlist featuring some of their favorite songs! 

1.) “Freaking Out” by RFA

(All four) “Why the fuck not?”

 

2.) “Campus” by Vampire Weekend 

Dan – “Reminds me of freshman year. Perfect college record.”

 

3.) ...

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What Is SADfest Listening To?

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Featured Image by Keano Jan

SADfest is this weekend and in anticipation for the big event, we talked with a handful of the bands playing to create a fun little feature for everyone to enjoy. Check out what these band are currently listening to and while you’re listening make sure to click on at least one new band you haven’t heard of yet!

 

Pines is a four piece alternative band out of South Jersey. They picked “Only Rain” by Safe To Say, to be put on our ‘What We’re Listening To Now’ Playlist. Make sure to check these guys out ...

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Taylor Goldsmith from Dawes Makes a Playlist

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Americana Band, Dawes will be playing tomorrow at the Electric Factory. No stranger to WXPN, Dawes has taken over Philadelphia in every positive way. We had the chance to sit down with Taylor Goldsmith, member of Dawes to create a small playlist for you to listen to.

Worried About You by The Rolling Stones

Only The Stones can make you feel like they’re making up their incredible songs as they record them.

Everyday I Write The Book by Elvis Costello
 I feel like the drummer and the bassist lining up the kick/bass pattern ...

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13 Hip-hop Mash-ups That Will Ruin Your Childhood

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Featured Image found on Biggie The Tank Engine video

Shameful Admission: The first time I can remember hearing the phrase “Mash-up” was from Glee.

The concept is pretty simple: take two or more songs and blend their lyrics or music together to make a new song. This basic idea has been around for a long time, though most bands would refer to them as “Medleys”. The final 16 minutes of Abbey Road (“You Never Give Me Your Money” thru “The End”), for example, is often referred to as the Medley. Led Zeppelin’s live album How The West Was Won also features ...

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Kate Marlys of Philly PR Girl Makes a Playlist

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Kate Marlys is the fierce and fabulous Founder of Philly PR Girl, a company that specializes in publicizing high profile events, brands, and businesses in the region. Since diving headfirst into the world of entrepreneurship in 2012, Kate has worked with a range of clients both on a local and national level in health, fashion, beauty, and the non-profit sector.

Kate has her finger on the pulse of so many industries so we had to ask her to make a playlist for us!

Here are her top 10 picks:

 

1. “Roses” – The Chainsmokers ft. ROZES

Kate says: “This ...

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Comedian Pat House Makes a Playlist

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Featured Image: Jennifer Logue

If you’re into the Philly comedy scene, you most definitely know one of its rising stars, Pat House. A Delaware County native, Pat tours nationally and has just come back from a series of shows on the west coast which included stops in California, Oregon, and Washington. He’s been heard on Sirius XM Radio and now that he’s back in town, you can catch him at the Helium Comedy Club, where he performs regularly.

This week, we asked Pat to make a playlist of his favorite songs of all time for our new “Makes ...

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Monday Playlist: Jadakiss Comes to Philly!

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Featured Image by Leon Fishman

Philly welcomes Jadakiss this week with a show on Tuesday at the TLA. With the NY native bringing his rap game and experience our way soon, we thought a playlist was in order! Click through to get ready for his sure-to-be exciting show.

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Monday Playlist: Rock Out With Bruce Springsteen!

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Featured Image by Takahiro Kyono

Get your white t-shirt and blue jeans ready because Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will be in Philly this week at Wells Fargo Center!  The River Tour is coming back around on February 12, and giving die-hard fans in Philly a chance to witness the living legend. In the meantime, catch up on some of the best performances and videos from The Boss with this week’s playlist.

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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia – Photo by Vladimir

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