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Strand of Oaks, Cayetana and More @ World Cafe Live for the Philly Music Fest.

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Video by Cady Elliott. Images by G.W. Miller III. The inaugural Philly Music Fest happened last weekend at World Cafe Live, with hundreds of people experiencing the likes of Strand of Oaks (below), Cayetana, Ceramic Animal, Ivy Sole, New Sound Brass, Pine Barons, Skull Eclipses and more … all under one roof. For those in […]Strand of Oaks, Cayetana and More @ World Cafe Live for the Philly Music Fest.

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The War on Drugs @ The Dell Music Center with Land Of Talk.

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  Images by Natalie Piserchio. The War on Drugs, which released their newest album last month, performed al fresco last night at The Dell Music Center as part of former Philadelphia Eagle Connor Barwin‘s Make The World Better foundation. Proceeds from the event will go toward assisting children, families and parks in the city. Land […]The War on Drugs @ The Dell Music Center with Land Of Talk.

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Esperanza Spalding @ SoFar Sounds/Amnesty International with Shamir and Maitland.

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Text by Maya Winneg. Images by Abi Raymaker.  Esperanza Spalding, Shamir and Maitland shared their talents in a Rittenhouse Square home Wednesday night as a part of the global “Give a Home” concert series to raise money supporting refugees and the efforts of Amnesty International. SoFar Sounds, an organization that hosts secret house shows in locations around […]Esperanza Spalding @ SoFar Sounds/Amnesty International with Shamir and Maitland.

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Philly Music Fest: “This is a Call to the Philadelphia Music Scene to Rally Around This.”

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This weekend, Greg Seltzer, an attorney at Ballard Spahr, is launching Philly Music Fest, a two-day celebration of Philly music, beer, food and art at World Cafe Live. Among the acts will be Strand of Oaks, Cayetana, Steve Gunn, Work Drugs, Eric Slick, Deadfellow, Pine Barons, Cheerleader, Shannen Moser, New Sound Brass Band and many […]Philly Music Fest: “This is a Call to the Philadelphia Music Scene to Rally Around This.”

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Hardwork Movement: Doing It For The People

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The hardworking guys and gals of Hardwork Movement continue to shine and grind. It’s been a busy summer for this hip-hop super-band. They rocked the stages at festivals like Firefly and the XPoNential Music Fest, opened for a few guys in a rap group called “Wu-Tang” and was a part of the Spruce Street Harbor […]Hardwork Movement: Doing It For The People

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Del the Funky Homosapien: “People Gotta Believe in You for You to Sell Anything. That’s Pimpology 101.”

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  Del the Funky Homosapien hits Philly on Thursday, performing at CODA with Richie Cunning. Del has been on the scene since the early 90s. His cousin, Ice Cube, helped release his debut solo album. He blew up in the early 2000s after collaborating with Gorillaz. And Del has been making thought-provoking music ever since. […]Del the Funky Homosapien: “People Gotta Believe in You for You to Sell Anything. That’s Pimpology 101.”

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Tim Arnold: “It’s an Incredible Feeling to be on the Same Wave Length as so Many Other People.”

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It’s been a minute since the original trio of Good Old War played a show together in Philadelphia. On Thursday at World Cafe Live, Tim Arnold will perform with Keith Goodwin and Dan Schwartz for the first time in Philly since Tim left the band in 2014 to start a family in Georgia and deal […]Tim Arnold: “It’s an Incredible Feeling to be on the Same Wave Length as so Many Other People.”

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Shirley Manson: “The Role of the Artist is More Important Than Ever.”

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Garbage, the 90s hit-making group, will take the stage tonight at The Mann Center with Blondie, the legendary rock/punk/new wave band. So, we caught up with Garbage’s lead singer, Shirley Manson, and talked about the role of the artist in the bizarre world we live in today, and why Garbage won’t make shiny, happy music. […]Shirley Manson: “The Role of the Artist is More Important Than Ever.”

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WIN FREE TICKETS! See Beach Slang @ The TLA on December 2!

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If you miss Beach Slang at Made in America in September, you can catch them upon their return from their fall tour, when they headline the TLA on December 2. If you want a pair of tickets, email us at freeJUMPstuff@gmail.com (put “Beach Slang” in the subject line and your full name in the content box). […]WIN FREE TICKETS! See Beach Slang @ The TLA on December 2!

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Wax Future: “All We Really Want is a Connection.”

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Text and images by Chip Frenette. Heavy metal guitar, samples, hip hop beats and bubble machines are just the beginning of the experience that is Wax Future live, on stage. Working the way through their summer tour with three dates left, the Manayunk-based act, Wax Future, recently opened up day two on the office stage […]Wax Future: “All We Really Want is a Connection.”

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Kevin Hart Day at @ Max’s Cheesesteaks with Freeway, Chill Moody and Bria Marie.

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Philly celebrated Kevin Hart‘s 38th birthday yesterday with a party in front of Max’s Cheesesteaks on Erie Avenue, about a block away from where the comedian grew up. Mural Arts painted his likeness on the side of the building, enshrining the hometown hero who is said to be the highest paid comedian in the world […]Kevin Hart Day at @ Max’s Cheesesteaks with Freeway, Chill Moody and Bria Marie.

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Matthew Neenan: “I Always Need to Try New Things.”

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BalletX begins their summer series next Wednesday, featuring three pieces, including two world premieres.  Choreographer Jodie Gates, a former principal dancer with the Pennsylvania Ballet, returns to Philadelphia with a brand new piece. The music for the performance was created by Ryan Lott of the electronic trio Son Lux. Matthew Neenan, who co-founded BalletX with Christine Cox in […]Matthew Neenan: “I Always Need to Try New Things.”

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Q&A with Zilla Rocca: It’s A South Philly Album

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Zilla Rocca is a productive, if not busy, man at peace.  As a solo artist, one third of his own nuclear family and one half of Career Crooks (along with producer Small Professor), the duo recently released the Good Luck With That LP. The album tackles and speaks to Zilla’s own life and experience, likely knowing it […]Q&A with Zilla Rocca: It’s A South Philly Album

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Milton: “I Just Work to Create an Experience for People to Relate to.”

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We caught up with Milton, the genre-blending performer who was born in Italy, raised in DC, educated in Reading, PA and now calls Philly home.  He’s opening for Jakubi at Boot & Saddle on Friday. What’s up, Milton? Where’d you come from? Nothing much, enjoying my chance at life. I came from where everybody comes […]Milton: “I Just Work to Create an Experience for People to Relate to.”

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Chon @ Union Transfer with Covet, Tera Melos and Little Tybee.

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Text and images by Rick Kauffman. Chon released their newest LP, Homey, on Friday and celebrated with a a sold-out show at Union Transfer. The stage was a tropical paradise of illuminated palm trees and pink-washed color, offering a fitting backdrop to the math rock quartet from San Diego. The band has evolved in short time from a heavy, […]Chon @ Union Transfer with  Covet, Tera Melos and Little Tybee.

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Shy Boyz: Actually Talented? Yes.

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Text by Eric Fitzsimmons. Image by Charles Wrzesniewski. Shy Boyz finish their set at Ortlieb’s and lead singer King SoloMon returns from the back room wearing only an adult diaper. “I just have to clean some stuff on the stage,” King SoloMon says as fake blood rolls down his chin. “Then, can we talk in the […]Shy Boyz: Actually Talented? Yes.

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Video Premiere: cranes are flying’s “”Don’t Wake Me Up.”

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Robin Carine started the band cranes are flying in North Jersey nearly a decade ago. He moved to West Philly and his brother, Lucas Carine, followed. They picked up bass player George Cosgrove in 2015 and now, the band is preparing to drop their new EP, Code Switching, in August We caught up with Robin […]Video Premiere: cranes are flying’s “”Don’t Wake Me Up.”

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Deadfellow: “I’m Mostly Unhappy. All Good Musicians are Unhappy. Always.”

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Deadfellow, the folky/indie rock project of Hayden Sammak, will celebrate the release of their album, Mescalifornia: A California Dream, on Friday with a show at Milkboy. The Classic Hunt will open. We caught up with Hayden and, well, now we’re feeling a bit morose. Luckily, his music is rather soothing … Who is Deadfellow and where […]Deadfellow: “I’m Mostly Unhappy. All Good Musicians are Unhappy. Always.”

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WIN FREE TICKETS! See Ab-Soul @ The Trocadero on Friday with Little Simz!

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  Black Hippy founder Ab-Soul brings his YMF Tour to The Trocadero on Friday and we’re giving away tickets. Little Simz, who released an Alice in Wonderland concept album in December, will open the show. If you want a pair of tickets, email us at freeJUMPstuff@gmail.com (put “Ab-Soul” in the subject line and your full name in the […]WIN FREE TICKETS! See Ab-Soul @ The Trocadero on Friday with Little Simz!

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Brian Walker: “Music is a Reflection of Reality.”

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  Today, we’re premiering the new video from A Day Without Love, the longtime project from Brian Walker and his crew. It’s the first single from their 2016 album, Solace. Next month, they’ll set out for a tour with Izzy Heltai that will take them through the Midwest and down South. We caught up with Brian […]Brian Walker: “Music is a Reflection of Reality.”

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Danny Black: Music to Accompany the Listener on Their Adventures.

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  Ever had one of those days when you felt like exploring, maybe roaming through the woods or walking around town? If you need a soundtrack for your excursion, we have the music for you. In February, Good Old War’s Dan Schwartz released his solo, instrumental guitar-only debut album, Adventure Soundtrack, under the moniker of Danny […]Danny Black: Music to Accompany the Listener on Their Adventures.

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Man About a Horse: “The Sky’s the Limit for This Band.”

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  The bluegrass crew from Man About a Horse took a non-traditional route to financing their debut album: they asked people to pre-order the album via Bandcamp. It seems to have worked. The album drops on Friday. The bandmates will celebrate with a performance that night at Milkboy. We spoke with guitarist Matt Royles about […]Man About a Horse: “The Sky’s the Limit for This Band.”

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Biffy Clyro @ The TLA with O’Brother.

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Text and images by Brendan Menapace. You’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone who hits a guitar as hard as Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil. He really hammers it. It’s always the same motion: his knees bend and he slams his fist into his strings with the full-body follow-through of someone looking to win a fight and […]Biffy Clyro @ The TLA with O’Brother.

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MINKA: It’s Not a Show. It’s a Carnival.

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To see MINKA is to experience art. Pretty surreal art. They are about so much more than just their good-time, funky sounds. You will dance at one of their performances, for sure. But you may also have your life altered by what you see, hear and experience.  The band headlines The Foundry on Saturday in an event […]MINKA: It’s Not a Show. It’s a Carnival.

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Thursday @ The Fillmore.

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Text and images by Rick Kauffman. The return of Thursday to Philadelphia last week came far too long for a band that lives so close – just a hop over the bridge and a jaunt up the New Jersey Turnpike. Last week, the band Thursday settled into the new digs at the Fillmore Philly and […]Thursday @ The Fillmore.

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